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The Delegation of the European Union to China is delighted to announce The 7th EU-China International Literary Festival will take place in September 2022, featuring a series of online literary discussions and masterclasses.

 

The 7th EU-China International Literary Festival will bring leading writers from all across Europe and China will come together in this annual celebration of literature and ideas to discuss their work, their creative ideas and the world that inspires them.

 

 

Welcoming Remarks

The 7th EU-China International Literary Festival

"Explore·Imagine·Inspire"

Science Fiction, Fantasy and Worlds Beyond

 

September  2022

 
It is with great pleasure that the Delegation of the European Union to China welcomes you to join the 7th EU-China International Literary Festival, featuring a series of literary discussions, presentations and masterclasses in September 2022 with leading literary talent from across Europe and China.
 
For this 7th instalment of the festival we are excited to be diving into the hugely absorbing worlds of science fiction and fantasy.
 
European and Chinese writers will come together to embrace the core theme of: "Explore·Imagine·Inspire – Science Fiction, Fantasy and Worlds Beyond" in the literary landscape, discuss their work, their creative ideas and the world that inspires them.
 
Come join us for this annual celebration of literature and ideas, which keeps the EU-China cultural exchanges thriving, and helps generate sincere mutual understanding.

  

The Delegation of the EU to China

Upcoming Events

EU-China-litfest 01: Writing Lives

Speakers:
David Wagner (Germany), Liu Zhenyun (China)   Thursday, November 12. 7.30pm Beijing Time We proudly launch the 5th EU-China International Literary Festivals with two esteemed writers who have had extremely…

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EU-China-litfest 02: A Sense of Home

Speakers:
Colm Tóibín (Ireland), Bi Feiyu (China)   Saturday, November 14. 12noon Beijing Time Since time immemorial authors have grappled with fluctuating concepts of home – examining what it might truly…

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EU-China-litfest 03: A Frame of Mind: Creating from a Child’s Perspective

Speakers:
Anti Saar (Estonia), Zhen Zhen (China)   Saturday, November 14. 5 pm Beijing Time Seeing the world through the lens of a child is something that children’s authors and illustrators…

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Sample Writings

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