Tbilisi New Year Book Fest opens on December 22

 Tbilisi New Year Book Fest opens on December 22

Tbilisi New Year Book Festival will be held at the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia on December 22-24.

Around 30 publishing houses and bookstores will present brand-new books in all genres, including both local authors and translations of foreign-language works.

Within around 70 events of the festival, fiction and nonfiction literature will be found on stalls for visitors, while authors and translators will look to share their experience and knowledge in public talks.

The Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association (GPBA) will launch the fourth edition of the festival by awarding best-selling publications of the year, revealing winners in five categories.

Ahead of the festival’s launch, GPBA chairperson Mariam Kasradze told TV Pirveli channel that organisers would also invite visitors to attend and participate in public talks in themed rooms of the Parliamentary Library, Agenda,ge reported.

The Library and two literature-focused schools will also host activities for children visiting the three-day festival. The young visitors will find literature-themed games and discover prizes for accomplishing challenges.