The 30th annual Moscow International Book Fair took place in Moscow from September 6-10, and was full of exciting sounds, displays and entertainment as people from around the world thronged to see the latest offerings from the literary world.
The fair was hosted at Pavilion No. 75 of Moscow’s grand exhibition center VDNKh, which provided 7205 square meters of space. There were over 529 exhibitors registered (including 114 foreign from 35 different countries).
According to the fair’s press office, over 130,000 people visited the fair over its five days – including some special guests! (see below)
One man who was there in the flesh was communist party leader Gennady Zyuganov – who joined in singing an old wartime favorite