Festival Internacional de Poesía de Medellín

International Press Cuttings

Press Cuttings about XXIIIº Medellin International Poetry Festival, 2013

Press Cuttings aboutl XXIIº Medellin International Poetry Festival, 2012

Press Cuttings about XXIº Medellin International Poetry Festival, 2011

Press Cuttings about XXº Medellin International Poetry Festival, 2010

Press Cuttings about XIX Medellin International Poetry Festival, 2009

Press Cuttings about XVIII Medellin International Poetry Festival, 2008

Since 1991, several articles have been published about the International Poetry Festival in Medellín, in newspapers, magazines and homepages from more than 55 countries: Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Bahraim, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, England, France, Germany, Greece, Haiti, India, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Mali, Malta, Mexico, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, South Korea, Sweeden, Switzerland, Syria, The Netherlands, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela; in 21 languages: Arabian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Romanian, Serbian, Spanish and Swedish.

Next, you can see complete images from some press cuttings:

 
"La Gaceta de Colcultura", Colombia, August 1992.

"Posdata", Peru, April 25th, 1993.

"El Nacional", Venezuela, May 28th, 1993.

"El Diario de Caracas", Venezuela, July 24th, 1993.

"La Capital", Argentina, July, 1993.

"Diario de Poesía", Argentina, August, 1993.

"Crossroads", E.E.U.U., December, 1993/January, 1994.

Revista Semana, Colombia, June 27, 1994

"ABC" Spain, July 20th, 1994.

"Action Poetique", France, June-September, 1994.

"Diario", Bulgaria, June 10th, 1995.

"Neue Zürcher Zeitung", Switzerland, June, 10th/11th, 1995.

"Jornal do Angola", Angola, July, 1995.

"La Hora Cultural", Ecuador, July 18th to 22nd, 1995.

Revista Semana, Colombia, June 24th, 1996.

"Der Spiegel", Germany, 25th June, 1996.

"Zeitung", Austria, August, 1996.

"Eßlinger Zeitung", Germany, August 17th-18th, 1996.

"La Capital", Argentina, August, 1996.

"Leggere", Italy, December, 1996/ January, 1997.

"A Notícia", Brazil, April, 1997.

"Romania Libera", Romania, June 1997.

"El Colombiano", Colombia, June 24th, 1997.

"Luceafarul", Romania, July, 1997.

"Jornal do Comercio", Brazil, July 6th, 1997.

"L'Impartial", Switzerland, July 12th, 1997.

"L´Unitá", Italy, July 13, 1997.

"Le Nouveau Quotidien", Switzerland, July 16th, 1997.

"Presencia Literaria", Bolivia, August, 1997.

"Chelsea Hotel" (fragment), Germany, October, 1997

"Asahi Shimbun", Japan, June 1998.

"Le Monde", France, June 19th, 1998.

"Africultures", France, June 23rd, 1998.

Revista Semana, Colombia, July 6, 1998.

"Última Hora", Paraguay, July 13, 1998.

"Le Jour", Côte de Ivoire, July 1998.

"Poetry Magazine", South Korea, July, 1998.

"Forfatteren", Denmark, October 1998.

"Mots Pluriels", Australia, October, 1998.

"Diavazo", Greece, January 1999.

"Le Temps", Switzerland, April 17, 1999.

"De Volkskrant", The Netherlands, July 1999.

"La Nación", Paraguay, July 4th, 1999.

"Tragaluz", Panama, July 4th, 1999.

"Liberación", Sweeden, July 9th, 1999.

"La Nación", Paraguay, July 11th, 1999.

Revista Semana, Colombia, July 12, 1999.

"Poesía", Egypt, July 1999.

"Insomnia", Uruguay, August 1999.

"Sydsvenskan", Sweden, August 2nd, 1999.

"El Nacional", Venezuela, August 8th, 1999.

"San Francisco Chronicle", United States, October 1999. Article by Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

"Revista Du", Switzerland, September 1999.

"Revista Humboldt", Germany, Nro. 124/2000.

Revista Semana, Colombia, July 24th, 2000

"Viva", Review of La Nación, Costa Rica. July 5th, 2000.

"Tiempos del Mundo", Colombia, July 6th to 11th, 2000.

Revista Semana, Colombia, July 10, 2007

"Il Giornale", Italy, July 22nd, 2000.

"Berlingske Tidende Kultur", Denmark, July 31st, 2000.

"El Tiempo", Lecturas Dominicales, Colombia, August 6th, 2000.

"ZonAlta", Mexico, September, 2000.

"Big Magic", United States, November, 2000.

"Paper Delivered" at Bowdoin College, United States, April 5, 2001.

"Daily Star", Bangladesh, May, 2001.

"El Colombiano", Colombia, June 3rd, 2001.

"Knjizevne Novine", Serbia, June 15th to 30th, 2001.

"El Tiempo", Colombia, June 25th, 2001.

"Inizjamed", Malta, June 2001.

Revista Semana, Colombia, June 2nd, 2001.

"Rebelión", July 5, 2001.

