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Bergsong Europinoy 3

In celebration of VIVA Europa 2011, Bersong EuroPinoy 3 took place at the Instituto Cervantes last April 16, 2011 as part of the bigger International Book Day celebration (Dia del Libro).

Now on its third year, Bersong EuroPinoy is a poetry recital wherein European and Filipino poems are presented together in one occasion.

This year’s edition saw 10 European poems and 10 Filipino poems entertaining the audience. The Filipino poems were delivered personally by their authors, while the European pieces were read out loud in their native language by the respective representatives of the European embassies and cultural institutions.

For the Czech Republic, the poem entitled “The Water – Goblin” (Vodník) written by Karel Jaromír Erben was presented at this year’s celebrations.