Foiano Book Festival, literary event

21.11.2021 16:00 - 00:00

The Foiano Book Festival is back in Foiano della Chiana and will run from November 5th to 21st with a preview on October 29th. The event is a literary kermesse that combines national authors with emerging authors, to which are added performances of concert, theater, cinema. The events are divided by theme, from fiction to non-fiction, from social to art.

To open the weekend “Anteprima Book Festival” which will be held from October 29 to 31 and anticipate the Festival will be the Strega Giovani Prize 2020 Daniele Mencarelli with his latest book “Sempre tornare”.
On Saturday, October 30, Eleonora Sandrelli will present her new book “Il destino di Velia” (Velia’s destiny), later on another book presentation by Penzo – Marcelli and in the evening from 21.00 there will be a theatrical performance “Dante 700. The infernal mess”.
On October 31, during the afternoon, two book presentations: Luigi Falco with “Sembra ieri” and Fabrizio Paladino with “Il tuo sorriso ribelle”.

Beginning of the Festival on Friday, November 5, Luca Mazzi will be the guest speaker with the presentation of the book “Il Vestito del Mason” at 9pm. Saturday 6 there will be Marino Bartoletti with the presentation of the book “La cena degli Dei”, then Elisa Ruotolo with the presentation of “Quel luogo a me proibito”.
Sunday 7, Alberto Rollo with the book “Il miglior tempo” and Monday 8 Andrea Crisanti together with Michele Mezza, RAI journalist will present the book “Caccia al virus”.
On Thursday 11th at 21.00, Edoardo Albinati will present his book “Velo pietoso, una stagione di retorica”, while on Friday 12th at 21.00, Serena Dandini will present “La vasca del Fűhrer”.
On Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th there will be meetings with the author Chiara Moscardelli and the author Luca Bianchini. On Sunday evening instead interview-concert of Onori & Saturnino.
On Friday, November 19 at 21.00, presentation of the book “Lezioni d’amore e di chitarra” by Gianni Micheli, while on Saturday, November 20 at 17.00, Lirio Abbate will present “Faccia da mostro”.
In the evening from 19.00 the journalist Marco Lillo and the director and presenter Pif, will present the book “Io posso, due donne soli contro la mafia”.
Sunday 21 at 16.00 presentation of the book “Eredità Medicea” by Patrizia Debicke Van Der Noot, while at 18.00 Paolo Ciampi, Tito Barbini, Enzo Brogi, Lucia Bigozzi will present “I racconti dell’acqua”.


Most of the events will take place between Sala Carbonaia and Galleria Furio del Furia. For more information about the program visit the Facebook page
Admission to all events is free but reservation is required while places last. For info contact the number +39 348 2817139.
Green pass required.

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