Taking place in New York every autumn, Brooklyn Book Festival is free to the public, with tickets to events allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. The festival includes a children's day and Bookend Events, which take place across the city.
Taking place over 10 days every July in the market town of Ledbury, close to the Malvern Hills, Ledbury Poetry Festival attracts poets from over the world. It has been running for more than two decades, and also has a year-round programme for new and emerging writers.
For the fifteen festival days, more than 150 various events take place: poetry readings, the evening of the “Poetry Spring” laureates, author evenings of outstanding poets, readings of young authors of the performing poetry evening, student readings, poetic performances, evenings of the festival guests, evenings, designed to commemorate classics of Lithuanian literature and famous poets, poetic-musical improvisations, parties, opening exhibitions, etc.
Festival events attract not only Lithuanian, but also foreign listeners (from countries, where there are large Lithuanian communities). The annual international conference of poets and critics is held, where current topics from the world of literature are discussed.
La Feria del Libro, Buenos Aires' international book fair, is one of the most important annual literary events in the Spanish speaking world. It takes place each April in Argentina, and is made up of ince than 1,000 events, including book launches, debates and, in 2018, a reading marathon.
Founded to celebrate the “grand resurgence in avant-garde and literary poetry that has marked the 21st century in Europe", this annual festival takes place in a number of locations; in 2019 events will be held in London, Norwich, Manchester, Middiesborough and Dublin, regardless of Brexit.
UNESCO first adopted 21 March as World Poetry Day during its 30th General Conference in Paris in 1999, with the aim of supporting linguistic diversity through poetic expression and increasing the opportunity for endangered languages to be heard.
The poetry of Lithuanian poet Donaldas Kajokas will be presented to the public and read in Italian.
In occasione della Giornata dell'Indipendenza della Lituania, abbiamo il piacere di invitarvi alla serata di poesia del lituano Donaldas Kajokas.
Leggeremo, in italiano e lituano, le poesie tratte dal libro All'asinello sordo - Poesie di Donaldas Kajokas (Effigie, 2018), racconteremo della storia del popolo lituano e della sua letteratura, parleremo di... asinelli sordi e di neve.
Under the leadership of the european centre for creative economy (ecce) the Award for Innovations in Culture and Creativity in Europe (NICE) was initiated in 2013 at the UNESCO World Heritage Zeche Zollverein in Essen in collaboration with 15 cities, universities and institutions from 10 nations. It aims to promote innovations from the cultural and creative industries in Europe.
Out of 55 applications from 19 nations, the NICE Award jury has selected 8 projects, including "ePublisher" project, for the shortlist.
More about the N.I.C.E. Award: www.e-c-c-e.de/en/nice-award.html
Druskininkai Poetic Fall festival is one of the most important literature events in Lithuania. It is an international poetry festival held every autumn in October since 1990. The festival begins in Vilnius with Presentation of Anthology and leaves to Druskininkai where all other Festival activities are held. The theme of the festival in 2018 will be "Poetry: the Sound and Fury“.
The 65th Stratford-upon-Avon Poetry Festival celebrates the best local and international talent. From open mics and hands-on workshops to performances from world renowned artists.