February in Krakow with LiteraTURE

Six venues, twelve events. In February, books will be the reason for visiting exceptional places and getting into heated arguments. We will invite you to venues such as the Małopolska Garden of Arts, Pod Gruszką Journalist Club, Kawiarnia Literacka and Podgórze Cultural Centre for meetings with writers, workshops and enounters with books. However, that’s not all! February will also see the launch of this year’s edition of the “Second Life of a Book” campaign! See you!

Selected events

  • Second Life of a Book – Krakow Festival Office

In February, fans of literature will have an opportunity to exchange books at the Tourist Services Centre. Traditionally, the event will be a large and free book exchange, based on the same rules as before. Just bring some books – from one to ten. Books published before 1995 will be exchanged only for other books published before 1995. Those who bring new books (published after 1995) will be able to select any book from among new and old ones. 19th of February, 3:00 p.m.

  • Małopolska Garden of Arts

Youth from 12 to 15 years old is invited to take part in literary and photography workshop titled “Good thoughts – words in the net”. The literary workshop will be combined with creative activities in the gallery space. The work of the participants will be concluded with an exhibition of a “literary object” – a book, which shows all the words, as well as a video art composed of photographs taken during the workshop. The workshops will be conducted by Joanna Bąk. 1st of February, 10:00 a.m.

  •  Pod Gruszką Journalist Club

Bogdan Zalewski and Łukasz Lenda (book illustrator) will conduct a meeting around the book by journalist and reporter Witold Gadowski titled Krew nie woda – the latest collection of short editorials, presenting the author’s views on Poland across recent years. 8th of February, 6:00 p.m.

  • Podgórze Cultural Centre

will organise a meeting during which everyone will have an opportunity to stand behind a microphone and give others a taste of their favourite pieces of literature and music, as well as improvisation. The Open Mic Meeting “Golden Shot Glass Gala” will be hosted by: Dawid Barański, Amadou Guindo, Grzegorz Like and Tomasz Kolowca. 25th of February, 9:00 p.m.


See the full schedule of literary events in February!

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