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Taobuk Festival – Taormina

17-21 June 2021. The festival dedicated to literature, cinema, music, theatre, arts, food and wine

Taobuk - Taormina Book Festival - Sicily Italy
17 Jun 2021 - 21 Jun 2021 Sicily -Taormina (ME)  Culture-History | Festival

Taobuk - Taormina Book Festival - Sicily Italy

Taobuk, the Taormina Book Festival, this year in its 11th edition, takes place in Taormina from  June 17th to June 21st 2021.

This year, Taobuk Award 2021 will be given to Israeli writer David Grossman for his political and civil commitment to peace.

Taobuk deals with books and so the dialogue between literature, cinema, music, theatre, visual arts, the great journalism and food and wine. Many writers, journalists, philosophers, artists, representatives of the civil and politic society, both Italians and from other countries, who every year become the main characters and hosts of meetings, roundtables, music and shows moments, readings, photo exhibitions, taste workshops, touristic itineraries, movie projections, writing courses.

The expected guests arrive from different cultural areas, of the gastronomy, literature and show business.

In the previous editions, Taobuk registered more than 130.000 participants, organized more than 400 events in more than 30 places of the city (such as Teatro Antico, Piazza IX Aprile, Palazzo Corvaja, Palazzo dei Duchi di Santo Stefano, Casa Cuseni, the Colonna park, and big hotels). It has welcomed 600 guests and involved 580 classes and 80 schools, for a total of about 8.000 students.

Taobuk is created and directed by Antonella Ferrara.


(photos: event’s official website)

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