“The voices of freedom” is a special program of “Lviv - UNESCO City of Literature” office within the 25 th BookForum in Lviv. It involves readings by foreign authors in their native languages and general discussions on the topic of freedom.

The main theme of the project is the freedom in all of its forms, be it the freedom of speech, thought, or the political freedom. Within the course of the special program, 6 events where conducted, namely, the reading of poetic works of Haska Shyyan with the musical accompaniment of Tamara Horhishelli, the reading of poetic works by the writer of Syrian origin - Kholoud Charaf, poetic readings of the representative of the “Durban - City of Literature” - Siyabonga Mpungose, and prose readings of the resident of Lviv from the city of Graz – Marie Gamillscheg.