Poetry International Poetry International
Poetry International Festival 2023
Poetry International Festival Rotterdam 2023

Save the date

9 - 11 June 2023 / LantarenVenster & Verhalenhuis Belvédère

SAVE THE DATE - From Friday 9 to Sunday 11 June 2023 the 53rd Poetry International will be throwing its festival's doors wide open to celebrate poetry, with eye-catching poets from all over the world and accessible events bursting with linguistic delights. Discover a world full of poetry that experiments, confronts and inspires, with readings, special thematic events, talkshows, films, workshops, poetry tours and afterparties. There will be poetry everywhere, live from the hearts of the festival at LantarenVenster and Verhalenhuis Belvédère. 

Poetry International Festival is

3 days inspiring Poetry, from all over the world, featuring the best poets, hear their poems, feel the party!

Poetry readings, long and short

Poetry readings, long and short

New poems, new voices

New poems, new voices

Cinema Poesía - feature film program

Cinema Poesía - feature film program

Let's talk about poetry

Let's talk about poetry

Poetry walks

Poetry walks

Meet & great with a poet

Meet & great with a poet

Music in poetry

Music in poetry

Shows & performances

Shows & performances

Poetry Night

Poetry Night

Workshops translation and writing

Workshops translation and writing

Award ceremony C. Buddingh'-Prize 2023

Award ceremony C. Buddingh'-Prize 2023

Finale Spraakzaam Rotterdam

Finale Spraakzaam Rotterdam

Special projects

Special projects

Poetry bookstore

Poetry bookstore

Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Dinner & drinks

Dinner & drinks

Program & tickets

Program & tickets

Plans are already in development for 2023. Please check back on this page in March for more details about the program, ticket sale and how to put yourself forward for participation. 
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Venue LantarenVenster
Sponsors
Gemeente Rotterdam
Nederlands Letterenfonds
Stichting Van Beuningen Peterich-fonds
Ludo Pieters Gastschrijver Fonds
Hendrik Muller fonds
Lira fonds
J.E. Jurriaanse
Literature Translation Institute of Korea
Partners
LantarenVenster – Verhalenhuis Belvédère