Yellow Festival in Naples: more than 50 writers and dozens of events dedicated to the detective story

Monday, 16/05/2022
Serena De Luca
Maurizio De Giovanni

From Thursday 9 to Sunday 12 June 2022 a unique appointment with The Yellow City of Naples Festival, a particular dedicated project to yellow and detective style which arises from the collaboration between the Publishing House and the Locisto Library of Naples.

The idea of ​​this first edition of the event was born in February, the month in which the presentation to the press also takes place, while the preview will take place on May 26 atFrench Institute Grenoble, which will then also host the entire exhibition, with Alicia Gimenez Vartlett and Marta Sanz.

The artistic direction of the new festival will be entrusted to Ciro Sabatino, the director of, will be there as a guest Maurizio De Giovanni and the president of the Misstery Città di Napoli award for the published novel, in addition to the participation of over 50 crime writers. For the complete program we just have to wait until May 26th.

The Sherlock Holmes Exhibition

This first appointment with the Yellow Festival in Naples opens with a bang, in fact on June 9 at 18:00 there will be the inauguration of the great and beautiful exhibition dedicated to Sherlock Holmes, which will then close on 12 June at 14:00.

The program

ll complete program with l 'guest list I will be introduced on May 26th. L'official preview of May 26 at Grenoble is entrusted to the Spanish Alicia Gimenez Bartlett (the 'mother' of Petra Delicado) and Marta Sanz. The official poster is designed by Daniele Bigliardo (Dylan Dog and Ricciardi).

How to participate

In order to participate in the events organized for the Yellow Festival in Naples you can buy the 5 euro ticket, valid on only one of the days of the Festival for the whole day. Tickets are already available online on the official website.

While paper will be available from Monday 16 May at 10:00 at the Iocisto Library or directly at Grenoble from 17:00 on 9 June. Reservations are required for the trial on Sherlock Holmes on June 10th.

Information on the Yellow Festival in Naples


From 9 June to 12 June 2022

Preferred Time

  • Thursday 18: 00-23: 00
  • Friday and Saturday 9: 00-23
  • Sunday 9: 00-14: 00 last admission 13:00


Grenoble Institute, Via Francesco Crispi, 86, 80121 Naples NA


Ticket 5 euros


Yellow Site | Institut Fançais website

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