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Anna Gács - Budapest - Hungary

Budapest Fragments - The winners

At the closing event of the Budapest Fragments project the jury award one of the two 3rd prizes to Brigitta Czafit for a short story told from the eprspective of an old house. The title of the story is The Confession of a House.


Egy ház vallomása

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Ferenc Czinki - Székesfehérvár - Hungary

Sötétség

The following text was written by one of the participating children, Robin:


Sötétség


Ha lekapcsolod a villanyt sötét lesz, kivéve, ha nappal van. Viszont ha a nap is kikapcsol, nem látsz
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student at UCLL - Hasselt - Belgium

random words to create poem

With a tray of 100 words youngsters create a poetic fantasy.

Here it is done with Dutch words but you can do this in any language with a set of randomly chosen nouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbes ...

Madalena, Pico - Lisbon - Portugal

Madalena, Pico Closes Celebrations of World Book Day with Poet Filipa Duarte

Helena Bijnens - Krakow - Poland

Review your own literature event with regards to participation

We have developed a methodology that organisers of literature events can use to evaluate their current practices.

During the international ENGAGE! Workshop in Poland, we have reviewed together each other’s current practices in a creative way. Participants critic
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Anna Gács - Budapest - Hungary

Who Owns Literature? European Writers' Workshop

April 19, 2018, Budapest

In this discussion writers, translators, critics were invited to share their ideas on if and how the elitism of literature and literary institutions should be tackled, how new audiences can be reached and inspired, and if extending tools and skills of story
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Madalena, Pico - Lisbon - Portugal

Motivational Lecture Attracts More Than One Hundred People to the Madalena, Pico Municipal Library


Madalena, Pico - Lisbon - Portugal

taste for reading

Over the past week, the Municipal Library hosted multiple lucid-pedagogical activities, stimulated by the students of the Technical Course of Psychosocial Support of the Professional School of Pico, instilling the taste for reading. The students dramatized

Ferenc Czinki - Székesfehérvár - Hungary

Gyökér

The following text was written by one of the participating children, Döme:


Gyökér


Kiültem a kertbe. A szél borzolta a hajamat. Éreztem, ahogy árnyék vetődik az arcomra. Először azt hittem, hogy egy felhő takarja el a napot. Az árnyé
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Ferenc Czinki - Székesfehérvár - Hungary

European Writers' Workshop

Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 10:00 am till 1:00 pm

literary workshop and round-table discussion in Három Holló / Drei Raben (Budapest, Piarista köz 1.)

EUROPEAN WRITERS’ WORKSHOP

with the European Literary Award winning Ina Vultchanova (Bulgaria) and Osvalds
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Ferenc Czinki - Székesfehérvár - Hungary

Rab

The following text was written by one of the participating adults, Tamara:


Rab


Olyan rutinszerű volt az az este is, mint egy jól betanult sikeres koreográfia. Hálóköntösben olvasgatta Ali az aktuális limonádé könyvét, teát iszogatott
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Anna Gács - Budapest - Magyarország

At the Lisbon ENCC Project Fair we did not only present SILO, but also discussed the creative writing aspects of the project and held a mini creative writing workshop. Participants used photos on their mobile phones as inspiration for short texts. Take a look at the works!

Fundación Uxío Novoneyra - COUREL (LUGO) - Galicia (Spain)

IV Festival dos Eidos

"IV Festival dos Eidos" is the festival of scenic poetry and musics, that will celebrate on August 22th-26th on Parada village of Courel chain of hills (Galicia).


Festival dos Eidos is celebrated each August on Courel Hills since 2015. 3 days of cultural programation of differen
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(anonymous)

Photo & text 5.

The results of the "Wherem am I? - Contemporary literature and creative writing in the classroom" workshop. Photo and text by Rick Heyens.

