Posts byJesus Ortega

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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Granada World Poetry Day 2019. Olalla Castro, “Those Tracks are You”

Como parte de las actividades conjuntas y simultáneas realizadas por las Ciudades de Literatura UNESCO durante el Día Mundial de la Poesía 2019, Reikiavik Ciudad de Literatura UNESCO invitó a las Ciudades de Literatura a realizar un vídeo especial dedicado a reivindicar la poesía y la literatura escrita por mujeres. Granada Ciudad de Literatura colaboró
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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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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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BEGOÑA CALLEJÓN, LITERARY RESIDENT IN ÓBIDOS

The writer Begoña Callejón has been officially selected for the first literary residency in Óbidos for a Granada author. This residency will take place throughout the month of April 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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Updates

2018-03-17 To mark this year’s World Poetry Day, UNESCO Cities of Literature are linking up to hold simultaneous literary events in 13 Cities of Literature: Granada, Dublin, Edinburgh, Krakow, Barcelona, Heidelberg, Iowa City, Notthingham, Praga, Óbidos, Tartu, Baghdad and Rejkjavik. The cities will also connect their respective celebrations with each other through social networks and a
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Cultural Agenda

Granada offers a thriving and vibrant cultural life 365 days a year. In addition to its impressive artistic and monumental heritage, important institutions such as the University of Granada and the Alhambra Board offer the public a continuous programme of activities. From the Parque de las Ciencias (Science Park) to the International Festival of Music
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Granada goes to Reykjavík

Granada UNESCO City of Literature and Reykjavík UNESCO City of Literature are jointly hosting two events at Reykjavík in November 2017 with writers, translators and book-store owners from both cities. On Wednesday, November 1 at 5 pm, poet José Miguel Gómez Acosta (Almería, 1975) and Elías Knörr (aka Elias Portela) will introduce José Miguel’s book El Gran
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CORONACIÓN Project

On February 21, 2017 it was the bicentenary of the poet José Zorrilla’s birth, one of the greatest exponents of the literary romanticism in Spain. It is well known that Granada has a special relationship with the poets’ biography, as in our city he was crowned as National Poet at the Carlos V Palace, on
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Mircea Cărtărescu in dialogue with Ioana Gruia

Mircea Cărtărescu (Bucarest, 1956), narrator, poet and essayist, is maybe the most outstanding Romanian writer and one of the most renowned and famous ones in Europe. His books have been translated into Spanish, English, French, German, Polish, Swedish, Bulgarian and Hungarian among other languages. Most of his work has been published in Spain, notably among other
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Conversations in Granada

The annual series “Conversations in Granada” have the objectives of promoting conferences with the most outstanding national and international writers and of positioning the city of Granada as an habitual venue for these meetings. The format proposed is that of the conversation. Each guest author will dialogue with a renowned conversational partner familiarized with his/her
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PETRA ŽIŠT & KIRSTY LOGAN, FIRST WRITERS IN RESIDENCE IN GRANADA

At a meeting held on September 28, 2017, the jury members from the Granada’s Writers in Residence Program, formed by one representative from the University of Granada, one representative from Granada UNESCO City of Literature Program and an independent translator/writer of the city of Granada, have awarded the first international residencies in Granada to Petra
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Documents

2018: UNESCO Cities of Literature: Press Pack UCCN Leaflet, edition 2018 Australian libraries support the Sustainable Development Goals / 2017: XI Annual Meeting of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN). Enghien-les-Bains (France): Conclusions  /  Mayors Declaration A new Strategic Framework was adopted by Creative Cities at XI UCCN Annual Meeting held in Enghien-les-Bains (France), in order to place 2030 Agenda
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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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World Poetry Day in Granada

Granada UNESCO City of Literature Program, in cooperation with Association Diente de Oro, and the Federico Garcia Lorca Centre, will organize in March 21, 2017 a long-range poetry recital to celebrate the World Poetry Day. Inn 1999, UNESCO proclaimed in Paris, March 21 as the World Poetry Day. The observance of World Poetry Day is
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