Salone Off 2022 celebrates coming of age

Salone Off 2022
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The Salone Off 2022 turns 18 with this edition, confirming the spirit that has always guided it: dialogue with the territory, co-planning, welcoming proposals, attention to spaces that generate culture.

The goal of coming of age has been reached thanks to a long journey that has seen him grow from year to year. He has come a long way since, in 2004 thanks to the support of the City of Turin, he left Borgo San Paolo in District 3, to then involve all the Circumscriptions of Turin over time and subsequently spread to various Municipalities of the Metropolitan City, allowing himself excursions in various cities of the Region.
“The Salone Off 2022 from the very first editions has been able to walk on its own legs, always looking to the future with courage, never fearing to experiment, to compete every year with innovative initiatives in terms of the promotion of books and reading, also allowing itself, along the way, captivate and conquer by the enthusiasm, passion, activism and dynamism of the many institutions, associations and cultural realities encountered. In the meantime, they have become close companions and irreplaceable traveling companions ”recalled Marco Pautasso, Secretary General of the Turin International Book Fair.

An offer for all tastes

Until May 23, the 18th edition of the book festival, which will take place as part of the International Book Fair, at the Lingotto in Turin, will involve the districts of the 8 districts of the City of Turin, the various municipalities of the Metropolitan City and some city ​​of the Piedmont Region.
At the Salone Off 2022, an offer of events for all tastes, where the book, female readers and readers are always at the center. Meetings with authors, readings, film screenings, recitals, theatrical performances, workshops for children, exhibitions, debates, workshops.
The proposals and projects have been conceived and implemented thanks to the collaboration with numerous realities, such as civic libraries, bookstores, neighborhood houses, universities, museums, shopping centers, prisons, hospitals and even cemeteries.
Furthermore, for this edition, Italgas – with its new Heritage Lab – and Torino Outlet Village – with its literary events in the central square – are partners of the Salone Off 2022, hosting some scheduled meetings.