Katrine Solvang - Aarhus - Denmark

Relative perspective

It was hard and it wore us out. Two things happened in the spring of 2008. I fell in love and my relationship with the young man was full of future plans and things to look forward to. Then my sister got the news. You’re a terminal patient. Her treatment back in 2005 hadn’t killed the cancer
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Katrine Solvang - Aarhus - Denmark

Relative perspetive

There's a beginning and an end. It's obvious that he's in pain, so much that he can't sit in an ordinary chair, but has to use the couch while he waits for the news. He's lying on one side, hopeful, trying to catch our gazes to see if he can read whether we know what the news will. I've a hard ti
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Katrine Solvang - Aarhus - Denmark

When I visited ny dad for the last time

I drove past the hospital on my way home from work. My Dad smiled tiredly when he saw me. He was alone, so my Mum must have gone home. I saw my energetic, wonderful Dad. I didn’t see how tired he was. I only saw his smile. I asked him if he wanted me to read the newspaper to him. He said yes. H
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Helena Bijnens - Hasselt - Belgium

poem written by Janne Panis, a literature-hater

Anna Gács - Budapest - Magyarország

Lisbon Creative Writing


Anna Gács - Budapest - Hungary

Budapest Fragments - The winners

At the closing event one of the special prizes went to Nóra Rózsa for her sensitive description of the social and cultural versatility of a district.


Újpalota


„1968 és 1977 között felépült Újp
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Helena Bijnens - Krakow - Poland

Syrian writer Kholoud Charaf presents us her work

Kholoud Charaf is a poet, an art critic and a social activist in search of better opportunities for women and children who survived the war. She is now the new resident of the City of Krakow as part of the ICORN programme. Kholoud Charaf comes from Al Mjemr in the south of Syria. As a poet, Chara
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Katrine Solvang - Aarhus - Denmark

When a human dies, ‘a world dies’ and cries for ‘resurrection’

My mother died on 6 October 1997 on a sunny autumn day when the leaves were golden and the berries red. When you’re small, you fear and you worry that your mother’s going to die. And then she actually dies. It’s a great sorrow, a loss. You learn that the person who has died isn’t gone, bu
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Anna Gács - Budapest - Magyarország

Lisbon Creative Writing


student at UCLL - Hasselt - Belgium

painting poetry


Helena Bijnens - Hasselt - Belgium

Future

Staren naar de toekomst. Bang, spannend, toch nieuwsgierig. Onschuld.

Anna Gács - Budapest - Magyarország

Lisbon Creative Writing


Ferenc Czinki - Székesfehérvár - Hungary

Hideg

The following text was written by one of the participating children, Brúnó:


Hideg


A hópelyhek lassan szállingózva érnek földet, majd szinte azonnal a kígyózó sártengerbe vesznek. A macskakő között kacskaringós patako
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Katrine Solvang - Aarhus - Denmark

A nurse perspective

 still remember her – the young woman, the girl. She was 20 years old – or thereabouts. She made an impression on me – and I on her. I was her contact nurse during her radiation therapy. But sometimes I was also her friend and her mother. I still remember the day she took me aside in the d
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Student UCLL - Hasselt - Belgium

Winning poem of the 13/12 SILO day


(anonymous)

Photo & text 2.

The results of the 'Wherem am I? - Contemporary literature and creative writing in the classroom' workshop. Photo and text by Eddy Exelmans.

Ferenc Czinki - Székesfehérvár - Hungary

Apa

The following text was written by one of the participating children, Gergő:


Apa


Sziasztok, Gyuri vagyok, most lettem 43 éves. Szeretem a munkámat, de rengeteget kell dolgoznom. Ez a sok munka nagyon rosszat tesz az idegeimnek. Gyorsabban lesze
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Anna Gács - Budapest - Magyarország

Lisbon Creative Writing


(anonymous)

Photo & text 1.

The results of the 'Wherem am I? - Contemporary literature and creative writing in the classroom' workshop. Photo and text by Anke Leenders.

Anna Gács - Budapest - Magyarország

Lisbon Creative Writing


Student UCLL - Hasselt - Belgium

Creating a poem in French (2nd language)

Scrapping words, creating new meangful texts.

