The Yesenin Museum of Moscow, together with the Linguistics and Translation department of the Foreign Languages Institute of the Moscow City Pedagogical University, are conducting a contest of artistic translations of Sergei Yesenin’s poetry into English.
Participants need to complete a translation of one of the following poems by Yesenin into English:
Only translations that have not previously been published anywhere will be accepted for participation in the contest.
Submissions will be accepted from March 28th to May 8th, 2016.
The winners of the contest will take part in the award ceremony and receive prizes from the Moscow Yesenin Museum.
The winning work will be published on the Museum’s website.
Emeritus professors at the Linguistics and Translation department of the Foreign Languages Institute of the Moscow City Pedagogical University:
Works submitted to the contest should be sent, in Microsoft Word format, to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Translation contest.”
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