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Fréttir
Tuesday 31. Jul 2018

Each year, UNESCO Cities of Literature around the globe compile a list of books that their staff members recommend, one from each participating city. This summer, eighteen of the cities took... Meira

Fréttir
Monday 18. Jun 2018

UNESCO Creative Cities collaborate and present Poetic Encounters at the XII UNESCO Creative Cities Network Annual Meeting. Poets Bragi Ólafsson and Soffía Bjarnadóttir took part in Reykjavík.

  • Svava Jakobsdóttir

    “Following the removal of her brain, things at home stayed mostly the same. They had plenty of visitors at first. People came to see the brain and those who had prided themselves on their grandmother's spinning wheel now jealously eyed the brain on the shelf. In the beginning she herself didn't feel any different.”

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    Poetic Encounters - Greetings from UNESCO Cities of Literature
    51 poets from 27 UNESCO Cities of Literature have come...
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    Poetic Encounters - Ljóðræn stefnumót Bókmenntaborga
     To mark the XII UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN)...
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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...
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    Lestrarhátíð 2016 - Orðið á götunni, Stakkahlíð
    The Reykjavík City of Literature celebrates its five year...
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    Lestrarhátíð 2016 - Orðið á götunni, Mýrargata 2-4
    The Reykjavík City of Literature celebrates its five year...
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    Lestrarhátíð 2016 - Orðið á götunni,Hofsvallagata
    The Reykjavík City of Literature celebrates its five year...
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    Lestrarhátíð 2016 - Orðið á götunni, Laugavegur 21
    The Reykjavík City of Literature celebrates its five year...