Heli Laksonen and Guntars Godins will visit Gulbene!

Welcome to a happy evening - September 21 at 17.00 The great tandem Heli Laksonen and Guntars Godins will visit Gulbene!

Apply by September 20 (inclusive) by writing to indra@gulbenesbiblioteka.lv or calling 64471335.

If your soul spides, we will meet in an outdoor tent at the Gulbene district library! If not, indoors.

The book "Take My Heart Off the Shelf" by the Finnish poet Heli Laaksonen and Alexander Chak has been published in Latvian. It contains 15 poems by Alexander Chuck and 15 poems by Heleli Laconenen, which form a kind of dialogue. Heli Lāksonen wrote his poems in his native Southwestern Finnish dialect, but Guntars Godiņš has cooled them using the features of the Vidzeme Liv dialect.

Heli Laaksonen (Heli Laaksonen) Finland is one of the most popular dzejniecēm which readers and listeners love of wit, sincerity and courage to find poetry in simple everyday life. Heli Laksonen's book "Kad gos smei" (2012) by Guntars Godins, which has experienced several additional throws, won great interest and the Literature of the Year award in Latvia. In 2015, her children's poetry book "Piec ait kalns" was published in the publishing house "Liels un mazs", for which both the author and the translator received the International Baltic Sea Region Jānis Baltvilks Prize in Children's Literature. In 2019, a selection of Heli poetry “Soul. Carrots. Undens ”.

Guntars Godins is a poet, cooler and one of the most active translators from Estonian and Finnish. Guntars Godiņš and Heli Lāksonen have performed in several cities in Latvia, Estonia and Finland and have earned great audience interest and recognition.

Poet Heli Lāksonen and translator Guntars Godiņš agree: “We both respect joy. People usually think that joy is something lower, less important, but we think differently - we bring joy in the sun! ”