Metropolitan Municipality 4th Book Fair opens
Denizli Metropolitan Municipality 4th Book Fair, with the participation of 350 authors and 250 publishing houses, will open its doors on Friday, October 8, 2021. Hundreds of writers, from İlber Ortaylı to Hayati İnanç, from Metin Hara to Bahadır Yenişehirlioğlu, will meet with Denizli people at autograph sessions and talks.
The biggest book fair of the Aegean, which was postponed last year due to the coronavirus measures, will open its doors between 8-17 October at the Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Congress and Culture Center (EGS) Fairground. The 350 authors and 250 publishing houses will participate in the book fair organized for the 4th time this year. The guest of honour of Denizli Metropolitan Municipality 4th Book Fair, where famous authors and Denizli authors will meet the book lovers, will be the Denizli academician, writer, researcher and literary scholar, who has 71 published books, Prof. Dr Önder Göçgün. Many famous writers and publishing houses from İlber Ortaylı to Hayati İnanç, from Metin Hara to Bahadır Yenişehirlioğlu will attend the Denizli Metropolitan Municipality 4th Book Fair where numerous participation is also expected from the neighbouring provinces. While the pandemic measures would be applied at the fair, citizens are asked to respect the pandemic rules.
All details are at denizlikitapfuari.org
Famous writers such as Hatice Kübra Tongar, Miraç Çağrı Aktaş, Sinan Yağmur, Mustafa Balbay, Nurullah Genç, Bekir Develi, Işık Kansu, Serdar Tuncer, Saniye Bencik Kangal and Habib Bektaş will participate in the fair, as well as the authors of the works in Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Cultural Publications will meet with their readers for autographs. Besides the autograph days, conferences and interviews of nearly 30 authors will take place at the fairground. On Saturday, October 9th, at 14.00 Bahadır Yenişehirlioğlu, at 15.00 Hatice Kübra Tongar and at 16.00 Metin Hara; On Sunday, September 10, Hayati İnanç at 14.00, Burak Öge and Sinan Yağmur at 15.00 and İlber Ortaylı at 16.00 will address the people of Denizli in the discussions that will take place. All the interviews, autograph days and other details about the fair can be accessed at https://denizlikitapfuari.org. In addition, announcements will be made on the social media accounts of Denizli Metropolitan Municipality.
There will be a free bus service every hour.
Denizli Metropolitan Municipality will also provide convenience for citizens to reach the fair. In this context, free buses will depart from the old library on Istiklal Street and in front of Pamukkale University KYK every hour starting from 10:00 every day during the fair. The last shuttle service from Denizli centre will depart at 19.00 for the fair, which will remain open until 20:00 between 8-17 October.
Invitation from Mayor Zolan to the fair
Denizli Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Osman Zolan said that they are happy to open the book fair, which is eagerly awaited by book lovers every year, for its fellow citizens once again. Wishing that Denizli Metropolitan Municipality 4th Book Fair bring beauty to the city, Mayor Zolan said, ''I am waiting for all our book lovers to our fair. Hundreds of valuable writers and publishers will come together with our citizens. It will be again a Fair full of books and literature. I strongly recommend that all our citizens go to our Fair and meet with the book. ''