Sweden Guest of Honor at Riyadh Book Fair

Tomorrow, the Riyadh International Book Fair opens, and this year, Sweden is the guest of honor. Public programs will be presented in a Swedish pavilion situated at the fair. Larry Lempert, Chairman of the ALMA jury, is one of the guests. He will participate in a public program on Thursday March 8th, and talk about “Sweden – literature, libraries and reading promotion – from Nobel to ALMA”.

The fair is organized by the Saudi Ministry of Culture & Information. It´s open to the public on March 7-16, and does not only cover literature, but is also a forum for cultural dialogue and understanding. Link to the fair here.

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