Turkish Airlines, bringing the Mediterranean to the fair!

Turkish Airlines is undertaking transportation sponsorship of the 26th Istanbul Book Fair, to be held at the Beylikdüzü TÜYAP Fair and Congress Center 27 October through 4 November by TÜYAP Tüm Fuarcılık Yapım A.Ş. and the Publishers Association of Turkey.

A large number of writers, artists and curators will be guests of Turkey for the Istanbul Book Fair and ARTIST 2007 thanks to this Turkish Airlines-TÜYAP A.Ş. cooperation. As Cultural Fairs Air Transport Sponsor, Turkish Airlines is also contributing to a number of fair events such as book-signings, interviews, panel discussions and exhibitions, all part of the 26th Annual Istanbul Book Fair and the 17th annual Istanbul Art Fair, ARTIST 2007. More than 200 events, including interviews, panel discussions, poetry readings and activities for children are on offer during the book fair, which will run simultaneously with the art fair. Based on a different theme each year, this year’s fair focuses on the theme, ‘Literature in the Mediterranean - The Mediterranean in Literature'. Turkish writer and scholar Metin And is the guest of honor at this year’s fair, at which some 500 publishers and organizations of civil society will be represented.