06 September 2014

Group DF supported the III Meridian Czernowitz International Poetic Festival

MeridianThe 3rd International Poetic Festival MERIDIAN CZERNOWITZ attended by representatives of 12 countries has started in Chernivtsi. This unique cultural event has become a reality largely owing to the support from Dmitry Firtash’s Group DF being its General Partner for the second year in a row.


The Festival will take place from the 6th through the 9th of September. This year MERIDIAN CZERNOWITZ will be conducted under the motto “One Festival – Three Cities: Kamyanets-Podilsky, Khotyn, Chernivtsi”. The principal stage will be based on Chernivtsi while literary readings will be organized in Khotyn and Kamyanets-Podilsky. The Festival participants will be accompanied by numerous journalists representing both Ukrainian and foreign media.


The Festival features an impressive cast of poets, musicians, translators coming from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Israel, Moldova, Romania, Ukraine, Poland, Denmark, the UK and the US. The organizers are proud to present such eminent writers as Arthur Becker (Germany), Yuriy Andrukhovych (Ukraine), Tomasz Różycki (Poland), Oksana Zabuzhko (Ukraine), Daniel Galai (Israel), Eugen Bunary (Romania) and many others.


The MERIDIAN CZERNOWITZ program includes a variety of literary readings, lectures, discussions, books presentations, poetic promenades, musical and poetic gatherings and wine-cigar-and-poetry nights, as well as theatrical and musical performances.


A new of feature of this year’s Festival is the International Book Tradeshow presenting publishing houses from Ukraine, Poland, Austria, Switzerland and Germany.