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ARD Book Fair Stage is celebrating its première in the Festhalle Frankfurt in 2020. From 14-18 October 2020, the programme will be managed by ARD and its affiliates. Additional partners include 3sat, ARTE, Deutschlandfunk, DER SPIEGEL, FAZ, and others.

The entire programme will be simultaneously recorded and livestreamed online.

One highlight will be the ARD Book Fair Night on Friday, 16 October 2020, that will be broadcast on all of Germany’s regional cultural channels. And on Saturday evening, 17 October 2020, Irvine Welsh and John Niven will come together in a summit meeting for contemporary Scottish literature.

English programme highlights

LITPROM LiBerature Award 2020

Speaker: Lina Atfah
and 2 more speakers

For freedom and free speech – #FreeHongKong

Speaker: Joshua Wong
and 3 more speakers

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Scottish Summit: Irvine Welsh & John Niven live

Speaker: Irvine Welsh
and 3 more speakers

You can find many more events (german language) on the German site.

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