Unravel the allure of literature and immerse yourself in the dramatic world of the written word at this year’s Malta Book Festival! We are thrilled to introduce Filip il-Kittieb, the second of four captivating characters featured on this year’s Festival poster. Prepare to be enchanted by this mysterious writer, who conceals himself behind a theatrical guise and bears an unwavering passion for performing the written word.

Mark your calendars for the 2023 Malta Book Festival, which will take place from 18-22 October, as we celebrate the power of writing and the harmonious relationship between books and other media. This year’s theme, #beyondbooks, promises to take you on a transformative journey beyond the confines of traditional literature and into the boundless worlds of creativity and artistic expression. You’ll be inspired, enchanted and moved on this remarkable journey through the realm of words and the magic of performance.

Join us in experiencing an incredible lineup of events and activities for all ages each showcasing the enchanting world of books. From interactive storytelling performances and theatrical readings to fully-fledged shows, and spoken word poetry, Filip il-Kittieb, the theatre’s charismatic mascot, will be taking centre stage. Filip will be reaching out to young audiences at the Festival with an engaging message about the numerous intellectual and personal benefits of writing, captivating their minds and inspiring them to explore the diverse and transformative aspects of writing.

The Malta Book Festival will be the largest celebration of books in Malta, with nearly fifty exhibitors bringing to you the widest range of books from both local and international publishers, all gathered under one roof.

For the latest updates on the Malta Book Festival, please follow the NBC website, and the NBC Facebook page and Malta Book Festival 2023 Facebook page.

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