Albanian Books at Turin International Book Fair 2016

For the first time, Albania, officially participates in the Turin International Book Fair 2016. The Ministry of Culture of Albania, with the support of the Region of Puglia, the Center of Albanian culture in Italy, the Gramshi Foundation in Puglia and Publishing House “Besa”, takes part officially, with stand and a rich program of meetings.

Albania’s presence in Turin Book Fair, shows the cooperation between Italy and Albania, two countries with close cultural relationship. Turin International Book Fair, helps to introduce the culture and literature across the Adriatic, paying special attention to the young generation of writers.

“Culture as passport” is the motto of Albania establishedTurin International Book Fair , but is a passport identity which enables us to transcend the limits and communicate with other cultures.

 

Turin International Book Fair Programm:

Thursday, May 12, 14:00

Hall Babel – Spazio internazionale

Subject: Presentation of the catalog “Albanianbooks“

Moderated by: Mimoza Hysa, Ervisa Paloka

With the support of the Ministry of Culture of Albania, Albanian Cultural Centre in Turin

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Friday May 13, at 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Stand  region of Puglia – Pavilion 3

Subject: Culture – Passport: cultural cooperation between Albania and Puglia

The Minister of Culture of Albania, Mirela Kumbaro Furxhi

and the director for Culture and Tourism of the Region of Puglia, Loredana Capone

 

With the support of the Ministry of  Culture of Albania and Puglia Region.

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Saturday May 14, at 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Hall Babel – Spazio internazionale

Subject: Beyond the borders of  words and water. To confess the borders, to confess your place and to opposite them with words and images.

With:

Anilda Ibrahimi – writer

Alessandro Leogrand – writer

Roland Sejko – director

With the presence of Minister of Culture of Albania Mirela Kumbaro Furxhi

Journalist and head of the Albanian Cultural Center, Long Benko

Moderated by: Mimoza Hysa

With the support of the Ministry of Culture of Albanian, the Region of Puglia, Gramshi Foundation in Puglia, Albanian Cultural Center in Turin, the Publishing House “Besa”.

 

Sunday 15 may, at 10:30-11:30 a.m

Babel Hall-Librerie Internazionale

Subject:From one place to another, from one language to another: Literature as passport

With:

Carmine Abate, writer

Visar Zhiti, writer

Arben Dedja, writer

Moderated by: Mimoza Hysa

With the support of the Ministry of Culture of Albania, The Region of Puglia, Gramshi Foundation in Puglia, Albanian Culture Center in Turin, Publishing House “Besa”

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Sunday 15 may, 16:30 p.m

Puglia Region Stand-Pavillion 3

Subject: Literature of Albanian Migration in italian language

With:

Natale Parisi, Gramshi Foundation in Puglia

Daniele Comberati, University of  Montpellier

Arben Dedja, writer

Moderated by: Luisa Ruggio, journalist and writer

This meating will precede literature convention of migration, foreseen on june in Puglia, where will participate also Rosella Santoro, director of festival “Il libro possibile” in Polignano a Mare and the students of Kartezian of Triggiano (BA).

With the support of the Ministry of Culture of Albania, The Region of Puglia, Gramshi Foundation in Puglia, Albanian Culture Center in Turin, Publishing House “Besa”