Moscow International Book Fair

Moscow International Book Fair
The Moscow International Book Fair (MIBF) is the largest and longest-running book fair in Russia. Founded in 1977, it was originally held every two years, but was switched to an annual event in 1997. The fair is held in late August or early September at VDNKh, an exhibition center and amusement park in Ostankinsky District of Moscow.

MIBF is one of the largest book forums in Eastern Europe and the only platform in Russia that enables dialogue between industry professionals, government officials and public organizations. Its main goals are to develop the country’s publishing industry and to promote reading. The fair also hosts a special program that aims to promote Russian literature at the international market.

The Moscow International Book Fair is a five-day event featuring about 500 publishers from more than 30 countries. Its program includes about 800 cultural and business events for book lovers and industry professionals. The fair attracts over 100,000 visitors each year, including thousands of book industry professionals from around the world, such as publishers, booksellers, literary agents, journalists, translators, and others.

Participation in the Moscow International Book Fair is one of the easiest ways for publishers to enter the Russian book market. The fair provides excellent networking opportunities, enabling the participants to meet key publishers and retailers, as well as representatives of the federal authorities. MIBF business program includes conferences, seminars, workshops, and other professional events that help establish new contacts, exchange ideas and experience, buy and sell publishing and translation rights, and more.

Of course, the fair also offers an extensive program for book lovers. There are events for visitors of all ages, such as panels featuring Russian and international authors, book signings, workshops, lectures, presentations, and other activities. Exhibitors offer thousands of books, including many new editions that can’t be found in bookstores yet. The Moscow International Book Fair provides a great opportunity to get acquainted with national literature of various countries, don’t miss it!

Moscow International Book Fair




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