The Festival

Now in its thirteenth edition, Dedica this year will return to the shores of the Mediterranean and land on the jagged coastline of the writing and work of Amos Oz.

As is customary, the Festival – which is not meant to be celebratory but aims, starting from the engagement and works of the featured author, to provide an opportunity for travel through specific cultural and geographical areas – will propose a rich cultural itinerary in the form of meetings, theatre, music, exhibitions and cinema, to see, hear, get to know, compare and compromise through the thoughts, places and emotions of others.


Conflicts and compromises will be the main theme of Dedica dedicated to Amos Oz. Conflicts and compromises in private and in public, in the lives of each of us and in the geopolitical situations of the writer’s land – Israel – but also of many other lands both near and far. Compromises as a means of overcoming conflict, for a project of peace built on the foundations of dialogue and with the cement of culture and reason.


Promoted and organised by the Thesis Cultural Association, the event is supported by public bodies, in particular by the Municipality of Pordenone and the Friuli Venezia Giulia Autonomous Region, as well as a number of important local private businesses: Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Udine e Pordenone, Coop Consumatori Nordest, Electrolux and Set-in.