Activities

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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Poets from the UK, Slovenia and Romania at Granada World Poetry Day

Georgina Wilding Georgina is a poet born and bred in Notthingham. She grew up in a working-class family with Irish Catholic roots. She has a first class degree in Creative and Professional Writing from the University of Nottingham, and began her career in poetry working within the spoken word collective, Mouthy Poets. Her current work in poetry has a focus on
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Literary RESIDENCEs IN ÓBIDOS FOR writers FROM GRANADA

Do you want to spend a month writing in Óbidos? The literary residency project in Óbidos (Portugal) is designed especially for writers associated with Granada. First residency: April 1-30, 2018 Eligible candidates: Writers linked to Granada (with special attention on young and emerging writers) Application deadline: March 22, 2018 Second residency: October 1-30, 2018 Eligible
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