MystFest 2023. Festival Internazionale del Giallo e del Mistero

International Thriller and Mystery Festival

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The first and most important Italian festival dedicated to detective stories and mystery.
An Italian literary competition dedicated to unpublished short stories with mystery and noir settings.

Started in 1980 the MystFest, the international Festival of mystery has been staged, which has also incorporated the Crime Reading in the City Award. In June a thick grey fog falls over Cattolica and a series of strange and well-known characters, such as Carlo Lucarelli or Valerio Massimo Manfredi, begin to crowd the city, ready to investigate…. “Murder she wrote”
A kermess full of events that investigates the thriller in literature, music, cinema and art.


  • piazza 1° Maggio - Cattolica (Cattolica)
26 June - 2 July 2023

Information offices

IAT Cattolica
Via Mancini C., 24 - Cattolica (RN)
+ 39 0541 966793 Opening: all year round
UIT Cattolica
Piazzale I Maggio - Cattolica (RN)
+ 39 0541 966687 + 39 0541 966793 Opening: seasonal

Last update 22/03/2023

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