Celebrating W.B. Yeats 150th anniversary
Monday 19 October at 8.30 pm – University of Cyprus Axiothea Cultural Centre – Professor Dionysis Kapsalis
The School of Modern Greek of UCY promotes Literature and the cultural heritage. Members of the teaching staff participate at the event commemorating to the Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet and playwright, who was one of the greatest literary figures of the 20th century.
Yeats’s life and oeuvre will be presented by the renowned poet, translator and director of the Cultural Foundation of the National Bank of Greece, Dionysis Kapsalis, and the Ambassador of Ireland in Cyprus, Mr. Nicholas Twist, while members of the Theatre Workshop of the University of Cyprus will read selected poems by W. B. Yeats in Greek and in English.
In collaboration with the Embassy of Ireland to Cyprus.