Tbilisi Book Days 2016

November 17, 2016

November 20, 2016

11:00 am To 7:00 pm

Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA, United States

+995 322 341100

Event Description

The Tbilisi Book Days (17-20th of November 2016) is a joint project of the the Book Art Center Tbilisi, and Expo Georgia, in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia, the Georgian National Book Center, the Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association, the Iranian Embassy in Georgia, and the United Nations Population Fund. The idea of the project is to expand the format of the Tbilisi International Book Festival. In addition to the traditional trade book fair, the Tbilisi Book Days will offer an extensive cultural, educational and entertainment program to the Georgian readers: international workshops and exhibitions, public lectures, children’s events, readings and discussions.

Organizers

Expo Georgia

118 Tsereteli Ave., 0119 Tbilisi, Georgia

+995 32 234 11 00

http://www.expogeorgia.ge/

About Organizer

Expo Georgia is the only convention center in Georgia and the leading one in the Caucasus region. The company organizes trade fairs and various types of conferences, congresses and events. History of the Convention Center starts in 1958. At that time, State has built temporary exhibition pavilions and organized industrial exhibition to celebrate 1500 years anniversary of Tbilisi. Large-scale construction works began in 1961 and as a result 11 pavilions, green house, pools and park were placed in the city center. During the Soviet Period exhibition center was a place for permanent exhibition of industrial and agricultural achievements of the Soviet Republic. Once a year the space was devoted to international exhibitions. In 1994-1998 organization was privatized and transformed into a joint stock company. Infrastructure was modernized.

Visitor Profile

Book Fair Being held within the Tbilisi Book Days event is very appealing for everyone interested in books. Along with the wide diversity of the cultural events, each visitor will be greeted with significant discounts on most of the books that can be found on the Georgian market. It should be remarked that absolute majority of Georgian publishers and booksellers and all of the leading companies of the sector are participating in the book fair, ensuring diverse range of books on various topics.  Along with the opportunity to buy book, visitors will also have a chance to meet distinguished publishers, attend presentations of new books, enjoy full cultural program of the event and also bring children to participate in various fun activities oriented on development.

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