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Poets of the memory - Suriname/Antilles

Shrinivasi, Philip Rademaker,Tanja Fraai, Raj Mohan en Gilda Dannarag   - foto Serge Ligtenberg
Shrinivasi, Philip Rademaker,Tanja Fraai, Raj Mohan en Gilda Dannarag  - foto Serge Ligtenberg


mud of Suriname
sticking to the soles of my feet
still leaving traces behind
on the shiny tile paving
of Holland

Writes the Hindustani-Surinamese poet and musician Raj Mohan. In the programme Poets of the Memory fourpoets shared the stage with evocations of the past. They write about native soil, about the land they live in and about the land of the ancestors. Also with the Surinamese grand old poet Shrinivási, performing artist and poet Gilda Dannarag and the Curaçaon poet and visual artist Philip Rademaker. It turned out to be an hour full of enchanting poetry and candid conversations about forgotten stories and possible truths. Host: Tanja Fraai.