"Karavan", Sweeden, July 2001.

"Escáner Cultural", Uruguay, July - August 2001.

"En Rojo", Puerto Rico, July 27th to August 2nd, 2001.

"Jornal do Poesia", Brazil, 2001.

"The Wellington Poetry International Festival", New Zealand, October, 2001.

"Kalathos Magazine", Venezuela, December 2001.

"Boutures", Haiti, September 2001 to February 2002.

"The Daily Star", Bangladesh, May 22nd, 2002.

"El Colombiano", Colombia, June 25th, 2002.

"Hablemos Online", El Salvador, 30th June, 2002.

"Minus-Plus", Polonia, July 2nd, 2002.

"La Nación", Paraguay, July 14th, 2002.

"Journal", Czech Republic, July 2002.

"Nordlys", Norway, July 10th, 2002.

"Lyrikvännen", Sweeden, July 2002.

"De Groene Amsterdammer" The Netherlands, August 10th, 2002.

"Edison Square", Italy, September 2002.

"Cultur-e", Italy, September 23rd, 2002.

Revista Semana, Colombia, June 15th, 2003.

"El Mundo", Colombia, June 17, 2003.

"Prensa Literaria", Nicaragua, July 5th, 2003.

"The Mittelholzer Foundation", Guyana, July 9th, 2006.

"Pravda", Russia, July 23rd, 2003.

"Philippine Time", Philippines, July 24th, 2003.

"Revista Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana", Lima-Hanover, September, 2003.

"British Council Arts", England, 2003.

"Les éditions de l´Hexagone", Canada, October, 2003.

"MaliTourisme", Mali, February 2004.

"Poetry International web", The Netherlands, March 2004.

"Liberación", Sweden, July 9th, 2004.

Revista Semana, Colombia, June 13th, 2004.

"El Nuevo Diario", Nicaragua, July 11th, 2004.

"Vértice", El Salvador, July 11th to 17th , 2004.

"De Standaard", Belgium, July 22nd, 2004.

"Kacak Yayin", Turkey, No. 16, August 2004.

"Nezavisimaya Gazeta", Russia, August 12th, 2004.

"Grani", Russia, August 2004.

"Babab", Spain, No 25, summer 2004.

"Courrier", France, November 18 to 24, 2004.

"The Power of Culture", The Netherlands, June 2005.

"Sitioco", Colombia, June 28, 2005.

"The Guardian", England, July 9th, 2005.

"El Mundo", Colombia, July 12, 2005.

"Kathimerini", Greece, July 21st, 2005.

"De Morgen", Belgium, July 27, 2005.

"Poesías", Chile, July 2005.

"Latinoamérica Online", Italia, September, 2005.

"La Sirena", United States, September 2005.

"Poets Against War", United States, September 2005.

"Notations", United States, Spring 2005.

"The Rita Dove Home Page", United States, September, 2005.

"Diario CoLatino", El Salvador, November 16, 2005.

"Poets Against War", United States, 2005.

"Herizons", Canada, winter 2005.

"Indymedia", Colombia, May 16, 2006.

Revista Semana, Colombia, June 20th, 2006

"Canal Caracol" - "News agency EFE", Colombia, June 23, 2006.

"El País", Spain, July 4, 2006.

"Caracol Radio", Colombia, July 4, 2006.

"CNN", United States, June 23th 2006.

Revista Semana, Colombia, June 30th, 2006.

"Inter Press Service", July 2006.

"Dos Mundos" Bilingual Newspaper, United States, July, 2006.

"Alsabah Algadeed", Iraq, July 10, 2006.

"Alarab", England, July 10, 2006.

"Alwatan News", Kuwait, July 12, 2006.

"Últimas Noticias", Chile, July 11, 2006.

"De la Urbe", Colombia, July 21st, 2006.

"Web of the Canadian Embassy in Bogota", July 24, 2006.

"Fundación Click", El Salvador, July 26, 2006.

"Cátedra Libre", Colombia, August 2006.

"Interpoética", Brazil, septiembre de 2006.

"Rattle.com", Philippines, 2006.

"Indymedia", Colombia, May 16, 2006.

"Terra", Spain, July 3, 2007.

"La Tercera", Chile, July 3, 2007.

"Diario Libre", Dominican Republic, July 3, 2007.

"Caracol", Colombia, v 3, 2007.

"La FM", Colombia, July 3, 2007.

"El Espectador", Colombia, July 4, 2007.

"El Mostrador", Chile, July 4, 2007.

"Altair", Colombia, July 2007, 2007.

"Indymedia", Colombia, July 11, 2007.

"RCN", Colombia, July 13, 2007.

"Prensa Latina", Cuba, July 14, 2007.

"El Comercio", Peru, julio 14, 2007.

"Yahoo Noticias", July 14, 2007.

"Caracol", Colombia, July 14, 2007.

"El Colombiano", Colombia, July 14, 2007.

"Guiacultural.com", Colombia, July 15, 2007.

"El Tiempo", Colombia, julio 15, 2007.

"Vanguardia Liberal", Colombia, July 15, 2007.

