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Poetry contest 35 years Het gedicht is een bericht

The sound of a new generation

November 08, 2023

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Het gedicht is een bericht - the lines of poetry on Rotterdam's sweeper and garbage truck - has reached its 35 year jubilee! To celebrate, the City of Rotterdam and Poetry International would like to give space to the sound of the up-and-coming generation of Rotterdammers with a poetry competition for high school students. What dreams do they have for their city of the future? Take part and who knows, maybe YOUR WISH FOR ROTTERDAM will be driving through this great city in the years to come! The winner also gets a free poetry writing masterclass by city poet Elfie Tromp. Learn more > 

Gemeente Rotterdam
Nederlands Letterenfonds
Stichting Van Beuningen Peterich-fonds
Prins Bernhard cultuurfonds
Lira fonds
J.E. Jurriaanse
Gefinancierd door de Europese Unie
Elise Mathilde Fonds
Stichting Verzameling van Wijngaarden-Boot
LantarenVenster – Verhalenhuis Belvédère