Ukraine at the German book fair: The world's largest book fair has kicked off in Germany
Society17:59 Oct. 20, 2016
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The world's largest book fair has kicked off in Germany

A big part of Ukraine's presentation at the forum is dedicated to Kazimir Malevich

Ukraine is reclaiming the nationality status of Kazimir Malevich telling the world about him through books and art installations

The German city of Frankfurt is hosting the largest book fair in the world. More than 7 thousand publishers, literary agencies and writers from almost 100 countries have all gathered in one place.

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The Ukrainian stand has been designed in an avant-garde style, inspired by Malevich himself. One part of the presentation is dedicated to him, in particular, an English version of the book "Kazimir Malevich. Kyiv period".

Ukraine's Culture Ministry says there are plans to promote internationally known names reminding the world about Ukrainian roots of such artists.

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The Ukrainian team in Frankfurt will also launch a funny book by a Ukrainian prisoner in Russia Oleh Sentsov. The book is literally called "Buy the book - it is funny".

Moreover, the Ukrainian corner at the fair will feature comics produced in Ukraine.

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