The Language-Land. Images of the Polish countryside in poetry and prose.

Presentation of the book by Anita Jones Debska at Felixstowe Book Festival

 

Saturday 29 June 2019, 1.30 pm

£9 Adult, £7 Concessionary or £5 Under 18s/Students

The Orwell Hotel - Furneaux Suite,

Hamilton Road

Felixstowe, Suffolk

 

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To celebrate Poland’s regained independence 100 years ago, a presentation, in English translation, of poems about the Polish countryside that kept the nation’s spirit alive during the long era of partion. Accompanied by Polish music, a display of photographs and paintings, and a taste of Polish gingerbread.

 

Anita Jones Debska has translated a wide range of Polish poetry and given presentations in a variety of venues.  Her  previous publications include Migrant Birds. Selected poems by Adam Mickiewicz and The Well-Tempered Lute. Poems from Poland’s golden age.  This year she was awarded the ‘Gloria Artis’ medal for her contribution to Polish culture.

Damian Debski is an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain and his work has featured in the Royal Society International Slide Exhibitions and the International  Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition.

 

 

 

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