THE BOOK FAIR


T he Thessaloniki International Book Fair is an institution that has changed the landscape of the book industry in our country and constitutes a meeting point for professionals as well as book lovers from Greece and abroad.

The Thessaloniki Book Fair opened in May 2004 and set a new objective: to place Greece on the map of the international book fairs by creating a new keystone of cultural and commercial exchanges in the field of global publishing production. A new perspective for the Greek book was born in Thessaloniki that year.

T he Thessaloniki International Book Fair is undoubtedly the most important annual event for the book and the professionals of the publishing industry organized in our country.

Hundreds of publishers, writers, translators, literary agents, journalists, booksellers, librarians, academics, institutions, bodies and organizations for the book from Greece, the Balkans, Western Europe, South-Eastern Mediterranean and from all over the world visit the TBF every year so as to get informed, to attend its events, to meet and discuss.


The Thessaloniki International Book Fair is an invitation on behalf of the world of books to all book lovers to participate in this four-day festival, which is dedicated to the books, to the authors, to the publishers and to the pleasure of reading. It has been estimated that more than 60.000 bibliophiles from every part of the country visit the Book Fair every year.