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Melbourne Literary Festival Residency Program for Korean Writers

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  • Country
    Australia
  • City
    Sydney, Melbourne
  • Period
    08/27/2012 to 09/04/2012
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Description

This year's Korea-Australia Writers Exchange coincided with two Korean poets' cisit to Sydney and Melbourne, where they participated in local literary events. The aim of the exchange this year was to continue the success from last year;s literary exchanges, which celebrated the 50th anniversary of Korea-Australia diplomatic relations in 2011, and maintain the tradition of fruitful exchange. The Korean poets Lee Si-yeong and Shin Yong-mok visited and joined the 3rd Sydney Korean Film Festival's closing ceremonoy, the poetry reading at the Korean Cultural  Office, a lecture event on Korean literature at the University of New South Wales, and the Melbourne Writer's Festival introducing Korean poesry at all those venues.

 

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