Many More Millennia Dear Nazim...
A Celebration of 100th Birthday of Nazim Hikmet
The event and the video program produced
and directed by
MANY MORE MILLENNIA DEAR NAZIM...
Based on the poetry reading event on May 2, 2002;
"To Many More Millennia Dear Nazim...",
also produced as two part of television program.
The Light Millennium
@ Queens Public TV'de...
Part I: April 10 & 11, 2003
Part II: April 17 & 18 2003
shown on March 13, 14 (P.I), and March 20, 21, 2003 (P.II)
To think of you is a wonderful thing,
a hopeful thing,
something like listening to the most beautiful song
from the best voice in the world.
But hope is no longer enough for me,
I no longer want to listen
I want to sing the songs...
Nazim HIKMET, 1945
of the event for May 2nd 2002:
The program will include Opening Reception with live music,
Remarks and a brief speech on NAZIM Selections of Nazim's
poems by readers in TURKISH and in ENGLISH Poems written
in the honor of NAZIM, A solo and group play by two anticipating
By creation of this special event, we hope to share all
ambitions & poetic passions of all ages by reading
and/or listening of poems by Nazim (and for Nazim), one
of the most important figures in the 20th century Turkish
literature and one of the first Turkish poets who was
a fervent nationalist patriot, a socialist whose humanistic
views tran-scended barriers of race and country alongside
of a universalism and compassion which finds its roots
as much in Sufism as in ``socialist internationalism.''
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If you wish to obtain a full version of the program as
1:38 minutes, then please send to below address for VHS-NTSC
format, $25, for DVD format $30.
Two Parts of "To Many More Millennia Dear Nazim"
was shorten from the 1:38 minutes program in order to
broadcast under the LMTV series at Queens Public Television.
Full version represents 30 poetry readers of the event.
Please send your check payable to:
The Light Millennium, Inc.
87-82, 115th Street, Richmond Hill, NY, 11418.
For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org / or
checks will be tax deductable. Thank you.)
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