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EDIZIONE 2024

POETRY IN MOTION:
A BRIDGE BETWEEN CULTURES

14th Edition International Poetry Festival
Artistic direction of Laura Garavaglia

23, 24, 25, 26 and 28 may 2024

THE ART COMPANY COMO
LICEO ALESSANDRO VOLTA
DELL’UNIVERSITÀ DELL’INSUBRIA
CONSOLATO GENERALE DELLA REPUBBLICA DI COREA
LICEO TERESA CICERI
PINACOTECA CIVICA DI COMO
VILLA SORMANI MARZORATI UVA
CONSOLATO GENERALE DEL MESSICO

PROGRAM OF THE 2024 EDITION

Thursday 23 May 2024

h. 6 p.m. The Art Company Como, Via Borgovico 163 (cortile interno)
Nature and Beauty: Horizons of Poetry
Meeting with the poet Davide Rondoni. Presented by and in dialogue with the guest Stefano Donno, vicepresident of La Casa della poesia di Como ODV.

Friday 24 May 2024

h. 9 a.m. Grand’Aula del Liceo Alessandro Volta
Poetry videos by young people: a new way of interpreting poetry
(Meeting reserved for students)

h. 11 a.m. Aula Magna of the University of Insubria
via Sant’Abbondio 12, Como
Poetry in motion: a bridge between cultures
Intercultural dialogue between students and guest poets of the Festival.

h. 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Consulate General of the Republic of Korea
piazza Cavour 3, Milano
Poetry and culture: a poetic dialogue between Italy and Korea
Meeting between Italian and Korean poets as part of the celebrations of 140 years
of diplomatic relations between Italy and Korea.

Sabato 25 maggio 2024

ore 9:00 Aula Magna of Liceo Teresa Ciceri, via Carducci 9, Como
Poetry and young people: boundless creative expression
(Meeting reserved for students)

from h. 3.30 p.m. Pinacoteca Civica di Como, Via Diaz 84
Poetry in motion: a multisensory experience
Introduced by Roberto Galaverni, cultural journalist for Corriere della Sera and literary critic.
International poetry reading, musical interludes by Maestro Giovanni Cantaluppi and exhibition of works inspired by the poems by the students of Liceo Artistico I.S.I. S. Carcano.
Award ceremony for the winners and finalists of the Europa Prize for Poetry and Fiction in Verse and Prose.

Sunday 26 May 2024

h. 10.15 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. Camnago Volta, Como
Poetry in motion: a bridge between poetry, science and nature
A walk through Camnago Volta with a grand finale at the clearing next to Ponte dei Bottini. In collaboration with the Associazione Sentiero dei Sogni.

from 6 p.m. Villa Sormani Marzorati Uva, piazza Sormani 1, Missaglia (LC)
Poetry: an art form without boundaries
Poetic dialogue between the audience, the poets and Roberto Galaverni, literary critic for Corriere della Sera.

Martedì 28 maggio 2024

h. 5 p.m. Consulate General of Mexico, Corso Matteotti 1, Milano
La poesia messicana contemporanea
Contemporary Mexican poetry. Meeting with the poet, narrator, essayist Marco Antonio Campos. The author dialogues with Emilio Coco, poet and translator. Some Italian poets will be present.
Free entry, reservation required.

INFORMATION

FREE ADMISSION subject to availability
Reservation required for events at the consulates.

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In some of the events, students from the University of Insubria in Como and students from ENAIP in Como will be involved in welcoming the poets and the audience