feeLit. International Literature-Festival Heidelberg 2024

Dear feeLit visitors,

We are happy to welcome you at the Heidelberg International Literature Festival 2023!

This year we offer the following ticket categories:

  • Single tickets
  • Anniversary events
  • Combi tickets: Valid for up to three single tickets of your choice. Freely transferable. Can be used individually or in a group.
  • Festival tickets
  • Free admission: For events with the note „free" we ask you to book a free ticket.
  • Special discounted tickets are available for students, schoolchildren, and others.
    Our literature program for schools and students is available to school classes free of charge.

We accept the following payment methods: Giropay, Mastercard, Visa and Paypal.

Ticket exchange and return
It is not possible to exchange or cancel a ticket.

Where does the event happen?
Unless otherwise indicated the events will take place in the spiegeltent (Universitätsplatz 1, 69117 Heidelberg).

Where does the event happen? Spiegeltent (Universitätsplatz 1, 69117 Heidelberg)

Festival ticket

Festival ticket

Festival ticket

The Festival ticket is valid for all events from 24. - 30. June, except for the School programm, the concert and guided tours.

Important:
Please register at the box office at least 30 minutes before the start of the event.
Otherwise, no admission can be guaranteed.

from €35.00 to €95.00
Festival-Ticket (Standard Price)

€95.00

Festival-Ticket (Discounted)*

*Eligible for discounts: Holders of the Heidelberg Pass / Heidelberg Pass+, disabled persons, students, trainees, schoolchildren and persons doing national voluntary service.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€40.00

Festival-Ticket for pupils and students*

*Ermäßigungsberechtigt: Schülerinnen und Schüler, Studierende, Auszubildende und Bundesfreiwilligendienstleistende.
Nur gültig mit entsprechendem Nachweis – diesen bitte am Einlass unaufgefordert vorzeigen.

€35.00

Special Events

In the anniversary year, we are presenting additional events in the period from 20 - 25 June. You can visit these events with this ticket.

New date! June 30, 06:30 pm - Irene Vallejo in conversation with Bernhard Schlink, English

New date! June 30, 06:30 pm - Irene Vallejo in conversation with Bernhard Schlink, English

PAPYRUS and ELYSSA, KÖNIGIN VON KARTHAGO

Venue: Alte Aula of Heidelberg University
Time: 6:30 pm
In March of this year, Irene Vallejo and Bernhard Schlink met in Madrid for a public discussion about his work. Now the dialogue about their work is taking place at feeLit. This rematch in Schlink's home town of Heidelberg marks the start of the 30th anniversary edition of the Heidelberg International Literature Festival.

The event will be held in English.

from €7.00 to €20.00
Single-Ticket

€20.00

Single-Ticket (discounted)*

*Eligible for discounts: Holders of the Heidelberg Pass / Heidelberg Pass+ and disabled persons.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€15.00

Single-Ticket for pupils and students*

*Eligible for discounts: Students, trainees, schoolchildren and persons doing national voluntary service.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€7.00

Single Tickets

Location:

Spiegeltent Universitätsplatz Heidelberg (Universitätsplatz 1, 69117 Heidelberg)

Wednesday, June 26, 5:00 p.m.  Opening Reading Dinçer Güçyeter UNSER DEUTSCHLANDMÄRCHEN and panel discussion, Moderation: Jagoda Marinić

Wednesday, June 26, 5:00 p.m. Opening Reading Dinçer Güçyeter UNSER DEUTSCHLANDMÄRCHEN and panel discussion, Moderation: Jagoda Marinić

“Traditionally and innovatively told in a quirky/queer way, this immigrant story with its emotionality and great political significance sweeps you away from the very beginning (...).” – Jury statement, Leipzig Book Fair Prize 2023

After the reading a panel with Dinçer Gücyter among others.

