The next Vilnius Book Fair is scheduled to take place at the Lithuanian capital's Litexpo exhibition center on February 24-27, 2022, the organizers said on Tuesday.
Vilniaus knygų mugė
Vilniaus knygų mugė
© V. Žukauskio nuotr.

The annual international book fair, one of the key cultural events in Lithuania, was cancelled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The event is moving to next year with its theme, Image as Text.

Lolita Varanaviciene, one of the organizers, says that the global pandemic has unexpectedly turned into a golden age for "the world of books".

"People who never cared about books have started to read. So the world of books has not stopped," the president of the Lithuanian Publishers Association said in a press release.

"But what is it that authors, publishers and readers miss most? [It is] face-to-face talk, face-to-face communication. In short, [it is] what the fair has given and nurtured over its 21 years," she added.

It is prohibited to copy and republish the text of this publication without a written permission from UAB „BNS“.

Kaunas and Vilnius hosting Holocaust remembrance events

Kaunas and Vilnius are on Thursday hosting events to commemorate 5,000 Jews from Berlin, Munich,...

The contemporary Myth of Kaunas Trilogy – a journey to a new city identity

In 2022, Kaunas will be reborn – the myth of the contemporary capital, which the Kaunas – European...

Kaunas as international meeting point: star-studded program of the European Capital of Culture

The international ties between Kaunas and the world intensified right after announcing the city would...

Virtual ArtVilnius’21 tour – opportunity to visit the Art Fair from home

The organizers of the international contemporary art fair ArtVilnius21 invite you to return to the...

Michneviciute to continue to serve as culture attaché in New York

Grazina Michneviciute, Lithuania's incumbent culture attaché in New York, has won the Culture...

Top news

Lithuania explores possibility of initiating intl court process against Lukashenko

The Lithuanian government is looking into the possibility of initiating an international court process...

White House to pursue enhanced cooperation with Lithuania

The White House says it will pursue enhanced cooperation with Lithuania on trade and security issues.

Stoltenberg and von der Leyen to visit Lithuania

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to come...

President and EC, NATO leaders to discuss triggering NATO's Article 4

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda is set to welcome NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and...

Lithuania orders isolation, testing for arrivals from South Africa over new COVID variant

All travelers from South Africa and neighboring countries will have to self-isolate and take two tests...