25th poesiefestival berlin


For the 25th time, Haus für Poesie organizes poesiefestival berlin: this year from July 4 to 21 at silent green Kulturquartier in Wedding and at familiar and new locations throughout Berlin.

The festival in 2024 will focus on candid conversations and transdisciplinary practices both: Poets and musicians will read, sing, perform and reflect their practices at the festival in established formats such as Weltklang – Night of Poetry, during poetry talks or via the Berlin Poetry Lecture 2024, as well as in the Poets' Corner series, or new formats such as Vocations – open space.

The festival will open with a speech by poet Marcel Beyer on July 4 in silent green’s Kuppelhalle. Readings by international poets and German-language newcomers will offer an insight into the variety of Berlin's poetry scene. Songwriter Masha Qrella will sing her versions of some of Thomas Brasch's poems.

Read the whole press release here: