The Festival of Children’s and Young People’s Literature will be held from December 13 to 19 in Mexico
The Festival of Children’s and Young People’s Literature (FELIJ) will be held from December 13 to 19 with more than 200 activities.
The festival will feature the participation of 54 publishing houses, which will be present in the FCE-Educal bookstore system and at the Los Pinos Cultural Center, the latter space where from December 17 to 19, there will be book sales, editorial presentations, oral narrations, and storytellers.
It will also expand its activities to Acapulco, Ciudad Juarez, Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl, Chihuahua, Chilpancingo, Reynosa and Tijuana, where the recently inaugurated booktruck of San Diego will intervene, and in the municipalities of Tlahuelilpany and Tlaxcoapan in Hidalgo. The subsidiaries in Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Spain, Guatemala, and Peru will also be present.
El Festival de Literatura Infantil y Juvenil (FELIJ) se llevará a cabo del 13 al 19 de diciembre, con más de 200 actividades. 📖👫
📌Conoce más de este evento aquí: https://t.co/J8ZPwL8TE2
— CERLALC (@Cerlalc) December 7, 2021
As part of the festival, the XXIII International Seminar for the Promotion of Reading will be held, which on this occasion will be called Reading and Transformation and will be broadcast on the YouTube platform FELIJ MEXICO. Registration is free of charge, and a certificate of participation will be provided. Speakers include Mempo Giardinelli from Argentina; Peter Skerida and Mlakar Cmic from Slovenia; Ángel de la Calle from Spain and from Mexico will be Sabina Berman, Marx Arriaga, Ana Arenzana, Juan Domingo Argüelles and Paco Ignacio Taibo II.
Writers Vivian Mansour and Antonio Granados will be present in Reynosa; Benjamín Briseño and Alexandra Castellanos in Acapulco; Israel Barrón in Xalapa, and Juan Gedovius in Chihuahua. In Mexico City, oral storytellers Raúl Pérez Buendía, Daniela Ortega, Jorge Salvaje, Lidia Zaragoza and Janet Pankowsky; authors Alicia Molina, Norma Muñoz Ledo and Marcela Romero will participate. The poet from Hidalgo, Agustín Cadena, will give a virtual presentation.