International Book Fest Starts In Budapest Today

  • 20 Apr 2017 11:35 AM
International Book Fest Starts In Budapest Today
The 24th Budapest International Book Festival will be held between 20-23 April, András Sándor Kocsis, head of the Hungarian Publishers’ and Booksellers’ Association, told a press briefing on Wednesday. The festival, held at the Millenáris cultural centre in Buda, will host nearly 150 exhibitors and 500 programmes, including book presentations, signings, concerts and discussions, he said.

Guest of honour will be Turkish Nobel prize laureate Orhan Pamuk, whose 1982 debut novel is to be published for the first time in Hungarian this year, Bence Sárközy of the Libri Publishing Group told the press briefing.

Countries of honour will be the Visegrad countries, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, he said.

Opening hours:

20 April 2017 12.00 – 19.00
21 April 2017 10.00 – 19.00
22 April 2017 10.00 – 20.00
23 April 2017 10.00 – 19.00

The entry is free!

Republished with permission of Hungary Matters, MTI’s daily newsletter.

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