The eighth edition of Primavera Locarnese is dedicated to the boundless riches of literature and cinema.

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, Locarno and Muralto, the Organizzazione turistica Lago Maggiore e Valli, the Locarno Film Festival and the Associazione Eventi letterari Monte Verità.

L’immagine e la parola

28 – 29 | 3 | 2020

L’immagine e la parola, the Locarno Film 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 Lili Hinstin and curated by Daniela Persico.



L’immagine e la parola
Locarno Film Festival
Via Franchino Rusca 1
CH – 6600 Locarno

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

Eventi letterari Monte Verità

2 – 5 | 4 | 2020

Eventi letterari Monte Verità: Great Expectations 

A literature festival organized by the Associazione Eventi letterari Monte Verità. The eighth edition of the literary Festival, with a title taken from the celebrated novel “Great Expectations” by Charles Dicken, will reflect on the profound social and cultural changes under way in our present, and on our ability to face up to what the future may hold.



Associazione Eventi letterari
Viale Papio 5
CH – 6612 Ascona

t. +41 79 811 75 56


6 – 9 | 2 | 2020

Organized by Associazione FestivaLLibro with support from Muralto town council and in concert with the Locarno Film Festival, FestivaLLibro will be the opening event in the Primavera Locarnese for the second year running. Featuring panel discussions, screenings, book presentations, theater performances and workshops, FestivaLLibro explores the rapport between filmic and literary languages, at the same time showcasing and exploring the publishing scene in Italian-speaking Switzerland during the Fiera del Libro.


Via Municipio 2
CH - 6600 Muralto

t. +41 91 735 89 70