The fifth edition of Primavera Locarnese is dedicated to the boundless riches of literature and cinema, created to internationally reinvigorate Monte Verità, the famous “Hill of Truth”, in Ascona and its region.

The whole event is promoted by the Canton of Ticino’s Department of Education, Culture and Sport (DECS), the Monte Verità Foundation, the townships of Ascona and Locarno, the Organizzazione turistica Lago Maggiore e Valli, the Festival del film Locarno and the Associazione Eventi letterari Monte Verità.

L’immagine e la parola

10 – 12 | 3 | 2017

L’immagine e la parola, the Locarno Festival’s spring event, focuses on the relationship between the moving image and the written word. A week end of screenings, encounters, masterclasses and discussions, the events addresses to both general audience and film students, with a rich proposition of educational activities.

Directed by Carlo Chatrian and curated by Daniela Persico.



L’immagine e la parola
Locarno Festival
Via Ciseri 23
CH – 6601 Locarno

t. +41 91 756 21 21
f. +41 91 756 21 49

Eventi Letterari Monte Verità

06 – 09 | 4 | 2017

Monte Verità: The places of utopia

A literature festival organized by the Associazione Eventi letterari Monte Verità. The fifth edition of the Eventi letterari will focus on the utopias as the “spaces of desire” and “no-spaces” through lectures, conferences and discussions.



Associazione Eventi Letterari
Viale Papio 5
CH – 6612 Ascona

t. +41 91 756 21 67