Il Libro Possibile returns to Polignano a Mare
The biggest literary festival of Puglia returns from 3rd to 6th July 2019 with many news, celebrating 18 years since its founding. Literary meetings, book presentations and more will fill the streets of the historic centre of Polignano a Mare. This year also many important writers, opinion makers and journalists among the guests of the event sponsored by Pirelli.
Il Libro Possibile , the biggest festival of Puglia returns to Polignano a Mare.
Il Libro Possibile returned to Polignano a Mare, from 3rd to 6th July, with an extended and varied program. There is so much waiting for one of the most popular literary festivals that every year attracts a great number of lovers of books and culture. The streets of the historic center of Polignano are animated and fill with people, ready to share the passion and the curiosity to the world of publishing, with a particular eye to the latest news, and ready to attend meetings with important personalities of the field such as writers, journalists and opinion-makers.
Il Libro Possibile turns 18 years old.
This year Il Libro Possibile reaches an important milestone, that is the eighteenth year since its founding. It was in 2001 when four boys from the newly born Artes Cultural Association decided to give life to a very ambitious project: to bring the pleasure of reading in the streets, with the intent to share it with people. The boys used to make the reading available to everyone, moving the event to Castellana Grotte. Despite the initial difficulties, the festival arrives in Polignano a Mare between a lot of distrust and lack of interest on the part of the public, but it does not discourage the organizers who continue to propose the initiative without stopping. Their commitment and perseverance is rewarded and the Festival Il Libro Possibile become one of the most famous events of the Italian background.
Il Libro Possibile , four evenings full of culture and sharing.
Il Libro Possibile in Polignano a Mare manages to attract hundreds of visitors every year and also for the new edition there is a large turnout. The event, directed by Rosella Santoro, is divided into four evenings in which, at the same time, in the most evocative points of the Polignanese historical center there are meetings with intellectuals, personalities of the world of entertainment and politicians who have the opportunity to communicate with their audience. Debates discussing the latest editorial news, current cultural trends, the most discussed topics and how the editorial field is evolving.
Il Libro Possibile dedicated to the "step of mankind".
Like every edition, the Festival Il Libro Possibile is dedicated to a specific theme. This time, it is the "step of humanity" to be the basis of the festival, thought as a tribute to that step that 50 years ago changed the history of mankind: the landing on the moon. An historical event that showed that the impossible can become possible, useful to confront on important social issues.
During the whole of the initiative, for the second consecutive year sponsored by Pirelli, a great contribution is given by the many volunteers who put their work at the disposal of the event, contributing greatly to the success of it that becomes, therefore, an important moment of aggregation and exchange of ideas. The festival is open to everyone, everyone can participate and take part in it.
Il Libro Possibile hosts many distinguished national and international personalities.
Many Italian and international guests will populate Il Libro Possibile. On July 3rd Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli will open the eighteenth edition, which the Pulitzer prize Richard Powers will add, while Richard Mason, English writer who has conquered bookstores and readers with his Latest novel, will close the event on July 6th. Among the others: Jonathan Lethem, Bjorn Larsson, Maurizio De Giovanni, Gianrico Carofiglio, Ivan Cotroneo, Michele Ainis, Carlo Freccero. Space also to Current Events, Politics and Information, with the President of the Chamber Roberto Fico, Nino Di Matteo, Gian Carlo Caselli, Marco Travaglio, and Economy with Carlo Cottarelli, the minister Pier Carlo Padoan and Maurizio Landini.
Finally, there are also exponents of the Business and Industrial World such as Oscar Farinetti, Brunello Cuccinelli and Marco Tronchetti Provera, executive vice president of the Pirelli group.
Il Libro Possibile in Polignano a Mare, an event not to be missed.
In the last edition Il Libro Possibile attracted an audience of over 90 thousand people to Polignano a Mare. Also this year many visitors are awaited, considering the prestige of the guests and the level of quality of the planned events. An appointment absolutely not to be missed and to live immersed in the magical atmosphere of Polignano a Mare that in summer becomes even more evocative and welcoming. Visit Il Libro Possibile staying in Dimora Pascali, a few steps from the historical center, the ideal location to breathe and live the true culture. Choose and book your room now!