One of the most important and the most massive literary book manifestations in Balkan – Belgrade book fair is scheduled for 25th October and will last until the 1st of November. Organizers are proudly announcing sixtieth international fair highlighting that countries, governments changed, there have been turbulent historical periods, but the book majestically defied it all.
Book lovers can expect special fair discounts, there is a follow up program ready with tribunes, workshops, conferences, round tables, meeting with the writers, and one of them is Sergei Lukyanenko, author of popular science fiction book „Night watch“ and it’s sequels.
Week of books, which is being held under the slogan „What would be if it weren’t“, will be marked by Russian literature, because this country is the honoree guest of the fair, other visitors are expected from China, Germany, France, Great Britain, India and countries in the region.
Last year the Fair was visited by more than 164.000 people, and according to a research from 2010 this manifestation was considered Belgrade’s biggest brand. Price of a ticket is 250 dinars (around 2 euros), for groups larger than 20 ticket is 150 dinars per person, while the entrance is free for children under the age of 7.
This year more than 500 domestic and 80 foreign publishers are expected, on 30,512 square meters over 900 programs will be held with 10 specialized exhibitions.