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Follow the Journey of Georgian Characters on October 16-20

At the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019, 16-20 October Georgia will present the project "FOLLOW THE JOURNEY OF GEORGIAN CHARACTERS" Organized by the Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association and supported by the Writers’ House of Georgia and the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia.

Within the framework of the project, a five-day literary and publishing program will be held.

Discover Georgia in 3 halls of the Frankfurter Buchmesse:

1. Georgian National Stand, Hall 5.0, B100
2. Published and Unpublished Georgian Children’s Books Stand, Frankfurt Kids Foyer 5.1/6.1
3. “Spend 4 Seasons in Georgia” Stand, Hall 3.1, K126


Georgian publishers will have the opportunity to present the books of their Georgian authors to specially invited foreign publishers and offer them to translate and publish in different languages. Following participants are:
1. Palitra L Publishing
2. Sulakauri Publishing
3. Intelekti Publishing
4. Artanuji Publishing
5. Nodar Dumbadze Publishing and Literary Agency

1. Focus on Georgian Prose

Georgia - A Literary Invitation/Presentation-Discussion
Publishers: Verlag Klaus Wagenbach, Intelekti Publishing
Speakers: Iva Pezuashvili, Manfred Ahriman Heinfeldner
Moderator: Gvantsa Jobava
18 October, 12:00 - 12:45
Hall 5.0, B100

Europe and Georgia: the Love Feast Revisited/Presentation-Discussion
Publisher: Weidle Verlag
Speaker: Zurab Karumidze
Moderator: Barbara Lehnerer
18 October, 13:00 – 13:45
Hall 5.0, B100


Everyone Dies in this Novel/Discussion
Publishers: Volland & Quist, Sulakauri Publishing
Speaker: Beqa Adamashvili
Moderator: Sebastian Wolter
18 October, 15:15 – 16:00
Hall 5.0, B100

Georgia’s Heart – 33 Poets from Georgia/Presentation-Discussion
Publisher: Größenwahn Verlag
Speakers: Giorgi Lobzhanidze, Zaza Bibilashvili
Moderator: Manana Tandashvili
16 October, 12:00 – 12:45
Hall 5.0, B100

JAQO’S DISPOSSESSED by Mikheil Javakhishvili and SURAMI FORTRESS by Daniel Chonkadze/Presentation
Publisher: Arco Verlag
Speaker: Christoph Haacker
Moderator: Tilman Spreckelsen,
17 October, 15:45 – 16:15
Hall 5.0, B100

Antonin Artaud’s Metaphysics by Merab Mamardashvili /Presentation
Publisher: Matthes & Seitz Berlin
Speaker: Zaal Andronikashvili
16 October, 14:00 – 14:45
Hall 5.0, B100

33 objects telling the history of Georgia by Davit Lortkipanidze/Presentation-Discussion
Publisher: Mitteldeutscher Verlag
Speaker: Davit Lordkipanidze
Moderator: Roman Pliske
18 October, 14:00 – 14:45
Hall 5.0, B100

Focus on Georgian Children’s Books and Illustrations
Challenges of contemporary Georgian children’s books. The collaboration of Georgian illustrators and Frankfurter Buchmesse/Presentation-Discussion
Speakers: Hendrik Hellige, Eka Tabliashvili
Moderator: Gvantsa Jobava
17 October, 16:15 – 16:45

Hall 5.0, B100

 

Focus on Georgian Art

Gabriadze – the Poet-Painter of Georgia/Book Presentation
Publisher: Sieveking Verlag
Speaker: Rosemarie Tietze
Moderator: Zaal Andronikashvili
16 October, 15:00 – 15:45
Hall 5.0, B100

Focus on Georgian Literature in Translation

Georgian literature in Germany, evaluation and perspectives/Discussion
Speaker: Zaal Andronikashvili
Moderator: Tilman Spreckelsen
17 October, 15:00 – 15:45
Hall 5.0, B100

Focus on Publishing and Politics

The Writing and the War Zones. Literature after the fall off an Empire/ Discussion
Publishers: Dagyeli Verlag, Intelekti Publishing
Speakers: Mario Pschera, Gvantsa Jobava
16 October, 13:00 – 13:45

Hall 5.0, B100

Focus on Guest of Honors of Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018-2019 - Georgia VS Norway

Guests of Honor on Guests of Honor/Discussion
Publishers: Sulakauri Publishing, Cappelen Damm
Speakers: Archil Kikodze, Bernhard Mohr
Moderator: Zaal Andronikashvili
17 October, 12:00 – 12:45
Hall 5.0, B100

Dagny Juel Coming to Frankfurt/Discussion
Publisher: Weidle Verlag
Speakers: Zurab Karumidze, Oliver Moystad
Moderator: Stefan Weidle
19 October, 12:30 – 13:15
Hall 5.0, B100

Focus on Discovering Georgia

Spend 4 Seasons in Georgia /Discussion
Speakers: Mary Jobava, Mariam Gujabidze
19 October, 13:30 – 14:15
Hall 5.0, B100

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018 Guest of Honor follow-up presentation is
followed by Georgian wine and snacks.
17 October, 17:00-18:00

Georgian Characters in the other Event Spaces of Frankfurter Buchmesse

Picture book TSIKARA based on Georgian folk fairytale/Presentation
Publisher: Sulakauri Publishing
Speakers: Tatia Nadareishvili, Eka Tabliashvili
Moderator: Imke Buhre
16 October, 14:00 – 15:00

Frankfurt Kids Foyer, Hall 5.1/6.1

Matchmaking of Children’s books professionals. Unpublished picture books contest winners’ showcase/ Happy Hour
Host: dPICTUS
Georgian Participants: Tatia Nadareishvili, Eka Tabliashvili
16 October, 17:00 -18:30
Frankfurt Kids Foyer, Hall 5.1/6.1

Meeting with publishers. Focus: Eastern Europe/ Happy Hour
Host: dPICTUS
Georgian Participants: Tatia Nadareishvili, Eka Tabliashvili
17 October, 17:00 -18:30
Frankfurt Kids Foyer, Hall 5.1/6.1

Workshop for families. Topic: Picture book TSIKARA
Organizers: Frankfurt Kids, Mundo Azul
Workshop held by: Tatia Nadareishvili, Eka Tabliashvili
19 October, 14:00 – 15:00
Frankfurt Kids Foyer, Hall 5.1/6.1

Blogger Meet and Greet/Discussion
Publisher: Volland & Quist
Georgian Participant: Beka Adamashvili
19 October, 12:30 – 13:30
Hall 4.1, G23/25

EUPL/European Authors Take the Stage in Frankfurt/Discussion
Organizer: EU prize for Literature
Speakers: Beka Adamashvili, Nikos Chryssos, Haska Shyyan
18 October, 14:00 – 15:00
Frankfurt Pavilion (Agora)