Annual book fair to open at Zappio Hall on Friday

The Federation of Book Publishers’ annual book fair will open at Zappio Hall near Syntagma Square on Friday, August 31 and run to September 16.

This year’s fair is dedicated to poems set to music, which characterizes several popular songs in Greece.

The festival organizers have scheduled ten nights devoted to these unique collaborations between poets and composers, with songs performed by well-known singers. Also participating in the retrospectives will be the Theatro Technis and the State Theater of Northern Greece.

Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos will officially inaugurate the fair at 20:00 on Monday, September 3.