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Preparations for the Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival in Full Swing

Preparations for the Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival in Full Swing

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The 17th edition of Inizjamed’s Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival will take place over two evenings at Fort St. Elmo in Valletta. Each night, four authors will be reading their work and the pieces that were worked on during the workshops.  

Music from the visiting bands and the in-house musicians will be played in conjunction with the literature. In addition to selling books, including those written by the invited writers, Healthylicious by Stef and Kixott will serve food and beverages.

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This year, there will be a special treat: following the encore on Samedi, DJ Bob of Spots & Stripes fame will take to the turntables and keep the guests dancing at Fort St. Elmo well into the night.

The Festival is supported by Arts Council Malta. The Festival is also collaborating with Creative Europe Desk – Malta, the National Book Council, Heritage Malta and Literature Across Frontiers. The Festival has been given an international accreditation by the EFFE Europe for Festival, Festival for Europe trademark.

The Programme is scheduled to be as follows;

Vendredi, 26 Août:

Claudio Pozzani (poetry);

Antoinette Borg (prose);

Aleks Farrugia (prose);

Bella Cox (poetry).

Samedi, 27 Août:

Julia Musakovska (poetry);

Adrian Grima (poetry);

Lamis Saidi (poetry);

Jacobo Bergareche (prose);

ENCORE

Party by DJ Bob.

Tickets for the events can be purchased on showshappening.com

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