Germany Guest of Honour in...

What does that mean? Many international book fairs have followed Frankfurt by focusing on a different country each year. Often Germany as an important book market is given the honour.

With support of the Federal German Office and the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, the Frankfurt Book Fair ensures a professional appearance at international fairs. The Book Fair team approaches relevant cultural mediators, for example the respective Goethe Institutes, and arranges a comprehensive representation of Germany abroad.


German collective stand, Warsaw

Guest of Honour Germany in 2017/2016

As international industry platform the Frankfurt Book Fair supports German publishers in their international activities. Worldwide we organise German collective stands and events at international book fairs.

  • Guest of Honour Germany in Warsaw: From 18 to 21 May 2017, Germany will be Guest of Honour at the Warsaw Book Fair. Germany in Warsaw

  • Guest of Honour Germany in Istanbul: In November 2016 Germany was Guest of Honour at the International Istanbul Book Fair. Germany in Istanbul

  • Guest of Honour Germany in Bologna: In April 2016, Germany was the Guest of Honour at the Bologna Children's Book Fair. Germany in Bologna

Illustrators exhibition, Bologna 2016

German collective stand, Istanbul 2016

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