National Poetry Day


Today the national Poetry Week starts with the National Poetry Day. Nyk de Vries, Poet of Fryslân, wrote the poem “Uncertain“. For the lovers of poetry in the Netherlands and Flanders, various activities are launched this week.

The week starts with Poetry Day. Other highlights in the Poetry Week are: the Grote Startshow in Antwerp, the NK Poetry Slam, the Turing Poetry Contest and the Awater Poetry Prize. Every year there are countless activities that poetry enthusiasts organize on their own initiative in many places in Flanders and the Netherlands. See for more information.

Poet of Fryslân opens new online culture stage


It is World Poetry Day and today at 3:00 pm the Poet of Fryslân opens the new online culture stage of Leeuwarden-Fryslân 2028.

New poem by the Poet of Fryslân


Today in the Leeuwarder Courant, the Friesch Dagblad and on the website of Omrop Fryslân a new poem by the Poet of Fryslân, Nyk de Vries.