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International literary festival

October 5, 2015 г. On 1 - 4 of October in Odessa will be important for the intellectual community event - the first International literary festival.
The purpose of the festival - to emphasize the cultural influence of Odessa and Odessa promote relations with other cultural cities in Europe and around the world.According to event organizers, the authors from 14 countries will read their works. The texts of foreign authors will be performed in the original language and translated into Ukrainian.
Especially advised lovers of literature do not miss the meeting with such pillars of modern art word, as Eliot Weinberger (USA), Lucas Berfus (Switzerland), Varuzhan Vozganyan (Armenia), Sema Kaygusuz (Turkey), Joachim Sartorius (Germany), Samuel Shimon (Iraq) . Also pay attention to Ukrainian authors - is Sergei Zhadan, Yuri Andrukhovych, Andriy Kurkov, and Russian writers - Viktor Yerofeyev, Mikhail Shishkin.
The main locations of the forum will Puppet Theatre and Literature Museum.The organizers hope that the new literary festival will become a bridge between Odessa and Europe. The program includes meetings with various writers from Ukraine and Europe, including the patriarch of modern Ukrainian literature Yuriy Andrukhovych. There will also be discussions on various literary and political topics. In addition, the planned children's program.
Note that the organizers of the festival - Hans Ruprecht and Ulrich Schreiber - organize literary festivals in Europe for 20 years.