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25-28 May 2023 Palace of Culture and Science and Plac Defilad

About the Organizer

About the History and Culture Foundation

We exist since 2004. We publish historical books, organize fairs and literary open airs including: the Warsaw International Book Fair, the Historical Book Fair with the competition for the KLIO Award, the Book Fair in Katowice, the Literary Open Air in Gdynia and the Autumn Book Fair. We implement projects aimed at popularizing historical knowledge and popularizing reading through an attractive model of presenting Polish and world literature.

In 2022, we organized four fair events and one literary open-air, i.e.:

  • we provided the audience with 18 days of contact with literature and its creators;
  • we had 1,020 exhibitors in total;
  • 1,380 authors took part in our events;
  • 1,660 meetings with authors took place on stages and at exhibitors’ stands;
  • we were visited by approx. 182,000 people!

we conducted and resolved three competitions – for the KLIO Award, the Academia Award and the Grand Prix of the Criminal Warsaw Festival


Calendar of events of the History and Culture Foundation in 2023


Warsaw International Book Fair
25-28 of May 2023; Warsaw, Palace of Culture and Science and plac Defilad

Literary Open Air in Gdynia
21-23 of July 2023; Gdynia, Feliks Nowowiejski Seaside Boulevard (Bulwar Nadmorski im. Feliksa Nowowiejskiego)

 Autumn Book Fair
1-3 of September 2023; the Royal Castle in Warsaw, the Kubicki Arcades and the Royal Gardens

Book Fair in Katowice
3-5 of November 2023; Katowice, Międzynarodowe Centrum Kongresowe (International Convention Centre in Katowice)

The Historical Book Fair
30th of November – 3rd of December 2023; Warsaw, the Royal Castle, the Kubicki Arcades

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