Slovene Book Fair

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Contact info
Slovenski knjižni sejem
http://www.knjiznisejem.si
info@knjiznisejem.si
Prešernova 10, SI-1000 Ljubljana
Phone386 (0) 1 241 7141
Fax386 (0) 1 241 7298
RegionSI-1
Organised byChamber of Publishing and Bookselling
 Cankarjev dom Culture and Congress Centre
Frequencyannual
Zdravko Kafol, Board President
zdravko.kafol@gzs.si
Mateja Peric, Project Head
mateja.peric@cd-cc.si
Phone386 (0) 1 241 7139
Maja Vidergar, Public Relations
maja.vidergar@cd-cc.si
Phone386 (0) 1 241 7128
Kristina Jermančič Golc, Cankarjev dom cultural education programme
kristina.jermancic@cd-cc.si
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The Slovene Book Fair has been organised since 1993 every November by the Association of Book Publishers (today Chamber of Publishing and Bookselling) at Cankarjev dom Culture and Congress Centre in Ljubljana, along with related activities including school presentations, exhibitions, a training programme, debates, presentations of new books and shows for children. It is the largest fair of its kind in Slovenia, each year attracting around 100 publishing houses and thousands of visitors.

At the event the association also bestows the Best First Book Award, the Best Book Design Award and the Schwentner Award for outstanding publishing achievements. The Publishing Academy features discussion and debate on current issues affecting the books and publishing sector.


International focus

Each year the fair brings a number of guests from the selected country in focus: in 2017 the countries in focus were Germany, Austria and Switzerland, while the Slovene Book Fair 2018 is going to bring into focus Hungary.

In 2016 the fair with a focus on Italian publishing and literature was opened by Elisabetta Sgarbi, the well-known La Nave and Bompiani editor engaged in literature and film. The year before, the Slovene Book Fair hosted French authors Pascal Bruckner, Jacques Rancière and Frédéric Beigbeder, and the editors from publishing houses Zulma, Auzou and L'ecole des loisirs. Yves Gaudin's beatbox poetry and French animated film screenings in collaboration with Kinodvor Cinema brought some alternative flair.


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