World Poetry Day in Reykjavík 2018

Reykjavik UNESCO City of Literature honoured World Poetry Day 2018 by celebrating new voices and young listeners at three events in Reykjavík. World Poetry Day is celebrated on March 21 each year and in 2018 many of the UNESCO Cities of Literature joined hands in celebrating the day with various public events in the cities. 

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