International Journalism Festival

It's the biggest annual media event in Europe. The 2023 festival had 188 sessions and 539 speakers in the 5-day programme.

International Journalism Festival

The next festival (the eighteenth edition) will take place from Wednesday 17 to Sunday 21 April 2024 in Perugia, Italy. Please note that the English-language part of the festival programme will be concentrated on Thursday 18, Friday 19 and Saturday 20 April. On Wednesday 17 and Sunday 21 April there will be only Italian-language events.

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