Wednesday, November 29 2023

The 1st Chania Book Festival, will take place from June 29 to July 3, 2022 at the Center of Mediterranean Architecture, at the theater “Mikis Theodorakis”, but also in selected places in the city with partnership of cultural institutions and bookstores.

The action is a co-organization of the Region of Crete with the Municipality of Chania, and with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports.

With the participation of important Greek and foreign authors, academics and intellectuals, book presentations and discussions with current topics from both the field of literature and the field of society, the new festival aspires to become an annual institution and meeting place of people of the book from Greece and around the world, with the aim of expanding literacy.

The general title of the 1st Chania Book Festival is “On the lines of the borders” and its sub-thematic axes: “The borders in Europe”, “The borders of History and Literature, essay and literary text”, “Crossing the borders of the refugee”, “Crete as a border”, “The border song”, “Mikis Theodorakis: an intellectual outside borders”, “Architecture: The border between public and private space”.




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