Festival of World Literature
September 8, 2019 - September 9, 2019
The Festival of World Literature will be recognized as the main literary and cultural event in Zagreb and Split and as one of the most prominent cultural festivals in Croatia. Based on a rich literary scene, the Festival will continue to promote books, authors and readers, as well as interdisciplinarity and linkage to the tradition of literary talks with innovative approaches and the use of new media and technology.
The Mission of the World Literature Festival is the creation of a platform that brings together and puts in dialogue the best writers of world and country literary scenes, raising the awareness of books and the importance of reading and presenting new and valuable titles. The festival thus becomes the venue for the immediate encounter of readers and authors, and fulfills its mission through numerous literary programs – the Disclosure Forum, programs Writer and his reader, Double Portrait and Poetry Evenings, Roundtables and Talks on Graphic Novels and Comics, Film, Professional, art programs.
The World Literature Festival was founded in 2013. The founder of the Festival is the publishing house Fraktura. The festival is funded by means of public sources of funding, income from its own activities, and revenues from sponsors.