Christmasworld is the largest trade fair for Christmas articles in the world. In 2012 it attracted more than 31,000 visitors and was attended by some 900 exhibitors.
After trade-only opening days, the Frankfurt Book Fair is having a weekend for the public. The focus is on self-publishing and challenges set by online book seller Amazon.
American Jaron Lanier, who is heralded as one of the pioneers of virtual reality, has received one of Germany's most prestigious publishing prizes. The ceremony took place on the last day of the Frankfurt Book Fair.
The annual Frankfurt Book Fair is up and running. This year, the fiction and poetry genres are getting some serious competition from books focusing on business and the economy.
The 13 winners of the EU Prize for Literature have been announced at the 66th Frankfurt Book Fair. The five-day event is the largest of its kind in the world and is expected to attract more than 300,000 visitors.
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