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Status past Date 2017-01-31 
Name 관리자 Hit 351
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EventName LTI Korea holds an event titled “Meeting with Korea Poets” in Moscow, Russia on July 8
Period 2016-08-22 ~ 2016-08-22
Place Russia

 The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and LTI Korea held an event titled “Meeting with Korea Poets” in Moscow, Russia on July 8. Lee Geunbae, Moon Chung Hee, and Choi Dong Ho took part in the event which was held at the All-Russian State Library for Foreign Literature. 

▲ The event venue

The event kicked off with a welcome address delivered by Alexander Livergant, the Editor-in-Chief of one of Russia’s most prestigious magazines Foreign Literature Journal, and the chairperson of The Institute of Translation.

▲ Mr. Livergant’s welcome address

First, Lee Geunbae recited his most famous poem “Wasabi Flowers.” He followed this with “Poem of Ryazan,” which he wrote in the memory of famous Russian poet Sergei Yesenin, and drew an excited response from the audience.

 

▲ Lee Geunbae’s recital

 

 

   Next, Moon Chung-hee recited her poem “Memories of Yulpo,” “For Man,” and “Loving.”

▲ Moon Chung-hee’s recital

 

 

   Finally, Choi Dong Ho recited “The Sound of Grass Drying” and “Reed Song,” and even followed it up by singing songs composed from these poems, giving the Russian audience a chance to listen to the unique rhythm of Korean poetry.

▲ Choi Dong Ho’ recital

 

 

   The three poets’ recitals were accompanied by recitals in Russian given by actors Tatyana Parshina and Sergey Zagrebnov from The Meyerhold Theatre Centre, which helped the audience to understand the content and rhyme of the poems.

▲ The audience

 

 

   The recitals came to a close to rousing applause and cheering from the audience. The event ended with Q&A and book signing sessions.

 

   Prof. Ekaterina Pokholkova from Korean Studies Department at Moscow State University was the interpreter at the event and helped the Korean poets and the Russian audience to communicate and connect.

▲ Group photograph

 

 

▲ Group photograph