Venue: Spiegelzelt

This event will be held in German.

from €5.00 to €12.00
Single-Ticket

€12.00

Single-Ticket (discounted)*

*Eligible for discounts: Holders of the Heidelberg Pass / Heidelberg Pass+ and disabled persons.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€8.00

Single-Ticket for pupils and students*

*Eligible for discounts: Students, trainees, schoolchildren and persons doing national voluntary service.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€5.00

Wednesday, June 26, 8:15 p.m.  - Florian Illies THE MAGIC OF SILENCE: Caspar David Friedrichs Journey Through Time  Moderation: Katharina Borchardt

Wednesday, June 26, 8:15 p.m. - Florian Illies THE MAGIC OF SILENCE: Caspar David Friedrichs Journey Through Time Moderation: Katharina Borchardt

Florian Illies, the “great storyteller” (Süddeutsche Zeitung), transforms the past into the living present.

Venue: Spiegelzelt

This event will be held in German.

from €5.00 to €12.00
SOLD OUT
Waiting list
Single-Ticket (discounted)*

*Eligible for discounts: Holders of the Heidelberg Pass / Heidelberg Pass+ and disabled persons.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€8.00

Single-Ticket for pupils and students*

*Eligible for discounts: Students, trainees, schoolchildren and persons doing national voluntary service.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€5.00

Thursday, June 27, 6:30 p.m. -  Alka Saraogi UPROOTED Moderation: Almuth Degener, Language: English

Thursday, June 27, 6:30 p.m. - Alka Saraogi UPROOTED Moderation: Almuth Degener, Language: English

Kulbhushan is an uprooted man who can never really find his feet in his new home. But who knows, maybe this strange man will end up being someone the family can be proud of.

The Stuttgart actor Kamal Singh will read from UPROOTED.

The event will be held in English.

from €5.00 to €12.00
Single-Ticket

€12.00

Single-Ticket (discounted)*

*Eligible for discounts: Holders of the Heidelberg Pass / Heidelberg Pass+ and disabled persons.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€8.00

Single-Ticket for pupils and students*

*Eligible for discounts: Students, trainees, schoolchildren and persons doing national voluntary service.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€5.00

Friday, June 28, 7:00 p.m.  - Juri Andrukhowych  THE PRICE OF OUR FREEDOM  Moderation: Manfred Metzner

Friday, June 28, 7:00 p.m. - Juri Andrukhowych THE PRICE OF OUR FREEDOM Moderation: Manfred Metzner

This book brings together texts that have been written since 2014, the year of the Maidan Uprising.
“Both a book and an insurrection.” – DER STANDARD

The event will be held in German.

from €5.00 to €12.00
Single-Ticket

€12.00

Single-Ticket (discounted)*

*Eligible for discounts: Holders of the Heidelberg Pass / Heidelberg Pass+ and disabled persons.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€8.00

Single-Ticket for pupils and students*

*Eligible for discounts: Students, trainees, schoolchildren and persons doing national voluntary service.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€5.00

Friday, June 28, 8:30 p.m. - Joanna Bator BITTERNESS   Moderation: Lisa Palmes, Language: Polish & German

Friday, June 28, 8:30 p.m. - Joanna Bator BITTERNESS Moderation: Lisa Palmes, Language: Polish & German

The author tells of female life plans and their failure. The drama of the angry women, who have passed on their secret through the generations, unfolds in an urgent tone.

Actress Abak Safaei-Rad from Berlin reads the german version.

The event will be held in Polish and German.

from €5.00 to €12.00
Single-Ticket

€12.00

Single-Ticket (discounted)*

*Eligible for discounts: Holders of the Heidelberg Pass / Heidelberg Pass+ and disabled persons.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€8.00

Single-Ticket for pupils and students*

*Eligible for discounts: Students, trainees, schoolchildren and persons doing national voluntary service.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€5.00

Saturday, June 29, 11:00 a.m.  -  Adeline Dieudonné BLEIB   Moderation: Sophia Mehrbrey, Languages: German and French

Saturday, June 29, 11:00 a.m. - Adeline Dieudonné BLEIB Moderation: Sophia Mehrbrey, Languages: German and French

A woman and her lover spend the weekend in a lonely chalet. But all of a sudden he is dead. Outraged with pain, the narrator is left with his body. She recounts all of the relationship in letters to his wife — until she is ready to say goodbye.

