Palitra L to be presented at the Frankfurt Book Fair
09 October, 2018
Palitra L to be presented at the Frankfurt Book Fair
This year Georgia has an incredible opportunity to introduce its culture, history and cuisine to the world. The Frankfurt Book Fair which is one of the biggest and most significant cultural and intellectual events all over the world chose Georgia as a guest of honour of the 2018 fair. The honour is not just a title but a whole range of possibilities for the country.

All year round German theatres, galleries, libraries or concert halls are hosting Georgian works. In order
to indicate that Georgia is the guest of honour of the fair, Frankfurt metro stations have been decorated with the posters of the Georgian alphabet. Georgian alphabet is the main concept through which the country is going to appear before the international audience.
geotv.ge
"Georgian made by characters"

About the Georgian Alphabet


Apart from the distinguished qualities that Georgian alphabet possesses such as being among the 14 existing scripts in the world and the widely recognized beauty of the characters, it is one of the major marks of identity for Georgians. The concept is titled as “Georgia made by Characters”. Each character of the Georgian alphabet carries valuable information about eminent figures or important events of different periods of the Georgian history.

Palitra L Publishing at the Frankfurt Book Fair


The cultural heritage of Georgia will be presented through the works of 40 Georgian publishing houses. One of the houses is going to be Palitra L. Palitra L Publishing will introduce three Georgian authors to more than 400 000 guests of the fair. One of the authors is Luka Bakanidze. He will present his book “The Third Bank” which was translated in German last year. It is available in Turkish and in the near future Arabic translation will come out.

The second book is “Coming in Wheelchair” by Shorena Khukhua. One of the Austrian publishing houses decided to translate the book in German and it will be represented at the fair on the 11th of October. Another author is Toresa Mossy. He is going to bring his 2013 novel “Wisdom of Fancy” to the fair guests.
geotv.ge
Georgian authors to be presented at the fair

There are further projects Palitra L is planning for the fair. One of the most interesting projects is the book “33 Emotions-Georgian Alphabet” (the Georgian alphabet is made up of 33 characters). Georgian authors alphabetically share their emotions in the book. The book is designed by the famous Georgian painter Rusudan Petviashvili.

“Georgian Classical Cuisine” by Palitra L will be aimed at those people interested in Georgian traditional meals. “Photo-story from Tiflis to Tbilisi “(Tiflis is the old name of the capital of Georgia Tbilisi) is the album of the architecture of Tbilisi captured by the German photographer Aurélien Villette. The album was compiled by Palitra L and it will also be showcased for the fair guests.

Moreover, the publishing house has prepared educational projects and Children’s literature such as table games through Georgian literary characters. Meanwhile, the meetings with international partners and publishing houses are also scheduled. The informal gathering will take place where publishers will have a chance to share their experiences and ideas with each other.

The fair is going to commence on the 9th of October.

Related stories:

Georgian alphabet in the metro of Frankfurt

Georgia as Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Georgia was granted the Status of a Host Country at the “River Bank Festival” in Frankfurt

Georgia’s Saba literary award to be held within Frankfurt Book Fair


Print
Other Stories
Sam Raan Spa-Center named Best Spa in Europe
The Sam Raan Spa-Center has been named the Best Spa in Europe at the annual Haute Grandeur Global Spa Awards 2019 and won the following nominations:
Region’s Largest Startup Event to be Held in Tbilisi
On November 8-10, 2019, regional Startup Grind event will be held in Tbilisi.
Georgian royal family introduces new wine brand "Prince Ioane Bagrationi"
Member of the Georgian royal family Prince Ioane Bagrationi introduced the society new wine brand named after him - "Prince Ioane Bagrationi".
Georgia Celebrates Day of Svetitskhoveli Cathedral today

The day of Mtskheta city and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral is celebrated on 14 October in Georgia.

