PROGRAM.png
Date19.png

START TIME: 12PM EST - 6PM GTM+2

12:00pm

> Festival Opening: Mary Ann Newman, Laia Cabrera and Isabelle Duverger

MEDITERRANEAN DIET

> Aperitif: HOW TO MARKET with chef and food stylist Amanda Laporte (La Boqueria)

> Entrees: “Hidden Kitchens”, a trip to La Boqueria and 40 BCN Markets with authors Xavier Febrés and Àngela Vinent

> Curators Rosi Song and Mary Ann Newman talk about La Boqueria and read from “Hidden Kitchens”

> Dessert: "There’s nothing i like as much", a poem by Vicent Andrés Estellés read by theatre director and playwright Carlota Subirós

12:30pm

> MUSIC: "Merely To Know" by Nana Simopoulos at Megaro Athens

> Juli Zeh's '"New Year" with translator Alta L. Price

> "Late to the House of Words: Selected Poems" with author Gemma Gorga and translator Sharon Dolin

> Translator Chip Rossetti reading “The Night Girl” by Diaa Jubaili

1:00pm

> Amina Cain and translator Julia Sanches discuss "Permafrost" by Eva Baltasar

1:30pm

> MUSIC: "Diya Hai" by Arooj Aftab featuring Badi Assad

> Marie Silkeberg's "Bárðarbunga" with translator Kelsi Vanada

> Work-in-Progress Reading, "Tales of Aunt Medina" by Akram Aylisli with translator Katherine E. Young

2:00pm

> "Back from the Cannery: Poems" with author Kirmen Uribe, translator Elizabeth Macklin and Esther L. Allen 

2:30pm

> An Excerpt from "Lusitania" by Dejan Atanacković with translator Rachael Daum

> "The Real Story Behind Beethoven Kreutzer Sonata" by Emmanuel Dongala with translator Marjolijn de Jager

3:00pm

> "Hungry Ghosts / Avadanasataka" with translator Andy Rotman and curator William Elison

3:30pm

> MUSIC: "Contraluz" by Jacinta

> "I Offer my Heart as a Target" with author Johanny Vazquez Paz and translator Lawrence Schimel

 

4:00pm

> The Dragon and Vlad Dracula: "Die nicht sterben/Those Who Never Die” with author Dana Grigorcea and translator Alta L. Price

4:30 pm

> Leonardo Balada, Transatlantic and Surreal with author Ivan Ivanov and translator Peter Bush

Date20.png

START TIME: 12PM EST - 6PM GTM+2

INCLUDING A SPECIAL PROGRAM WITH FUM D'ESTAMPA PUBLISHING

12:00pm

MEDITERRANEAN DIET

> Introduction by Mary Ann Newman & Rosi Song

> Aperitif: HOW TO OLIVE OIL with chef Ferran Adriá (El Bulli Foundation)

> Entree: "Nourishing the Nation", a conversation with author Venetia Johannes and curator Rosi Song on Nourishing the Nation, Food as National Identity in Catalonia

> Dessert: "L'Olivera i l'Ase/The Donkey and the Olive Tree", a poem by Josep Carner, read by Carlota Subirós

12:30pm

> MUSIC: Morenica - Eleni Arapoglou & Andreas Arnold

> Introducing publisher Fum D'Estampa Press with Douglas Suttle

> The Silent Letter with author Jaume Subirana and translator Christopher Whyte

1:00pm

> Forgodandthee: Language Lost, Faith Found with author Esther Maria Magnis and translator Alta L. Price on "With or Without Me"

> "Anchises" from Feliz Idade by Olga Novo, read by translator Keith Payne

> "Small Bibles for Bad Times": A Reading of Poems by Liliane Atlan with translator Marguerite Feitlowitz

1:30pm

> Introducing publisher Fum D'Estampa Press with Douglas Suttle

> "The Others" A conversation with author Raül Garrigasait, translator Tiago Miller moderated by Alice Banks

2:00pm

> MUSIC: "Diya Hai" by Arooj Aftab featuring Badi Assad

> “Queen of the Jews / Царица иудейская”, reading by author NL Herzenberg

> "An Intersectional Conservationist at Heart", reading with author Jordi Nopca and translator Mara Faye Lethem

2:30pm

> Mediterranean Diet: HOW TO GREENS, with chefs Fina Puigdevall & Martina Puigvert (Les Cols restaurant)

> Introducing publisher Fum D'Estampa Press with Douglas Suttle

> Introduction to Joan Maragall by translator Ronald Puppo

3:00pm

> "Violante" with author Nika Pfeifer, translator Barbara Kost, moderated by Alta L. Price - Co-production Austrian Cultural Forum New York

 

3:30pm

> "Carousel" by Berta Dávila with translator Jacob Rogers

> "What Is a Caruso and What Does It Have to Do With Opera?" with author Jaume Biarnés and translator Mary Ann Newman

