Project “From the word to the sound”

It is slam poetry readings and performing lithuanian contemporary poetry trends presentation in Lithuania regions. During december 9 – 11 in 2011 there was held three performing poetry readings in: Panevėžys, Šilutė and Neringa FM radio broadcast.

The project involved a group of contemporary poets and writers: Darius Jurevičius, Žygimantas Kudirka, Benediktas Januševičius, Gerda Venčkauskaitė, Gabrielė Labanauskaitė, Jurga Tumasonytė, Aidas Baublys and leading slam performer Domas Raibys. During the meetings with the audience the participants presented performing contemporary poetry. It was not an academic lectures, but rather an interactive poetry slam and audiovisual presentation of poems, keeping in mind that the older generation of Lithuanian poets have created combining different arts and poetry in the past.