The International Festival of Poetry

The International Festival of Poetry “ORPHEUS” – PLOVDIV 2022 is a project of Plovdiv
LIK Foundation. It includes creative, cultural, educational and promotional activities united by
the desire for exchanging ideas, inspiration and creative contacts.

The festival will take place from the 12 th until the 13 th of May 2022 in the Little Early Christian Basilica as a festival center, but its activities will cover a number of other historical and cultural spaces in Plovdiv.
The festival includes: poetry readings, poetry competition, cultural and educational seminar, writers’ forum and exploratory trips.

The fifth edition of the festival gathers together poets from the Russia, Turkey, Italy, Croatia, Georgia, India, North Macedonia and Bulgaria.
The Orpheus Project – PLOVDIV 2022 is implemented with the financial support of the
Municipality of Plovdiv – Directorate “Culture and Archeology” and is a part of the Cultural
Calendar of the Municipality for 2022.

The program

What's new for 2022

The Venue

See where the festival takes place

Getting to us

Information on how to get there