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Pohjanen Bengt

Bengt Pohjanen

Bengt Pohjanen was born in the village of Kassa in Pajala, Torne River Valley, in 1944. Today, he works as a trilingual author and lives in Haparanda. Bengt Pohjanen's literary production consists of novels, plays and screenplays. He also translates prose and lyrics. Torne River Valley and its history are a distinguishing theme in Pohjanen's literary production. His work has been translated into Russian, English, Danish, French, German, Finnish and also into Meänkieli. Bengt Pohjanen's plays have twice been presented at the Bonner Biennale in Germany and his radio play Icon Painter has competed for the Prix Italia prize.

events in 2009 with Bengt Pohjanen
  Date Day Time Location Event Details
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24Sun 8.00 pmStonehavenFredrik Sixten: Requiem, World premiere of John Hearne's English translation of the Swedish text by Bengt Pohjanen