NORDIC SUMMER. The State: Proze and Poetry

August 16 – 19, 2018
Biržai Region Museum “Sėla”, J.Radvilos str. 3, Biržai
The Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore

Kontaktai klausimams:
Rūta +370 686 10981


Thursday. August 16
The Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore;
Antakalnio 6, Vilnius

18.00 Presentation of “Freedom Engineer: Petras Vileišisʻ Life and Works“, the book by Gytis Vaškelis – excursion in the neo-Baroque Petras Vileišis Palace


Friday. August 17

11.00 Leaving to Biržai from Vilnius (Halės Market)
(Registration This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
15.00 Arriving to Biržai

Museum “Sėla”, Radvila Exhibition Hall

19.00 Opening Ceremony
19.30 Meetings and Readings: poet Rimvydas Stankevičius in conversation with literature critic Jurgita Žana Raškevičiūtė
21.00 - 21.30 Break

Museum "Sėla", 2nd floor, in the arcade

21.30 Readings by the forum participants Write Down This Castle On Us...
Readings by the forum friends and everyone interested


Saturday. August 18
Museum “Sėla”,  Biržai Castle Arsenals

10.00 Seminar-discussion. Moderator Laima Kreivytė

Aurimas Švedas: Why are stories about history written by writers necessary for past researchers?
Jūratė Čerškutė: Some things about a writer who loved the state through irony and criticism
Dace Meiere (Latvia) Translations of Lithuanian Literature to Latvian and their roughs and smooths
11.30–12.00 Break
12.00 Continuation of the seminar-discussion

Donata Mitaitė On Tomas Venclova...
Cornelius Hell (Austria) Self portrait with Robert Musil
Mindaugas Sereičikas. The War and the Society
13.30 - 14.30 Break
14.30 Continuation of the seminar-discussion

Inga Bodnarjuka-Mrazauskas and Juta Pīrāga (Latvia) Introverted Latvian Literature goes abroad. Promotion strategies and perspectives
Marmalade auction with Alvydas Šlepikas. The funds will be used to buy books by members of the forum that will be donated to socially disadvantaged families.
16.00–16.30 Break
16.30 Continuation of the seminar-discussion

Zigmas Pakštaitis Mission Siberia: Northern semantics and insights
Jurga Klapatauskaitė-Bužinskienė 100th Anniversary of Lithuania: Vilnius, Jonas Basanavičius street
17.30–19.00 Break

Museum “Sėla”, Radvila Exhibition Hall

19.00 - 19.30 Very beautiful Readings with Daiva Čepauskaitė

Museum "Sėla", 2nd floor, in the arcade

20.00 - 21.30 Meetings and Readings. Writer Herkus Kunčius in conversation with translator, literature critic Laimantas Jonušys

Naktinėjimai. Muziejus „Sėla“, I aukšto arkada

22.00 Rūtas disco on Museum Stairs: DJ Uršulė and DJ Alvydas


Sunday. August 19
Museum “Sėla”,  Biržai Castle Arsenal

11.00 Seminar-discussion. Moderator Rūta Elijošaitytė-Kaikarė

Dalius Jonkus Urban Philosophy: between Anonymity and Individualization   
Tom Mrazauskas (Lithuania, Latvia, Germany) The talks on the sofa – book design and publishing conference in Riga
Rūta Elijošaitytė-Kaikarė Are we worse? A few insights after traveling through the three Baltic countries
12.30–13.00 Break
13.00 Nordic Summer goes on…

Kęstutis Navakas with his new book. Fifteen questions for Kęstutis Navakas. The questions are to be asked by everyone interested.
Andrius Zalieska-Zala and his fairy tales
14.30 Farewell lunch. Museum “Sėla” Arcade
15.00 Leaving to Vilnius from Biržai


Project author – Giedra Radvilavičiūtė
Coordinator – Rūta Elijošaitytė-Kaikarė

Sub categories