Pnlegge: Zelensky grants visa, Nikitin present at the festival – Books – Insights

Pnlegge: Zelensky grants visa, Nikitin present at the festival – Books – Insights
Pnlegge: Zelensky grants visa, Nikitin present at the festival – Books – Insights
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(ANSA) – PORDENONE, 14 SEPT – A bridge in the sign of literature: the writer Aleksej Nikitin, one of the most significant voices of the Ukrainian literary scene, arrives in attendance at pordenonelegge 2022, who will participate in the festival on the evening of Saturday 17 September. In fact, the official visa of the Zelensky government has been granted which, through the Ministry of Culture, allows the author to leave the country despite the wartime ban on all Ukrainian male citizens between 18 and 60 years of age. Village.

The news enriches the meeting that was originally planned with a connection from Kiev with interest: appointment on Saturday at 7 pm in the Sala Ridotto of the Verdi Theater, Nikitin will converse with Laura Pagliara, translator of his previous novels published in Italy and expert in literature. Russian. At the center of the dialogue will be first of all the writer’s latest novel, published at the end of 2021 for the Laurus editions of Kiev, soon to be translated in Italy by Voland: “Bat-Ami. In front of the fire”, dedicated to the Ukrainian Jewish boxing champion Ilya Goldinov and its vicissitudes after the outbreak of the Second World War. A way to tell about Ukraine in war and from those years to bring us back to the present, in a story that also embraces the resilience of Ukrainian culture and literature in a time when war upsets Europe and the world. Aleksej Nikitin will stay in Italy for a few days and will be a guest of the University of Bologna on Monday afternoon. Pordenonelegge dedicates a wide focus this year to the Ukrainian question, from the image with the ear of corn to the presentation of the Mondadori Anthology “Poets of Ukraine”, edited by Alessandro Achilli and Yarina Grusha Possamai, with the Ukrainian poetesses Iya Kiva and Halyna Kruk. And in national preview the author Marianna Sascha Salzmann arrives on Friday, presenting the new novel published by Marsilio, “In man everything must be beautiful”.

Pordenolegge also adheres, through the events scheduled at the Verdi Theater, to the collection for scholarships for young Ukrainians. (HANDLE).

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