Save the Date: Important Events for the Press.

Preview Press Conference Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018 in Berlin

Tuesday, 27 September 2018
10:00-11:00 am

Place:
Berlin office of the Börsenverein, Schiffbauerdamm 5, 10117 Berlin
Speakers:

  • Juergen Boos, Director Frankfurter Buchmesse
  • Zviad Ratiani, Author

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Opening Press Conference Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018

Tuesday, 9 October 2018
11.00-12:00 am

Place:
Frankfurt Pavilion, Agora
Speaker:

  • Juergen Boos, Director Frankfurter Buchmesse
  • Heinrich Riethmüller, President of the German Publishers & Booksellers Association
  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Author


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Press registration for the conferences in the Business Club

Tuesday, 9 October 2018 until
Sunday, 14 October 2018

 

Place:
Business Club, Hall 4.0

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Press tour Presentation of the Guest of Honour Georgia

Following the Opening Press Conference Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018, there will be a press tour throught the Guest of Honour Presentation Georgia. 

Tuesday, 9 October 2018
ca. 12:30 am

Place:
Counter Presentation of the Guest of Honour Georgia, Forum Level 1

The tour is accompanied by:

  • Medea Metreveli, Director of the Georgian National Book Center
  • George Bokhua, Artistic Director of the Guest of Honour Pavilion 2018

Following the tour Georgian authors (names to be announced) are available for interviews.

For interview requests, further information and press materials please contact:
Mirjam Flender, Kirsten Lehnert, presse@projekt2508.de, +49 (0) 228-184967-24)

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Opening Ceremony of the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018

Tuesday, 9 October 2018 
5:00 until ca. 6:30 pm

Place:
Congress Center Fair Frankfurt (CMF)
Level C.2
Room:
Room Harmonie
Speakers:

  • Juergen Boos, CEO of the Frankfurter Buchmesse
  • Heinrich Riethmüller, President of the Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels
  • Peter Feldman, Lord Mayor of the City of Frankfurt am Main
  • Volker Bouffier, Prime Minister of Hessen
  • Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the EU Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. Vice President of the EU Commission
  • Mamuka Bakhtadze, Prime Minister of Georgia

Literary Speakers Georgia:

  • Aka Morchiladze, Literary Performance of the Guest of Honour Georgia
  • Nino Haratischwili, Literary Performance of the Guest of Honour Georgia

Registration:
Registration for the Red Carpet Press (photographers, film teams, social media) is now possible here.
Print journalists please register at opening@book-fair.com  

CEO Talk with John Sargent from Macmillan

Wednesday, 10 October 2018
2:00 pm

Place:
Frankfurt Pavilion, Agora
 

No registration needed.

Guest of Honour 2019 Norway Press Conference

Thursday, 11 October 2018
11:00-12:00 am

Place:
Frankfurt Pavillion

Speakers:

  • Juergen Boos, Director Frankfurter Buchmesse
  • Trine Skei Grande, Minister of Culture
  • Margit Walso,  Director NORLA
  • Halldór Gudmundsson,  Project Leader Guest of Honour Norway 2019
  • Linn Ullmann, Author
  • Aslak Sira Myhre, Director, National Library of Norway

Literary Guests:

  • Erling Kagge, Author, explorer, art collector & puplisher 
  • Maja Lunde, Author & screenwriter

Soundtrack by Ferdigsnakka (Fredrik Høyer, Bendik Baksaas, and Jo David Meyer Lysne).

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Press conference “Innovation Summit 2018"
Why the creative sectors must be treated like a key sector: Innovation barriers and solutions for a strong innovative environment for culture and creativity in Europe

Presentation of the “Frankfurt Manifesto on Innovation Support for Culture”

Thursday, 11 October 2018
1:00 - 2:00 pm

Location:
Room Alliance/Entente, 4.C

Speaker:

  • Holger Volland, THE ARTS+ founder
  • Dr. Christian Ehler, Member of  European Parliament
  • Ugo Bacchella, Fitzcarraldo Foundation / ArtLab, Italy
  • Bernd Fesel, European Creative Business Network (ECBN), Netherlands

Statements from different partners of the Innovation Summit

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Pressekonferenz zum Innovation Summit 2018 
Why the creative sectors must be treated like a key sector: Innovation barriers and solutions for a strong innovative environment for culture and creativity in Europe”

Präsentation des “Frankfurt Manifesto on Innovation Support for Culture”

Donnerstag, 11. Oktober 2018
13:00 - 14:00 Uhr

Ort:
Raum Alliance / Entente, 4.C

Sprecher:

  • Holger Volland, THE ARTS+ Gründer
  • Dr. Christian Ehler, Mitglied des Europäischen Parlaments
  • Ugo Bacchella, Fitzcarraldo Foundation / ArtLab, Italien
  • Bernd Fesel, European Creative Business Network (ECBN), Niederlande

Statements verschiedener Partner des Innovation Summit

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"Kleinhirn an alle" - Otto präsentiert im Gespräch mit Bernd Eilert seine Autobiografie 
(Journalistenmeldung)

Samstag, 13. Oktober 2018
19:00 Uhr

Ort:
Congress Center Messe Frankfurt
Saal Harmonie

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Handover Ceremony: Georgia 2018 - Norway 2019

Sunday, 14 October 2018
3:30-4:30 pm

Speakers:

  • Zurab Karumidze, Georgian Author
  • Åsne Seierstad, Norwegian Author

Musical performance from Norway:

  • Mathias Eick
  • Kjetil Bjerkestrand 
  • Herborg Kråkevik

Moderation:

  • Thomas Böhm

Place:
Fairground, Forum, Level 1

Room:
Forum, Level 1

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