• Fri, 16. June 2023
  • 16:00 - 18:00
  • Innsbruck, Waltherpark

Book presentation: Innsbruck reads in Waltherpark

Talks and signing opportunity with Elyas Jamalzadeh and Andreas Hepp, the authors of the Innsbruck liest book 2023 Freitag ist ein guter Tag zum Flüchten (Zsolnay, 2022). A cozy end to this year's reading event with music by Mad Hatter (Anna Widauer Duo). An event in cooperation with the street newspaper 20er and the Vogelweide cultural association
Date: Friday, June 16, 2023, from 4:00 p.m
Venue: Waltherpark, in case of rain the book signing will take place at Straßenzeitung 20er, Innstraße 77)

Elyas Jamalzadeh's Afghan parents were already living in Iran when he was born. He was born a refugee. in 2014, he made the dangerous journey to Europe. A journey that is almost impossible to survive is described here with impressivedruimmediacy. The fact that Jamalzadeh has never lost his sense of humor and ambition helps him to arrive in a foreign country. He learns German, starts an apprenticeship and falls in love.
Elyas Jamalzadeh, born in Tehran as the child of Afghan war refugees. According to his mother, it was snowing on the day he was born. He fled to Austria with his parents in 2014/15 and began an apprenticeship as a hairdresser.
Andreas Hepp, born in 1996 in Wels, studied German language and literature and now works as a German teacher at a private school in Linz

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