From 18 years in Kraków has been organised the book fair, where the most known publishers present their offer to the wider audience. This year edition will be special beacuse of the international character of the event. From 23rd to the 28th of the October you could join the other book lovers in EXPO center in Kraków and take a part in some of the authors meetings and book premieres.
What is all about?
The International Book Fair in Krakow is a cyclical event dedicated to the publishing and bookshop sector. It has been organized by ‘Targi w Krakowie Ltd.’ in Krakow since 1997. The event quickly become one of the most known and popular book trade in Poland. Exhibitors include: publishing houses, book warehouses, bookshops, cultural institutions, associations related to the Polish book market, distributors of electronic media dedicated to readers, printing companies and paper producers. In 2013 the event hosted 570 publishers and was attended by 40 000 people interested in books. Last year, Kraków became a UNESCO City of Literature, so this year edition. In 2014 the International Book Fair in Krakow will be accompanied by the zone dedicated to UNESCO Cities of Literature.
During this year edition will take place 5 theme salons dedicated to different groups:
Salon of Academic Publishers
Salon of Religious Publishers
New Technology Salon
Salon of Regions
Salon of Children Publishers
For visitors are also prepared meetings with popular or controversial authors like Wojciech Cejrowski, Beata Pawlikowska, prof. Jerzy Bralczyk, prof. Jan Miodek, Anna Dymna, Ilona Felicjańska, Janusz Gajos.
When? 23rd-26th October 2014, from 10.00 till 17.00
Where? Międzynarodowe Centrum Targowo-Kongresowe EXPO Kraków, ul. Galicyjska 9
How to get there? By special bus from the iCity Center to the Trades, Expobus. You can find a schedule here http://targi.krakow.pl/pl/strona-glowna/targi/18-targi-ksiazki-w-krakowie/aktualnosci/expo-bus-ulicami-mego-miasta-mknie.html
full-price tickets: 7 PLN
students’ ticket: 5 PLN
4-day ticket: 17 PLN
More about the event:http://targi.krakow.pl/