versfest berlin

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The versfest berlin is a 2017 literary festival for remarkable contemporary poetry by poets from all over the world, which is aimed primarily at children and young people. The festival opened with a speech by Jacqueline Woodson on the status quo of poetry for young readers. The program included 25 events. The festival center was the Litaturforum im Brecht-Haus. Participants in workshops lasting several days were able to work with the poetic contributions of the festival guests by means of text, illustration, acting and dance. In addition, a poetry manifesto of the festival guests was published, the authors presented their poems written exclusively for the festival on the topic of "Imagine", curated an exhibition of extraordinary poetic books and a master class on poetry was held.

Program booklet

Festival videos