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Bloomsday Activities in Chile

This year the Embassy of Ireland in Chile launched the campaign "From Yeats Day to Bloomsday - Celebrating two of Ireland's greatest literary figures", a second edition of readings of Ulysses and poetry by Yeats.

Bloomsday in Chile 

For this occasion, four well-known Chilean artists were invited: the actress Blanca Lewin, the psychiatrist and playwright Marco Antonio de la Parra, the writer and journalist Catalina Infante and the writer Gonzalo Contreras.

From 13 to 16 June, a different episode (subtitled in English) was released each day on the Embassy's social media (FacebookInstagram and Twitter). You can watch the full series below. 

The programme is as follows:

- Sunday 13 June - Blanca Lewin. Reading of the poem "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" by WB Yeats.

- Monday 14 June - Gonzalo Contreras. Reading of the chapter Eumaeus from Ulysses.

- Tuesday 15th June - Catalina Infante. Reading of the poem "When you are old" by WB Yeats.

- Wednesday 16 June - Marco Antonio de la Parra. Reading of the chapter Lotus-Eaters from Ulysses.

Don’t miss these special performances!