Italy to be Guest of Honor at Frankfurt Book Fair 2023

Italy will be the guest of honor at the 2023 Frankfurt Book Fair. The Guest of Honour contract was signed by Dario Franceschini, Italian Minister of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, and Juergen Boos, director of the Frankfurter Buchmesse, in the presence of the president of the Association of Italian Publishers, Ricardo Franco Levi. In comments, Boos noted that "a new spirit of optimism can be observed in Italy’s cultural scene right now: the Italian book market underwent a period of dynamic upheaval and drastic change in recent years...[and] a positive energy can now be felt everywhere."

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