Coast to Coast with Renato Zane – Episode 29, “Poppy Project.”
December 30, 2020. John McCrae’s famous wartime poem, “In Flanders Fields,” resonates many years after it was first written — and not only in the English language. Vita Shtivelman, an immigrant to Canada, discovered that the poem has a special appeal in multiple languages. Through an award-winning project, Vita is promoting translations of the poem in all of the world’s languages in a unique collection. The power of “In Flanders Fields” continues to surprise.
In Flanders Fields page at Club Etcetera: https://www.clubetcetera.ca/in-flanders-fields
Poem background: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_Flanders_Fields
John McCrae: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/john-mccrae
Fort York National Historical Site: https://www.fortyork.ca/
Renato Zane: www.renatozane.com