The event will be held in German and French.

from €5.00 to €12.00
Single-Ticket

€12.00

Single-Ticket (discounted)*

*Eligible for discounts: Holders of the Heidelberg Pass / Heidelberg Pass+ and disabled persons.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€8.00

Single-Ticket for pupils and students*

*Eligible for discounts: Students, trainees, schoolchildren and persons doing national voluntary service.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€5.00

Saturday, June 29, 4:00 p.m.   Lin Hierse  WOVON WIR TRÄUMEN  Moderation: Dr. Petra Thiel

Saturday, June 29, 4:00 p.m. Lin Hierse WOVON WIR TRÄUMEN Moderation: Dr. Petra Thiel

Lin Hierse’s poetically and gently told debut novel is a story of closeness, belonging, and demarcation, of Germany and China, of migration and language, of memories and feelings, of dreams and dreaming, and of being here, there, and in between.

In cooperation with the Konfuzius-Institut Heidelberg.

The event will be held in German.

from €5.00 to €12.00
Single-Ticket

€12.00

Single-Ticket (discounted)*

*Eligible for discounts: Holders of the Heidelberg Pass / Heidelberg Pass+ and disabled persons.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€8.00

Single-Ticket for pupils and students*

*Eligible for discounts: Students, trainees, schoolchildren and persons doing national voluntary service.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€5.00

Saturday, June 29, 7:30 p.m.  Gerbrand Bakker THE HAIRDRESSER’S SON  Moderation: Katharina Borchardt, Language: German

Saturday, June 29, 7:30 p.m. Gerbrand Bakker THE HAIRDRESSER’S SON Moderation: Katharina Borchardt, Language: German

In surprising twists and turns, Bakker tells the story of a man whose life takes off against his will.
“Captivating and irresistible. Bakker shows himself to be one of our best writers.” – NRC Handelsblad

Actress Abak Safaei-Rad from Berlin reads the german version.

Venue: Spiegelzelt

The event will be held in Dutch and German.

from €5.00 to €12.00
Single-Ticket

€12.00

Single-Ticket (discounted)*

*Eligible for discounts: Holders of the Heidelberg Pass / Heidelberg Pass+ and disabled persons.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€8.00

Single-Ticket for pupils and students*

*Eligible for discounts: Students, trainees, schoolchildren and persons doing national voluntary service.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€5.00

Sunday, June 30, 4:00 p.m. Michel Friedman HATRED OF JEWS Moderator: Jagoda Marinić

Sunday, June 30, 4:00 p.m. Michel Friedman HATRED OF JEWS Moderator: Jagoda Marinić

Following Hamas’ terrorist attack on Israel, it has once again become clear how little the promise of “never again” means and how much anti-Semitism has become socially acceptable from various sides.
"I am not prepared to accept that hate has the last word.” – Michel Friedman

The event will be held in German.

from €5.00 to €12.00
Single-Ticket

€12.00

Single-Ticket (discounted)*

*Eligible for discounts: Holders of the Heidelberg Pass / Heidelberg Pass+ and disabled persons.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€8.00

Single-Ticket for pupils and students*

*Eligible for discounts: Students, trainees, schoolchildren and persons doing national voluntary service.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€5.00

Combi tickets

Combi ticket 3 (free choice of 3 events)

Combi ticket 3 (free choice of 3 events)

Valid for free choice of up to three events. Freely transferable.
Can be used individually or in a group (for discounted tickets only within the corresponding discount group).


The Combi ticket is not valid for events in the category "anniversary events, family programm, concert and guided tours".

from €12.00 to €31.00
Combi-Ticket 3 (Standard Price)

€31.00

Combi-Ticket 3 (discounted)*

*Eligible for discount: Holders of the Heidelberg Pass / Heidelberg Pass+ and severely disabled persons.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€20.00

Combi-Ticket 3 for pupils & students**.

** Eligible for discounts: Pupils, students, trainees and persons doing federal voluntary service.

Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€12.00

Maghreb Day

Maghreb Day

Saturday, June 22, 3:30 pm - "In Your Eyes, I See My Country", Moderator: Regina Keil-Sagawe, Language: French and German

Saturday, June 22, 3:30 pm - "In Your Eyes, I See My Country", Moderator: Regina Keil-Sagawe, Language: French and German

Film and Talk with the Director Kamal Hachkar

The film accompanies Neta Elkayam and Amit Haï Cohen on their journey through Morocco, which is characterized by human and musical encounters and raises new questions for both of them: “Who am I? And who do I want to be?”

