International Festival of Poetry, Smederevo's Poet Autumn, during four decades gathers the most eminent and international poet creators. A Smederevo's orator "Smederevac", unknown men from Smederevo and compositor Kir Stefan Srbin left musical and poetical testimony which has high artistic rang.
The town of Smederevo is versed in the world known poetry. About Smederevo, many itineraries were written. Many author of prose wrote about Smederevo, but the poets have made the most beautiful work of art. Base on the fundament the poetry festival in Smederevo was made in 1970.
In past 37 years the Festival "Smederevo's poet autumn" gathered over 1.000 poets from all over the world, and the programs were attended by over 150.000 visitors. The Festival's programs take place in the modern surroundings of the Cultural Centre of Smederevo and medieval atmosphere of Smederevo's medieval Fortress.
Beside the most respectable poets which come at the Festival, according to organizer's invitation, from all meridians, the chance is given to young, less established authors who participate in Festival's open competition. Also chance is given to authors from native place.
The Smederevo's Poet Autumn Festival is held every October in Smederevo Library.
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