Memorial for Kito Lorenc

Last year the sorbian poet Kito Lorenc passed away. This year on March the 4th he would have celebrated his 80th birthday. On March the 22nd several sorbian institutions and further participants are reminiscent of him.

At 2 p.m.a symposium organized by Serbski Institut in Bautzen and the Institut für Slavistik  (Instititute for Slavonic studies) of the TU Dresden by the topic „Kito Lorenc zwischen Dichtung und Literaturwissenschaft – Kito Lorenz between poertry and literary studies“ takes place in the Sorbian Insitute in Bautzen. There the regenburgian Slavist Walter Koschmals is going to present his monography „Der Dichter Kito Lorenc – dazwischen“, which will be published in March by the Domowina publishing.

At 7.30 p.m. a bilingual literal-musical evening at the Burgtheater (Bautzen) follows with the programme „In uns eine Saite“. The actors are artists from the DSVTh (German-Sorbian Popular Theatre); the Sorbisches National-Ensemble (Sorbian National Ensemble) and the Sächsische Akademie der Künste (Saxonian Academy of arts).

In the foyer an exhibition, an audiostation and a bookexhibition will remember at this great bicultural poet. All interested parties are cordially invited. The entrance is free.