Date and Time: Friday 31 August 2018, 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Venue: 4th Floor Linkway, John Medley Building,
University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, 3010
Come and enjoy tanka poetry from Melbourne’s Japanese community in a special event with Mel-Tanka-Kai (Melbourne Tanka Group), Myron Lysenko, Dr Grant Caldwell and Dr Elizabeth Beaton.
The Melbourne Tanka Group poets will share some of their work which has been translated for a new anthology, reading in Japanese with the English translation displayed simultaneously. There will be accompanying readings of haiku, senryu, and other poetry by Myron Lysenko, Dr Grant Caldwell and Dr Elizabeth Beaton. The Yukari Echo Japanese Women's Choir will perform.