High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


Lieke Marsman: Big Bang

This week's Friday Verses are written by Lieke Marsman. We translated her poem 'Big Bang' from her debut 'Wat ik mijzelf graag voorhoud' (Van Oorschot, 2010).


Ingmar Heytze: For the Beloved Stranger

This week's Friday Verses are written by Ingmar Heytze. We translated his poem 'For the Beloved Stranger' from the volume 'Het ging over rozen' (Podium, 2002).


Poetry That Wants to Live

One hundred years ago, Paul van Ostaijen wrote his famous poetry collection 'Bezette Stad' (Occupied City). Dutch poet Iduna Paalman finds in the occupied city of Van Ostaijen the blueprint for the infected city of today.


Moving Verses

Getting young people excited about contemporary Dutch-language poetry. With that goal in mind, Flemish-Dutch cultural institution Ons Erfdeel vzw and Poëziecentrum vzw joined forces. Their collaboration resulted in the video poetry project ...


Friday Verses

Every other Friday we treat you to beautiful verses by a poet from Flanders or the Netherlands. Sometimes an old forgotten poem, but mostly fresh verses by a young or unpublished poet.

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