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Spain Country Guest of honor to the Frankfurt Book Fair will be held in 2022

Spain Country Guest of honor to the Frankfurt Book Fair will be held in 2022

· “The agreement with Canada, Slovenia and Italy to postpone our presence in Frankfurt as an honored guest country until 2022 will create a better opportunity for the Spanish book sector and will increase international cooperation and solidarity,” stated the Minister of Culture and Sport
 
· The Spanish programming scheduled for 2020 is maintained and the sale of publishing rights is strengthened within the framework of the Fair for 2020, 2021 and 2022
 
· In the coming weeks, the Ministry and AC / E will summon translation grants amounting to 800,000 euros



07-July-2020.- The Ministry of Culture and Sports, according to Acción Cultural Española, has accepted the request of the Frankfurt Book Fair to transfer the celebration of being the Guest of Honor Country from 2021 to 2022. This decision It has been adopted after consulting the Federation of the Editors' Guild of Spain (FGEE) and in consensus with Slovenia and Italy, countries that will gather the witness of being honored guest countries after Spain in 2023 and 2024, respectively. Spain will be the Guest of Honor Country from October 19 to 23, 2022.
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