Frankfurt Book Fair
Today, the 11th October opens the book fair in Frankfurt: the most important event in the sector at international level. Italy will be present with "Spazio Italia", a collective stand that brings together 118 publishers in 500 square meters of exhibition space and will represent our country, Like every year. The exhibition numbers are, as always, impressed: 7,150 publishers from 106 countries, ten thousand accredited journalists.
The fair is reserved for the workmen, but it is strictly taken by the audience of readers and schoolchildren to discover or rediscover the pleasure of reading and book objects.
The traditional Italian collective - organized by the Association Italiana Editori, Ministry of Economic Development and ICE - Agency for promotion abroad and the internationalization of Italian companies - will be located in Hall 5.0, stand C36 and C37.
Minister of Cultural Heritage and Tourism, Dario Franceschini, representing the Italian Government - accompanied by the President of the Hague, Ricardo Franco Levi, Ambassador of Italy to the Federal Republic of Germany, Pietro Benassi - to inaugurate the Italian pavilion on the opening day, October 11 at 10.30, along with all the Italian publishers present. It will be the occasion to present to the press, Italian and international, the Report on the state of Italian publishing 2017.
FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR
11-15 October 2017
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