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26th April, 2019

Book fest opens

The 26th Budapest International Book Festival opened at the Millenáris Park on Thursday. The four-day event includes some 400 programmes for the general public.

The guest of honour country this year is Norway, and the guest of honour writer is Karl Ove Knausgard.

This is the first time that the guest of honour country also provides the guest of honour writer.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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