The Sofia Book Fair opens its doors on December 7

This year's edition of the fair will last until December 12, 2021, subject to all anti-epidemic measures. Everyone will be able to attend the event every day from 10:00 to 20:00, except for the last day of the fair, December 12, Sunday, when the event will end at 19:00.

In the same period, from December 7 to 12, the ninth Sofia International Literary Festival will be held entirely online. This year's edition of the festival does not have a strict geographical focus: its focus is on current writers' voices from Europe. The aim is to follow not only the trends that dominate the literature of the continent, but also to see the questions that the authors ask. Due to the anti-epidemic measures in 2021, the Sofia International Literary Festival will be held online. All events will be streamed on the festival's Facebook page at:

The program includes both some well-known names and authors who are rising stars, winners of the European Prize for Literature. Among the foreign guests of the festival are Dubravka Ugresic, Anna Blandiana, Fiona Sampson, Muriel Barberi, Connie Palmen, as well as the Italian writer Elvira Seminara, Lydia Dimkovska, Marente de Moore, Claudiu Florian, Gasca Shiyan, Alexei Salnikov.

At the same time, the fourth Sofia International Literary Festival for Children and Youth will take place, its program is available at:

In December, you can also join the "Buy 1 Book campaign - Give it away for Christmas", which aims to remind that the book is the warmest and most hopeful gift. This campaign follows the example of the eponymous campaign created by the writer Georgi Gospodinov in 2007, dedicated to the book as a very personal...

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