Event Genoa  - GENOA INTERNATIONAL POETRY FESTIVAL “PAROLE SPALANCATE” from 9 to 19 june

Event Genoa - GENOA INTERNATIONAL POETRY FESTIVAL “PAROLE SPALANCATE” from 9 to 19 june

starting from 9 to 19 June 2022

The GENOA INTERNATIONAL POETRY FESTIVAL “PAROLE SPALANCATE” (wide open words) has been founded in 1995 and it is the biggest and oldest poetry event in Italy.

The Festival is organized by Circolo dei Viaggiatori nel Tempo and directed by the poet Claudio Pozzani since its creation.

It presents poetry in relation to other art forms (music, video and cinema, theater, visual and plastic arts, dance) and the new media.

Click the here  and watch the new TV show Parole spalancate with the greatest international guests of the Festival and interviews

The venues are beaches, historical buildings, clubs, bookstores, libraries, parks and, above all, Palazzo Ducale, the most important historical building of the city.

Every year the Festival provides 120 free events such as readings, performances, exhibitions, concerts, workshops, guided tours, projections.

During the 27 editions already organized more than 1800 poets from 91 countries attended the Festival including Nobel prizes winners Walcott, Soyinka, Coetzee, Gao and Milosz........

More Info here