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The 50th Book Festival from September 2 in Zappeion

The 50th Book Festival from September 2 in Zappeion
The 50th Book Festival from September 2 in Zappeion

The 50th Book Festival starts on September 2nd at Zappeion and will last until September 18th.

The great celebration of the book has an anniversary character this year, as it completes its fiftieth anniversary and celebrates it with the most participation of publishers and authors than any other year and with a series of events for the 100th anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe.


In the tribute to the Asia Minor Catastrophe, prestigious speakers and cultural institutions participate.

At the same time, the Book Festival, listening to the “signs of the times”, gives the stage to speeches by experts (psychologists-pedagogues) on the subject of Diversity and Racism in its various manifestations.


Finally, for the ten-year anniversary of the death of the academic, playwright and lyricist Iakovos Campanellis, the Book Festival organizes a tribute to the great contribution of the Greek creator. The poster and the cover of the catalog of the 50th Book Festival 2021 is decorated with a postcard (1875-1880) with a panoramic view of Smyrna.

The 50th Book Festival is organized by the Association of Book Publishers (S.EK.B.) in collaboration with the Ministry of Development and Investments, the Culture, Sports and Youth Organization of the Municipality of Athens (OPANDA .), the National Historical Museum, the National Theatre, the Karolos Koon Art Theater and the Athenian Artistic Network.

The Festival is under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Sports, the Municipality of Athens, the Hellenic Foundation of Culture and the Professional Chamber of Athens. With the support of TikTok and the Organization for the Collective Management of Speech Projects (OSDEL).

Detailed information on the Festival program at the address of SEKB,

The article is in Greek

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