Readings of Icelandic authors at the Passa Porta festival a big success
Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir’s books have been published in Iceland and abroad to critical acclaim in. Sjón‘s works have been published in over 16 languages and he was the recipient of the Nordic Council‘s literary prize 2005. Earlier that day Sjón gave a guided tour at the Magritte Museum in Brussels on 24.03. as a part of this year’s festival.
The bi-annual Passa Porta Festival is one of Belgium’s biggest literary events with the participation of writers in the forefront of the international literary scene.
Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir and Sjón’s participation in the event is a part of the Embassy’s promotion on Icelandic art and creative industries. The events were organized in collaboration with Passa Porta and the Icelandic Literature Fund.