Poetic Encounters: Hindi Meets Danish

Centre of Global South Asian Studies, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen is pleased to invite you to an afternoon of

Poetic Encounters

Hindi Meets Danish

Through a series of poetic translations to the Danish, the students of Modern South Asian Studies will present the work of renowned Hindi poet Shri Krishna Kumar Vidhyarthi. Born in Ghazipur district in 1927, Krishna Kumar Vidhyarthi is a prolific poet and author who also gained distinction as an officer of the Indian Revenue Services and later as CEO of Tata Steel and Hindustan Copper. His well-known works include Ucchvas (1949), Khilte Kaante, Jharte Fuul (1962),  Maan ke deep Jale (1981), Ga ga kar bah rani Nirjhari  (1985), Ghas par chalna manha hai (1995). It is from his collection of poetry ‘Maan ke deep Jale’ (1981), the students will present a selection in the Danish. 

The event will be opened by HE Ambassador of India to Denmark Shri Niraj Shrivastava and Mrs Chetna Srivastava. 

Date: 13 May 2015
Time: 16:00-18:00
Venue: Asia House, India Kaj 16, Kbh ؠwww.asia-house.dk