The 16th Literature in Athens (LEA) Festival starts on Monday

The 16th LEA (Literature in Athens) Festival starts next week, aiming to form cultural and literary bridges between Latin America, Spain, Greece and Portugal through words and letters.

Organized under the auspices of the Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou, the 16th edition of the LEA Festival will take place from June 17 to 28 in Athens, from June 20 to 21 in Chalkis, from June 21 to 22 in Lefkada and will be present at the Chania Book Festival in Crete from June 27 to 30.

More than 23 guests from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Spain, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico and Uruguay have been invited to this festival, including around 30 guests from Greece. It will be a captivating experience of vast literary talent and an introduction to Iberian and Latin American culture the public can enjoy.

Both accredited authors and first-time writers are...

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