Volha Hapeyeva took part in the program, organized by the Evangelische Akademie Tutzing dedicated to the topic “Heroes of our time”. She, along with 6 other writers from Ukraine, Russia and Germany, visited Kiev in October to later create a text about contemporary heroes and
present them in Tutzing in December. Volha’s poem touches upon the problem of a person at war, she did a special research and incorporated lines from authentic letters, which were written by people at different wars of different times, she paid a special attention to women and their existence under the condition of war and post-war discourse when many of them were deprived of the possibility to be called “heroes”.
Watch the interview with Volha Hapeyeva on the topic HEROES (in English)