Thessaloniki Book Fair: Leire Bilbao

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Thessaloniki Book Fair: Leire Bilbao
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    May 2024
    May 2024

Basque literature will be represented from 16 to 19 May in Greece once again at the Thessaloniki Book Fair. Writer Leire Bilbao will be taking part in the fair’s 20th edition with support from the Etxepare Basque Institute.

The cultural fair, held annually at the International Exhibition and Congress Center in Thessaloniki, Greece, stands as one of the nation´s most beloved cultural initiatives. Its mission is to acquaint visitors with contemporary publications from across the globe.

Leire Bilbao will participate in the following events:

17 May

  • 3:00-4:00pm | BABEL STAGE: Roundtable discussion ‘Τranslation as a cultural bridge between countries and cultures’, together with researcher and translator Graziela Schneider Urso, writer Amanda Michalopoulou and translator Myrto Kalofolia.

18 May

  • 7:00 – 8:00pm | BABEL STAGE: Leire Bilbao will present ´Nepa ManeΣ´, Greek translation of the book ´Etxeko Urak´ published by Vakxikon Publications. Afterwards there will be a book signing.

The fair focuses on showcasing new publications, fostering literary exchange, and creating networks among experts in the international book market. Some of the main attractions of the fair include readings and roundtable discussions, providing visitors with the opportunity to share their perspectives on contemporary literary themes.

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