 

4:00pm

> "The Prodigal Child" by Irène Némirovsky, with translator Sandra Smith and curator Tess Lewis

 

4:30 pm

> Publishers' Roundtable with publishers Laura Huerga, Naveen Kishore, Chad Post and Nancy Naomi Carlson

Date21.png

START TIME: 12PM EST - 6PM GTM+2

INCLUDING SPECIAL PROGRAMS: ON KOREAN LITERATURE AND OPEN LETTER BOOKS

12:00pm

MEDITERRANEAN DIET

> Aperitif: HOW TO LEGUME with Chef Marc Puig-Pey (Alicia Foundation)

> Entree: "The Sultan’s Feast", a conversation with translator Daniel Newman and curator Rosi Song

> Dessert: "Desolació / Desolation", a poem by Joan Alcover read by Carlota Subirós

 

1:00pm

> KOREA - Preview of Love in the Big City with author Sang Young Park and translator Anton Hur

> KOREA / OPEN LETTER BOOKS - Bluebeard’s First Wife with author Ha Seong-nan and translator Janet Hong

 

1:30pm

> KOREA - Letters Across Spacetime with author Kim Bo-Young and translators Sophie Bowman and Sung Ryu

 

2:00pm

> KOREA / OPEN LETTER BOOKS - Bilingual reading of Catcalling with author Lee Soho and translator Soje

 

2:30pm

> OPEN LETTER BOOKS - Garden by the Sea by Mercè Rodoreda with translator Martha Tennent

> OPEN LETTER BOOKS - Adventures and Misadventures with author Max Besora and translator Mara Faye Lethem

3:00pm

> Approaches to Ancient and Modern Chinese Poetry with translators Kevin Wang and Ye Odelia Lu

 

3:30pm 

> Heart Mountain Bungei with translators Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda and Kenji Liu, and Cally Steussy

 

4:00pm

> New Translations From Asia in The Massachusetts Review with translators Mirgul Kali, Mohammad Shafiqul Islam, Bernard Capinin and Chamini Kulathunga

 

4:30 pm

> Poems by Josep Carner set to music by Albert García Demestres (with singer David Alegret and pianist Rubén Fernández Aguirre)

Date22.png

START TIME: 12PM EST - 6PM GTM+2

INCLUDING SPECIAL PROGRAMS
> ARCHIPELAGO PUBLISHING
> BRAZILIAN LITERATURE 

12:00pm 

MEDITERRANEAN DIET

> Aperitifs: HOW TO GREENS with Chefs Fina Puigdevall and Martina Puigvert (Les Cols restaurant)

HOW TO SEAFOOD with Chefs Mateu Casanyes from Disfrutar/Compartir (L’Empordà)

> Main Course: "Ricette e Precetti" with author Miriam Camerini, translator Alta Price and curator Rosi Song

> Dessert: "Foc de Pales / The Full Moon", a poem by Maria-Mercè Marçal, read by Isaias Fanlo

> SNEAK PREVIEW!! ”Inseparable” by Simone de Beauvoir with translator Sandra Smith

1:00pm

> Introducing Archipelago Books by Jill Schoolman

> "Animals" by Hebe Uhart with translator Robert Croll and Julia Kornberg                           

 

1:30pm

> Introducing Archipelago Books by Emma Raddatz

> "An Acrobat of the Mind and Heart" with Nabaneeta Dev Sen and Tess Lewis

2:00pm                           

> MUSIC: Nana Simopoulos - "Merely To Know" at Megaro Athens

BRAZIL SPECIAL

> "Faraway" by Lo Yi-Chin with translator Jeremy Tiang

2:30pm

> "The Blind One & The Mad One" with author and playwright Claudia Barral, director Almiro Andrade, actors Camila França & Trine Garrett, and videographer and reporter Silvino

> "Springtime in the Bones" with author Állex Leilla and translator Amanda Sarasien

 

3:00pm

> "Translating a Scathing Brazilian Master" with translator Flora Thomson-DeVeaux and Pedro Meira Monteiro

 

3:30pm

> "Who Was I? Memory and Masculinity in two first-person narratives of the sertão" with translators Elizabeth Lowe and Padma Viswanathan

 

4:00pm

> LGBTQI+ & Afro/Indigenous Brazilian Literature with authors Bixarte, Auritha Tabajara, Leo Castilho, Elton Uliana, Júlio Ludemir

Date23.png

START TIME: 12PM EST - 6PM GTM+2

12:00pm 

MEDITERRANEAN DIET

> Aperitif: HOW TO DESSERT with Christian Escribà from Escribà pastry (Barcelona)

> Entree: "Salt Water" by Josep Pla with translator Peter Bush, Margarida Casacuberta and curator Rosi Song

