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28
11.2020
28 November
2020

2021 – the year of Stanisław Lem!

One of the most eminent Polish prose writers, the most frequently translated Polish author and an outstanding resident of Krakow has just been honoured with the Act of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland declaring 2021 as the Year of Lem. There could be no better reason for Lem to become the literary patron of the coming year – on 12 September we will celebrate the centenary of the birth of the author of “Solaris”.

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29
10.2020
29 October
2020

Cultural cluster at Rynek Główny 20

Space shared by Krakow’s cultural events organisers, art exhibitions, a bookshop with albums byKrakow’s artists, literary meetings of the UNESCO City of Literature, a new edition of the “Szymborska’s Drawer” exhibition, concerts, film screenings, an information point and a service centre for guests of Krakow’s most important festivals. This is how the Potocki Palace will operate – a new address dedicated to culture with a view of the most beautiful market square in Europe.

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22
10.2020
22 October
2020

Prague hosts first-ever UNESCO Cities of Literature digital conference

The UNESCO Cities of Literature network brings together 39 cities across 6 continents. The designation recognises excellence, calling upon cities to nurture creativity, support freedom of speech, and ensure literature reaches as wide and diverse an audience as possible. Cultural leaders from 39 cities met digitally for the network’s first online meeting (21-25 September), hosted via Zoom by Prague City of Literature.

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18
06.2020
18 June
2020

The Visible and the Invisible – announcing the main programme of the 12th Conrad Festival!

The uniqueness of this year’s edition of the Conrad Festival is not only evidenced by the choice group of guests from all over the world, but also by the multitude and variety of topics discussed during the Festival. Due to the unpredictable pandemic situation in the world, this year for the first time in history we will connect online with the authors and authors, guests of the main event programme.

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27
01.2020
27 January
2020

The CELA project for talented writers and translators from Europe with the participation of Krakow UNESCO City of Literature!

5 days, 139 participants and 64 meetings, workshops and presentations – these are the numbers for the event that inaugurated the CELA project, in which we took between 13 and 17 of January in Brussels. Before us are 4 years of international collaboration on developing the book market in Europe and professionalising the activities of writers and translators in foreign markets.

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