2017. March 22nd - Galician Sounds: Music and Poetry in Contemporary Galicia

15 Mar 2017

The Irish Centre for Galician Studies is delighted to invite you to the half-day event 'Galician Sounds: Music and Poetry in Contemporary Galicia', which will take place on Wednesday the 22nd of March 2017 in room ORBG27b (Mary Ryan Room).

Programme is as follows:


Alberto Pombo

Construcción canónica y relación entre poesía gallega y música (In Spanish)
This seminar on Galician literature and music will offer an overview of the Galician musical scene in the past 50 years and will analyse its impact  on the construction of a literary canon.



Yolanda Castaño - Poet

A combination of live reading and videopoetry projection with pre-recorded audio. A new and attractive way to share poetry by putting it in dialogue with audiovisual language and new technologies.
Yolanda Castaño is one of the pioneers in multimedia poetry readings in Galicia, and has shared her work in places such as Tokyo, Buenos Aires or Helsinki among many others.


Martín Veiga and Keith Payne will present Six Galician Poets, edited by Manuela Palacios and translated by Keith Payne (Arc Publications: London, 2016).

Irish Centre for Galician Studies

O'Rahilly Building First Floor - Block B East Room 1.55