Struga Poetry Evenings (SPE) (Macedonian: Струшки вечери на поезијата, СВП; tr. Struški večeri na poezijata, SVP) is an international poetry festival held annually in Struga, Republic of Macedonia.
The festival began in 1961 in Struga. By 1966 the event turned into an international cultural festival. The Golden Wreath international award was established.
Golden Wreath (Златен венец), the main international award given to a world renowned living poet for life achievement in the field of poetry. The recipient’s name is publicized usually several months in advance. Miladinov Brothers Award (Браќа Миладиновци) for a best book published between two festivals. Bridges of Struga, for debutant book (together with UNESCO).
Besides festival events and activities, in past 55 year Struga Poetry Evenings developed extensive publishing activity. Struga Poetry Evenings each year publish representational book of poetry by the winner of the award Golden Wreath in the original language and translated in Macedonian.
In the Pleiades edition there are published selections of the poetries of eminent poets of the world, Anthologies of poetries of the participating countries, poetry selections of the poet – winner of the award for young poets Bridges of Struga, a poetry selection of the Macedonian poets – winners of the Miladinov Brothers award in foreign languages, the poetry collection of the participants Poetry from Five Continents -Who is Who and other occasional poetry editions.