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International Festival AND Walloon Poetry Market - Namur

International Festival AND Walloon Poetry Market - Namur
© Maison de la poésie
  • Opening periods
    • Wednesday 18 June 2014
    • Address:
      Maison de la Poésie
      Rue Fumal 28
      5000 NAMURBelgium

    • MAPS: Google Maps

    Over 5 days, the Walloon capital will welcome 20 Belgian and foreign artists for a new poetic adventure. In Namur, 19 to 23/06/13.

    This 10th event has lots to offer: poetry readings, shows, concerts and the famous poetry cruise on the river Meuse!

    This year, you will have the chance to meet many poets who've travelled from France, Quebec, Cameroon, Poland, Croatia, Romania, Chad... and Flanders.

    Once more, with the help of both water and words, the Literary Cruise on 21/06/13 will introduce you to the enchanting scenery of the Mosane valley!

    Discover new talents at the Poetry Market

    You will also discover amazing talents on the Saturday and Sunday at the Poetry Market - A market where each author and publisher will have a space dedicated to the sale and presentation of their works.

    In addition, you can attend a one-off concert from the Namur rock group DJINN SAOUT, as well as the music+poetry show "Canopée" from young Belgian poet Maxime Coton!

    Introductions to works, signings and many other surprises are in store for you over the course of the festival!

    After this journey, the festival will relocate to the Maison des Ailleurs in Charleville-Mézières to get its fill of readings and musical improvisations.

    An experience not to be missed

    Whether you're a fanatic or an amateur, mark it in your diary! An amazing programme awaits you!

    The historic centre of the city of Namur will hear the beat of poems in bookshops, restaurants, bars, libraries and in public places.

    Shows, concerts, introductions to works, signings and many more surprises will offer you intense moments of creativity and sensitivity over these four days.

    Come one, come all to share these unparalleled moments of creativity and sensitivity!


    • tel. : +32 (0) 81 22 53 49
    • website :
    • email :

    Tourist information on the town NAMUR



    We are not responsible for any changes in dates and/or programmes. Please contact the organiser prior to departure.