Georgian Wine Festival 2019 to be held on October 12 on the Shardeni street
Those who are interested and want to know more about Georgian wine can attend Georgian Wine Festival 2019 on October 12 on the Shardeni street. Event starts at 12 pm and lasts till 7 pm.
UNESCO names Tbilisi as Capital of World Book 2021
UNESCO has named Tbilisi as the Capital of the World Book 2021.
Robot Mzia’s preparation for First global – she plays basketball and does pull ups
After the famous robot Vano, Robot Mzia is preparing for the international competition “First Global.”
What comes after Frankfurt? Paris!
The year following the appearance as guest of honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair is known as a difficult one. What are the strategies of Georgian publishers for 2019?
Georgia has its first photography museum
With the Tbilisi Photography & Multimedia Museum (TPMM) Georgia has its first institution entirely dedicated to the contemporary image in its different forms – photography, new media, and video.
„The eighth life“ has arrived home
More than 100'000 Germans have already read it, the Dutch and Polish as well. But it was only last May that Nino Haratischwili's “The eighth life for Brilka” was translated for Georgian readers.
“We will fight for Georgian literature”
One year after Georgia’s well received appearance at the Frankfurt Book Fair, the organizational mastermind, Medea Metreveli, lost her job. Now she's coming up with a new project.
Los Angeles Times about Khatia Buniatishvili – “A genuine musical personality”
Los Angeles Times has recently reviewed the Los Angeles Philharmonic celebration at the Hollywood Bowl marking Gustavo Dudamel’s 10 years with the orchestra.
Important facts about Georgian painter Elene Akhvlediani
Elene Akhvlediani was one of the first recognized female painters in Georgia.
Georgian soprano to perform in a play directed by Woody Allen
Georgian soprano Tsisana Giorgadze will perform in a play directed by Woody Allen.
Georgian Cinematographer Becomes a Member of Motion Picture Academy
Giorgi Shvelidze, Georgian cinematographer has been selected as a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Georgian Shilda winery announced winner of  the EU Sustainable Energy Award for Eastern Partnership
The European Union has announced the winner of the EU Sustainable Energy Award for the Eastern partnership at the Awards Ceremony in Brussels on 18 June.
15 years of creating opportunity for journalists - BP and British Council in Georgia offer English Language Courses for members of the Georgian Media
BP initiated media development program has trained more than 400 representatives on print, broadcast and online media in English language in Georgia.
What Georgian Pirosmani and Spanish Picasso have in common
Niko Pirosmani was a Georgian primitivist painter.
New York City's largest mural features Gurian Horseman
The largest mural in New York City was unveiled last year.
Three songs to know more about Georgian music
Georgia boasts about its rich traditional music.
Georgian – shop for tourists
The largest book shop in Georgia ,,Biblusi’’ has opened the first shop specially designated to the needs and interests of tourists and named it ,,Georgian’’.
SAVE THE DATE! At the 4th Tourism and Hospitality Conference within  Welcome to Georgia! National Tourism Awards
On June 18, the 4th Tourism and Hospitality Conference within Welcome to Georgia! National Tourism Awards will take place at the Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel, Tbilisi.
Conference dedicated to the State Language held in Georgia
"On the 31st of May, in Rooms Hotel Tbilisi, a conference "State Language for Integration and Development of Human Capital in Georgia" was held."
Anita Rachvelishvili among 10 performers of the Met Opera
Anita Rachvelishvili, a Georgian mezzo-soprano, was recently named among Top 10 Performances By Singers From The Metropolitan Opera’s 2018-19 Season.
Georgian Wine and Gastronomy in Japan
The second exhibition of the project “Georgia – Homeland of Wine” took place in Terrada Warehouse, Japan.
PHOTO OF THE DAY
GEL Exchange Rate
Convertor
11.11.2019
12.11.2019
USD
1
USD
2.9613
2.9633
EUR
1
EUR
3.2687
3.2697
GBP
1
GBP
3.7943
3.7957
RUB
100
RUB
4.6386
4.6355