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Writers and publishers from 70 countries participated in Moscow Book Fair

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Writers and publishers from 70 countries participated in Moscow Book Fair


10.09.2020

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Authors and publishers from 70 countries have joined the participants of the Moscow International Book Fair (MIBF), the Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper wirtes. Due to the unfavorable epidemiological situation in the world, the guests participated in all events online.

Readers had the chance to ask questions to Frederic Beigbeder, Sophie Kinsella, Janusz Vishnevsky, Dina Rubina and many others. Alexey Ivanov, Vladimir Pozner, Lyudmila Petrushevskaya, Zakhar Prilepin, Evgeny Vodolazkin, Marina Stepnova were among the hundreds of Russian authors who took the stage at the Manege exhibition centre.

The current MIBF has already become the 33rd in a row and has combined online and offline formats in its program. Therefore, everyone from anywhere in the world could join it.

The Republic of Korea had the status of an honorary guest of the forum this year. It prepared a massive Future-ing program. Books, seminars, exhibitions were presented to the visitors in an online format.

Within five days, about 600 events took place, including meetings with authors, presentations of new products, lectures, master classes, round tables and discussions. More than 350 publishing houses took part in the fair.

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