Litteriada (2nd edition of this annual international literary festival)
Litteriada (2nd edition of this annual international literary festival)

From 21st to 24th September 2010, Litteriada (second year of the international literary festival) will take place in Košice. Contemporary Slovak, Lithuanian, Polish, Austrian and German literary scene will be presented on this occasion. Artistic association and publishing house Pectus has prepared in partnership with Conservatory in Košice the presentations of native and foreign authors for the public.

Poster of Litteriada (2nd year)Poster of 2nd year of Litteriada for download (in format A3).

With the patronage of the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic and Košice 2013

Aims of the event:
1. Presentation of Slovak and foreign writers in the Slovak cultural context
2. Acquaintanceship with the character and creative potential of contemporary Slovak and foreign literature through intercultural dialogue
3. Development of mutual relations and contacts with regard to further cooperation in literary culture on an international level

Programme:

Tuesday (21. 9. 2010):
4:30 p.m. – official opening of the Festival
5:00 p.m. – Literary Café with Lithuanian literature
Contemporary Lithuanian literature through the eyes of its authors.
Guests from Lithuania: Birutė Jonuškaitė, Vladas Braziūnas
Presenter: Klára Sadová
Video projection: concert of the group Skyle
Venue: Barracks Culturepark, Kukučínova 2, Košice

Wednesday (22. 9. 2010):
5:00 p.m. – Literary Café with Polish literature
Contemporary Polish literature through the eyes of its authors.
Guests from Poland: Marek Wawrzkiewicz, Elżbieta Musiał, Marta Świderska-Pelinko
Presenter: Klára Sadová
Video projection: concert of Stanisław Soyka
Venue: Barracks Culturepark, Kukučínova 2, Košice

Thursday (23. 9. 2010):
5:00 p.m. – Literary Café with Austrian and German literature
Contemporary Austrian and German literature through the eyes of its authors.
Guests from Austria and Germany: Beppo Beyerl, Martin Becker
Presenter: Ľudovít Petraško
7:00 p.m. – concert Musicus Poesis
Interpreters: students and teachers of Košice Conservatory
Venue: Barracks Culturepark, Kukučínova 2, Košice

Friday (24. 9. 2010):
5:00 p.m. – Literary Café with Slovak literature
Contemporary Slovak literature through the eyes of its authors.
Guests from Slovakia: Ľudovít Petraško, Peter Karpinský
Presenter: Klára Sadová
Venue: Barracks Culturepark, Kukučínova 2, Košice

Concert Musicus Poesis (collage of artistic recitation and classical music)

Antonín Dvořák – Cavatina (for two violins and viola)
Marek Wawrzkiewicz: Those men, Mother, Broad jump, Unworthy erotic
Ignaz Pleyel – Duet for two violins
Marta Świderska-Pelinko: Dream, You fall away, River, Women of the Garden of Eden, Kiwi, Cry
Bohuslav Martinů – Serenade No. 2 – Andante (for two violins and viola)
Elżbieta Musiał: I feed god of the love, Temptation, It, Dialog during the moon, This is my valley, Hygiene
Ignaz Pleyel – Duet for violin and viola
Vladas Braziūnas: Ladybird Tear, Perkun's land, Without wind, Small hours, Come
Antonín Dvořák – Romance for two violins and viola

Performers:
Violin: Henrieta Samselyová, Nikola Malaníková
Viola: Martin Jeriga
Artistic recitation: Ladislava Maníčková, Veronika Polomská, Tomáš Krištof
Musical production: Peter Sklenka
Production: Marta Vilhanová

The events include authors' readings and presentation of books by:
Ľudovít Petraško: Bygone Times
Peter Karpinský: Antisumption

Foreign authors attending presentations of their books in Slovak translation:
Marta Świderska-Pelinko: Taste of Wandering and Eden (Poland)
Litteriada 2010 (poetry and prose of participants of second year of the international literary festival)