World Literature Festival to Be Held on 5–11 September

By 29 August 2021
World Literature Festival to Be Held on 5–11 September

ZAGREB, 29 Aug, 2021 - The 9th World Literature Festival, to be held in Zagreb on 5-11 September, will host more than 50 international and domestic literary stars from as many as 16 countries from three continents, the Fraktura publishing house, the event's organiser, has said.

The festival will feature more than 30 literary events, two theatre plays as well as exhibitions of works by Croatian painters whose works are inspired by novels, story books or poems.

This year's festival focuses on Slovenian literature and the 100th anniversary of the French Institute in Zagreb.

The biggest stars of this year's event are Belarusian Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich and Spanish writer Manuel Vilas. The festival will also host Javier Cercas, Svetislav Basara, Michael Martens, Karl-Markus Gauss, Dror Mishani, Philippe Claudel and others.

Admission will be charged for most of the festival events that will take place at the Croatian Music Institute (Hrvatski glazbeni zavod, HGZ) and tickets are available at and at the HGZ.  

Visitors will be required to have a COVID-19 certificate, a certificate proving that they have recovered from COVID-19 in the past six months and received one dose of the vaccine, or a negative PCR test (not older than 72 hours), or an antigen test (not older than 48 hours).

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