Project “Literary Renaissance in Plovdiv” of “Pen and Quill” – Plovdiv
On November 29th, 2017 (Wednesday) at 10:30 am in the Conference Hall of Ivan Vazov Regional Public Library, Plovdiv a press conference took place dedicated to the project “Literary Renaissance in Plovdiv” - part of the Program of Plovdiv European Capital of Culture 2019.
The main task of “Literary Renaissance in Plovdiv” is the development of the audiences of the “Ivan Vazov” and the network of Chitalishte (local cultural centers) in the city, as cultural institutes, through different form and content work in Bulgaria, Macedonia, Germany and Italy. There are a number of events and activities such as research, exhibitions, meetings with authors and publishers, etc. Special emphasis are the Italian and German language translation contests, the European Capitals of Culture virtual educational competiotion and the Month of Literature in 2019. At the press conference will be presented the program intentions in detail, the essence of the main events, the target groups, the expected results in Bulgaria and abroad and the partners – Reginal Public Library “Ivan Vazov”, Chitalishte (Community Center) “Aleko Konstantinov” – 1954, National and University Library “St. Kliment Ohridski “- Skopje, Republic of Macedonia and Goethe-Institut – Bulgaria.