Programme 2013

Msida Bastion Historic Garden, FLORIANA

Bis-sehem ta’ dawn l-awturi li ttraduċew għadd ta’ xogħlijiet: Clare Azzopardi, Priscilla Cassar, Albert Gatt, Claudia Gauci, Simone Inguanez, Nadia Mifsud, u Walid Nabhan

Il-Ħamis 29 ta’ Awwissu | Thursday 29 August

8.00pm

Music and poetry: Jes Psaila (guitar), Michael Galea (drums), Justin Galea (voice, instruments), Tsead Bruinja (Netherlands)
Caldon Mercieca presents Reel Festival short films: A Palestinian Poet in Beirut, by Roxana Vilk
Karl Schembri (Malta/Gaza)
Denisa Mirena Piscu (Romania)

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Music: Jes Psaila, Michael Galea, Justin Galea
Fahredin Shehu (Kosovo)
Karl Schembri interviewed by Albert Gatt about writing poetry, listening to Syrian refugees in Lebanon, and the latest events in Egypt and Palestine
Music and poetry: Jes Psaila, Michael Galea, Justin Galea, Tsead Bruinja

Il-Ġimgħa 30 ta’ Awwissu | Friday 30 August

8.00pm

Music and poetry: Jes Psaila, Michael Galea, Justin Galea, Tsead Bruinja
  Caldon Mercieca presents Reel Festival short films: The Confession by Roxana Vilk
  Mazen Maarouf (Palestine)
  Angela Bonanno (Sicily)

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  Music: Jes Psaila, Michael Galea, Justin Galea,
  Monique Roffey (UK/Trinidad) – reading and interview by journalist David Schembri
  Immanuel Mifsud (Malta)
  Tsead Bruinja (Netherlands), Justin Galea, Jes Psaila, Michael Galea

Is-Sibt, 31 ta’ Awwissu | Saturday 31 August

8.00pm

Music: Joe Debono (piano) and Manuel Pulis (drums)
Caldon Mercieca presents Reel Festival short films: Road to Damascus by Roxana Vilk
Maria Grech Ganado (Malta)
Khaled Khalifa (Syria), readings from In Praise of Hatred

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Music: Joe Debono and Manuel Pulis
Nikola Madzirov (Macedonia) – Reading and interview by Glen Calleja
Grand Finale: All writers on stage for a final reading
Music: Joe Debono and Manuel Pulis

Books by authors who have read at the Festival, festival T-Shirts, food and drinks by ACIS will be on sale during the festival

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