Poetic encounters: “Words (can) do it”

Nov 10, 2016

An event dedicated to Lenia Safiropoulou’s poetry and translations…

Words (can) do it at the Hellenic American Union

Lenia Safiropoulou is a classical singer, poet and translator. Her first poetry collection Paternoster Square was released in 2012 (Polis Editions, Emerging Author Award by Anagnostis magazine, Shortlisted for the State Prize for Literature) and in 2016, her second book Hard to stumble on stones (Patakis Editions) was published.

She has also translated poems by Goethe and Heine (When Your Mind boils and Heart, Patakis Editios, accompanied by a CD with lieder) and the complete Shakespeare’s Sonnets (Gutenberg Editions, 2016).

Along with Lenia Safiropoulou, Orfeas Apergis, Panayotis Ioannidis and Maria Topali will read the original and translated poems.


Artist Lenia Safiropoulou
Organizer Hellenic American Union, Words (can) do it
Venue Hellenic American Union Theater
Start Date 10/11/2016
End Date 10/11/2016
Starting Time 19:30
Type Talk - Presentation
Participants Orfeas Apergis, Panayotis Ioannidis, Maria Topali
Languages: EL
Interpretation Provided: No
Registration Required: No
Reservation Required: No
Admission Fee Admission is free
Last Update At: 2016/11/15 - 10:27:53



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