Dear colleagues, poets from all over the world,
On behalf of the World Academy of Arts and Culture (www.worldacademyofartsandculture.com) Czech Centre of PEN International has pleasure and honour to invite you to the 36th World Congress of Poets held in Prague from September 15th to 20th 2016.
The congress will mark the 115th birth anniversary of one of the most renowned Czech poets Jaroslav Seifert - the only Nobel laureate Czech writer. Traditionally, the event will host readings of world poets as well as topical discussions and other cultural and social programme. Official languages of the congress are English and Chinese /Czech, Spanish.../
Congress Registration Fee of 650 USD includes: 5 nights in Prague (5 and 4 star hotel), Prague transport including airport transfer, simultaneous interpretation throughout all sessions, meals, various social and cultural events. Though the registration deadline is June 30th 2016 for organizational reasons we would warmly appreciate it if you register at your earliest convenience.
Be advised to also send us the confirmation of your payment, the copy of your air ticket and, should you wish to participate in the poetry readings, make sure you also submit 3 poems in your mother tongue and in English translation as well.
We very much hope you will accept our invitation to come and we will be delighted to meet you in Prague.
Looking forward to hearing from you soon.
Best wishes and warm regards,
Jiří Dědeček, President of Czech PEN and a member of Board of the WAAC, President of the 36th WCP