28th Nov–2nd Dec 2017
«Moscow International Poetry Biennale» is a large-scale cultural and educational project that has started in 1999. It has become a significant part of Russian and international cultural space. Since 2001, «Moscow International Poetry Biennale» has been a member of the International Poetry Festival Association.
Poet Eugenie Bunimovich, laureate of Moscow Prize in Literature and Art, has created the festival and still acts as its permanent president.
In 2017, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and the Federal Agency for Press and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation provide support of the Moscow Biennale.
Rosneft is the general sponsor of the festival.
The organizers of the festival are Vladimir Dahl Russian State Literary Museum, Institute of Linguistics of Russian Academy of Sciences, and “Cultural Initiative” Association.