The International Book Fair, XXVI edition - BOOKFEST CHISINAU was held from 30 August to 3 September this year at the International Exhibition Center “Moldexpo”.
The event was organized by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Moldova, Publishers’ Union of Moldova, Romanian Publishers Association and National Library of the Republic of Moldova, in partnership with the Romanian Cultural Institute and the “Eudoxiu Hurmuzachi” Institute for Romanians Worldwide.
For a period of five days, the most important publishing houses in the Republic of Moldova and Romania presented to the readers a rich editorial offer of children’s books, school textbooks, as well as a wide range of volumes from the most varied fields. The Fair was attended by about 50 publishing houses which exhibited over 50,000 volumes.
Several book launches, thematic conferences, literary cenacles, intellectual and interactive games and other unusual events took place in the framework of the Fair.
The State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) participated in the Fair with an informational stand at which were exhibited the new editorial appearances in the field of intellectual property, published by the Agency.
At the AGEPI stand, the visitors of the exhibition were able to obtain consultations in the field of protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights.