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The poesiefestival berlin is a project of the Literaturwerkstatt Berlin/Haus für Poesie in co-operation with the Academy of Arts and gratefully acknowledges the kind assistance of the Hauptstadtkulturfonds (capital city culture fund).

The video installation Die Winterreise by Kornél Mundruczó is a project by the Opera Ballett Vlandeeren, Antwerp.

Weltklang – Night of Poetry gratefully acknowledges the support of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Norway, the Embassy of Mexico, the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, the Romanian Culture Institute, Edition diá and The Mandala Hotel and is sponsored by the Robert Bosch Foundation.

Poets’ Corner is sponsored by the Robert Bosch Foundation and gratefully acknowledges financial support from Suhrkamp Verlag, the District Office of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf Berlin, Culture Department, the District Office of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, the Pablo Neruda District Central Library, the District Office of Neukölln of Berlin, Culture Department, the Buchhandlung am Mexikoplatz bookshop, Topics Books, Culture Department of Treptow Köpenick, the Arts Office of Spandau of Berlin, the Manière Noire Galerie, the District Office of Marzahn-Hellersdorf, Culture Department and the Pfefferwerk Foundation.

Nigeria: In the heart of the earth is supported by the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Auswärtiges Amt).

The Poetry Talk: Niyi Osundare and Titilope Sonuga is also supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and by the conference interpreting service ECHoO Konferenzdolmetschen.

The Poetry Talk: Souleymane Diamanka is supported by The Mandala Hotel and ECHOO Konferenzdolmetschen.

The Colloquium: Literatures of flight is taking place in co-operation with the Berlin Centre for Literary and Cultural Research and gratefully acknowledges the kind support of the Austrian Culture Forum in Berlin and ECHOO Konferenzdolmetschen.

The Poetry Talk: Luis Felipe Fabre is sponsored by the Embassy of Mexico, The Mandala Hotel and ECHOO Konferenzdolmetschen.

The Poetry Talk: Charles Simic is supported by The Mandala Hotel and ECHOO Konferenzdolmetschen.

An evening with Caroline Bergvall is supported by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Norway.

The Discussion: WRITING AFTER FLIGHT is supported by the Heinrich Böll House.

Versschmuggel reVERSible: Hebrew – German is supported by the Embassy of the State of Israel, the HELICON Poetry Society, Division of Cultural & Scientific Affairs – Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Goethe Institute and the German-Israeli Society.

Lyrik & Blues by Michael Fehr and Manuel Troller receives the kind assistance of Pro Helvetia, Swiss Cultural Foundation.

Poetry and Conflict is taking place in co-operation with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and receives the kind support of ECHOO Konferenzdolmetschen.

Balkan Balcony is supported by the Heinrich Böll Foundation and ECHoO Konferenzdolmetschen.

Versschmuggel / reVERSible: languages of South Asia – German is sponsored by the Goethe Institute Mumbai and by the German UNESCO Commission and gratefully acknowledges the kind support of ECHoO Konferenzdolmetschen.

A Flemish-Dutch evening is sponsored by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Berlin, the Directorate General of the Government of Flanders in Germany, the Dutch Foundation for Literature, the Flemish Literature Fund, Flanders & the Netherlands, Guest of Honour at the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair.

Partners of lyrix – Bundeswettbewerb für Lyrik are Deutschlandfunk, the German Philological Association and the German Museums Association, with the generous assistance of the Federal Ministry for Education and Research. The event is taking place in co-operation with the Literaturwerkstatt Berlin/Haus für Poesie.

e.poesie is sponsored by the Embassy of Mexico and the Danish Arts Council.

Poetic Territory Lithuania and the Poetry Talk receive the kind assistance of the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania, the Lithuanian Culture Ministry and the Lithuanian Cultural Institute.

The poesiefestival berlin – for children, young adults and teachers is kindly assisted by RITTER SPORT, Dr. Quendt GmbH and Bad Liebenwerda Mineralquellen.

The international meeting of festival organisers is organised in collaboration with Literary Across Europe and Literary Europe Live and is supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union and ECHoO Konferenzdolmetschen.

The Poetry Market is supported by Pro Helvetia, Swiss Cultural Foundation.