Jeremy Jordan Rosa
(Curaçao, 2006) is a student at The Hague's Maris College Belgian Park. 'Jack of all trades, master of some' is a description he finds applicable to himself: he has a great passion for aviation, enjoys being creative (currently mainly photography) and, since reading Donald Niedekker's novel Waarachtige beschrijvingen uit de permafrost (True Descriptions from the Permafrost), he also rediscovered his passion for reading.(WN 2023)
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Haagse literatuurprijzen: a festive programme celebrating The Hague's Literary Award winners
With: Aad Meinderts, Amara van der Elst, Chelsy Valentina, Dominique De Groen, Donald Niedekker, Farah Karimi, Hasan Gök, Hashem Kabreet, Hassnae Bouazza, Jeremy Jordan Rosa, Jina Sumedi, Kaja Wolffers, LUWTEN, Marion Bloem, Marjan Slob, Obe Alkema, Orchestre Partout, Saskia Bruines, Sinan Can
The Winternachten festival 2023 opens with prose, poetry, spoken word, music and the ceremony of the literary prizes of the City of the The Hague. The prize winners Marion Bloem, Donald Niedekker, Dominique De Groen and Marjan Slob will (respectively) receive the Constantijn Huygens-, F. Bordewijk-, Jan Campert-, and J. Greshoff- prizes from Saskia Bruines, alderman of Finance, Culture and Economy of The Hague.
The prize winners will each of them be honoured with performances by special guests, including research journalist and documentary filmmaker Sinan Can, singer-songwriter LUWTEN, poet Obe Alkema, The Hague student Jeremy Jordan Rosa and film and TV producer Kaja Wolffers (son of Marion Bloem).
The programme kicks off with the first official performance of Chelsy Valentina, the brand new and first Jonge Stadsdichter van Den Haag 2023 (Young City Poet of The Hague). Percussionist and handpan player Hashem Kabreet and Orchestre Partout will give music performances.
Farah Karimi, who chairs the Board of Writers Unlimited, and Aad Meinderts, director of the Literatuurmuseum will speak words of welcome. Additionally, the jubilee publication on the occasion of 75 years of The Hague literary prizes, will be presented to the alderman.
Lobby programme with Amara van der Elst, Hasan Gök and the Jonge Stadsdichter
From 14:30 hours, preceding the award ceremony in Zaal 1, spoken word artist Hasan Gök presents from the lobby stage a short interview with Chelsey Valentina, the Jonge Stadsdichter (Young Civic Poet). Spoken word artist Amara van der Elst will perform, and also Hasan Gök performs some of his poems, accompanied by Jina Sumedi on keyboard.
Bookstore De Vries van Stockum will be present in the lobby with a stand offering books by participating authors of this programme, among others including signing opportunties!
Haagse literatuurprijzen has been curated by Jet Steinz for Literatuurmuseum/Writers Unlimited. Moderator will be Hassnae Bouazza.