A painted wall for the first RIMa

The 27th Angouleme's mural representing the 1st Marine Infantry Regiment of Angoulême was inaugurated.
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A 28th mural in Angoulême

A fresco in tribute to Goscinny enriches the walls of the city.
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Discover Cities of literature, the website that brings together UNESCO's literature creative cities of which Angoulême is a member.Read more

Québec en toutes lettres

Québec (Canada), a UNESCO Creative City of Literature since 2017, together with the Festival ‘Québec en toutes lettres’, organized virtually ‘La grande traversée poétique’(The great poetic journey) from October, 23rd to 25th 2020.Read more

CAP BD Angoulême, the UNESCO Angoulême club

The association CAP BD Angoulême, aiming to promote comics among Angouleme's citizens, has joined the network of clubs for UNESCORead more

Woman creators in the spotlight!

The second edition of the European Festival of woman creators, Womanim, will be held in November. On the agenda? Expo, workshops, screening, and more...

From November 3rd to 30th 2020, Greater Angouleme is organizing the second edition of WomAnim, a European festival of women creators, in partnership with the International Comics and Visual Arts Center, the Pole Image Magelis, the City of Angouleme, and the European Higher School of Image. Womanim is an event organised as part of the European WOMARTS project whose aim is to support the feminin creators.Read more

Bucheon’s first Diaspora Literary Award

Bucheon, a UNESCO Creative City of Literature in the Republic of Korea, is organizing the first Bucheon Diaspora Literary Award(BUDILIA).Read more

4th edition of "Readers' Bubble" Awards

On Thursday, September 10 , in the presence of the authors, the awards ceremony of the 2019/2020 edition took place, live from the Departmental Reading Service.
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Solidarity to the Liban

Following the two explosions of August 4th, 2020 that devastated Beirut (Lebanon), a UNESCO Creative City of Literature since 2019, the Secretariat of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network launched an appeal to its member cities to collect their actions carried out or envisaged in support of Beirut and its inhabitants.Read more

17 Books for the 17 SDGs

Iowa City (United States of America), a UNESCO Creative City of Literature since 2008, initiated the collective project “17 Books for the 17 SDGs” with fellow Creative Cities of Literature around the world. The project aims at drawing attention to and raise awareness of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through books and storytelling.Read more