Annikki Poetry Festival's international performers: Mutabaruka, Anne Waldman, John Cooper Clarke, John Giorno, Nikky Finney, Joelle Taylor, Jaan Kaplinski and Yumi Fuzuki

Annikki Poetry Festival

International performers

In addition to Finnish performers, Annikki Poetry Festival also regularly features high profile international performers. Performance poets to have partaken in the festival in the years 2005-2018 include Mutabaruka (JAM), John Cooper Clarke (UK), Anne Waldman (USA), Yumi Fuzuki & Hikaru Cho (JP), John Giorno (USA), Joelle Taylor (UK), Jaan Kaplinski (EE), Nikky Finney (USA), Flying Words Project (USA), Djami Sezostre (BR), Kivisildnik (EE), Imogen Stirling (UK), Gregory Pardlo (USA), Ghayath Almadhoun (SY), Jaan Malin a.k.a Luulur (EE), Henry Bowers (SE), Ron Whitehead (USA) & Himeko Narumi (JP), Jayne Fenton Keane (AU), Elías Knörr (IS), Kido Shuri (JP), Hasso Krull (EE), Martin Glaz Serup (DK), Swoon (BE), Gerður Kristný (IS), Tota Imai (JP), Habiba (BE), Paul Polansky (USA, RS) and Aapo Ilves (EE).

Gallery

Annikki Poetry Festival's International performers 2005 - 2018. Photos by Eino Ansio, Pekka Huttunen, J.K. Ihalainen, Teemu Juutilainen, Seppo Järvinen, Ville Koivisto, Simo Ollila, Aliisa Piirla, Tommi Taipale, Raisa Taurinka, Marianne Ylitie. Videos by Sami Pöyry / Monadi-Filmi and Jeroen Sebrechts / TwoBelgians.