The second edition of FOLIO – Óbidos International Literature Festival, organised by Óbidos City Hall, celebrates Utopia(s) this year.
Among the invited guests, a special mention to Nobel prize winning author V.S.Naipaul and Salman Rushdie, along with other prestigious Portuguese writers such as Miguel Sousa Tavares and Afonso Cruz or Angolan writer Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida or the Icelandic author Jón Kalman Stefánsson.
FOLIO also includes other challenging chapters, namely:
FOLIA – classes on Utopia and creative shows, specifically produced for the festival.
EDUCA – the festival brings together the most prestigious international professors, librarians and scholars in a seminary that combines education, literature and literacy.
ILUSTRA – a special space dedicated to illustration. Images and words hand in hand.
FOLIO MAIS – several discussions on books at Casa dos Bons Malandros and the opening of other bookshops, among them Labirinto bookshop with, approximately,70.000 books.