Poem Poet of Friesland in smartphone app


Tuesday the 17th of July the app ‘Taal fan it hert’ was presented. At the initiative of the Province of Fryslân, a ten-year-old edition of the booklet ‘Taal fan it hert’ is now available as a smartphone app.

Especially for this app the Poet of Friesland, Eeltsje Hettinga, wrote the poem ‘It klappen fan de dyk’ which can be found in a German, English, Dutch translation in the app and in the brochure.

The app is for tourists and Frisians who want to know more about Frisian, Frisian and Friesland. The app ‘Taal fan it hert’ can be downloaded in the Android Play Store and Apple’s App Store.

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Poet of Fryslân newspaper in a circulation of 77,000


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.