Premiere of poetry video Poet van Fryslân – ‘Binman’

01/03/2021

Yesterday, the third of a series of poetry videos by Nyk de Vries as Poet of Fryslân premiered on Omrop Fryslân TV. The third poetry film is based on the poem ‘Binman’.

Seven poems by the Poet of Fryslân will be filmed in the project with filmmaker Herman Zeilstra. During this year, several poetry videos will be broadcast on Omrop Fryslân TV. The videos can then also be viewed online via this website, Leeuwarden City of Literature, LF2028, the Leeuwarder Courant and the Omrop Fryslân website.

Binman‘ was written in honor of 150 years of urban cleaning in Leeuwarden for the Stichting Poetry Tableaus Leeuwarden. Text and music: Nyk de Vries. Translation into Leeuwarders: Anne Feddema. Translation into English: David Colmer.

 

Poetry video premiere Poet of Fryslân – ‘How many words’

12/07/2021

The fifth of a series of poetry videos by Nyk de Vries as Poet of Fryslân premiered yesterday on Omrop Fryslân TV. This fifth poetry film is a film adaptation of the poem ‘Spring’. In the project with filmmaker Herman Zeilstra, seven poems by the Poet of Fryslân will be filmed. During this year, several […]

Poet of Fryslân performs at Poetry International Rotterdam

21/05/2021

Exclusively for Poetry International, Nyk de Vries, together with the Rotterdam Artvark Saxophone Quartet, created the poetic music performance “TAGELYK”.