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April 7 to 9, 2017 - Deauville

FESTIVAL BOOKS & MUSIC
For more than a decade, this unique Festival in the French cultural landscape has endeavored to mix and unravel the links that unite literature and music.

Every spring, the Deauville Books & Music Festival honors writers inspired by music. Dozens of authors and musicians animate this festival on a different theme for each edition. Continuing the path initiated in 2013 of exploring different literary territories, the 2017 edition will be dedicated to Creole literature. Faithful to its foundations, the Festival continues its exploration by favoring sharing, openness, discovery and high standards. Values ​​put at the service of literary and musical creation and of a more numerous, attentive and curious public each year.

30 meetings, 50 authors, musicians, artists, guest editors
Meetings, workshops, musical readings or concerts, you are at the heart of the Festival and its delightful program. Often unpublished, always rare and intimate moments open to all.
The Creole Variations Program
Through their diversity, their interbreeding, their imagination and their openness to the world, writers of Creole culture have established themselves in the literary landscape with unparalleled strength. A liveliness which is also expressed in music. The program looks at French-speaking Creole literatures, from the Caribbean to the Indian Ocean. A rich, diverse, engaged literature.
Roulez jeunesse program
A place - the youth area - multiple workshops and meetings and a long-awaited school day for nearly 3000 students.
In the wind, the program of French literary news
A program organized around three literary prizes to accompany and support current books inspired by music.

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