Barcelona to be guest city of honour at the Guadalajara International Book Fair 2025

25/10/2023 - 10:08 h

Ajuntament de Barcelona

The fair is the most important cultural event in the Iberian American sphere.

A curator will be established to define the content for Barcelona’s presence at the Guadalajara International Book Fair, along with a group to promote the city, resulting from private-public collaboration with representatives from the civil society.

The fair has featured a guest region, city or country of honour since 1993. The guest of honour plays an important role in each section of the event and Barcelona has made a commitment to carry out the following:

construction and ambience of the pavilion.

coordination and funding of a delegation of authors which includes as many categories and literary genres as possible.

dissemination of scientific heritage through leading content and figures.

guarantee a significant representation of editors, translators and agents.

boost the sector for illustration, design and new formats.

coordination with the University of Guadalajara on a programme to connect with the university and local academic world.

programme of shows for spectators between the ages of 3 and 12.

programme of visual and performing arts shows.

design of the gastronomy festival and the film area.

promotion of recent full-length films.

definition of the creative concept.