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Live programme & media library

Our interactive digital live programme and its recordings are free of charge from anywhere in the world. The general public can simply join in, trade visitors only need a My Book Fair account.

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The digital meeting of the book trade in 2020

  • 7 full days of live programming – accessible from home, anywhere in the world
  • Interactive networking events to promote business with international partners
  • A curated professional programme with top speakers and valuable industry insights –My Book Fair account is required
  • An impressive entertainment programme with international stars and authors via livestream – no registration required

Now available: Our media library "light" with Frankfurt Conference and curated event recordings included

Frankfurt Conference

Valuable insights and trade expertise

Missed an event or would you like to watch a session again? With your My Book Fair login, you can now watch the Frankfurt Conference and other curated B2B events again in our media library "light".

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Programme highlights

The literary festival of the year

BOOKFEST digital

Showtime for performances, readings and talks with your favourite stars and authors. All day long and free on 17 October 2020.

Live from the Festhalle

ARD Book Fair Stage

Every day of the fair, an all-day livestream awaited you with a full programme on the ARD Book Fair Stage in the Frankfurt Festhalle.

"Europe – Connecting Cultures"

Weltempfang

This year's Weltempfang – the Centre for Politics, Literature and Translation – focused on the future of Europe and European culture during the coronavirus crisis.

The principle of positivity

Signals of Hope

The digital platform for hopeful voices from the world of literature and society – to counter the rising tide of indignation, pessimism, and conspiracy theories.

Literaturtalk live

Das blaue Sofa

Längst ein Klassiker und 2020 als digitales Publikumshighlight: das gemeinsame Autorenforum von Bertelsmann, ZDF, Deutschlandfunk Kultur und 3sat.