The Frankfurt Book Fair
Norway has been selected as 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 will visit Germany in the period 11-16 October, and have a comprehensive programme planned.
Photo: Sigurd Fandango / The Royal Court
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.
Visited “Norwegian” book shop in Berlin
The Crown Prince and Crown Princess are travelling through Germany to promote Norwegian literature. On Saturday they visited the capital city of Berlin, stopping at the Pankebuch book shop, which specialises in Norwegian and Nordic literature.