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    See the full program of the Krakow festival of poetry – rich in extraordinary conversations, debates, concerts, film screenings and other fascinating encounters with poetry.

  • The 5th Miłosz Festival – Road-side Dog

    Soon, Krakow will once again be the place for an exceptional meeting with poetry. The 5th edition of the Miłosz Festival will take place from the 9th to the 12th of June, gathering the most prominent poets – artists from Poland and abroad who speak various languages – in the UNESCO City of Literature, along with literary translators, philosophers, intellectuals and lovers of poetry.

  • The Children Literature Festival is the largest European event, devoted solely to the literature for the youngest readers. 2016 will see the 3rd edition of the event. The Festival will once again take place in four Polish cities, including Krakow.

  • Milosz Festival will now take place every year!

    The festival will be held between 9 and 12 June 2016 in Kraków. Join us for meetings with poetry!

  • Miłosz Festival at the Silesius International Poetry Festival in Wrocław

    From 8th till 15th May 2016, the Silesius International Poetry Festival will be held in Wrocław as a part of the literary programme of the European Capital of Culture Wrocław 2016 and the UNESCO World Book Capital

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18:00 Wednesday, 08.06.2016

Exhibition opening

Zuzanna Ginczanka


Muzeum Historii Fotografii

19:30 Wednesday, 08.06.2016


Stanisław Soyka & Cracow Singers Shakespeare a capella


Filharmonia Krakowska

12:00 Thursday, 09.06.2016

Translation workshops

Stefan Hertman\\\'s meeting with workshop participants


Pawilon Czapskiego

13:00 Thursday, 09.06.2016

Critical workshops

Hosts: Jerzy Jarniewicz, Anna Kałuża


Pawilon Wyspiańskiego

Stefan Hertmans
Ashur Etwebi
Michael Ondaatje
Olga Siedakowa

Xavier Farré, A Compass in the ...

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Poem selection and volume concept: Xavier Farré Translation: Marta Pawłowska, Rozalya Sasor, Katarzyna ...

Ruth Padel, The Art of Kintsugi: ...

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Ruth Padel, The Art of Kintsugi: Selected Poems Translation: Joanna Banach, Ewa Chruściel i Miłosz ...

Marie Lundquist, Written on Stones

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Marie Lundquist, Written on Stones Selection and translation: Zbigniew Kruszyński Afterword: Adam ...

Charles Simic, Blues on a Snowy ...

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Charles Simic, Blues on a Snowy Morning Translation: Krystyna Dąbrowska, Magda Heydel, Agata Hołobut, ...


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Stub of a Red Pencil

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Charles Simic