World Bulletin / News Desk
The world’s largest book fair has opened with 7,300 publishers attending, which lasts between Oct 10-14.
10,000 international journalists from 63 countries excellent media coverage in Germany and internationally: all German TV, radio stations, newspapers, related magazines, and online portals cover the event.
While literary, educational, trans-media and commercial publishing activities and cultural events will provide the core of the programme in Frankfurt.
The fair features:
- more than 7,500 exhibiting companies
- over 110 attending countries
- 180,000 international trade visitors
- almost 300,000 visitors
- 100,000 buyers
The Frankfurt Book Fair is a meeting place for the industry’s experts. Be they publishers, booksellers, agents, film producers or authors - each year in October, they all come together and create something new. The Frankfurt Book Fair is the most important marketplace for books, media, rights and licences worldwide.
The Turkish stand opens in a place that is 350 square meters including 48 meter for children totally. There are two hundred publishers and 3 thousand different books in the Turkish stands.
During the fair, 21 publishers will introduce their works.
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