40th International Istanbul Book Fair Begins

The International Istanbul Book Fair, organized by TÜYAP Fair Organization Group, is celebrating its 40th edition this year and is considered one of the oldest and most eagerly awaited literary events in Turkey. The main theme of the fair for this special year, which coincides with the 100th anniversary of the Republic, is “Long Live the Republic”. This year’s honored author is Prof. Dr. Nermin Abadan Unat, a pioneer who has contributed to the development of communication sciences in Turkey.

Around 1,000 publishing houses and non-governmental organizations will participate in this nostalgic event, which will take place at TÜYAP Fair and Congress Center from October 28 to November 5, 2023.

The fair will host more than 400 cultural events and more than 2,000 book signings, and on Wednesday, November 1, an ‘Illustrator and Publisher Meeting’ will be held. During this event, illustrators and publishers will have the opportunity to present their portfolios one-on-one.

Istanbul Book Fair, which creates international meeting opportunities in the world of literature, has chosen India as its focus market country for 2023. The international section of the fair will also host publishing houses from North Macedonia, Germany, China, Romania and Iran.

The fair offers free admission to students, teachers, children, pensioners and the disabled. You can visit the fair between 10.00-19.00 on weekdays, 10.00-20.00 on weekends and 10.00-19.00 on the last day of the fair. You can find detailed information about the event on the website. See you soon!

oiktoz; is a culture and art initiative that sets out with the motto of plenty of culture and plenty of art. It is a living and developing community with a website, an art club, a magazine, a newsletter and many oiktoz people already in it. It is an organisation that is happy to be interested in culture and art and tells the stories of people who produce in this field in order for this happiness to continue.