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Fréttir
Tuesday 24. Mar 2020

During these times of social distancing, self isolation, closure of libraries and cultural institutions, many of us have more time to enjoy literature and other art from our homes.

Fréttir
Thursday 19. Mar 2020

Reykjavik City of Literature celebrates World Poetry Day with online activities on Saturday, March 21st. Some other UNESCO Cities of Literature do so also.

  • Þorsteinn frá Hamri

    „Landslag! það hljómar / í sal undir himninum, sungið / af dætrum mínum, þeim tjörn og tó, / fit, mýri og mörk: // leiðarstef / til þín, gegnum þokur tímans!“

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    Chantal Ringuet - 2019 Writer in Residence
    Chantal Ringuet was the Reykjavík UNESCO City of Literature...
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    Ævar Þór segir frá leyndarmáli á skólabókasöfnum
    The writer Ævar Þór Benediktsson talks about his book,...
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    Sleipnir á skólabókasafni
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    Gerður Kristný á alþjóðlegum degi ljóðsins árið 2019
    The 2019 World Poetry Day was for the second year celebrated...
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    Poetic Encounters - Greetings from UNESCO Cities of Literature
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    Poetic Encounters - Ljóðræn stefnumót Bókmenntaborga
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    Sjón: On Literature and the Future
    Icelandic writer Sjón talks about literature and the...
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    Alþjóðlegur dagur ljóðsins í Reykjavík 2018
    Reykjavik UNESCO City of Literature honoured World Poetry Day...
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    Waters and Harbours in the North - Newcastle
    Video art from the project Waters and Harbors in the north -...
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    Waters and Harbours in the North - Gautaborg
    Video art from the project Waters and Harbors in the north -...
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    Waters and Harbours in the North - Færeyjar
    Video art from the project Waters and Harbors in the north -...
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    Waters and Harbours in the North - Reykjavík
    Video art from the project Waters and Harbors in the north -...
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    Lestrarhátíð 2016 - Orðið á götunni, Ættkvísl; Úlfbaunir
    The Reykjavík City of Literature celebrates its five year...
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    Lestrarhátíð 2016 - Orðið á götunni, Arnarbakki
    The Reykjavík City of Literature celebrates its five year...
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    Lestrarhátíð 2016 - Orðið á götunni, Laugardalslaug
    The Reykjavík City of Literature celebrates its five year...