The 42nd edition of Interliber is behind us. More than 380 exhibitors participated in 3 pavilions and the Congress Center, thus making Interliber 2019 the largest in its history.
The best Croatian publishers and booksellers and a large number of foreign exhibitors promoted their new titles and editions, writers and other authors and a range of cultural projects. The exhibition and sale of books, various publications and teaching aids were joined by almost 200 different events held at several Zagreb Fair locations, ranging from book presentations, meetings with numerous guests, awarding of literary prizes, auctions, quiz shows, workshops, reading rooms, listening of audiobooks, prize games to expert debates on current topics related to publishing business. At Interliber 2019 special exhibitions and programmes were again organized by the Russian Federation and the People's Republic of China.
The largest interest of the public was attracted by famous names of the literary and social scene: Ivan Aralica, Mirjan Damaška, Ivo Goldstein, Vjekoslava Huljić, Ivana Kalogjera, Damir Karakaš, Maša Kolanović, Msgr. Franjo Komarica, Marijan Krajinović, Julijana Matanović, Jelena Miholjević, Martina Mlinarević Sopta, Luka Modrić, Jurica Pavičić, Pavao Pavličić, Sanja Pilić, Sanja Polak, Nino Raspudić, Igor Rudan, Bruno Šimleša, Miroslav Škoro, Goran Tribuson and many others, as well as by the world-renowned writers Sharon Bolton and Frédéric Martel.
A separate segment of Interliber 2019 was Knowledge and Learning, the educational content that brought together numerous Croatian and foreign educational institutions at the Croatian Education Fair and the World Education Fair, as well as distinguished professors and scientists and the best Croatian students attending the conference titled "Better Education, Better Croatia", where they publicly and openly spoke about the situation and possibilities of our education.
The fairs Reboot Infogamer and Inova took place in parallel with Interliber, jointly attracting more than 150,000 visitors to the Zagreb Fair. During their run the Academy was held marking the 110th anniversary of existence and business operation of the Zagreb Fair.