Charlotte Van den Broeck (Photo: ® Koen Broos)
Weltklang – Night of Poetry is a panorama of contemporary poetry, with poets from all parts of the world reading, performing and singing in their native languages. An anthology of German versions of the texts has been published exclusively for this evening.
This year’s Weltklang opens on June 16 at 7pm with a performance on origins, homeland and identity by Charlotte Van den Broeck, the Belgian poet and one of Literary Europe Live’s New Voices from Europe, and the Dutch writer Arnon Grünberg (born 1971 in Amsterdam).
Weltklang is also featuring John Burnside (GBR), Yasuki Fukushima (JPN), Mila Haugová (HUN/SVK), Dagmara Kraus (DEU), James Noël (HTI), M. NourbeSe Philip (TTO/CAN), Sergio Raimondi (ARG) and Jan Wagner (DEU). Poets will be presented by the literary critic Claudia Kramatschek.
The Night of Poetry takes place in Haus für Poesie in Berlin. It is organised by Haus für Poesie.