Fiston Mwanza Mujila. Photo: Jürgen Fuchs

poesiefestival berlin 2021: There lies Europe


The 22nd poesiefestival berlin celebrates European poetry in its diversity of forms and languages, and builds poetic bridges across the continent despite the pandemic. The online festival will open with “Weltklang – Night of Poetry”, featuring Marieke Lucas Rijneveld (NL), Valzhyna Mort (USA, Belarus) and Ben Lerner (USA), among others. The Berlin Poetry Lecture will be given by Johannes Jansen. Fiston Mwanza Mujila will present an anthology on the poetry of the Black Diaspora in Europe. Selected productions will be shown as videos at Hanseatenweg. 

Readings, Discussions, Performances

Opening on 11 June 2021, 8 pm: “Weltklang – Night of Poetry”

In German and English

Live streams: 11 - 17 June 2021

Further information