"Notiemail", United States, July 15, 2007.

"Granma", Cuba, July 16, 2007.

"Xinhua", China, July 16, 2007.

"Terra", Spain, July 16, 2007.

"Terra", Spain, July 16, 2007.

"Misión Cultura", Venezuela, July 16, 2007.

"Notiemail", Mexico, July 16, 2007.

"Yahoo Noticias", Mexico, July 16, 2007.

"Letralia", Venezuela, July 16, 2007.

"La Prensa.com", Panama, July 16, 2007.

"El Colombiano", Colombia, July 17, 2007.

"Yahoo Noticias", Mexico, July 17, 2007.

"Milenio", Spain, July 17, 2007.

"Las Provincias", Spain, July 17, 2007.

"Diario Hispano Chileno", 17 de julio, 2007.

"Aurora Digital", Israel, July 18, 2007.

"Notiemail", Colombia, July 18, 2007.

"RCN", Colombia, July 18, 2007.

"Yahoo noticias", Mexico, July 18, 2007.

"Cuba Literaria", Cuba, July 2007.

"Telesur", Venezuela, July 19, 2007.

"El Tiempo", Colombia, July 19, 2007.

"Metro Internacional", Spain, July 20, 2007.

"Web Islam", Spain, July 20, 2007.

Revista Semana, Colombia, July 21

"La Segunda", Chile, July 22, 2007.

"El Mercurio Online", Chile, July 22, 2007.

"Unión Radio", Venezuela, July 22, 2007.

"Infolatam", Spain, July 22, 2007.

"Cubanet", Cuba, July 23, 2007.

"Webantartida.com", Spain, July 23, 2007.

"El Periodista Digital", Spain, July 23, 2007.

"Yahoo Noticias", July 23, 2007.

"La FM", Colombia, July 23, 2007.

"Philippine Star", Philippines, July 23, 2007.

"La Nación", Costa Rica, July 25, 2007.

"Joy Harjo´s Web" United States, July 25, 2007.

"Allison Hedge-Coke´s Web", United States, July 25, 2007.

"Poetry for Peace", United States, July 29, 2007.

"Philippine Star", Philippines, July 30, 2007.

"NWT.SE", Sweden, August 2, 2007.

"Alhayat", England, August 6, 2007.

"Frontera", Mexico, August 7, 2007.

"Revista Alforja" Mexico, August 2007

"Agencia de Noticias ALAI" Ecuador, August 8, 2007

"Agencia de Noticias Indymedia" Colombia, August 8, 2007

"Voltaire.net", Ecuador, August 9, 2007

"Rebelión" Spain, August 10, 2007

"Agencia IPI" Peru, August 9, 2007

"El Mercurio Digital" Spain, August 10, 2007

"Red de redes en defensa de la humanidad" Cuba, August 11, 2007

"The Prince Claus Fund Homepage" The Netherlands, August 2007.

"Página Digital" Argentina, August 22, 2007

"The Guardian Weekly" England, October 3, 2007

Revista Credencial Colombia, May 2013


Press release about the Alternative Nobel Prize conceded to the International Poetry festival of Medellin in 2006

Press release about XVIII International Poetry Festival of Medellin in 2008

Press release about XIX International Poetry Festival of Medellin in 2009


 

Worldwide press cuttings
regarding the
International Poetry
Festival in Medellín.

"The Festival is the testimony of a youth that has voted with its presence and participation, for comprehension and beauty." (Editorial by the poet Javier Sologuren; Revista "Gestión", Lima, Peru; june 15, 1993).
 

 
"Verse by verse another reality....The Festival: empire of the word in a celebration of life". (Headline at "La Nación", Buenos Aires, Argentina).
 
 
"Poetry transforms Medellín into a city of hope". ("El Nacional", Caracas, Venezuela).

"This avalanche of poets and public has no parallel in Europe". (Comment by French poet Claude Esteban; "El Espectador", Bogota, Colombia.).

"The International Poetry Festival in Medellín: A World of poets". (Headline at "El Tiempo", Bogota, Colombia).

"Medellín, world capital of poetry." (headline; "Neue Zürcher Zeitung". Berna, Switzerland, august 16, 1994).

"It isn't difficult to form a notion of how, in Medellín, poetry is an authentic phenomenon of the masses". (Testimony by the Angolan poet and journalist José Mena Abrantes; "Jornal do Angola", Luanda, Angola, june 27, 1995)

"An intoxicating week. Poetry as a spectacle of the masses. In the Colombian city of Medellín, poets from 26 countries met in what is probably the world's biggest literary Festival". ("Der Spiegel", Germany, june 24, 1996)

"The Poetry Festival in Medellín: A poet's Mecca. After years of violence perpetrated by the Colombian drugs cartels, poetry becomes a peace-commission, a breath of hope and dignity, working for the general good". ("Stuttgarter Zeitung". Stuttgart, Germany, july 1, 1996)

"Poetry's hand descends on Medellín". (Headline; Revista "Action Poetique", Paris, France, september, 1994)

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