Good news for reading fans: after a largely digital 2021 program, the Clameur(s) literary encounter festival at the Dijon municipal library is back in the flesh from June 3 to 5 to celebrate its tenth anniversary. existence. The program of the 10and edition of the event, presented this Tuesday evening at the library Centre-ville La Nef through several readings and testimonies, revolves around the theme of utopia. The opportunity to wonder about the future and imagine a better world from works of science fiction, philosophical or scientific essays, through current social chronicles. For a weekend, the public will be able to meet some thirty authors, essayists, novelists, cartoonists, but also take part in writing workshops, plastic arts, games to test their literary knowledge, discover exhibitions theme and attend readings for all ages.
“The very good reputation of the festival has made it possible this year to bring to Dijon the best of this genre which today tends to be described as “bad”, with a great abundance of literary imaginations”, specifies Marie Hélène Fraïssé, journalist and literary director of the festival since 2014. “Over the weekend, we will honor the great precursors of science fiction. The commitment of the authors vis-à-vis our planet will also pass through disturbing dystopias, visionary cyberpunk works or even poetic texts”.
The ball will be launched on Friday June 3 at 6 p.m. in the Cour de Flore at the Palace of the Dukes of Burgundy, in the presence of Christine Martin, deputy delegate for culture, entertainment and festivals: on the program, a meeting-dedication with the author Cyril Dion, followed by a Literary Florilège, a musical evening that will resonate with texts and words from the ten editions of the festival, hosted by the Retro’spective quartet.
From Friday 3 to Sunday 5 June. Free. Such. 03.80.48.82.30. Detailed program on www.clamors.dijon.fr