Festival Internacional de Poesía de Medellín
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International Poetry
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Anthology of the Festival

Since its foundation in 1991, 222 poets from 50 countries have participated in the International Poetry Festival in Medellín, among them :

. 163 poets from 20 countries in America as follows : 80 from Colombia, 10 from Cuba, 9 from Peru, 8 from Argentina, 6 from Chile, 6 from Venezuela, 6 from Brazil, 5 from Mexico, 5 from Costa Rica, 4 from North America, 4 from Ecuador, 4 from Panama, 4 from Uruguay, 2 from Guatemala, 1 from El Salvador, 1 from Nicaragua, 1 from Paraguay and 1 from Puerto Rico.

. 36 poets from 16 countries in Europe, as follows : 6 from France, 5 from Spain, 4 from Italy, 3 from Switzerland, 2 from Bosnia, 2 from The United Kingdom, 2 from Austria, 2 from Luxembourg, 2 from Portugal, 2 from Rumania, 1 from Germany,1 from Bulgaria, 1 from Greece, 1 from Holland, 1 from Hungary , and 1 from Iceland.

. 14 poets from 7 countries in Asia as follows : 4 from Japan, 4 from The People's Republic of China, 2 from India, 1 from Iran, 1 from Russia, 1 from Indonesia and 1 from Tuva.

. 6 poets from 6 countries in Africa thus : 1 from Angola, 1 from South Africa, 1 from The Congo, 1 from Cameroon, 1 from Mozambique and 1 from Egypt.

. 4 Australian poets, from Oceania.

Some poems written by many of these participating poets are presented below :


AMERICA

ARGENTINA Juan Gelman, Rodolfo Alonso, Marcos Silber, Jorge Boccanera, Daniel Samoilovich, Esteban Moore, Jorge Luis Madrazo, Paulina Vinderman.
BOLIVIA Leonardo García Pabón, Marcelo Arduz Ruiz, Blanca Weithüchter.
BRAZIL Haroldo de Campos, Ledo Ivo, Affonso Romano de Sant'Anna, Lindolf Bell, Thomas Albornoz, Weydson Barros Leal.
COLOMBIA Fernando Charry Lara, Héctor Rojas Herazo, Rogelio Echavarría, Fernando Arbeláez, Mario Rivero, José Manuel Arango, Juan Manuel Roca, Giovanni Quessep, Raúl Henao, Eduardo Gómez, Henry Luque Muñoz, Elkin Restrepo, Samuel Vásquez, Miguel Méndez Camacho, Raúl Gomez Jattin, Samuel Jaramillo, Eduardo Gómez, Jorge García Usta, Rafael Patiño, Edmundo Perry, Margarita Cardona, Guillermo Martínez González, William Ospina, Victor Gaviria, Renata Durán, Alberto Vélez, Rómulo Bustos, Fernando Linero, Horacio Benavides, Rafael del Castillo, Carlos Bedoya, Joaquín Mattos Omar, Orietta Lozano, Miguel Iriarte, Omar Ortiz, Fernando Rendón, Gabriel Jaime Franco, Angela García, Luis Eduardo Rendón, Jairo Guzmán, Yirama Castaño, Fernando Herrera, J. Arturo Sánchez, Javier Naranjo, Gustavo Garcés, Eduardo Peláez, Sarah Beatriz Posada, José Libardo Porras, Orlando Gallo, Jesús Rubén Pasos, Luz Helena Cordero, León Gil, Jorge Mario Echeverri, Gabriel Jaime Arango, Omar Castillo, Carlos Patiño, Carlos Enrique Ortiz, Carlos Vázquez, Juan Diego Tamayo, Daniel Jiménez, Aníbal Arias, Piedad Bonnet, Pedro Arturo Estrada, Mery Yolanda Sánchez, Wilealdo García, Felipe García, Samuel Serrano, Hernán Vargas Carreño, Gloria Posada, Eufrasio Guzmán, Ana Milena Puerta, Eufrasio Guzmán, Gabriel Jaime Caro, Angela Tello, Wilson Frank, John Sossa, Humberto Jarrin, Alvaro Marin, Víctor López Rache, Orlando Sierra, Jorge García Usta, Monique Facuseh.
COSTA RICA Osvaldo Sauma, Ana Istaru, María Montero, Jorge Arturo Venegas, José María Zonta.
CUBA Pablo Armando Fernández, Víctor Rodríguez Núñez, José Pérez Olivares, Antonio Conte, Alberto Rodríguez Tosca, Zoe Valdés, Marilyn Bobes, Antonio Ponte, Sigfredo Ariel, Norberto Codina.
CHILE Gonzalo Rojas, Raúl Zurita, Eduardo Llanos, Floridor Pérez, Enrique Saldivia, Lorenzo Aillapán Cayuleo (Comunidad Mapuche).
ECUADOR Jorge Enrique Adoum, Miguel Donoso, Margarita Laso, Ulises Estrella.
EL SALVADOR Claribel Alegría.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Timothy Pratt, Julie Patton, Margaret Randall, John Oliver Simon.
GUATEMALA Humberto Ak'Abal, Enrique Noriega.
HONDURAS José Luis Quezada, Rigoberto Paredes, Roberto Sossa.
MEXICO José Emilio Pacheco, Coral Bracho, Adolfo Castañón, Gloria Gervitz, Elsa Cross.
NICARAGUA Juan Carlos Vilches.
PANAMA Manuel Orestes Nieto, Manipiniktinia (tule-kuna), Carlos Wong, Aristeides Turpana.
PARAGUAY Elvio Romero.
PERU Javier Sologuren, Blanca Varela, Antonio Cisneros, Luis La Hoz, Aida Alonso, Enrique Sánchez Hernani, Leoncio Bueno, Pedro Granados, Giovanna Pollarolo.
PUERTO RICO Anjelamaría Dávila.
URUGUAY Rafael Courtoisie, Ida Vitale, Martha Canfield, Marossa di Giorgio.
VENEZUELA Juan Calzadilla, Ramón Palomares, Edmundo Aray, Santos López, Alicia Torres, Eugenio Montejo.