The event will be held in French and German.

from €5.00 to €12.00
Single-Ticket

€12.00

Single-Ticket (discounted)*

*Eligible for discounts: Holders of the Heidelberg Pass / Heidelberg Pass+ and disabled persons.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€8.00

Single-Ticket for pupils and students*

*Eligible for discounts: Students, trainees, schoolchildren and persons doing national voluntary service.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€5.00

Saturday, June 22, 5:30 - Tunis–Paris–Falastin: A Word with Hubert Haddad, Moderator: Regina Keil-Sagawe, Language: German and French

Saturday, June 22, 5:30 - Tunis–Paris–Falastin: A Word with Hubert Haddad, Moderator: Regina Keil-Sagawe, Language: German and French

A tender Israeli–Palestinian love story from the pen of Hubert Haddad.

Venue: Spiegelzelt

The event will be held in French and German.

from €5.00 to €12.00
Single-Ticket

€12.00

Single-Ticket (discounted)*

*Eligible for discounts: Holders of the Heidelberg Pass / Heidelberg Pass+ and disabled persons.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€8.00

Single-Ticket for pupils and students*

*Eligible for discounts: Students, trainees, schoolchildren and persons doing national voluntary service.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€5.00

Free Events

Thursday, June 27, 8:30 p.m.   - Anton Kurnia & Laksmi Pamuntjak  MAJNUN / ALL COLOURS RED + FALL BABY  Moderation: Katharina Borchardt, Language: English

Thursday, June 27, 8:30 p.m. - Anton Kurnia & Laksmi Pamuntjak MAJNUN / ALL COLOURS RED + FALL BABY Moderation: Katharina Borchardt, Language: English

An event organized by the UNESCO City of Literature Heidelberg and Kulturstiftung Rhein-Neckar-Kreis e. V. as part of “10 Years UNESCO City of Literature Heidelberg.”

Venue: Spiegelzelt

The event will be held in English. The event is free of charge.

free
Free Ticket

free

Family programm

Sunday, June 23, 3:00 p.m.  - Digital reading Cornelia Funke INKWORLD 4 – THE COLOR OF REVENGE Moderation: Jagoda Marinić

Sunday, June 23, 3:00 p.m. - Digital reading Cornelia Funke INKWORLD 4 – THE COLOR OF REVENGE Moderation: Jagoda Marinić

Cornelia Funke will be joining us online from Italy in the festival tent. The Inkworld series has enchanted young readers for many years and captivates children and adults alike with its wonderfully funny characters and exciting twists and turns.

Venue: Videostream in the Spiegelzelt

The event will be held in German.

€5.00

Monday, June 24, 10:00 am - Tijan Sila and Lena Schneider LILA LEUCHTFEUER

Monday, June 24, 10:00 am - Tijan Sila and Lena Schneider LILA LEUCHTFEUER

The lively Lila Leuchtfeuer with the curly mop of hair is a young magichanic - and in trouble.

Age group: 9 years and older

Venue: Spiegelzelt

The event will be held in German.

€5.00

Tuesday, June 25, 9:30 am - David Blum KOLLEKTORGANG Moderation: Heidrun Helwig

Tuesday, June 25, 9:30 am - David Blum KOLLEKTORGANG Moderation: Heidrun Helwig

David Blum tells of right-wing violence and life after death with a lightness that does justice to an annoyed teenager.

Age group: 8th-9th grade

Venue: Spiegelzelt

The event will be held in German.

€5.00

Thursday, June 27, 9:30 am, Zoran Drvenkar KAI ZIEHT IN DEN KRIEG UND KOMMT MIT OPA ZURÜCK

Thursday, June 27, 9:30 am, Zoran Drvenkar KAI ZIEHT IN DEN KRIEG UND KOMMT MIT OPA ZURÜCK

Age group: 5th- 7th grade

Venue: Spiegelzelt

The event will be held in German.

€5.00

Thursday, June 27, 11am, WORD UP! Poetry-Slam

Thursday, June 27, 11am, WORD UP! Poetry-Slam

Age group: 8th- 12th grade

In cooperation with WORD UP!

