Interliber International Book Fair, Zagreb

Interliber International Book Fair, Zagreb

This November the Zagreb Fair will again become the in place. The most popular trade fair for all generations INTERLIBER returns from 12 – 17 November to bring joy to all book lovers.

Interliber is the largest literary event in Croatia and a platform for the promotion of books, writers, reading, science and knowledge that brings together the most important publishers and booksellers.

Interliber pavilions will present more than 300 exhibitors with books from various genres and for all ages. Numerous titles of world-known bestsellers and literary stars are just a part of an excellent offer of the best book fair in the region, equally interesting and attractive for children, business people and pensioners.

In a time when trends change almost daily, the need for lifelong learning is more pronounced than ever. Interliber offers the widest range of trade and business literature, textbooks and other aids for further training.

The youngest visitors will be led through the colorful world of books by the authors themselves. They will meet their heroes and discover new worlds. Choose a good-night story to read to children. Find something for yourself as well because children learn to love books by watching their parents read.

Visitors come to Interliber not only looking for new reading materials but also for interesting and diverse contents, ranging from presentations of new books, home and foreign authors, meetings and talks with authors, literary readings and workshops, awarding of literary prizes, auctions of old books, quiz shows, music programmes to expert meetings of publishers, booksellers and librarians, panel discussions…

NOVELTY at the Interliber Fair are education fairs for all generations. From 15 – 16 November 2019 the best Croatian and international high schools, colleges, language courses, adult education programmes and additional professional and business education will be presented.


Admission to Interliber is free for all visitors. During Interliber a total of 130,000 book lovers walk the “streets” of the Zagreb Fair every year.

“Books are the compasses and telescopes and sextants and charts which other men have prepared to help us navigate  the dangerous seas of human life” J.L. Bennett

King Gordogan – a radio theater premiere

King Gordogan – a radio theater premiere

Come join us for this most enjoyable and Absurd theatrical event!

King Gordogan – a radio theater world premiere
by Trafika Europe at Penn State University
HUB-Robeson Center, room 233
Saturday April 15th, 2017, 5:30 pm

Ruthless King Gordogan rules his kingdom with an iron fist, and his leadership has created a cruel world, dominated by pain and uncertainty. The King is pitiless; he has a limitless bloodlust, and he enthusiastically murders anyone and everyone who stands in the way of his vaulting ambition, including his own son. The kingdom awaits a savior, an indestructible knight, who will surely slay King Gordogan and stop the madness. But will he come? And if he does, can he prevail? Gordogan and his subjects live in a kingdom of the Absurd designed by a surrealist. There are no saviors in this world. Each of the players, including Gordogan himself, is a helpless puppet, manipulated by the tyranny of their own existence.

Radovan Ivšić wrote “King Gordogan” in 1943, and it was first performed in exile in Paris. This play has now been translated into contemporary English from the original Croatian and adapted for radio for the first time, by Carla Stockton.

Please note that this is not a staged performance, rather a read-through by actors, with sound effects and live recording, for later presentation on Trafika Europe Radio.

This event is open to the public and free of charge.

Support for this event comes also from the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures and School of Global Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Penn State University.

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