By Elena Bormotova. Greetings to participants and guests were sent by President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko. The largest publishers, writers, critics from 32 countries have come to us. The honorary guest of the forum is Serbia. National pavilions of all participating countries are presented in the exhibition complex on Pobediteley Avenue.
The Book Forum will become a haven for literary gourmets for the next five days. Hundreds of thousands of folios from encyclopedias to tourist guides are presented here.
For the 25th time Minsk hosts a major publishing and literary forum. This year the exhibition is attended by 360 exhibitors from 32 countries. Romania participates in the forum for the first time.