MERCES at Literature Festival 2019 in Mantova (Italy, September 4-8, 2019)

Since 1997, "Festivaletteratura" is one of the most awaited Italian cultural events of the year, a five-day meeting with authors, readings, guided tours, shows, concerts with artists from all over the world, who meet in Mantua to live in an unforgettable party atmosphere.
Internationally renowned storytellers and poets participate in the Festival, the most compelling voices of emerging literature, and still essayists, musicians, artists, scientists, according to a broad and curious meaning of literature, which is not denied to the knowledge of territories and languages ​​far from the traditional conventions.
Particular attention is paid to children and adolescents: numerous meetings, shows and workshops are designed only for children or for adults and children together all in Mantua, a Renaissance pearl recognised by UNESCO as a world heritage site.
For this occasion, Roberto Danovaro, project coordinator presented the book "Condominio Terra", talking about the MERCES project and the great challenge of the recovery of marine environments.