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2018-03-11 00:00:04

ON POETRY DAY: Poet Daškevičius to Recite His Poems March 21st

1369284012091405057829387369230813274329446o March 21st, 2018, 14:40 hrs., in MRU's I-220 aud., (Professorium), poet Valdas Daškevičius will recite his poems to mark World Poetry Day.

Singer Ilona Papečkytė will perform.

MRU students Eva Doveiko, Patricija Galinauskaitė, Ieva Karalaitytė, Indrė Prankaitė, and Inga Sinkevičiūtė will also participate.

Poet Daškevičius has published three poetry books, "Sauja Pelenų" (Handful of Ashes); Misterija (Mystery); and "Netiesioginiai įrodymai" (Indirect Evidence).

He is currently working on his 4th book of poetry expected to be published in 2019.

The 56-year-old poet lives in Vilnius. He is a member of the Lithuanian Writer's Guild since 2007.

He has served as the Cultural Editor for the magazine "Jaunimo Gretos," the Editor-in-Chief of the magazine, "Kelionės ir Pramogos," the Deputy Editor of the daily "Lietuvos Aidas," and Editor-in-Chief of "TV Pasaulis."

His poetry has been published in the magazines: "Metai“, "Naujoji Romuva“, "Literatūra ir Menas“, "Šiaurės Atėnai“, "Nemunas“, "7 meno dienos“, and in the almanacs: "Poezijos pavasaris“, „Veidai“, „Varpai“ and other publications.

The event is organized by MRU's Institute of Humanities.