Concorso Łetaràrio

L’Academia ła intende tènjar un “Concorso Łetaràrio”, ano par ano, de modo da anemar ła produsion poètega e prozàega del Veneto, e na mejo sircołasion de ła łengua par tute łe só forme scriveste e anca solche parlà.

Par partigołari edision del concorso A podarìa èsar senjà serte łimitasion de temàtega o dimandà serte caratarìsteghe letaràrie o altro, par poderghe partesipar.

Across the River

“I am a boy of the lower Piave …
I’m an old Veneto’s fanatic
and I will leave my heart here.”

Ernest Hemingway writes in a letter to Bernard Berenson in 1948, expressing all his affection for Veneto. It was the spring of 1918, during the First World War, when as an ambulance-driver volunteering for the American Red Cross he had the chance to come to know Veneto and he started loving it.
The young Hemingway found himself so near to the battlefield that he could not refrain from experiencing it straightaway, despite not being authorized to access the frontline. Using the pretext of supplying the troops with chocolate, coffee and cigarettes, he managed to reach the Piave line at Fossalta…