Frankfurt Book Fair (FBF) is taking place from 14 to 18 October 2020. The book event has gone digital this year due to the travel and gathering restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic. The annual event will include a digital bookfest, the Frankfurt Book Fair (FBF) Online Conference, and the Frankfurt Book Fair (FBF) Film Awards. IPPStar has registered for offering translation rights and research at FBF special edition. You can read our recent article here
The Publishers’ Exchange showcases the linguistic and geographical diversity of India through a video presentation titled, ‘A multilingual journey across India through poetry’ at the FBF Digital Bookfest in Frankfurt on 17 October 2020 at 2300 hours. From the banks of the mighty river Brahmaputra in the North East of India, via New Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Pune to its Southernmost tip in Tamil Nadu, the video takes one on a unique multilingual journey through poetry. Publishers will also be sharing the nitty gritty of the book business in Indian languages in the video while poets beguile attendees with their beautiful words.
Some of the participants of the video presentation include Thodur Madabusi Krishna, Kannan Sundaram, Vasudhendra, Pranav Johri, Gita Ramaswamy, Bhaskar Dutta-Barauh, Sunil Anil Mehta, Meera Johri, and Neeta Gupta.