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Mantua Festivaletteratura 2018


Mantua Festivaletteratura 2018

From today until September 9th 2018 Mantova returns to dress in blue for Festivaletteratura: five days of meetings with authors, workshops, lessons in the square, concerts and shows.

Special attention is paid to children and adolescents: numerous meetings, shows and workshops are designed for children or adults and children together.
All in Mantua, a pearl of the Renaissance recognized by UNESCO world heritage of humanity, where the gathering dimension of the city brings authors and readers closer, allowing everyone to easily move from one appointment to another on foot.

Among the more than 300 guest authors of this twenty-second edition: Pepe Mujica, Jhumpa Lahiri, Yanis Varoufakis, Luigi Lo Cascio, Paolo Giordano, Colapesce, Raina Telgemeier, Michela Murgia, Bruno Bozzetto, Maurizio Maggiani, Yan Lianke, Robert Darnton, Zerocalcare, Simonetta Lamb Hornby, Ascanio Celestini, Elif Batuman, Evgeny Morozov and David Sedaris. Fiction, poetry, but also music, science, history, economics, rights, technology, art, design and graphic novel, without forgetting a dense program of meetings and workshops for children.

They can be purchased online, or at the LOGGIA DEL GRANO DELLA CAMERA DI COMMERCIO – VIA SPAGNOLI
from Wednesday 5 to Saturday 8 September: FROM 9 TO 8 PM WITH A CONTINUED TIME
Sunday 9 September: FROM 9 TO 17.00 WITH CONTINUED TIME

To download the complete program of the Festival you can go to the following page:

On the same page you can also download the map of all the places where the events will take place.

How to reach Mantua from Desenzano del Garda

CAR: Take the A4 motorway from Desenzano or Sirmione, towards Verona. Before Verona, take the A22 MODENA-BRENNERO MOTORWAY
MANTOVA SUD exit – Bagnolo San Vito, 10 km from the city
MANTOVA NORD exit – San Giorgio di Mantova, 5 km from the city

TRAIN: For Mantova there are Railway connections from Verona. Consequently, from Desenzano, take trains from Desenzano to Verona and check the connection with the departures to Mantova

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