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Helsinki Book Fair

Helsinki Book Fair

Helsinki Book Fair is the most important event for lovers of literature and book industry professionals in Finland. It brings together the brightest stars of Finnish literature and the most promising new talents. The themes at this year’s book fair include the freedom of speech, songwriting and American literature and culture.

Helsinki Book Fair features 15 programme venues and more than 40 international literary guests . The programme consists of more than 800 debates and interviews, in addition to authors, speakers include politicians, artists, journalists and prominent figures.  The total number of performers is more than 1,000.

An important cultural forum

More than 300 publishers, bookstores and second-hand booksellers take part in Helsinki Book Fair every year. Helsinki Book Fair is hosted by Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre in cooperation with the Finnish Book Publishers Association and the Booksellers’ Association of Finland.

Helsinki Book Fair also features an Antiquarian Book Exhibition co-hosted with the Finnish Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association. More than 84,000 literature fans visited the fair last year.

Prague Writers’ Festival

Prague Writers’ Festival

Prague Writers‘ Festival is a literary event, presenting the world of literature as a place of social and cultural dialogue. It originated in the late-seventies London, when Michael March (PWF‘s President) began organizing international poetry readings at Keat House. Now, it is one of the most engaging cultural events in Prague and one of the most notable literary events in Europe.

Motto of this edition: We are condemned to hope

2020 Madrid Book Fair

2020 Madrid Book Fair

It first took place in 1933. Today, the over 350 stalls set up along the Paseo de Carruajes avenue in Madrid’s Retiro park not only offer the public the chance to discover the latest literary offerings, but also to meet their favourite writers. Every day, the bookshops and publishing companies organise book-signing sessions featuring the most popular authors. What’s more, you’ll find all kinds of books arranged on the different stands, which you can buy at a very attractive discount.

Göteborg Book Fair

Göteborg Book Fair

The Göteborg Book Fair is the most important event in Scandinavia for people in the book business.
It is also a manifestation of arts and culture, a four-day long literary festival, a tribute to freedom of expression and a place for readers and writers to meet and celebrate the power of stories.

Started in 1985 as a conference for librarians with 5,000 visitors the first time, the fair now gathers about 95,000 teachers, librarians and book lovers every year.

Hay Festival Segovia

Hay Festival Segovia

Hay Festival brings readers and writers together to share stories and ideas in sustainable events around the world. The festivals inspire, examine and entertain, inviting participants to imagine the world as it is and as it might be.

Nobel Prize-winners and novelists, scientists and politicians, historians and musicians talk with audiences in a dynamic exchange of ideas. Hay Festival’s global conversation shares the latest thinking in the arts and sciences with curious audiences live, in print and digitally. Hay Festival also runs wide programmes of education work supporting coming generations of writers and culturally hungry audiences of all ages.

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