Slovenia - Frankfurt Guest of Honour Candidate

Tenders and Public Calls

Database of Translations


  • Co-financing books and magazines
  • The public lending right and grants
  • Increasing the accessibility of books
  • Book and magazine portals
  • Promoting electronic publishing
  • Single Price for Books Act

International Cooperation

  • Participating in international book fairs
  • Promotional materials
  • Publishing works by Slovenian authors with foreign publishing houses
  • Artist-in-residence grants abroad
  • International Slovenian literature translation seminar

Reading Promotion in Slovenia

  • Co-financing literary events and the development of reading culture
  • Co-financing bookshop cultural programmes
  • Reading and book promotion campaigns
  • Professional training in the field of books
22. 12. 2017

New Delhi World Book Fair (6-14 January 2018) – Literary Events with Slovenian Authors

Pragati Maidan Fairgrounds, 6-14 January 2018

European Union will be Guest of Honour at the forthcoming New Delhi World Book Fair. 17  member states will collaborate and present a joint European Programme, among them: Slovenia, Hungary, Poland, Denmark, Italy, Germany, Portugal, France, Sweden, Spain, Switzerland, Cyprus, Belgium, Austria, Czech Republic, Lithuania and Slovakia.

There are 6 Slovenian authors participating, and 4 Slovenian publishers are attending the fair. The programme and the activities are coordinated by the Slovenian Book Agency.

We will be happy to meet you at the Slovenian booth, part of the EU Pavilion. 

Programme with Slovenian authors:

Sunday, 7 January

7/1, 12:30-13:30, EU Pavilion

Panel: Cooperation opportunities between India and Slovenia.

Guests: Ivo Svetina and Evald Flisar, both authors and editors from Slovenia, Yuyutsu RD Sharma, poet and publisher from India, Renata Zamida, director of the Slovenian Book Agency. Moderated by Kartik Bajoria. ...


13. 12. 2017

German-Speaking Publishers and Journalists Inspired by Slovenia Once Again

The study visit for foreign publishers and journalists organised by the Slovenian Book Agency (JAK) aims attention at acquainting the international community with Slovenia and the country’s literary exploits.

As part of the preparatory activities prior to the project “Slovenia – Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair”, the Slovenian Book Agency (JAK) hosted the third annual study visit for German-speaking publishers and journalists between 23 and 26 November 2017. The visit was included in the programme of the 2017 Slovenian Book Fair.

This year, the organizers invited the following distinguished representatives of publishing and media companies from the German-speaking realm: German publishers Sebastian Guggolz (Guggolz Verlag); Janika Rüter (Suhrkamp Verlag); Sewastos Sampsounis (Größenwahn Verlag); Anja Schutzbach (Weissbooks); Jörg Sundermeier and Kristine Listau (Verbrecher Verlag); Swiss publishers Urs Bolz (AS Verlag) and Fabienne Leisibach (Baeschlin Verlag); German journalist Jörg Plath (Deutschlandradio Kultur); German freelance journalists and authors Nils Kahlefendt and Leander Steinkopf; the Director of the Leipzig Book Fair, Mr Oliver Zille; and the Head of the...