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The Lightness of Future
13th Edition
Taormina, 15-19 June 2023 Theme
Taobuk Gala
Taormina Saturday 17 June 2023 Guests
Taobuk Award to
David Garrett
17 June 2023
Saturday 17 June 2023 - 9pm | Teatro Antico, Taormina
Gala Evening
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Taobuk. A celebration of Literature, Arts and Thought

From 15 to 19 June, an international scene, with a spotlight on current affairs, books,
scientific debate, live entertainment, with the great protagonists of our time.

Freedoms The theme of Taobuk 2023

those recognised and above all those denied, in a space-time mapping, whose coordinates will be traced by the most authoritative international writers, intellectuals, philosophers, artists and scientists.

Taormina, an open-air stage

Taormina is the festival.

Places and palaces clearly stage its history, running through the paths of time, protagonists in an enchanting setting.

A shelter of excellent personalities 

Over 200 guests to reflect on evolution and change, often dictated by the imponderability of causes and scenarios. Extraordinary personalities from international culture.

more than 10 thematic paths and two hundred events over 5 days and 5 nights

The Festival explores the theme of Freedoms in all its facets, routes and implications. Meetings, lectures, dialogues and events are set in more than 10 thematic areas.