Presentation poetry machine Poet of Fryslân

03/02/2018

On Saturday, February 3rd, the start of the four poetry machines of the poets Grytsje Schaaf, Sytse Jansma, Elmar Kuiper and the Dichter fan Fryslân, Eeltsje Hettinga, took place in Tresoar.

The poets worked together with the artists Kaneli and Smit, Machteld van Buren and Hans Wijnbergen. With the presentation of the poem ‘Au Musée’, also on this website, the Poet of Fryslân opened the exhibition of the poetry machines in Tresoar. The machines can still be admired throughout the year.

National Poetry Day

30/01/2020

Today the national Poetry Week starts with the National Poetry Day. Nyk de Vries, Poet of Fryslân, wrote the poem “Uncertain”.

Poet of Fryslân newspaper in a circulation of 77,000

22/11/2019

With a circulation of 77,000 copies, Eeltsje Hettinga closes his duty as Poet of Fryslân ad and brings poetry home with a large selection of his Poet of Fryslân poems.