The 48th Poetry International Festival kicks off on Tuesday May 30, with an opening program in the Rotterdamse Schouwburg. From Wednesday May 31 up until Sunday June 4 the festival continues in Ro Theater in William Boothlaan and at several other locations in the Witte de With Quarter.
For the forty-eighth time Poetry International brings together the best poets from all corners of the world. In addition to poetry readings in a variety of languages the festival offers films, music, interviews, lectures, meetings focusing on specific topics, and master classes. A carnival of desire, critique, adventure and consolation, propelled by the art of language. Everybody is invited to the annual celebration of poetry.
Festival poster: design by Receptor, photography by Kennedy Garreth.