Heidi Trautmann

Jan 27 - Poetry against Social Exclusion

There will be a poetry evening with Greek and Turkish Cypriot poets at the European Union House on Wednesday 27 January 2010

on the occasion of the European Year of Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion.

Venue: EU House
30 Byron Avenue
Participating poets:
Fikret Demirağ, Zeki Ali, Ümit İnatçı, Tamer Öncül, Neşe Yaşın, Gürgenç, Stephanos Stephanides, Niki Marangou, Pambos Kouzalis, Nora Nadjarian, Hadji Mike ve George Christodoulides.

The Place is at walking distance from the Ledra Palace. From the roundabout at Paphos gate, you walk straight up on Byron Street.

The event is supported by the European Parliament Office in Cyprus and EU Commission Representation in Cyprus.


RSVP: 228 177700 until Jan 25.



European Public Space


Note for the File

Nicosia 20/01/ 2010

EPS/Poetry Event/ 27th January 2010




Proposed Programme


Master of Ceremony: EPS Coordinator



19.00               Arrivals

19.15               Welcome, by Mrs. Androulla Kaminara,  Head of EC Representation in Cyprus 

19.20               Welcome by Mr. Tasos Georgiou, Head of the European Parliament Office in Cyprus

19.25               Zeki Ali

Becoming one


George Christodoulides

The undone


Phantom Limb


Fikret Demirdağ

Tragedy of roots and soil

Time for…


Gür Genç

Not Poetry...Water

I Worshipped Too Many Gods


Mike Haji Mike




Interlude         Screening of poem recital by Benjamin Zephaniah

                        Rong Radio (04'30'')


Ümit İnatçı

I haven’t had my body snatched by God

Forgive me death


Pambos Kouzalis


High Heels

Les couronnes silencieuses


Niki Marangou

The carob tree on google

The baths of Nicosia

Said Pasha’s dream

The counsel of Kyprianos

Street map of Nicosia


Nora Nadjarian

a note to my neighbour

Street Act




Tamer Öncül

40 years old


Stephanos Stephanides

Broken Heart 



Neşe Yaşın

The Pendulum of Love


20.30               Cheese and Wine       


The recital will be in the language the poems are written but the English version will be shown on a screen and also translations will be handed out.


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