Book lovers rejoice! Budapest's Annual Book Week is back for its 94th edition, showcasing the latest works of Hungary's thriving literary scene, with a plethora of new genres and publishers.
The Largest Festival of Hungarian Contemporary Literature
Budapest's Annual book week is said to be the largest festival of Hungarian contemporary literature, with a whooping 160 publishers at 145 book stands, offering readers access to countless stories, and so much more.
Event Location and Dates
The Festive Book Week will take place between 8th -11th of June. The Festival will be spread across three locations in Budapest, Vörösmarty Square, Vigadó Square, and the promenade along the Danube, all in downtown Budapest. Make sure to get there to browse all the latest books of the year.
Literary Talks and Pop Concerts
Budapest's Annual Book Week is not all new releases and writers, however. This year's festival offers various literary talks to entice readers further, as well as live acts performing pop music. Join the festivity and see how stimulating and jam-packed this year's event is on the Hungarian literary scene.
Book Week comes but once a year in Budapestand is a great chance for locals and tourists alike to engage with the thriving world of Hungarian contemporary literature and storytelling, with countless stories to discover and literary talks to engage in. It's one event not to miss out on.
Questions & Answers
What is the Budapest Book Week? The Budapest Book Week is the largest festival of contemporary Hungarian literature, where 160 publishers present their books and literary talks take place.
How many book stands will be set up during the event? 145 book stands will be set up in three locations: Vörösmarty Square, Vigadó Square, and the promenade along the Danube in downtown Budapest.
When does the Budapest Book Week take place? The 94th edition of the Budapest Book Week takes place from June 8 to June 11.
What else can visitors expect at the Budapest Book Week besides books? In addition to books, the festival will also feature literary talks and pop concerts.
Is this an annual event? Yes, the Budapest Book Week is an annual event.
Who organizes the Budapest Book Week? The Budapest Book Week is organized by the Hungarian Publishers’ and Booksellers’ Association.