Poetryfilms Poet of Fryslân on film festival


Three Frisian poetry and film projects meet in the NFF special POËCINEMA. In the Arena of Neushoorn you will see Picture Poems by Metafoor Media and Tresoar, a live performance by Poet of Fryslân Nyk de Vries (including his film work) and filmed poetry from the Fries Film & Audio Archive.

POËCINEMA is supported by Leeuwarden UNESCO City of Literature. Order your free ticket (available november 1st) at the website of the Noordelijk Film Festival.

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.

Last poem by Nyk de Vries as Poet of Fryslân


Today the last poem by Nyk de Vries as Poet of Fryslân was published. This time a poem especially dedicated to Pink Saturday.