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Poet of Friesland in ‘Fryslân from above’


On Friday, April 24, the poem ‘Anne and Arie’ by Poet of Friesland, Nyk de Vries, was featured in ‘Fryslân from above’. The poem was written by islanders on the beaches of Vlieland, Terschelling, Ameland and Schiermonnikoog and this produced beautiful images.

‘Fryslân from above’ is a project of the Frisian municipalities, Leeuwarden-Fryslian 2028, Omrop Fryslân and the Leeuwarder Courant.


New poem Poet laureate of Fryslân


‘Less WiFi, more poetry’ is the latest poem by Arjan Hut as Poet laureate of Fryslân. Can also be read today in the Friesch Dagblad, the Leeuwarder Courant and on the Omrop Fryslân website.

Arjan Hut new Poet of Fryslân: ‘Less WiFi, more poetry!’


Arjan Hut (Drachten, 1976) was officially appointed as the new Poet of Fryslân by deputy Eke Folkerts today at the Explore the North festival in Leeuwarden. The appointment is for two years. Arjan Hut is the fourth Poet Fan of Fryslân and the successor to Sigrid Kingma.