From bestseller events with world-famous authors to discussion rounds, workshops and performances. This year, BOOKFEST will take place physically as BOOKFEST city and for the first time virtually as BOOKFEST digital.
BOOKFEST digital will broadcast a multi-faceted programme on Saturday, 17 October 2020, from 10 in the morning to 10 in the evening. Canada is preparing a series of virtual programme elements that will show the diversity, creativity and uniqueness of the Canadian literary and cultural scene.
BOOKFEST digital will be livestreamed on YouTube and buchmesse.de – along with selected highlights on Facebook.
Get ready for the festival of literature and culture on 17 October 2020, from 10.00 am – livestreaming around the world on two channels. You can look forward to a diverse programme featuring Elizabeth Gilbert, Jenny Erpenbeck, Ayad Akhtar, Eliot Weinberger and many more.
ARD Book Fair Stage is celebrating its première in the Festhalle Frankfurt in 2020 – as half stage, half studio. The entire programme will be simultaneously recorded and livestreamed online. In compliance with current regulations, all the events in the Festhalle can occur in front of a live audience – secure your ticket!
One highlight will be the ARD Book Fair Night on Friday, 16 October 2020, that will be broadcast on all of Germany’s regional cultural channels. And on Saturday evening, 17 October 2020, Irvine Welsh and John Niven will come together in a summit meeting for contemporary Scottish literature.