Merkel and Macron to Open Frankfurt Book Fair


German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron will open the Frankfurt Book Fair on Tuesday, 10 October 2017.

France’s participation as Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2017 is under the auspices of the French President Emmanuel Macron.

As Juergen Boos, director of the Frankfurt Book Fair said, “The presence of Chancellor Merkel and President Macron at the opening of the Frankfurter Buchmesse symbolises the close relationship between Germany and France and their commitment to a strong, unified Europe”.

The Frankfurt Book Fair takes place from 11 – 15 October 2017.