Everyone interested in Plovdiv's literary past and present will have an opportunity to learn about the city's spiritual history by visiting places and monuments dedicated to notable people and events in the city's literary life. This is a somewhat nontraditional way of entering the literary spaces and will be implemented through original tours across the city along several literary routes.

Led by knowledgeable tourist guides, the participants will be meeting with specialists, writers, actors and artists. The tours will be summarised in a brief, written guide. The concept and literary texts for the talks will be prepared by Dr Vladimir Yanev, a teacher at the Paisii Hilendarski University of Plovdiv who studies Bulgarian literary heritage.

Programme for May 2019:

17.05. from 17:00 – meeting point – „Ivan Vazov“ library – route ІV
18.05. from 11:00 – meeting point – Seventh hill – route І
19.05. from 11:00 – meeting point – Tsanko Lavrenov monument – route ІІ

More detailed information about the routes here and on the facebook page of "Literary Tours in Plovdiv".

Plovdiv authors will participate in the routes. Ivan Strandzhev, Yordan Velchev, Anton Baev, Matthew Mateev, Stanko Stoyanov, Nedyalko Slavov, Petar Anastasov, Alexander Sekulov, George Trak, Ivan Valev and others are invited.

The project is a production of the Lettera Publishers – Nadya Furnadzhieva.



General partners

EU Japan Fest

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