Warming up

Ja! will hold its thirteenth edition in Bilbao from 29 September to 11 October 2022. We will celebrate it by laughing at ourselves, lousy luck and the superstition surrounding the number related to disaster. This is reflected in the wonderful poster that Javier Jaén(«Ja-Ja en el Ja!», he said) has designed for this year’s edition.

The Festival

Ja! International Festival of Literature and Art featuring Humour is a cultural event highlighting the importance of humour in the arts and especially in literature; humour is understood in its broadest sense and as the ultimate expression of intelligence, civilisation and joie de vivre.   Ja! has been held since 2010 at the beginning of