Activities

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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2018 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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Elías Knörr in Granada

Granada UNESCO City of Literature and its sister city, Reykjavik UNESCO City of Literature, started in 2017 a series of collaborations to connect Icelandic and Spanish language authors. The first expression of these collaborations was the publication of the first bilingual Spanish and Icelandic book of poems published in Spain, El gran norte / Norðrið
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Alejandro Pedregosa, literary resident in Óbidos

The writer Alejandro Pedregosa has been officially selected for the second literary residency in Óbidos for a Granada author. This residency will take place throughout the month of October 2018 and is part of a joint project between Granada UNESCO City of Literature and Óbidos Literary City with the aim to promote the internationalization and
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Ljubljana International Literary Residency

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 September and November, 2018 (one month per residency/applicant). Who The residency is aimed at foreign published writers with a palpable, factual relation with
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