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The festival gathers 40 poets from 11 countries


A delegation of national and international poets attended the National Library to participate in the inauguration of a bibliographer's poet Thomas Hernandez Franz, dedicated to the International Poetry Festival 2018. F.e.

In the International Poetry Festival Santo Domingo 2018 will be opened today, at a ceremony led by Culture Minister Eduardo Selman, in the Aida Bonnelli de Diaz room of the National Theater "Eduardo Brito".A literary event will be held until November 40 for 40 poets from Argentina, Peru, Colombia, Cuba, Italy, Spain, Haiti, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic. The poetic program will be developed at the stages of the National District, Santo Domingo, Azua, San Pedro de Macoris and Santiago, according to a statement from the Ministry of Culture.

Valerio Magrelli (Italy), Homero Aridjis (Mexico), Andres Sanchez Robaina (Spain), Miriam Moscona (Mexico), Luis Alberto Crespo (Venezuela), Mara Pastor (Puerto Rico), Juan Manuel Roca (Colombia). ), Isella Carrera Lamadrid (Peru) and Mercedes Roffe (Argentina).

The organizers of the festival also announced the presence of Haitian writers Gahsten Sen Fleur and Samuel Gregoire, who last resides in the Dominican Republic; Alberto Garrido (Cuba) and Marianela Medrano, who are poets of the Dominican Diaspora. An international poetry festival, dedicated to the poet, narrator, journalist and dominant essayist Tomas Hernandez Franco, will be attended by winners of the National Literature Prize: Mateo Morrison, Jeanette Miller, Jose Marmol, Toni Raful and Angela Hernandez.

In addition to poetry reading of these cultural centers, libraries, universities, public spaces and schools, these programs include recitals, performances, workshops, lectures, television debates, concerts and presentation and book signing.

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