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Tomas Tranströmer, the winner of the “Golden Wreath” award of the Struga Poetry Evenings of 2003, passed-away

Yesterday (26.03.2015) in  died Tomas Tranströmer (aged 83). He was one of the greatest contemporary poets, winner of numerous international literary awards, including the “Golden Wreath” of Struga Poetry Evenings in 2003. He was born in 1931 in Stockholm. Since attending second year at Södra Latin School, Tranströmer published poems in the school magazine. The commentaries by his Latin language teacher…

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Chinese poet Bei Dao is the winner of the „Golden Wreath“ 2015

Bei Dao is laureate of the “Golden Wreath” Award of Struga Poetry Evenings for 2015. He is the 50th winner of this most prestigious international award for poetry. The Board of the SPE this year unanimously made the decision to declare the Chinese poet, Bei Dao as the winner of the “Golden Wreath” for 2015. This will be the 50th…

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VERSOPOLIS / E(M)ERGING CREATIVITY

The Struga Poetry Evenings have become part of the Versopolis platform, the unique European poetic platform supported by the European Union’s “Creative Europe” programme, which creates possibilities for the discovery of European poets. There are remarkable young poets in Europe these days, writing in so many languages, but who often remain unknown beyond the realms of the language in which…