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FILIT is starting. Here is today’s programme

2017-10-05T10:39:49+00:00

Writers, journalists, translators and publishers have already arrived in Iași and are ready for the first day of the International Literature and Translation Festival Iași (FILIT). Hundreds of events for literature aficionados will take place until Sunday, 8th of October.  Here is Wednesday's schedule of events:  9.00-21.00, The Community Centre of Unions “The Fantasy House” Marathon

FILIT book scavenger hunt in Iași

2017-10-09T09:15:49+00:00

The International Festival of Literature and Translation - Iasi – FILIT and the local community of bloggers Social Media Iași organize a chasing of books in Iași municipality in order to prepare for the fifth edition of the festival. Andreea Ignat, the coordinator of the local community of bloggers Social Media Iași presents the initiative

Translators from ten countries join together at FILIT workshops

2017-10-09T09:15:59+00:00

In the period between 1st and 10 September 2017, will take place in Iasi the third edition of the programme “FILIT WORKSHOPS for Translators”.  Developed by “The National Museum of the Romanian Literature” Iași and supported by Ipotești Memorial – ``Mihai Eminescu`` National Center for Studies, the project facilitates a meeting framework and professional communication

FILIT 2017, under the High Patronage of the Representation of the European Commission in Romania

2017-09-06T15:42:37+00:00

The fifth edition of the Iaşi International Festival of Literature and Translation (FILIT) will take place under the High Patronage of the Representation of the European Commission in Romania.               This is the third collaboration, after the 2014 and 2016 editions, when joint professional literary events have been organised in view of promoting cultural diversity.

Dozens of Romanian writers at FILIT 2017

2017-08-30T08:34:12+00:00

The Iași International Festival of Literature and Translation (FILIT) announces the names of Romanian authors joining our literary celebration between the 4th and 8th of October 2017, in Iași. At the FILIT House, the audience will meet writers Dan Alexe, Simona Antonescu, Ioana Bradea, Ruxandra Cesereanu, Andrei Crăciun, Codrin Liviu Cuțitaru, Tudor Ganea, Adrian Georgescu,

Creator of well-known character Dexter joining FILIT 2017

2017-08-06T09:44:55+00:00

Following the announcement of two Nobel Prize laureates attending the Iași International Festival of Literature and Translation (FILIT), we are thrilled to announce new names that will be joining the festival’s fifth edition, between the 4th and the 8th of October 2017.  Among these renowned guests is Jeff Lindsay (USA), the author of the novel

Two Nobel Prize laureates for Literature attending FILIT 2017

2017-08-25T17:43:08+00:00

The Iași International Festival of Literature and Translation (FILIT), taking place this year between the 4th and 8th of October, is announcing its fifth edition’s first guests: Svetlana Aleksievici, Nobel Prize laureate for literature in 2015, and Gao Xingjian, Nobel Prize laureate for literature in 2000. FILIT’s fifth edition brings forth many other new elements

Mircea Cărtărescu, the wizard writer with a blinding smile

2017-06-06T11:23:48+00:00

Photo credit: Cristian Gafițescu Mircea Cărtărescu was, for almost two hours, David Blaine. Like a skilled magician, he managed to turn a sluggish audience consisting of high-school students into a room full of hypnotised people who couldn't get enough of his words. He made them go through all the trials that the souls