28 February - 4 March
14 Pobeditelei Avenue
Participants – book publishers from 32 countries: Serbia, China, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, the UK, Venezuela, Italy, Palestine, Turkey, Finland, France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Ecuador and others.
The Guest of Honor is the Republic of Serbia.
The central exhibitor is the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Major themes of the expo:
Belarus is a cultural venue of Europe;
The 500th anniversary of the Belarusian book printing in the cultural life of different peoples. The results of the anniversary year.
The book fair features more than 200 events, including:
An international symposium of writers,
A seminar of writers-translators,
Presentation of China's Encyclopedia in Belarusian,
An autograph session,
An awards ceremony for the winners of the 57th national contest Art of the Book.
In 2017 Belarus published:
9,590 names of books and booklets with the total number of almost 23.1 million copies.
1,314 names of books and booklets in Belarusian with the total number of 4,337 million copies.
Source: Information Ministry of Belarus.