The sixth edition of Primavera Locarnese is dedicated to the boundless riches of literature and cinema, created to internationally reinvigorate Monte Verità in Ascona and its region of Ascona-Locarno.

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

16 – 18 | 3 | 2018

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 Franchino Rusca 1
CH – 6600 Locarno

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

Eventi Letterari Monte Verità

22 – 25 | 3 | 2018

Monte Verità: The utopia of nature

A literature festival organized by the Associazione Eventi letterari Monte Verità: The sixth edition will focus on the different meanings of “nature”, between utopia and reality, through the words of authors, explorers, philosophers and scientists.



Associazione Eventi Letterari
Viale Papio 5
CH – 6612 Ascona

t. +41 79 811 75 56