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80 Russian publishing houses participate in Belgrade International Book fair

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80 Russian publishing houses participate in Belgrade International Book fair


23.10.2017

fapmc.ru80 Russian publishing houses participate 61th International Belgrade Book Fair, Rospechat informs.

More than 500 books, albums, educational and methodical literature exhibited at the Russian stand which is one of the biggest at the book fair. The main goal of the Russian presence is the strengthening of the cultural and social ties between Russia and Serbia as well as between publishers of these two countries.

Russian stand introduces new issues of classical and contemporary literature. The central place is occupied by the Anthology of Russian people's contemporary poetry. It comprises works of 230 poets on 57 languages. 140 translators and 800 various specialists have worked on this book. This anthology does not have analogues in the world.

The visitors of the exhibition will enjoy meeting with Russian authors, recipients of numerous literary awards. Alexander Snegirev will introduce his first novel Vera (the Hope) that has won the 2015 Russian Booker Prize and just now was translated into Serbian language. Also audience will meet with writer Boris Evseev who will talk about his latest prosaic works.

After conclusion of the book fair all the issues to be passed to Embassy of Russia in Belgrade, The University of Belgrade and other institutions promoting Russian language and literature.

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The American Sean Quirk, who is one of musicians and the manager of the well-known in Russia and beyond Tuvinian Alash ensemble, speaks four languages. On foreign tours, he announces the songs of the ensemble in English and sings Tuvan folk songs to the public and for himself. He can please the audience with a ditty in Russian when he is asked to. Besides that, Quirk reads books in the language of his ancestors - Old Irish.
A round-the-world expedition of three Russian sailboats - the frigate Pallada and the barges Kruzenshtern and Sedov is going to start this autumn. All three sailing ships of Russian Federal Fisheries Agency have already been on the round-the-globe trips but an event of such a grand scale takes place for the first time.