International conference: Importance of reading in the school system

In Pionirski dom, as part of the Poets of Today - Voices of Tomorrow project, we are preparing an international conference on the topic of the importance of reading in the school system.

When and where
November 2022
11.11.2022 AT 09:00 Festivalna dvorana

8.30 – 9.00 Arrival

9.00 – 9.30 Introduction and greeting: Bjanka Kršmanc, Nika Kovač 

9.30 – 11.00 Introductory lecture: Anja Zag Golob 

11.00 – 11.30 Break

11.30 – 13.00 Roundtable about pedagogues, poetry and school system

13.00 – 14.30 Lunch break

14.30 – 16.30 Lectures about importance of reading

16.30 – 17.00 Break

17.00 – 18.30 Keynote speaker Adriaan van der Weel: Importance of reading

18.30 – 19.00 Break

19.00 – 20.00 final event and Poetry performance of 5 lead poets



The closing poetry performance will be a presentation of poems by an international poetry collective of recognized and established poets. The poetry of Anja Zag Golob, Harria Hertell, Radmila Petrović, Małgorzata Lebda and Márton Simon will come to life on the stage of the Festival Hall.


Participation in the conference is free of charge, and applications are accepted via the online form:




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