Poetry film ‘How Will Tomorrow Go?’ by the Poet of Fryslân premiered on Omrop Fryslân TV


This Sunday, December 20, the second of a series of short poetry films by Nyk de Vries as Poet of Fryslân will premiere. The broadcast on Omrop Fryslân TV is at 5:50 PM for Fryslân Dok. In the project with filmmaker Herman Zeilstra seven poems by the Poet of Fryslân will be filmed.

The second poetry film is based on the Christmas poem ‘How Will Tomorrow Go?‘. The poetry films can also be viewed online on the website of the Poet van Fryslân project, Leeuwarden City of Literature, LF2028 and Omrop Fryslân.

Sigrid Kingma is the new Poet of Fryslân!


Today at the Explore the North festival in Leeuwarden, Sigrid Kingma (Drachten, 1989) was appointed as the new Poet of Fryslân by deputy Sietske Poepjes. The appointment is for two years. Sigrid Kingma thus succeeds Nyk de Vries, who today said goodbye to his position as Poet of Fryslân with the presentation of a new collection of poems.

Poetryfilms Poet of Fryslân on film festival


A live performance by Poet of Fryslân Nyk de Vries (including his film work) and filmed poetry from the Fries Film & Audio Archive.