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2017

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XXVIII Druskininkai Poetic Fall, Echoes of 2017

Theme: Women and Men in Poetry: Limits of Imagination

The 27th Annual Druskininkai Poetic Fall (DPF) Festival took place October 4-8, 2017. Just as in years prior, participants included the Lithuanian literary community and an especially large contingent of international guests: poets, writers, literary critics, publishers, literary festival organizers, and representatives from various organizations.

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1999

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The 10th DPF 1999 took place on October 8 – 10, 1999. About 120 participants came from different countries: Craig Czury, James Hoch, Kerry Shawn Keys, and Sam Witt (USA); Knut Ødegård and Jostein Saeboe (Norway); Mikkel Thykier and Marius Nodrup-Nielsen (Denmark); Janis Ramba, Jolanda Silanže, Ieva Melgalve, and Maris Salajs (Latvia); Zbigniew Dominiak, Jagoda Rogorza, and Leszek Engelking (Poland); Elisabeth Rynell and Gunilla Forsen (Sweden); Gerardo Beltrán (Mexico); Jurij Jefremov (Russia); Riccardo Duranti (Italy); Darius Victor Snieckus (England); Lithuanian poets living abroad – Sigitas Birgelis from Poland, Kornelijus Jazbutis, Eglė Juodvalkė, and Jonas Zdanys from USA. The rest were Lithuanian poets, literary critics and publishers.

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2000

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The eleventh Druskininkai Poetic Fall took place during the warm and sunny days of October 6 to 8, 2000 and brought together more than 120 poets, translators, and critics from Lithuania and from other countries.

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2001

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The 12th DPF took place October 5-8. About 130 festival participants and guests from Lithuania and from abroad gathered together in Druskininkai.

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2002

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The 13th international literary festival Druskininkai Poetic Fall took place October 3-7 in Druskininkai and Vilnius. 123 poets, translators, critics, literary scholars, and publishers participated.

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2003

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This year we continued the cycle of four festivals linked to the elements, dedicating this second one to water. 144 participants (35 from abroad) took part in the festival on 1-6th October.

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2004

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132 participants, among them 22 from abroad, took part in the DPF'2004 on 29th September – 4th October. The annual anthology of the festival was published in time. All poets published in it took part in readings:

Gintaras Bleizgys (Lithuania), Aleksei Alechin (Russia), Kazimierz Brakoniecki (Poland), Silvija Choleva (Bulgaria), Craig Czury (USA), Vytautas Bložė (Lithuania), Jacek Gutorow (Poland), Jürg Halter (Switzerland), Sam Hamill (USA), Miriam van hee (Belgium), Jurczok 1001 (Switzerland), Juris Kronbergs (Latvia), Pedro Lenz (Switzerland), Liv Lundberg (Norway), Darius Šimonis (Lithuania), Andri Snaer Magnason (Iceland), Jaan Malin (Estonia), Robert Minhinnick (Wales), Esther Morgan (England), Dovilė Zelčiūtė (Lithuania), Josip Osti (Slovenia), Knuts Skujenieks (Latvia), Mustafa Stitou (The Netherlands), and Agnė Žagrakalytė (Lithuania).

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2005

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One hundred twelve participants, among them twenty-two from abroad, took part in the 16th festival on 12-17th October. All poets published in the anthology participated in festival readings:

Marcel Beyer (Germany); Anneke Brassinga (The Netherlands); Peters Bruveris (Latvia); Kristina Ehin (Estonia); Patricia Goodrich (USA); Tautvyda Marcinkevičiūtė (Lithuania); Bob Hansson (Sweden); Brian Johnstone (Scotland); Christian Katt (Austria); Marcelijus Martinaitis (Lithuania); Maria Martysevich (Belarus); Sabina Naef (Switzerland); Bragi Ólafsson (Iceland); Kęstutis Navakas (Lithuania); Claudio Pozzani (Italy); Rein Raud (Estonia); Donatas Petrošius (Lithuania); Steven Schroeder (USA); Rebecca Seiferle (USA); Rimvydas Stankevičius (Lithuania); Ilpo Tiihonen (Finland); Gunnar Wærness (Norway); and Patricija Šmit (Lithuania).

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2006

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The XVII International Literary Festival Druskininkai Poetic Fall took place on October 4 – 9, 2006, and was highly successful. More than 110 poets, literary critics, and publishers took part in the event.

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2007

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The XVIII International Literary Festival Druskininkai Poetic Fall took place from October 4 – 8, 2007, and was highly successful. More than 110 poets, literary critics, and publishers took part in the event.

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