The National Literature Centre (Centre national de littérature - CNL) has announced that it is organising, in cooperation with the Mierscher Lieshaus (Mersch reading house), its traditional "Summerdag vun der Literatur" (summer day of literature) at the CNL park in Mersch on Sunday 18 July 2021.

On the programme are readings, talks, music and a summer atmosphere. In the morning, Yorick Schmit, Marina Fonseca, Lisa Junius, Margret Steckel, Friederike Migneco, Anne-Marie Reuter, Elise Schmit, Jeff Schinker, Joseph Kayser and Francis Kirps will read from their recent, partly unpublished works. The CNL will also present its new "Tier und Mensch" (Animal and Man) audiobook with texts by Marie-Henriette Steil from the 1920s, whilst Claudine Muno plays songs from her new CD "Are you still listening?"

Full Programme

10:00  Yorick Schmit: D’Sandmeedchen (The Sand Girl)
10:30  Marina Fonseca, Lisa Junius: Waking the Mountain. This children's book will be presented in Luxembourgish and in English
11:00  Déi wonnerbar VaLibrairie LIVE, in cooperation with Radio 100.7
12:15  Margret Steckel: Daisy Fiedler ;Friederike Migneco: Im aufsteigenden Zeichen (In the Ascending Sign)
13:00  Claudine Muno: Are you still listening?
14:00  Anne-Marie Reuter: Blue; Elise Schmit: Blue like a Tangerine
14:30  Preview: Jeff Schinker: Ma vie sous les tentes (My Life in Tents)
15:15  CNL presents its new audiobook: Marie-Henriette Steil: Tier und Mensch
16:00  Preview: Joseph Kayser: Lapsuus
16:30  Francis Kirps: Eber im Nebel (Boar in the Fog)

This event will take place in the park of the CNL (2 Rue Emmanuel Servais, Mersch) on Sunday 18 July 2021, from 10:00 to 17:00, in accordance with the COVID-19 health measures in place.