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.
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.
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!