28th International Book Festival opens in Budapest
Hungarians’ love of books is shown by the popularity of the festival, she said.
The festival running until Sunday features several Dutch authors participating at roundtable discussions, book-signing events and other programmes, the ambassador said.
Visitors to the national Dutch stand will offer Hungarian translations of Dutch books and the Dutch edition of Hungarian titles, she noted.
At the opening, Gergely Karacsony, the mayor of Budapest, presented to American sci-fi writer John Scalzi, the festival’s other guest of honour this year, the Grand Award of Budapest.