Mexico will participate in the commemoration of world-famous British poet Dylan Thomas (Dylan Thomas) on May 14th for the first time
Mexico City- Mexico and other countries in Latin America will participate in the world commemoration of British poet Dylan Thomas for the first time on May 14.
The literary magazine Taller Igitur will be the first organization representative of Dylan Thomas Day in the region and will provide special programs with virtual content for artists, musicians, critics and writers on this day.
This day has become an international celebration. Its main headquarters is in the United Kingdom. Taller Igitur received an invitation from the poet’s granddaughter Hannah Ellis to coordinate and bring Mexico’s representation To all of Latin America.
You can watch the special program on the magazine’s YouTube channel https://bit.ly/3nQuODS. This will be an opportunity to learn about Dylan Thomas’ legacy from the perspective of Spanish-speaking writers, artists, and guests. From countries such as Italy, Russia, Spain and Germany.
Activities prepared by Taller Igitur include lectures, poetry recitations, musical performances, dances and short films.
One of the activities is a careful reading of a series of unpublished letters by Dylan Thomas and his mother, writer Coralie Winter, which have been digitized and can be read as follows Website access www.tallerigitur.com.
Mexican poet Verónica Volkow will recite unpublished poems dedicated to the author accompanied by Cuban poet Waldo Leyva. Víctor Manuel Mendiola and Mariana Bernárdez from Mexico; María Calle Bajo and Miguel Ángel Feria from Spain; Leda García from Costa Rica; Florentino Díaz from Peru and Lidia Chiarelli from Italy.
All of them will recite their writings and translated texts. Some of them are specially written for celebration, reminiscent of what Dylan Thomas did to Under Milk Wood in New York on stage 92Y of the New York Poetry Center in 1953 Mythology reading.
The show includes a world premiere of works created by Russian guitarist Nadia Borislova.