10. March 2022

77. Wicked Tasting!: irena Svetek and Gregor Kotolenko

Wicked Tastings! are back, this time in the Osterberger Wine Cellar of Hotel Mitra. The first wine and literature gathering of the year will take place on Wednesday, 30 March, at 7 pm. We will be hosting  Irena Svetek, author of the crime novel Rdeča kapica, and winemaker Gregor Kotolenko (Statera Wine Estate). The evening will be moderated by poet Kristina Kočan and wine publicist Jože Rozman, also the author of the bestseller Čar vina (Beletrina, 2018).

12. November 2021

Winner of the Best Poem 2021 competition

Voting for The Best Poem 2021 is over. Song by Alja Pušič Leisure Activities received the most of your votes, 368. Sincere congratulations to the poet who receives 3 Beletrina books and the opportunity to be a guest at the upcoming Days of Poetry and Wine festival.

11. November 2021

We are announcing 10 finalists of The Best Poem 2021 Competition

The jury (composed of: Ana Svetel, Aljaž Koprivnikar and Kristina Kočan) selected 10 finalists from more than 350 submitted poems!

We invite you to vote for your favorite poem until Thursday, November 11, 2021, by midnight by liking it in our FB album.

28. October 2021

The Best Poem 2021 Competition

The Days of Poetry and Wine festival is announcing the Best Poem 2021 competition. The online competition, which aims to encourage the use of the Slovenian poetic language, is intended for the general public and is open to everyone, including you! Hurry up, enter your song in the contest by November 4, 2021!

20. September 2021

Open Letter to Europe 2021

The project „Open Letter to Europe“ was funded with the support of the European Union under Programme „Europe for Citizens“.

5. September 2021

Share a Light

Share a Light, a virtual interactive poetry map, is redrawing the geography of human creativity while building a renewed world without borders and limitations. With a desire for a better future, and light as a symbol of hope, in Share a Light poets are building a collective illumination, connecting a community across the globe. Don't be shy, give it a try and lets get something started together:

31. August 2021

European Poetry in the Breeze: Translated by Young Slovenian Poets

On the occasion of the anniversary of the Days of Poetry and Wine festival, many renowned poets were invited to Slovenia, including poets who are also organisers of poetry festivals across Europe. In order to connect them with local poets, while encouraging dialogue between youth and experience, we have launched a translation project, the result of which is an e-book titled Evropska poezija na prepihu (European Poetry in the Breeze).