The Polish programme on the third day of the Taipei International Book Exhibition TIBE brought numerous highlights to visitors of the event. These included a meeting with Andrzej Sapkowski and Bartosz Sztybor, a drawing workshop with Marianna Oklejak, and a presentation by the Manuscriptum Publishing House.
The events organised by the Book Institute and the Polish Office in Taipei on the third day of the Taipei International Book Exhibition attracted crowds to the Polish stand. The meeting with Andrzej Sapkowski and Bartosz Sztybor proved to be the most popular, but other events were also very well attended.
Yesterday's programme included:
10:15 – A drawing workshop with Marianna Oklejak
12:00 - Presentation of bestsellers by Polish publishers (adult literature)
13:00 - Presentation of the most interesting Polish children's books
14:15 - Presentation of the Book Institute's grant programmes for foreign publishers
14:30 - B2B meetings for publishers and agents
15:00 - "The Seven Wonders of the World", a presentation of the gems of the book world by the publishing house Manuscriptum
16:30 - meeting devoted to “The Witcher” with the participation of the author, Andrzej Sapkowski, and Bartosz Sztybor, scriptwriter behind “The Witcher” comics
The Taipei International Book Exhibition began on 31 January and will last until 5 February. A rich programme prepared by the Book Institute and the Polish Office in Taipei awaits visitors to the fair each day.
The International Book Exhibition in Taipei is part of the strategy pursued by the Book Institute, the aim of which is to have a sustained, distinct presence of Polish literature in places where up to now Polish books have not been available or have been insufficiently available.
The project was co-financed by funds from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage as part of the task 'Poland as Guest of Honour at the TIBE 2023 International Book Exhibition in Taipei'.