Venue: Spiegelzelt
The event will be held in German.

€5.00

Friday, June 28, 9:30 am, Martin Muser WEIL Moderation: Prof.Dr. Karin Vach

Friday, June 28, 9:30 am, Martin Muser WEIL Moderation: Prof.Dr. Karin Vach

Age group: 8th- 9th grade

Venue: Spiegelzelt
The event will be held in German.

€5.00

Friday, June 28, 11 am, Karen Köhler HIMMERLWÄRTS Moderator: Prof. Dr. Karin Vach

Friday, June 28, 11 am, Karen Köhler HIMMERLWÄRTS Moderator: Prof. Dr. Karin Vach

Age group: 4. - 6. grade

Venue: Spiegelzelt

The event will be held in German.

€5.00

Sunday, June 30, 1:00 pm, Necati Öziri VATERMAL Moderation: Karin Vach

Sunday, June 30, 1:00 pm, Necati Öziri VATERMAL Moderation: Karin Vach

Venue: Spiegelzelt

The event will be held in German.

€5.00

Sunday, June 30, 2:30 pm, Ralph Caspers WENN RIESEN REISEN und WENN GLÜHWÜRMCHEN MORSEN

Sunday, June 30, 2:30 pm, Ralph Caspers WENN RIESEN REISEN und WENN GLÜHWÜRMCHEN MORSEN

Age Group: 5 - 10 years

Venue: Spiegelzelt

The event will be held in German.

€5.00

Concert

For the concert on June 30

Sunday, June 30, 11:00a.m. - CONCERT  Dota Duo MASCHA KALÉKO 2

Sunday, June 30, 11:00a.m. - CONCERT Dota Duo MASCHA KALÉKO 2

Dota Kehr and Jan Rohrbach
Concert

With Jan Rohrbach on electric guitar, Dota Kehr on the microphone and lyrics from Mascha Kaléko, Dota Duo turn the Spiegelzelt into a concert hall at this Sunday matinee. A treat for the ears!

Venue: Spiegelzelt

from €10.00 to €22.00
Single-Ticket

€22.00

Single-Ticket (discounted)*

*Eligible for discounts: Holders of the Heidelberg Pass / Heidelberg Pass+ and disabled persons.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€16.00

Single-Ticket for pupils and students*

*Eligible for discounts: Students, trainees, schoolchildren and persons doing national voluntary service.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€10.00

Guides Tours

Führungen

Sunday, June 30, 1:30 p.m. - LITERARY WALK with Claudia Schmid

Sunday, June 30, 1:30 p.m. - LITERARY WALK with Claudia Schmid

The writer Claudia Schmid invites you on a literary walk.

Meeting point: The fountain on Universitätsplatz (Grabengasse 1, outside the Alte Universität) from 1:15 pm

from €5.00 to €10.00
Single-Ticket

€10.00

Single-Ticket (discounted)*

*Eligible for discounts: Holders of the Heidelberg Pass / Heidelberg Pass+ and disabled persons.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€5.00

Single-Ticket for pupils and students*

*Eligible for discounts: Students, trainees, schoolchildren and persons doing national voluntary service.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€5.00

Party

for the anniversary party

Wednesday, June 19, 08:30 p.m. Anniversary Evening & Party

feeLit! The Heidelberg International Literature Festival turns 30 this year.

For all literature fans who love to party, A DJ will be playing from 10 p.m. — we’re celebrating into the anniversary weeks. No registration is necessary, tickets can be purchased online or at the box office.

from €5.00 to €8.00
Single-Ticket

€8.00

Single-Ticket (discounted)*

*Eligible for discounts: Holders of the Heidelberg Pass / Heidelberg Pass+ and disabled persons.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€5.00

Single-Ticket for pupils and students*

*Eligible for discounts: Students, trainees, schoolchildren and persons doing national voluntary service.
Only valid with appropriate proof - please show this at the entrance without being asked.

€5.00

Wertgutschein

Gutschein

Gutschein

Der Gutschein ist gültig für Veranstaltungen beim Internationalen Literaturfestival Heidelberg 2024 und kann in beliebiger Höhe ausgestellt werden.
Eine Rückzahlung des Betrags ist ausgeschlossen.