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Most beautiful Romanian books of past two years are shown at Goteborg Book Fair

Romania will show at the Goteborg Book Fair, in Sweden, the most beautiful books published
over the past two years, inter alia.

This exhibition of the publishing art which is the Goteborg Book Fair will show starting from books for children till art albums, from scientific to fiction books. The exhibits have been selected by the director of the Brasov County Library Daniel Nazare, informs the release sent to Agerpres by the Romanian Cultural Institute (ICR) Stockholm that draws up the time table of Romania’s participation in the event.
A guest of honor at this year edition of the Goteborg Book Fair, due on Sept 26-29, Romania will organize seminaries on important topics of the Romanian literature and culture, philosophy, history, sociology and linguistics, aimed at offering the Swedish audience, a conclusive image of Romania.
‘We are proud we are to play a main role on Sweden’s most important literary stage,’ ICR Stockholm director Dan Shafran said early this year.
To attend this year edition of the Goteborg Book Fair are both Romanian writers like Gabriela Adamesteanu, Mircea Cartarescu, Svetlana Carstean, Marius Chivu, Daniela Crasnaru, Mircea Dinescu, Dinu Flamand, Catalin Dorian Florescu, Dana Grigorcea, Florina Ilis, Dan Lungu, Norman Manea, Felicia Mihali, Ioana Nicolaie, Ioan Es. Pop, Kanyadi Sandor, Varujan Vosganian, and a large number of well-known Swedish writers, translators, editors, professors, and publishers.
Many of the Romanian writers attending the Fair have been recently published their books by prestigious Swedish publishing houses.
Along with the book exhibitions, the Goteborg Book Fair also organized two more exhibitions on Romania, namely Memory as a Form of Justice, where Romulus Rusan one of the co-founders of the Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance, is expected to attend, and the second exhibition will show Romanian book illustrators and it is dubbed Romanian Book Ilustrators Club says.’
The Goteborg Book Fair the biggest cultural event staged in Northern Europe, annually attracts about 100,000 viewers. About 1,500 journalists from all over the world are accredited there, every year, and the Fair and the guest country are, for one week, the main topic of the Swedish publications and cultural ratio and televisions.

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