Mikser House will transform into a bookshop – library – reading room – workshop, where visitors will have the opportunity to leaf through, read, and buy works of domestic and foreign authors. Visitors will have special prices reduced up to 20%, and editions from more than 50 publishers. The festival provides a new and unique reading experience.
Opening hours are:
Thursday and Friday / 5 and 6 May: 12 – 22h
Saturday / 7 May: 10 – 00h
Sunday / 8 May: 10 – 20h
One-day admission to the Savamala Book Fest is 150 dinars.
Thursday, 5 May
18h Opening ceremony of the 2nd Savamala Book Fest. Winner of the NIN Award for novel of the year Dragan Velikić, will open the festival.
19h “My Struggle – a phenomenon from Norway” – Talk about the global bestseller by Karl Ove Knausgård
Guests: Vladimir Arsenijević, weiter, Branko Rosić, writer and journalist, Radoš Kosović, interpreter, Ivan Bevc, editor and owner of the publishing house Booka
20h “Brčko – Rijeka – Oslo” – Talk about the regional hit novel “Your son, Huckleberry Finn”
Guests: Bekim Sejranović, writer, Branko Rosić, writer and journalist, Ivan Bevc, editor and owner of the publishing house Booka
Friday, 6 May
19h “Rock and roll on paper”
Guests: Momčilo Rajin, critic and art theorist, Petar Janjatović, journalist and music critic, Dragan Bošković, professor of contemporary Serbian literature at the FILUM in Kragujevac
Saturday, 7 May
16h “Interactive book reading” – DKC Majdan
Mediators: Jelena Mitrović, artist, Maarten Weers, artist
18h “The losers from the asphalt – from Bukowski to Tauer”
Guests: Flavio Rigonat, interpreter and owner of LOM publishing house, Ivan Bevc, editor and owner of the publishing house Booka
19h Book promotion “The other face of Byzantium”
Guests: Radivoj Radić, writer, and Milena Repajić, historian and editor of “EVOLUTA IK”
20h “Among the clouds – comics and literature”
Guests: Pavle Zelić, writer and comic scriptwriter, Milan Jovanović, comic author
Sunday, 8 May
12h “Diary of a Wimpy Kid Festival,”* the first children’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid Festival, is based on the most popular children’s book series “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” (Dereta). Children will be entertained by animators and actors. Be prepared for fun, quizzes, educational games, drawing, Wimpy Kid gifts and more.
*for children ages 6 – 12, reservations required: 065 221 3702