> Dessert: "Vida Privada / Private Life",  a poem by Josep Maria de Sagarra, read by Isaias Fanlo

> Women in Catalan literature: with Mara Faye Lethem (translator of “Learning to talk to plants” by Marta Orriols), Laura McGloughlin (translator of “Stone in a Landslide” by Maria Barbal), and Eliza Kalfa (linguist and translator) - Omnium Cultural

> "Paranys / Snares" by Pere Gimferrer, with translator Adrian Nathan West

> MUSIC: "Contraluz" by Jacinta

 

1:00pm

> "The Tale of the Pig Slaughter" with author Martí Sales

> Translating Contemporary Spain: Pitfalls for Academics and Journalists with author of "Exhuming Franco: Spain’s Second Transition" Sebastiaan Faber, Magda Bandera and Ignasi Gozalo-Salelleas

1:30pm

> Epigrama del bell temps poems by Josep Carner set to music by Albert García Demestres (with singer David Alegret and pianist Rubén Fernández Aguirre)

> "What Is a Caruso and What Does It Have to Do With Opera?" with author Jaume Biarnés and translator Mary Ann Newman

> "Si em vaga" and "Destins", poems by Josep Carner set to music by Albert García Demestres (with singer David Alegret and pianist Rubén Fernández Aguirre)

2:00pm

> LIVE: Notes from Childhood by Norah Lange with Charlotte Whittle and Bella Bosworth

2:30pm

> MUSIC: Morenica - Eleni Arapoglou & Andreas Arnold

> "Late to the House of Words", reading and conversation between author Gemma Gorga and translator Sharon Dolin

MEDITERRANEAN DIET

> HOW TO MARKET with chef and food stylist Amanda Laporte (La Boqueria)

> "There's Nothing I Like as Much / Res no m'agrada tant", a poem by Vicent Andrés Estellés, read by theatre director and playwright Carlota Subirós

> HOW TO OLIVE OIL with chef Ferran Adriá (El Bulli Foundation)

> "L'Olivera i l'Ase / The Donkey and the Olive Tree", a poem by Josep Carner, read by Carlota Subirós

3:00pm

> LIVE: "If You Kept a Record of Sins" with author Andrea Bajani and translator Elizabeth Harris

3:30pm

> "Cargo Hold of Stars: Coolitude", a book launch reading and conversation with poet Khal Torabully, publisher Naveen Kishore, and translator Nancy Naomi Carlson

4:00pm                           

> LIVE: "Boat People" by Mayra Santos-Febres with translator Vanessa Perez Rosario and curator Charlotte Whittle

Date24.png

START TIME: 8:55AM EST - 2:55PM GTM+2

CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES from 8:55AM to 12PM EST - 2:55PM to 6PM GTM+2

KIDS PROGRAM - CATALAN INSTITUTE OF AMERICA

8:55am NYC / 2:55pm CAT 

> Welcoming greeting to viewers from the Catalan Institute of America - Grab a cup of coffee and get ready for the Diada we have prepared for you

 

9:00am NYC / 3:00pm CAT

> Cantata of the Legend of the Princess and Sant Jordi. A story in 6 videos with music and text by Jordi Cartaña and illustrations by Laura Magrinyà. A story that will smash stereotypes.

Ages: 3-12 years

 

10:15am NYC / 4:15pm CAT

> The Legend of St. George as You Have Never Heard it Before, created and interpreted by LA MINÚSCULA, a storytelling troupe from Girona. A humorous version of the traditional legend. With Txell Faxedas, Cristina Alay, Patricia Corchado, Xuspi Hernández and Casandra Lungu.

Ages: 3-10 yrs.

 

10:45am NYC / 4:45pm CAT

> Reading of the book ”Lost in the Museum” by its author, Luisa Vera. Luisa will takes us to the world of museums in a very special way.

Ages: 4-10 years

11:15am NYC/5:15pm CAT

> LIVE: An interactive game with David Díaz. David will show us how to play “The Treasure of the Last Dragon”

Ages: 6-12 years

MEDITERRANEAN DIET

12:00pm

> Vermouth: "Thirst", a poem by Montserrat Abelló, read by Isaias Fanlo

> Aperitif: HOW TO WINE with Josep Roca from el Celler de Can Roca

> Main Course: Catalan Food and History with Paul Freedman, Paco Sole Parellada and curator Rosi Song

> Dessert: "Com usar bé de beure i menjar, a poem by Francesc Eiximenis, read by Isaias Fanlo

> Dessert: "Tirant lo blanc", a poem by Joanot Martorell, read by Carlota Subirós

> Coffee and Liquors: CHEFS' Q & A

 

1:00pm 

> Conversation with Bob Davidson and Rosi Song on Cava / CAVA TOAST

 

1:30pm

> How to: MARKET, OLIVE OIL, GREENS, LEGUME, SEAFOOD, WINE and DESSERT