Biggest Ukrainian Book Forum in Lviv, September 2016

Biggest Ukrainian Book Forum in Lviv, September 2016

Photo: shutterstock.comOn September 15-18 special guests from over 15 foreign countries are to come to the Lviv Book Forum, the single most important event for literature and publishing business in Ukraine. If you are serious about books, Lviv in September is a place to be.

Publishers and authors will flock to Lviv on the dates of September 15-18, for the Lviv Book Forum, an annual literature market and festival. In 2016, this will be the 23rd Book Forum happening in Lviv. Founded in 1994, it gathers not only publishers, writers or readers, but also celebrities, sportsmen, famous politicians, educators, translators, journalists and is one of the most important social events of the season. Many new publishing homes and indie editorials are being presented here every year. Book Forum in Lviv is Ukraine’s largest event of this kind, combining book market, literary festival, and over a hundred of other various events featuring Ukrainian and foreign authors.
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During four days starting from September 15th, Lviv will be dedicated to the celebration of book culture and popularization of all kinds of editorial print. Stalls of the Book Forum will groan under the weight of luscious picture books, academic manuals, books on classics and contemporary Ukrainian literature.
Lviv International Literature Festival, night poetry readings, a series of events dedicated to literature for seniors and international library meet-up event are among the main thematic platforms of the Lviv Book Forum. Publishers could also attend a business forum, which included sessions on intellectual property and advertising.

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Publishers from different countries are to attend the forum. The organizers announced some guests from Latvia, Poland, Austria, the US, Germany, Serbia, Uganda, South Africa and many others. Celebrated writer and free-spirited intellectual Frédéric Beigbeder is the guest star at International Publishers’ Forum in Lviv. There will be a book signing session and a lecture on contemporary literature by one of the most charismatic European writers.

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Lviv Book Forum is a dynamic and vibrant event that gathers thousands of guests and visitors every year. In 2016 International Publishers’ Forum in Lviv will be happening at over 60 locations and will consist of over 100 book and literature themed events. In order to check the full program of the Book Forum and have a closer look at all the interesting events that will be taking place, visit their official web page.
When: September 15 - 18, 2016.
Where: 17, Kopernika street, Palace of Culture and over 60 other various locations in Lviv.

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