Book your seats for the private readings

A private reading is a very special experience – talks with authors in a broad circle of listeners and poetry readings in different hidden locations of Ptuj in the company of the local host. You will be accompanied to less well known, but particularly beautiful corners of Ptuj from the festival info point on Vrazov trg (Dom KULTure). As the number of seats is limited to 12-25 (differing from one location to another), please book yours at or

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Japanese-Slovenian translation workshop

Between 19 August and 26 August, Ptuj will host renowned Japanese poets Misumi Mizuki, Kiwao Nomura, Kenji Fukuma, Ryochi Wago and Keijiro Suga, who will attend a three-day translation workshop with Slovenian poets Katja Perat, Milan Deklevaand Aleš Šteger. With the help of translators, who will resolve the hardest of linguistic riddles, the poets will translate both each other's poetry and the selection of Japanese and Slovenian (contemporary) poetry classics.  The Japanese poets will stay in Ptuj even after the translation workshop – they will read their poetry on great evening readings of the Days of Poetry and Wine festival.

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