After the Night of the Museums (May 18-19) and the Night of the Galleries (May 23-24), the Night of European Literature is held on May 29-30, with a reading route including 13 cultural institutes and embassies, which invite the literature fans to as many atypical spaces to meet the texts of classical and contemporary European authors.
Excerpts from the books will be read by actors, authors, journalists and other public figures and the up-to-20-minutes’ long readings will take place at the same time, every half-hour between 19.30 and 22.30.
The European Literature Night is a cultural project backed by the European Union National Institutes of Culture (EUNIC). Last year’s edition unfurled in 24 cities from 20 countries.
At this event, the Austrian Cultural Forum, Wallonie-Brussels Delegation, the Czech Institute, the French Institute, the Italian Cultural Institute, Vito Grasso Italian Cultural Institute, the British Council, the Polish Institute, Camoes, Instituto da Cooperacao e da Lingua / the Portuguese Embassy to Romania, Cervantes Institute, Yunus Emre Turkish Cultural Centre, Balassi Institute – the Hungarian Institute in Bucharest, the Romanian Cultural Institute and the Irish Embassy in Bucharest will take part this year. The full program of the European Literature Night can be seen here.