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THE FESTIVAL, DAY SEVEN

Saturday 07 October 2023 START: 18:00 CANETTI HOUSE Zdravka Evtimova and Kristin Dimitrova set the beginning from their position as authors, but also as translators. At the very beginning of the festival we talked about Bulgarian literature in foreign languages, today this conversation continues along the lines of "Is Bulgarian literature global?". How a quality More...

October 7th, 2023|

THE FESTIVAL, DAY SIX

October 6th, Friday Start: 18:00  Canetti House  On the sixth day, the festival begins with the opening of the "Natural Space" exhibition. Nature as a place of yearning for a biblically pristine, paradisiacal state and at the same time a place of danger and extreme challenges is her focus. The exhibition is a continuation of More...

October 6th, 2023|

Interview with Nikolai Terzijski

Nikolai Terzijski is one of the nominees for the "Elias Canetti" National Award this year. "Guilty" for this is his novel "Stars under the Eyelids". The meeting with him will take place on October 6th at 20.00 in Canetti House. Read the interview with Nikolai about the theme of the festival, writing and publishing in More...

October 5th, 2023|

THE FESTIVAL, DAY FIVE

5th October, Thursday Start: 18.00 at Canetti House The evening begins with an exhibition of Polish posters, continues with the book "The East" by Andrzej Stasiuk and ends with the novel "The Butterfly Hunter" and its author Kostadin Kostadinov - one of this year's nominees for the Elias Canetti National Prize. The exhibition gathers posters More...

October 5th, 2023|

ТHE FESTIVAL, DAY FOUR

WEDNESDAY 18.00, CANETTI HOUSE The evening will begin with "Thomas Mann's Coat". If Goethe shows the relationship between the scientist eager for a great political career and the devil, and Mann the price of genius of a great composer, then from this book we can understand that the price of a tailored coat can also More...

October 4th, 2023|

THE FESTIVAL, DAY THREE

18.00, Sava Ognqanov Theatre foyer 19.00, Austrian Library On the third day of the International Literary Festival of Ruse we celebrate the national holiday of Germany with the exhibition Reading through Socialism: the GDR and the NRB. It will be opened at 18.00 in the foyer of the Sava Ognqanov State Theatre and, like every More...

October 3rd, 2023|

Interview with Irina Papancheva

Irina Papancheva, a Bulgarian writer living in Brussels, writes equally well in her native language and in English. On Wednesday, October 3, she will present her novel "Brussels Naked" at the Austrian Library. Expect a portrait of the European capital - one you won't see in the news. SURVEY QUESTIONS TO PARTICIPANTS What do you More...

October 2nd, 2023|

THE FESTIVAL, DAY TWO

2nd OCTOBER 18.00 Canetti House At the centre of the evening is a German-Bulgarian project premiering in Ruse. Its driving force is Ottjoerg A. C. - a philosopher, journalist and artist with a wide range who uses the possibilities of spaces, objects and media to tell his stories. This will also happen tonight at the More...

October 2nd, 2023|

INTERNATIONAL LITERARY FESTIVAL – RUSE`2023 16th edition THE SLEEP OF REASON: DAY ONE

OPENING: 1st October, 18.00, Canetti House Blvd. "Slavyanski" 12 DAY ONE How famous can a Bulgarian writer be? This topic of conversation marks the beginning of the 16th edition of the festival. The occasion is the literary monograph "The Hanging Fields of Bulgarian Literature" by Boris Minkov, who will challenge the audience to participate in More...

September 29th, 2023|

Literature Night 2023 announcement

In 2023 we will celebrate the 12th edition of the "Night of Literature" in Bulgaria. Expect again many interesting excerpts from European books published in the original form after 2000. The Night of Literature will unfold in 2023 in Sofia, Blagoevgrad, Burgas, Varna, Veliko Tarnovo, Dobrich, Kyustendil, Lovech, Montana, Pernik, Plovdiv, Ruse, Silistra, Smolyan, Stara More...

September 21st, 2023|