Poetry Ireland has announced further details of some of the exciting events/initiatives on offer for Poetry Day Ireland 2020 on 30th April.
This year, the festival will take place as a digital/virtual festival due to Covid-19, allowing everyone to take part from the safety of their own home.
Now in its sixth year, this annual celebration of the spoken and written word is presented by Poetry Ireland in partnership with poetry lovers the length and breadth of the country and will be an uplifting and interactive opportunity for everyone to connect through virtual poetry workshops, video poetry readings, social media and much more.
Events will include
The theme this year - ‘There will be time’ – has been in the works since last autumn, long before the current guidelines were put in place in Ireland. It was partly chosen as 2020 is a leap year, when we gain an extra day of time that didn’t exist in the previous year.
Helen chatted to communications manager, Lisa Jewell about what we can expect from Poetry Day Ireland 2020...hear the interview below.
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