Book Festival of Alexandroupolis
The Book Festival of Alexandroupolis is held every summer, usually in July on the beach of Alexandroupolis, next to the port with a view of the imposing lighthouse. Book lovers, visitors and residents of the city have the opportunity to visit one of the most important book exhibitions in Greece. The Book Festival of Alexandroupolis is one of the biggest of the Northern Greece, after that of Thessaloniki.
The Union of Cultural Institutions of Evros and the local bookstores support the Book festival of Alexandroupolis that is organized under the auspices of Publishers’ Association of Northern Greece and knows more and more success. Thousands of titles of all the publishing houses, with particular emphasis on the local history, literature and tradition, set up their stands across the coastal road of the city.
Older titles and newer editions, novels, literature, history, volumes of special interest fill the space and cover the requirements of the most demanding visitors of the Book Festival of Alexandroupolis. Dozens of stalls of 100 publishing houses and booksellers present about 20,000 titles of Greek and foreign publishing.