Specific importance will attach to the invitation of important Greek and foreign writers, the active participation of the book industry as well as to the synergies with cultural organizations and bodies which will actively contribute to a large cultural celebration focused on the book: theatrical, film, music, art events etc will frame the cultural program with parallel events in the city of Thessaloniki contributing to the dialogue between the book and the other arts.
In particular, the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs, Culture and Sports directed an invitation for cooperation and prepares cultural events with 18 cultural bodies such as the National Theatre of Northern Greece, the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, the State Orchestra and Odeon, the Museum of Byzantine Culture, the State Museum of Contemporary Art, the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museum of Photography, the Tellogleio Art Foundatiion etc. The Archaeological Receipts Fund, the National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation and Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation will also present their publications at their own stands.