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Opening event of the 20th international literature festival berlin


Opening speech Mario Vargas Llosa 2020 © Ali Ghandtschi

On September 9th the Nobel prize laureate Mario Vargas Llosa gave the opening speech at the 20th international literature festival berlin. The musician and composer Malakoff Kowalski will played excerpts from his album »Onomatopoetika« on the grand piano.

Greetings from Monika Grütters, Minister of State and Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and Media, Andrea Zietzschmann, Director of Berlin Philharmonic, and festival director Ulrich Schreiber. In cooperation with Instituto Cervantes Berlin.


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