Thessaloniki International Book Fair

A picture showing the crowd among the benches of various publishers at the International Book Fair of Thessaloniki.
photo: ΔΕΒΘ

The annual cultural event that makes Thessaloniki the epicenter of the book industry and attracts thousands of book lovers.

The International Book Fair of Thessaloniki is probably the most significant book event organized in Greece. The event was firstly inaugurated in May 2004 at the facilities of the International Fair of Thessaloniki with the support of the Ministry of Culture. Today, the Book Fair of Thessaloniki is taking place at the Seaside Promenade of Thessaloniki that every year in May is transformed into the main destination of all the book lovers.

It is a big cultural event that attracts hundreds of publishers, authors, translators, booksellers, as well as institutions, agencies, and organizations that are dealing with the book industry. Apart from the professionals who are coming from Greece, the International Book Fair is visited by experts from abroad who attend conferences, book presentations, and public discussions, while they initiate cooperations with authors and other publishers.

Finally, according to the official numbers, the International Book Fair of Thessaloniki is visited by 60.000 guests on an annual basis. All those have the opportunity to buy books, meet and discuss with their favorite author, and expand their horizons in literature.

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Last Update: 23 Jul 2020
Location
address Egnatia 154, Thessaloniki 546 36, Greece