IPNHK 2011

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Objectives

Following the enormous success of the first and foremost international poetry festival in Hong Kong, “International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong 2009”, the Centre for East Asian Studies of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences of City University of Hong Kong and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences of Hong Kong University of Science and

Technology will co-organize the International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong 2011 on 9 – 13 November 2011. During the five consecutive days, renowned poets who come from various places around the world, such as Brazil, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Japan, Macau, Mexico, Russia, Slovenia, Taiwan, Turkey, and United States, will engage in a series of performance.

Objectives of this event :

1. to promote poetry appreciation among secondary and university students and the general public,

2. to provide a platform for the people of Hong Kong to reach out to local and international poetry,

3. to remind people the value of poetry which still plays an important role in life in a modernised and materialised world, and

4. to broaden the literary experience of Hong Kong readers, strengthen the components of imagination and creativity in local education and, thereby, enable Hong Kong to take one step forward in becoming an international cultural metropolis.

 


目標

承接著香港首次舉行的國際詩歌節『香港國際詩歌之夜2009』的空前成功,香港中文大學東亞研究中心、香港城市大學人文社會科學院及香港科技大學人文社會科學學院將於2011年11月9日至13日聯合主辦『香港國際詩歌之夜2011』。來自世界各地,如巴西、中國、德國、香港、印度、愛爾蘭、日本、澳門、俄羅斯、斯洛文尼亞、臺灣、土耳其和美國的著名詩人,將於這段期間進行一連串的表演節目。

活動目的

(一) 在中學、大學,甚至普羅大眾當中推動詩歌欣賞;

(二) 為香港人提供一個接觸本地及國際詩歌的平臺;

(三) 提醒大家雖然活在現代化和物質化的社會中,詩歌的價值在生命中仍然佔一重要席位;

(四) 擴闊香港讀者的文學經驗,加強本地教育的想像和創意元素,從而讓香港更進一步成為國際文化大都會。