Since its first edition in 2005, the Forum has received letters from the most important authors of contemporary literature. The selection, which reflects careful curatorial work, provides a significant sample of the literary world today.The event, whose activities are free, is divided into Programming Main Forum Letrinhas, Cycle Bravo! Journalism and Way of the Cross Cultural Poetics.
In 2011, the Forum of the Arts will be guided by the theme "Memory of Forgetfulness." Held between 11 and 15 November, the event will look at the artistic and literary memory of Ouro Preto, with tributes to some of the most remarkable personalities of the cultural and projects of indisputable importance to our history. (Text taken from http://www.forumdasletras.ufop.br)