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Opening Press Conference Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022

Date: Tuesday, 18 October 2022
Time: 11 am to 12 pm (CEST)
Place: Frankfurt Pavilon, Agora
Language: German/English

Speakers:

  • Juergen Boos, Director of Frankfurter Buchmesse
  • Karin Schmidt-Friderichs, Chairwoman of the German Publishers & Booksellers Association
  • Mohsin Hamid, Author

Further possible speakers weill be announced in September/October.

Registration: Via https://www.guestid.de/fbm2022-presse

Please direct your interview requests at press@buchmesse

 

Guest of Honour Spain: Press Tour of the Guest of Honour Pavilon

Following the opening press conference of Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022, there will be a press tour of the pavilion of the guest of honour Spain.

Date: Tuesday, 18 October 2022
Time: approx 12.30 pm (CEST)
Starting Point: Info counter in front of the Guest of Honour Pavilon, Forum, Ebene 2
Language: German/English

Speakers:

  • María José Gálvez, Director General for Books and Reading Promotion, Spanish Ministry of Culture and Sport
  • Elvira Marco, Project Manager for Spain's Guest of Honour appearance at the Frankfurter Nicj,esse 2022
  • Pina Rocío, Architect, ENORME Studio, Madrid

Registration: Via https://www.guestid.de/fbm2022-presse

Press Contact regarding the Guest of Honour Spain: Mirjam Flender, Kirsten Lehnert, projekt2508, presse@projekt2508.de, +49 228 184967-24

 

Opening Ceremony of Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022

Date: Tuesday, 18 October 2022
Time: 5 pm to 6.30 pm (CEST)
Place: Congress Center Messe Frankfurt
Language: German/English/Spanish  

Speakers:

  • His Majesty, King Felipe VI and Her Majesty, Queen Letizia of Spain
  • Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of Germany
  • Boris Rhein, Prime Minister of the State of Hessen
  • Dr. Nargess Eskandari-Grünberg, First Deputy Mayor of the City of Frankfurt am Main in charge of Diversity, Anti-discrimination and Social Cohesion
  • Juergen Boos, Director of Frankfurter Buchmesse  
  • Karin Schmidt-Friderichs, Chairwoman of the German Publishers & Booksellers Association
  • Irene Vallejo, Literary Speaker Guest of Honour Spain
  • Antonio Muñoz Molina, Literary Speaker Guest of Honour Spain
  • Sílvia Pérez Cruz, Spanish Singer

Further speakers will be announced in September/October.

Registration: Invited guests only. Participation in the opening ceremony is only possible with prior registration and confirmation.

 

Press Conference about the Guest of Honour 2023 Slovenia

Date: Thursday, 20 October 2022
Time: 10 am to 11 am (CEST)
Place: Frankfurt Pavilon, Agora
Language: tba

Speakers:

  • Juergen Boos, Director of Frankfurter Buchmesse
  • Dr. Asta Vrečko, Minister for Culture                 

  • Dr. Dimitrij Rupel, Director Slovenian Book Agency

  • Dr. Miha Kovač, Slovene Curator             

  • Petr Svetina, Literary Speaker Guest of Honour Slovenia

  • Ana Marwan, Literary Speaker Guest of Honour Slovenia

  • Nataša Kramberger, Literary Speaker Guest of Honour Slovenia

  • Erwin Köstler, Literary Speaker Guest of Honour Slovenia / Translator ??

  • Katja Gasser, Moderator 

Further speakers will be announced on this page in September/October.

Registration: Via https://www.guestid.de/fbm2022-presse

Press Contact regarding the Guest of Honour Slowenia: Annika Grützner, Mathias Voigt, Literaturtest, slowenien@literaturtest.de, +49 (0)30-531 40 70-27

Please direct your interview requests at press@buchmesse

 

Handover Ceremony: Guest of Honour 2022 Spain – Guest of Honour 2023 Slovenia

Date: Sunday, 23 October 2022
Time: 4 pm (CEST)

Place: Guest of Honour Pavilon, Forum, Ebene 2
Language: tba

Speakers:  Will be announced in September/October.

Registration: Via https://www.guestid.de/fbm2022-presse

Press Contact regarding the Guest of Honour Spain: Mirjam Flender, Kirsten Lehnert, projekt2508, presse@projekt2508.de, +49 228 184967-24

Press Contact regarding the Guest of Honour Slowenia: Annika Grützner, Mathias Voigt, Literaturtest, slowenien@literaturtest.de, +49 (0)30-531 40 70-27

Please direct your interview requests at press@buchmesse