The Famous Lithuanian Poet Tomas Venclova Visits Armenia
Prof. Tomas Venclova is a prominent poet, intellectual, publicist, literature researcher, professor of Yale University, famous dissident of the Soviet times. His poetry is included into the gold fund of Lithuanian poetry of the 20th and the 21st century and abundant translations to various foreign languages confirms the international recognition of the poet.
Lithuanian poet Tomas Venclova has visited Armenia 4-6 June this year. The informal meeting with the poet was organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania while cooperating with the news agency "MediaMax" and „Mirzoyan Library“ on 5 June in Yerevan. Poetry lovers, the representatives of the Armenian Writers' Union and diplomats, professional translators had a chance to meet the poet and talk about his works and life. Professor T.Venclova had informal meeting with Armenian Minister of Culture Mr. Armen Amiryan earlier during the day.