Activities

World Poetry Day 2021 – Reconnecting People

UNESCO Cities of Literature strive every day to improve life outcomes and wellbeing for their communities. As the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic, the network continues to engage collectively with readers in imaginative ways to leverage the power of words to offer unity and strength for cities and communities during these difficult times. Granada UNESCO
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World Poetry Day 2020

These past weeks has seen a global outbreak of Coronavirus (COVD-19), including in many UNESCO Cities of Literature across the world. Our thoughts and admiration go out to all those who are working every day to protect the safety and wellbeing of their fellow citizens around the world. During this evolving situation we have seen
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Marli Roode and Luciana Jazmín Coronado selected for the 2019 Granada Writers in Residence Programme

The 2019 Programme for Writers in Residence in Granada received no fewer than 111 applications from writers from countries including India, the United States, Brazil, Argentina, Russia, Malaysia, Australia, Nigeria, Mexico, Colombia, Canada, Nepal, Lebanon, South Africa, Israel, Georgia, Chile, as well as from many European countries. The jury, composed of Jesús Ortega, representing Granada
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2019 Granada Writers in Residence Programme

Granada UNESCO City of Literature, which depends on Granada City Council’s Department for the Arts, in partnership with the University of Granada (through its University Extension Unit, International Development Unit, and Social Responsibility, Equality and Inclusion Unit), is launching a new international Granada Writers in Residence Programme. The purpose of this programme is to strengthen
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Tribute Days to Darío Jaramillo

Thought Granada UNESCO City of Literature programme, the City Council’s Arts Department organizes the Tribute Days to Darío Jaramillo, winner of the 15th City of Granada–Federico García Lorca International Poetry Prize. The Tribute will take place on 23h and 24th April 2019 in the Centro Federico García Lorca. The award ceremony will held on 25th
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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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Narrative Workshop with Javier Mije

“Introduction to the art of the narration” is a part of the serie of activities “Granada is Literature” organized by Granada UNESCO City of Literature and Aula de Literatura of the Madraza Palace with the collaboration of Centro Federico García Lorca and Centro Mediterráneo of the University of Granada. The Workshop The workshop is destined for
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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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