World Poetry Day 2019

Third edition of World Poetry Day Granada, designated as a City of Literature by UNESCO, is celebrating World Poetry Day for the third time with a major cultural and social project based on public poetry readings. Between 6:00 and 9:00 pm on 21 March 2019, more than 60 of the city’s poets will be reading
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Ljubljana International Literary Residency

Writer in the Park, Ljubljana International Literary Residency WHAT Ljubljana, a UNESCO City of Literature since 2015, offers two one-month residencies for writers at the newly restored Švicarija/Swisshouse Creative Centre, which is part of the International Centre of Graphic Arts. WHEN 1–31 October 2019 and 20 November–20 December 2019 (one month per residency/applicant). WHO The
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Quiquiriquí. Granada’s Festival of Puppet Theatre

Granada’s Festival of Puppet Theater is called Quiquiriquí. It originated from an idea and consequent proposal by the Federico García Lorca Center Consortium and is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture in collaboration with the City of Granada, the French Alliance of Granada and Granada City of Literature UNESCO. The company Etcétera is in charge
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Poetic Encounters. Ángeles Mora

To mark the XII UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) Annual Meeting in Krakow and Katowice, held on June 12-15, 2018, poets Ángeles Mora and José Carlos Rosales, from Granada UNESCO City of Literature have contributed to the project Poetic Encounters, initiated by Heidelberg UNESCO City of Literature and Fabriano UNESCO City of Crafts and Folk Art, to
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