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POETRY dialogues with “Yolanda Castano” at Instituto Cervantes, 48, Hanuman Road, Connaught Place (CP) > 5:30pm on 17th November 2017

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Venue : Instituto Cervantes, 48, Hanuman Road, Connaught Place (CP)
Spanish Poet Yolanda Castano
Spanish Poet Yolanda Castano
Time : 5:30 pm

Entry : Free (Seating on First-Come First-Served basis)

Venue : Instituto Cervantes, 48, Hanuman Road, Connaught Place (CP), New Delhi - 110001

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Metro : Nearest Metro Station - 'Rajiv Chowk' (Yellow Line and Blue Line)
Area : Connaught Place (CP)

Event Description : Poetry dialogues with “Yolanda Castaño”

Literature and Thinking
International Poetry Festival-Kritya / Books on the Beach Lit Fest

About the program: A poetry recital expanded through sound and audiovisual methods. Verses and video poetry  based on the latest works of the most international Galician poet: “The book of the egotist”, "Depth of field" and  "The second language" (published in Galician-Spanish bilingual edition by Visor Libros). A poetic show conducted  by one of the pioneers of polypoetry and multimedia poetry formats from the region, having exhibited work in  Tokyo, Buenos Aires and Helsinki among many other points in Asia, America and Europe.        

About the poet: Yolanda Castaño (Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 1977). BA in Spanish Language and  Literature and with Media Studies, apart from being a poet, editor and an very active culture manager, Yolanda  Castaño has been a columnist and has worked in Galician TV during many years (Galician Audiovisual Academy  Award as ‘Best TV Communicator 2005’). She has published 6 poetry books in Galician and Spanish (“Depth of  Field” and “The second tongue” are her last titles), several chapbooks and a pair of compilations. She has won  poetry awards amongst which the National Critics Award, the Espiral Maior Poetry Award, the Fundación  Novacaixagalicia, the Ojo Crítico (best poetry book by a young author in Spain) and the Author of the Year Galician  Booksellers’ Award stand out. She is a relevant cultural activist, regularly organizing monthly poetry reading series,  festivals, literary and translation workshops, all of them hosting local to international poets (Galician Critics’ Award  Best Cultural Manifestation 2014). She was the General Secretary of the Galician Language Writers Association  and she has made her contribution to many written media, books, anthologies, conferences and many readings or  multimedia poetry performances inside and outside Galicia, including many international poetry festivals and  meetings, mostly around all Europe and America but also in Tunisia, China and Japan. She has coordinated  collective books, art and poetry exhibitions, she has published works as an editor, as well as five poetry books for   children and four of translations (from contemporary authors like Nikola Madzirov or Marko Pogačar, among others,  into Spanish and Galician). She has been involved in many different experiences of blending poetry with music,  performance, dance, architecture, visual and audiovisual arts, and even cookery, being awarded for that too. Some  of her poems have been published translated into twenty languages. She held three international fellowships as a  writer-in-residence, at the IWTCR in Rhodes (Greece) and in Villa Waldberta (Munich - Germany) in 2011, and at  the HIP-Beijing (China) in 2014. 

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POETRY dialogues with “Yolanda Castano” at Instituto Cervantes, 48, Hanuman Road, Connaught Place (CP) > 5:30pm on 17th November 2017 POETRY dialogues with “Yolanda Castano” at Instituto Cervantes, 48, Hanuman Road, Connaught Place (CP) > 5:30pm on 17th November 2017 Reviewed by Rohit Malik on 16:41 Rating: 5

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