EUROPA

GERMANY Tobías Burghardt.
AUSTRIA Ide Hintze, Wolfgang Bauer.
BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA Abdullah Sidran, Nedzad Ibrisimovic.
BULGARIA Nikola Indjov.
SPAIN Carlos Sahagún, Jesús López Pacheco, Jesús Munárriz, Antonio Carvajal, Aurora Luque.
FRANCE Henri Deluy, Claude Esteban, Liliane Giraudon, Josée Lapeyrere, Ives Prie, Jean - Clarence Lambert.
GREECE Ersi Sotiropoulou.
HOLLAND Jaap Blonk
HUNGARY Eva Toth.
THE UNITED KINGDOM Tony Harrison, Benjamin Zephania.
ICELAND Birgitta Jónsdóttir
ITALY Edoardo Sanguinetti, Valerio Magrelli, Paolo Rufilli, Giulliano Scabia.
LUXEMBOURG Anise Koltz, Jean Portante.
PORTUGAL Egito Gonçalves, Rosa Alice Branco.
RUMANIA Marin Sorescu, Nicolae Prelipceanu.
SWITZERLAND Rudolf Peyer, Christian Viredaz, Claude Darbellay.

ASIA

THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA Sun You Tian, Xiao Xue, Ji Di Ma Jia, Yao Shan Bi.
INDIA Neb Raj Batthia, Ashok Vajpeyi.
INDONESIA Sutardji-Calzoum-Bachri
IRAN Djahanguir Mazhary.
JAPAN Gozo Yoshimasu, Mutsuo Takahashi, Satoko Tamura, Tendo Taijin.
RUSSIA Pável M. Grushkó
TUVA Sainkho Namtchylak.

AFRICA

ANGOLA José Mena Abrantes
CAMEROON Paul Dakeyo.
EGYPT Ahmed Abdelmoti Hegazy.
MOZAMBIQUE José Craveirinha
SOUTH AFRICA Mazisi Kunene.
THE CONGO Kama Kamanda.

OCEANIA

AUSTRALIA Grant Caldwell, Lauren Williams, Pi-O, Peter Boyle.
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