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Georgia to Present Project 'Follow the Journey of Georgian Characters' at Frankfurter Buchmasse

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

Within the framework of the project a five-day literary and publishing program - more than 20 events will be held focused on the following themes: Prose, Poetry, Classics, Nonfiction, Children’s Books and Illustrations, Art, Publishing and Politics, Guest of Honors of Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018-2019 - Georgia VS Norway, Discovering Georgia.

Discover Georgia in 3 halls at the Frankfurter Buchmesse:

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  • Published and Unpublished Georgian Children’s Books Stand, Frankfurt Kids Foyer 5.1/6.1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


Guests of Honor on Guests of Honor / Discussion

Georgian literature in Germany, evaluation and perspectives / Discussion

JAQO’S DISPOSSESSED by Mikheil Javakhishvili and SURAMI FORTRESS by Daniel Chonkadze / Presentation

Challenges of contemporary Georgian children’s books. The collaboration of Georgian illustrators and Frankfurter Buchmesse / Presentation-Discussion

Meeting with publishers. Focus: Eastern Europe / Happy Hour

Reception at Georgian National