The organizers announced the theme and date of the IX international festival “Book Arsenal”.
Intellectual event of Ukraine, where the book develop and interact, literary, artistic scenes, embodied overall quality, relevant and innovative projects will be held in Mystetskyi Arsenal from 22 to 26 may 2019.
The focus of the festival is the theme of coexistence, coexistence based on the values and arrangements. As in the wider context of our close and distant neighbors, political and cultural problems of (good) neighbourhood, partnership and cooperation in the international dimension. And in a more narrow context, the cohabitation of people within the same country or territory of one settlement or even at home.
The theme, tentatively titled “Neighbors” draws attention to their own and others country, the different experiences of the neighborhood throughout history.
Recall the “Book Arsenal” was first held in 2011 and within 8 years reached the level of one of the most visited and popular project of Mystetskyi Arsenal.
This year the festival, which was held from 30 may to 3 June, was attended by over 50 thousand people. The event, the theme of which was “Project future”, was attended by a record number of foreign guests 106 participants from 31 countries. During the event took place 452 of the event.