The Frankfurt Book Fair
Norway is the Guest of Honour for 2019 at the Frankfurt Book Fair, the world’s most important trade fair for books. This project is the largest cultural promotion effort Norway has ever carried out abroad. Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess has taken on the role of ambassador for Norwegian literature in the international arena.
The Crown Prince and Crown Princess visited Germany in the period 11-16 October, and had a comprehensive programme.
Photo: Sigurd Fandango / The Royal Court
Opened the Frankfurt Book Fair
With 2,000 people in the hall, 7,500 exhibitors in position and attendance expected to reach 300,000, it was finally time for Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess to open the massive Frankfurt Book Fair.
Literary train tour through Germany
Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess’s literary train has embarked on its first international tour. Today the train rolled out from a platform in Berlin en route to the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Crown Princess on German radio
Sunday evening, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit spoke to an audience numbering roughly 1 000 people and another 500 000 radio listeners about Norwegian literature and her personal relationship to reading.