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Exciting moments at the fair’s stages.

Außenansicht des Pavilions

Unforgettable live experiences are among the main attractions of Frankfurter Buchmesse with numerous bestselling authors, international stars and other media VIPs on the fairground.

Discuss socio-political topics at Frankfurt Pavillion. See your favourite authors present their latest books at Frankfurt Studio. Experience influencers and TV stars on the Open Stage. Participate in unforgettable readings and events in Room Harmonie (CMF). And meet international authors at the Frankfurt International Stage.

The #fbm24 programme will be published in summer 2024.

Experience stars and bestselling authors live - on our fair stages

Frankfurt Studio

Frankfurt Studio

Meet best-selling authors in our Frankfurt Studio: Learn more about their work in readings and interviews with literary experts and TV moderators.

Frankfurt Pavilion Bühne

Frankfurt Pavilion

Gain new perspectives, participate in exciting debates and learn more about current topics that move the society. Renowned speakers from society and politics join the discussion on the socio-political stage of Frankfurter Buchmesse.

Open Stage

Open Stage

We give diversity a stage: At our Open Stage, bestselling authors, TV stars and influencers hand each other the microphone. Guido Maria Kretschmer, Otto Waalkes, Benjamin Lacombe and many more were among the guests in 2023.

Autorin Lynn Cullen im Gespräch mit Publizistin Erin Cox auf der International Stage der Frankfurter Buchmesse2023

Frankfurt International Stage

Readings and interviews with authors from all over the world: In 2023, our guests included International Booker Prize winner Georgi Gospodinov, Benjamin Lacombe, Lung Ying-tai, Sarah Meuleman and many more new and well-known voices.

Large hall with visitors during a reading

Congress Center

The big stage for big moments: At the Congress Center, on the largest stage of the Frankfurter Buchmesse, an exciting programme with international stars awaits you. In 2023, renowned authors such as Marc Uwe Kling, Cornelia Funke, Kerstin Gier and Margit Auer were live on stage.

Frankfurt Audio Public programme: Harry Potter audiobook narrator Rufus Beck as a speaker at Hörbuchwelten Bühne during Frankfurter Buchmesse 2023

Hörbuchwelten Bühne powered by Bookwire

Meet your favourite audiobook narrators and authors in the Frankfurt Audio area in Hall 3.1.

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Frankfurter Buchmesse 2023

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Discover highlights for trade and private visitors from past fairs all year round and free of charge in our media library.

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