59th edition
21-24 March 2022
Bologna - Italy

21 March: Bologna has chosen the first day of spring to welcome the world of children's and general publishing. After two years of exciting virtual encounters, we are extremely happy to be meeting again in person. Save the date and join us in Bologna: 21-24 March 2022!  

BCBF 2022 welcomes an exciting major addition: the first in-person edition of BolognaBookPlus (BBPlus), the new initiative reaching a wider professional audience across the global publishing industry. 

Ahead of the 2022 edition, the Bologna Grand Tour continues its journey to book fairs all over the world to meet the global book community. 

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