EVENTS

CHILDREN'S KIFF

KIFF KATTI

5/21/2022

AT 12:00, 13:00, 14:00

 

Kotka City Library

Kids room

KIFF-KATTI travel around the world takes you on common imaginative journeys. At the center of the trip are the children of the world traveler, who follow the adventures of KIFF-KAT, who leads the group, and get to know the lives of his friends.  

Adventures for children and the child-minded. 

Duration about 30 minutes

Brush Strokes

SANAVANA RUNOT

5/21/2022

13:00 - 15:00

Stage-Performance

Stage of the Kotka Main Library

SANAVANA offers poetic experiences in several different languages. The poems are presented both in the original language and as translations. The events are co-produced by Sivuvalo Platform ry, which promotes the visibility of the work of writers writing in languages other than Finnish and the conditions for working in Finland.

PANEL DISCUSSION

"Literature as a Promoter of Human Rights"

5/21/2022

10:30 - 12:00

Auditorium of the Main Library

The discussion opens up the roles of the author and literature in different countries, and considers, among other things, who gets their voices heard and whose voices are silenced.

 

Writers and poets from Finland and the world will be heard as panelists, with Anne Ketola, a translator and translator.

Light and Shadow

KIFF goes SANAVANA goes Kotka

 

Friday 20.5. 5 pm-7pm at the main library stage Stage

Come and meet 2022 Kotka writers!

 

Going with:

Sampo Halttunen: An Unknown Sailor 

Olavi Heino: Sapokka of dreams: the harbor of boats in Kotka 

Satu Krautsuk, Jesse Mäntysalo, Sini Ahlqvist: Lusu: the dual life of a criminal boss

Hemmo Murto-Unkila Hemmo: Uncle Hudd's salt shaker

Päivi Taussi: Katrin's two shoes

 

Presentes by Sanna Heinonen.

 

Free entry.

BOOK EXHIBITIONS

May 19-22, 2022

Kotka Main Library

KIFF's book exhibition focuses on the situation in Ukraine. Welcome!