Passa Porta is the international house of literature in Brussels. Founded in 2004 by the organizations Het beschrijf and Entrez Lire, it is a multilingual organization in the heart of Europe. A unique place where all kinds of literature lovers, authors, readers, translators and cultural mediators can meet and work. It offers literary encounters, creative projects for authors and translators and an international program for writers in residence. Passa Porta also organizes the biennial Passa Porta Festival, one of the most prestigious literary festivals in Europe. It attracts thousands of visitors to more than twenty locations in Brussels.