This year the IV Book Space Festival will take place from September 3rd till 5th. We really hope that all events will be held offline at your favorite Festyval Pier.
Last year we had to change the format of the festival, we canceled most events and held the festival online. This year we decided to take a risk and plan an offline event!
Of course, we do not rule out the possibility of holding the festival in hybrid or even online formats, because we are not insured against any developments. In any case, it is very important that the festival happens.
The pandemic also influenced the choice of focus topic. It will be "New Intimacy", which arises amid the mass isolation, closed borders, losses and alarming uncertainty.
The new reality that befell humanity more than a year ago has penetrated almost all aspects of our existence. We think differently, feel differently, work and rest differently. We do not make far-reaching plans, we even dream more cautiously.
At the same time, these tests have formed new forms of human intimacy, which we read in the eyes of passers-by over protective masks. In the sighs of neighbors in hospital beds, in the windows of Zoom work meetings or in author's signatures on books brought from the post office. It is this new form of intimacy that borders on affection that we will talk about this year.
The program of events will be published later. We will also present the team that is organizing the festival this year.