Slovenia - Frankfurt Guest of Honour Candidate
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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
28. 10. 2022

The Government of the Republic of Slovenia dismissed Dr Dimitrij Rupel from the post of Director of the JAK and appointed Katja Stergar to the post

On 27 October 2022, the Government approved the appointment of a new Acting Director of the Slovenian Book Agency, Ms Katja Stergar. She will take up the post on 1 November 2022, until a new Director is appointed, but for a maximum period of 6 months, i.e. until 30 April 2022 at the latest. Katja Stergar was appointed following the resignation of Dr Dimitrij Rupel as Director of the JAK. 


Foto: Holger Menzel / JAK

16. 10. 2022

SLOVENIA: Guest of Honour at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2023 - SATOVJE BESED / WABEN DER WORTE / HONEYCOMB OF WORDS

The project “Slovenia, Guest of Honour at Frankfurt Book Fair 2023 – a model for sustainable international promotion of Slovenian literary creativity abroad” is a national project for the promotion and enhancement of the export potential of Slovenian creativity in the field of Slovenian literature and illustration. Slovenia’s presentation as Guest of Honour at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2023 is a unique opportunity to focus attention on our national book production and rich creativity and tradition in literary creation in the broadest sense not just anywhere, but within the context of the largest international fair in the world. A fair that enjoys an enviable and great reputation and captures the attention of the publishing and bookselling industries and that of the media. Frankfurter Buchmesse is one of the world’s largest book fairs. It lasts six days and is intended for the translation, publishing and other expert public linked to books and the publishing industry. More than 2,100 publishing houses, agencies and publishing associations exhibit annually at Frankfurter Buchmesse. The fair is visited by more than 36,000 B2B visitors from more than 100 countries and some 37,000 B2C visitors from 85 countries. Artistic events organised by publishers and international performers from various countries and interviews with authors take place simultaneously with the fair. International journalists and media regularly report on the fair.…