Ferenc Czinki - Székesfehérvár - Hungary

Szerelmes vers a tudatalattihoz

The following text was written by one of the participating adults, Flóra:


Szerelmes vers a tudatalattihoz


üveggel és hamuval borítva megbotlottam az időben

mert az idő a legkegyetlenebb

egy bakelitízű tökéletlen
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Katrine Solvang - Aarhus - Denmark

A poem

The cove’s completely still

 

Seaweed has been washed ashore

 

But it doesn’t smell any more

 

There’s frost in the air

 

I look at you


Only your body is left

 

“Let go,” I say

 

Inside myself
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Ferenc Czinki - Székesfehérvár - Hungary

Szakadék

The following text was written by one of the participating children, Lulu:


Szakadék


Tombol a szél. Belekap a hajamba és repíti, akár a sellőkét, mikor kiülnek egy szirtre az óceán közepén és csábosan kémlelik a hullámo
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Anna Gács - Budapest - Magyarország

Lisbon Creative Writing

At the Lisbon ENCC Project Fair we did not only present SILO, but also discussed the creative writing aspects of the project and held a mini creative writing workshop. Participants used photos on their mobile phones as inspiration for short texts. Hae a look at the outcome!

(anonymous)

Krokodil Festival

A visit at SILO partner's Krokodil Festival. Szépírók Társasága vice-chairman Ferenc Czinki, member Gábor Schein and László Krasznahorkai represented Hungary at the events.

Katrine Solvang - Aarhus - Denmark

Waiting room

We’re sitting in the waiting room. It’s cold. Perhaps I should’ve put some more clothes on? Or something else ... You’re reading a magazine about gardens; you love gardening and you say that you were in the garden yesterday and moved your gladioli away from the lawn, so you could mow it.
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Katrine Solvang - Aarhus - Denmark

The final chemo

A feeling of joy welled up inside me. Actually it was a bit weird, given that I was going to have yet another bag of poison running into my body. But this time was the last time. After today, it couldn’t get any worse. Once this poison had killed what it should, I could start rebuilding myself
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Anna Gács - Budapest - Magyarország

Lisbon Creative Writing


Katrine Solvang - Aarhus - Denmark

Relative perspective

We’re sitting in the waiting room. It’s cold. Perhaps I should’ve put some more clothes on? Or something else ... You’re reading a magazine about gardens; you love gardening and you say that you were in the garden yesterday and moved your gladioli away from the lawn, so you could mow it.
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Katrine Solvang - Aarhus - Denmark

Patient perspective

During a Sun Salutation in yoga, I notice that my clothes didn’t feel comfortable on me. I adjust them and go on to the next exercise. There's still something bothering me, but it’s not on the outside and I can't take it away. The next morning I'm number 7 in the phone queue for the doctor’
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Ferenc Czinki - Székesfehérvár - Hungary

Valóság

The following text was written by one of the participating children, Jázmin:


Jázmin: Valóság


Követtek. Lépéseik zaja visszhangot vert a fejemben. Megálltam és szembefordultam velük. Persze ez lehetetlen volt, hiszen ők csak a képzelet
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Anna Gács - Budapest - Magyarország

Lisbon Creative Writing


Anna Gács - Budapest - Magyarország

Lisbon Creative Writing


Madalena, Pico - Lisbon - Portugal

Madalena, Pico Celebrates the April 25th


(anonymous)

Photo & text 4.

The results of the "Wherem am I? - Contemporary literature and creative writing in the classroom" workshop. Photo and text by Noah Struys.

Anna Gács - Budapest - Hungary

Budapest Fragments - Closing Event

From the 60+ applications from 17 secondary schools, the jury picked the winners. At the closing event award winning students read their texts together with writers who have participated in the project.

Ferenc Czinki - Székesfehérvár - Hungary

Bee's Dance - Storytelling's Past and Future

Below you can find a report by the event's organizer, Rita Abody:


BEES´ DANCE – STORYTELLING´s PAST AND FUTURE


Storytelling is an ancient legacy of mankind – from the very beginning of ages, when members of the tribe sat around the fire and
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