Wednesday, August 21, 2019

10:00       Planting of a tree and poetry reading in honour of the 2019 Golden Wreath Laureate.

  • Park of Poetry

12:30       Press conference with the winner of the Golden Wreath 2019 Award

  • Congress Hall, Hotel “Drim”

13:30        Exhibition opening “Colored Collection of Joy” by Sasho Blazhes

  • Congress Hall, Hotel “Drim”

20:30       Official Opening of the Struga Poetry Evenings (SPE) 2019

  • At the Cultural Center

21:00       Poetic Meridians – International poetry reading

  • At the Cultural Center

22:30       Official reception for the participants of the Struga Poetry Evenings 2019

  • Summer terrace of the Hotel “Drim”

 Thursday, August 22, 2019

10:00 – 11:00       Portrait of Zoran Anchevski, winner of the Brothers Miladinov 2018 Award

  • Congress Hall, Hotel “Drim”

11:00 – 12:00       Poetry reading of the shortlisted poets for the Brothers Miladinov 2019 Award

  • Congress Hall, Hotel “Drim”

12:00 – 12:30       The handing of the Stoyan Christowe 2019 Award for best poetry book by an expatriated poet

  • Congress Hall, Hotel “Drim”

12:30 – 14:00       Symposium “East/West – Balkans/Europe”

  • Congress Hall, Hotel “Drim”

17:00-18:30       Guided tour of Struga

20:00-21:00       “Poetic Portraits” –  Vlada Uroshevic

  • The outflow of the Crn Drim River (“Seagull”)

21:00 – 22:00       Presentation of the thematic anthology “Noah’s Ark”

22:00 – 23:00       “Circles” (Evening of international poetry)

  • The outflow of Crn Drim River (“Seagull”)

23:00-00:00 Promotion of „Dedlajna my love“, Vladimir Lukash – in cooperation with  INCA Struga, as part of „D I S – D R I M I N G“

  • The outflow of Crn Drim River (“Seagull”)

00:00       “Night without Punctuation” – interpretation provided

  • The lobby of the Cultural Center

00:00      Exhibition „Doodlings“, Vladimir Lukash – in cooperation with  INCA Struga, as part of „D I S – D R I M I N G“

  • The lobby of the Cultural Center

Friday, August 23, 2019

10:00- 12:00       “Matinée” – International poetry reading

  • The courtyard of the monastery church “Holy Mother of God“, Kalishta

12:00 – 13:00       Tour of the cave churches, Kalishta

16:00 – 17:00       “Poetry Café” – VERSOPOLIS – Meeting with the publishers and the professionals

  • Congress Hall, Hotel “Drim”

17:00 – 18:00       Presentation of the Macedonian poets – VERSOPOLIS

  • Congress Hall, Hotel “Drim”

18:00-19:00       Discussion “The role of the literary journals in the digital age”

  • Congress Hall, Hotel “Drim”

20:00 – 21:00       “Poetic Portraits” –  Bogomil Gjuzel

21:00 – 22:00       Portrait of Monika Herceg, the laureate of the Bridges of Struga 2019 Award, given by SPE and UNESCO

  • The outflow of Crn Drim River (“Seagull”)

22:00 – 23:00       VERSOPOLIS Night

  • The alternate scene at the outflow of Crn Drim River (“Seagull”)

23:00 – 00:00       Poetry reading (Macedonian and foreign poets)

  • The alternate scene at the outflow of Crn Drim River (“Seagull”)

00:00       Night without Punctuation: Music-poetry performance

  • Cultural Center

Saturday, August 24, 2019

10:00 – 11:00    “Poetry Café” with the laureate of the Golden Wreath 2019 Award of the SPE.

Meeting with the journalists, the publishers, and the professionals

  • Congress Hall, Hotel “Drim”

11:00 – 12:00       In Memoriam: Risto Jachev, Vera Chejkovska

  • Congress Hall, Hotel “Drim”

12:30 – 13:30       Press-conference – Announcement of the Brothers Miladinov 2019 Award winner

  • Congress Hall, Hotel “Drim”

17:00-19:00       Departure for Ohrid and guided tour of the cultural monuments in the city

19:00-19:45       “Poetic Portraits”: Mateja Matevski, 90-year birth anniversary

  • Courtyard of the Hagia Sophia Church, Ohrid

20:30       Portrait of the laureate of the Golden Wreath 2019 Award.

  • Hagia Sophia Church, Ohrid

00:00       Night without Punctuation

  • Music-poetry performance
  • Summer stage of the Cultural Center

Sunday, August 25, 2019

10:00 – 12:30       Field trip by boat to the Saint Naum Monastery
13:00 – 13:30       Tour of the complex

16:30       In Vino Veritas: the announcement of the best poem dedicated to wine

20:30       „Bridges”, international poetry reading and the awarding of the Golden Wreath 2019, Brothers Miladinov 2019 and Bridges of Struga 2019 awards

  • The Bridge of Poetry, Struga

00:00       Announcement of the Enhalon Award winner

  • Press Center of SPE in the hotel “Drim”