15th Book Fair in Krakow: meetings with top shelf writers, exhibitions, discussions, competitions, lectures, performances, film screenings
The Book Fair in Krakow, currently the largest publishing trade fair in Poland, is the most prestigious media event organized by Targi w Krakowie (Trade Fairs in Krakow Ltd.).
The event gathers an increasing number of publishers, authors, booksellers, translators, librarians and literature enthusiasts every year. It has also become one of the most important and best-established items in the Polish calendar of cultural events. Last year almost 500 exhibitors presented their offer and over 32,000 visitors and customers interested in literature visited the fair. Every year Book Fair receive generous media attention with an impressive number of 200 journalists reporting. All the radio and television stations give coverage to the fair as the event unfolded.
Most of the publishers operating in the Polish market attend the Book Fair in Krakow, with its presentation of the widest selection of books, from fine literature and poetry, through Catholic publications, to academic and science books, fine art publications, books for children, travel publishing and maps. The last edition of the Book Fair in Krakow reflected the great increase in the interest of e-Books and digital readers.
The Book Fair in Krakow has always featured many cultural events, including meetings with top shelf writers and representatives of the world of culture, science, art & media, exhibitions, performances and seminars. Every year it hosts people from cultural circles, university and college professors, members of authors associations and unions, representatives of local government and Ministry of Culture.
Organiser Trade Fairs in Krakow Ltd
This event is part of Attention Culture!, the Cultural Programme of the 2011 Polish EU Presidency.