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PesText, Budapest’s latest literary festival, brings world literature to the Hungarian capital between 24-28 September. Among the many notable international writers, the main focus is on the literature of the regional Visegrád Group, and global authors of Hungarian descent. You will find the readings, concerts and lectures at locations such as the Petőfi Museum of Literature and A38 ship.

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