Ankara Book Fair opens
ANKARAThe 11th Ankara Book Fair, organized with the support of the Education Ministry, Eurasian Writers Union, and Small and Medium Size Enterprises Development Organization (KOSGEB), opened on Jan. 5 at ATO Congresium.
Kazakhstan is the guest country at the fair, which will host 250 publishing houses and feature 300 signature events and nearly 50 conferences.
Ahmet Ümit and Mikhail Sinelnikov, a Russian poet and writer, have been announced as the writers of honor at this year’s fair.
According to Eylül Fair Management Coordinator Remzi Çayır, another book event will be organized in Istanbul’s Cağaloğlu as part of the fair.
“Many well-known writers will attend the fair as well as 4,000 to 5,000 students from schools,” said Çayır.
The 11th Ankara Book Fair will continue until Jan. 15.