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50th International Writers' Meeting Bled 2018

BLED 2018

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

 

 

Tuesday, 17th of April  BLED BEFORE BLED

 

LJUBLJANA

 

11.00               Press conference for Jennifer Clement,

                        Prayers for the Stolen in Slovene translation

                        in the presence of the author and the publisher

 

BLED Hotel Park

 

14.00 – 16.00 Round table – Forum of Slavonic Cultures

 

16.00 – 19.00 Meeting of PEN International Women Writers Committee

 

20.00               Evening of literature by writers from Slavonic states

                        in the presence of Jennifer Clement

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 18th of April

 

                       

BLED Hotel Park

                        Arrival of participants to Bled

                              

 9.30 – 12.30   Meeting of the representatives of three regional networks

                        Balkan, Mediterranean and Alps-Adria

12.30               Opening of the exhibition Wall, Fence, Border (Japan/Slovenia)

13.00               Lunch

15.00 - 18.00  General Assembly of Writers for Peace Committee

 

Festival Hall

19.00 – 22.00: Celebration of the 50th International Writers’ meeting at Bled,

                        concert, reception

           

 

THURSDAY, 19th of April

 

BLED

Hotel Park

 

 9.30 – 12.30   Round table of Slovene PEN: Literature as a right to dream

12.30                Prize-giving for the Faces for Peace essays-writing competition

13.00               Lunch

15.00 – 18.00  Round table of Writers for Peace Committee, PEN International:

                         Wall, Fence, Border

18.00 - 20.00   Literary festival 'Faces of Peace'

                        Participants visit libraries, cultural houses, museums in the vicinity of Bled

20.00               Diner

 

 

FRIDAY, 20th of April

 

BLED

                        Free morning

13.00               Lunch

 

LJUBLJANA

15.00               Departure to Ljubljana

16.00               Visiting the National Gallery in Ljubljana

18.00               Literary evening, concert and a reception at the National Gallery

21.00               Return to Bled

 

 

SATURDAY, 21st of April

                        Departure of the participants

 

OPTIONAL

 

9.00                 Excursion, Piran -

                        a coastal town where International Writers' Meetings began in 1968

                        Return to Bled by 19.00

 

 

Sunday, 22nd of April

 

                        Departure of the participants

 

Official languages: Slovene, French, English