Çukurova Book Fair opens to bookworms
ADANA - Anadolu Agency
The Çukurova 7th Book Fair will open today and continue until Jan 19.The 7th Çukurova Book Fair, organized by TÜYAP Tüm Fair Management A.Ş. in collaboration with the Turkish Publishers’ Union, opens today at the Adana International Fair and Congress Center in the southern province of Adana. The event will commemorate one of the most significant names in Turkish literature, Orhan Kemal until Jan. 19.
This year the fair will be organized with the participation of 235 publishing houses and NGOs and 300 writers would meet their readers.
A symposium titled “Orhan Kemal turns 100” will be opened by Hürriyet Publishing Consultant Doğan Hızlan and Kemal’s son Işık Öğütçü. A documentary on Kemal, produced by Nebil Özgentürk, will also be shown.
Among the guests of the six-day fair will be Ayşe Kulin, Canan Tan, Mustafa Balbay, Can Dündar, Gülten Dayıoğlu, Ahmet Ümit, İpek Ongun, Yekta Kopan, Haydar Ergülen, Ercan Kesal, Nebil Özgentürk and others.