On November 11, 2021, at 11:11 a.m., the opening of the Eurasian Literary Festival "LiFFT-2021" will take place. The voices of poets and prose writers from 69 countries will sound from the stage and screen of the Istanbul Cultural Center “Yapı Kredi” and will be broadcast on the LIFFT YouTube channel and on the LiFFT social networks.
The festival will be opened by the Director of the International Literary Movement LiFFT-2015-2035 "We are people of the same planet" Margarita Al.
The main events of the festival: honoring the world-famous Turkish poet Tugrul Tanyol, Laureate of the LiFFT-2019 festival, which was successfully held in Azerbaijan with the participation of writers from 52 countries of the world; the awarding of the Laureate of LiFFT-2021 and the announcement of the country where the festival will take place in 2022; rewarding "Patron of World Literature".
Organizers: LiFFT Foundation, Literary Council of Writers and Readers of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, İLESAM - Turkish Organization of the Community of Authors of Scientific and Literary Works.
Guests of honor invited to the festival: Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Turkey Mr. Mehmet Nuri Ersoy, First Deputy Secretary General - Head of the General Secretariat of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly Svetlana Smirnova, writer, film director of Turkey Omer Zulfu Livaneli, People's Writer of Azerbaijan Anar Rasul oglu, People's Writer Kazakhstan Olzhas Suleimenov, theorist of a new direction in poetry Konstantin Kedrov-Chelishchev.
November 11 - 14, the organizing committee of the festival invites Turkish writers and readers, journalists, publishers, artists to become active participants in the Eurasian Literary Festival Of Festivals "LiFFT-2021".
November 11, 2021
Art-exhibition-performance "The Book of the Poet and the Artist". The writers of the world and the artists of Istanbul will write the "Istanbul Book". Curator of the "Book of the Poet and Artist" project in Istanbul: artist Aigul Okutan.
Poetic readings “We are people of the same planet”.
November 12, 2021
International Literary Forum "Istanbul-2021" with the participation of writers from 69 countries of the world.
- Presentation of the book "Selected Poems" of the "GOLDEN LIFT" series, Laureate of the IV Eurasian Literary Festival "LIFT" -2019" Tugrul Tanyola.
- Meeting with director of LiFFT publishing house and editor-in-chief of the literary magazine LiFFT Margarita Al. Publishers and literary editors are invited to the meeting.
- Meeting with Laureates of the Eurasian Literary Festival of Festivals LiFFT.
- Round table "The Image of the Future Man and the Man of the Future in World Literature". 10 speakers from around the world will begin a dialogue in the run-up to the World Literary and Futurological Forum "LiFFT-2022", where specialists from various fields of activity will be invited.
Speakers from Turkey will talk about the role of Turkish poetry in modern world literature and the importance of Turkish literature in world literature.
November 13, 2021
- Closing ceremony of the festival.
- The red carpet and photo session for guests and participants of the LiFFT festival.
- Solemn ceremony of awarding the laureate of the Eurasian Literary Festival of Festivals "LiFFT-2021" and the announcement of the country where the next VI festival will be held in 2022. Congratulations and performances of guests and participants of the festival.