27. - 30.04.2023 Manga-Comic-Con

Press releases

Are you looking for news about the Manga-Comic-Con? Journalists and media representatives will find press releases and statements about the Leipzig Book Fair, the Manga Comic-Con, the reading festival Leipzig liest and the Leipzig Antiquarian Book Fair here. You will also find out how the exhibitors' electronic press boxes can be useful before and during your visit to the Manga-Comic-Con.

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Current press releases

09/08/2022 Registration for the Leipzig Book Fair Now Open Starting today, you can register for the Leipzig Book Fair together with Manga Comic-Con and the "Leipzig liest" reading festival. After being forced to take a break due to COVID-19, this spring event for the book and media industries is returning with a new concept in the exhibition halls, fresh programme items and adjusted registration deadlines. You can find all the information you need at www.leipziger-buchmesse.de. The Leipzig Book Fair will take place from 27 to 30 April 2023. Continue reading
16/05/2022 Leipzig Book Fair Pushed Back to April in 2023 The combination of the Leipzig Book Fair, Manga Comic-Con, Leipzig liest reading festival and the Leipzig Antiquarian Book Fair will take place from 27 to 30 April 2023. "In 2023, the Leipzig Book Fair will take place later than usual in both the exhibition halls and across the entire city of Leipzig", says Martin Buhl-Wagner, Managing Director of Leipziger Messe. "We will finally be able to celebrate the reading of books again with all our partners. The new dates in April offer the safest framework for us to continue our work on developing exciting concepts for this group of events." Registration for Leipzig Book Fair 2023 will be possible from August. Continue reading
09/02/2022 Leipzig Book Fair 2022 will not take place The desire for a personal meeting at Leipzig Book Fair was huge. But numerous cancellations of exhibitors within the past few days led to the fact that the expected quality and breadth of content of such a large public fair is no longer guaranteed. For these reasons, Leipziger Messe, in agreement with the Advisory Board, has decided to cancel the trade fair combination of the Leipzig Book Fair, Manga Comic Con, Leipzig Reads and Antiquarian Book Fair from March 17 to 20, 2022. The next Leipzig Book Fair will take place from March 23 to 26, 2023. Continue reading
17/08/2021 Time for Books Entertaining, informative and full of variety – Leipzig liest extra, part of the Leipzig Book Fair, offers visitors the opportunity from 27 to 30 May to experience the diversity of literature after a two-year break due to the pandemic, partly via live stream and partly in person. For four days across 80 locations in Leipzig, the spotlights will be on books, their creators and the inspiring power they hold. At over 350 readings, talks and debates by authors from Germany and abroad taking place live in Leipzig, new books for readers young and old will be unveiled, debates on current political and socio-political issues will be held and exciting entertainment will be on offer. Authors who are unable to attend in person will be connected via live stream. At long last for our visitors, certain venues with outdoor areas will be opening their doors again to the public in accordance with the regulations in force, enabling personal encounters between reading fans and authors. You can find the programme at www.leipziger-buchmesse.de. where information on in-person, digital and hybrid events is updated daily. All events at Leipzig liest extra will also be streamed free of charge via the website www.leipziger-buchmesse.de. Continue reading

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