Presence of the ICFI in Seoul International Book Fair

2019-07-01 08:11

Based on a free-of-charge stand exchange MoU, the ICFI attended Seoul International Book Fair in a stand of 18 sqm to showcase Iranian books in different fields such as Iranology, children and young adults, art and contemporary art. 

Attendance of and a lecture by Ayoub Dehghankar –the executive consultant of the Cultural Deputy- in a forum titled "The Necessity of Publishing E-books and Audio books", having a meeting with the executives of Seoul International Book Fair and negotiating on the development of cultural collaborations as well as continuation of attending in the book fair of the other side, having a meeting with the head of the North Korean Translation Grant and agreement on translation of the other side works, having a meeting with North Korean and other foreign literary agencies attending the book fair, having a meeting with the Hungarian Cultural Ministry executives, having a meeting with the Hungarian Society of Publishers to negotiate on presence in the other side book fair, negotiations with the head of Guadalajara International Book Fair, negotiations with head of Taipe Society of Publishers, negotiations with the French Translation Grant manager, negotiations with the CEO of Veronica Publishing House from the USA, negotiations with professors of the Orientalism Department of the Seoul University, etc. were among the activities performed in the ICFI stand. 
In addition, due to the negations with the North Korean publishers, it was agreed the literary works of the two countries are introduced by selected literary agencies to be translated and published by the other side.