Slovenia press conference
Slovenia will be presenting itself as Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair from 18 to 22 October 2023. At this year's press conference on 20 October, 10 a.m. to 10.45 a.m. in the Frankfurt Pavilion (Agora), the opportunity will be taken to present the concepts and contents of the Guest of Honour appearance. The motto of Slovenia's Guest of Honour appearance is "Honeycombs of Words". Slovenia is already presenting the country's literature, culture, design and cuisine this year at the Fair, in the city of Frankfurt am Main and at many other venues in Germany. The organiser is the Slovenian Book Agency (JAK). The guest country appearance is financed by the Republic of Slovenia and the European Regional Development Fund.
Moderated by Kathrin Grün and Katja Gasser and translated by Zdenka Hafner Čelan, renowned representatives of the Slovenian literary scene will be introduced. These include the Slovenian Minister of Culture Dr. Asta Vrečko, Dr. Dimitrij Rupel, the director of the Slovenian Book Agency (JAK) and curator Dr. Miha Kovač. Literary guests are the writers and translators Prof. Peter Svetina, Ana Marwan, Nataša Kramberger and Dr. Erwin Koestler.
You can follow the press conference in the live stream here.