Today the Zagreb Fair saw the closing of the International Book Fair Interliber, the leading fair of its kind in the region.
More than 380 exhibitors presented their latest editions during six days. This year's Interliber registered an 18% increase in the number of exhibitors and 5% in the size of the exhibition space. The highlighted topic of Interliber 2019 was KNOWLEDGE AND LEARNING. The Croatian Education Fair, the World Education Fair and the conference "Better Education, Better Croatia" were held at the Congress Center of the Zagreb Fair.
Interliber was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia, Mr. Andrej Plenković.
Within the scope of the programme, interesting panel discussions with famous writers and various workshops were held every day. The interest of the audience was sparked by numerous writers, who hung out with their readers: Igor Rudan, Ivo Goldstein, Damir Karakaš, Martina Mlinarević Sopta, Jurica Pavičić, Ivana Kalogjera, Vjekoslava Huljić, Nino Raspudić, Maša Kolanović, Ivan Aralica, Sanja Pilić, Sanja Polak, Miroslav Škoro, Bruno Šimleša and many others. Interliber was visited by famous foreign literary names such as Sharon Bolton and Frédéric Martel, who were introduced to the audience.
The arrival of the world's best footballer, Luka Modrić, who presented and signed his autobiography at Interliber, attracted large interest.
Books collected in the Knjigodar (Bookgiver) action were given to the representatives of the Prince Trpimir Elementary School from Kaštel Gomilica. For the first time ever, the picture book called "The ABCs of Metallica" was presented at Interliber.
During Interliber, on 14 November, the Zagreb Fair celebrated 110 years of its existence and business operation with the Academy that was held at the Zagreb Fair Congress Center.
Reboot Infogamer, Inova, the 44th International Invention Show and Budi uzor, the 15th Invention and Prototype Show and Student Business Plan Competition took place during the run of Interliber.
Due to the eighth Reboot Infogamer, one of the largest gaming fairs in the world, the Zagreb Fair has become a real city of electronic entertainment.
More than 150 000 visitors attended Interliber, Reboot Infogamer and Inova.