Athens 2018: World Book Capital ~ The Nordic Narrative


Athens 2018: World Book Capital ~ The Nordic Narrative
The embassies and institutes of the Nordic countries (Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Iceland) have joined forces to present themselves to the public, under the name they share as an alliance.

The event is about the NORDICS, a union of states and people, who will hold presentations, discusssions and workshops included in ''Athens 2018: World Book Capital''.

All under the title ''The Nordic Narrative''.


1) ''Crime literature of the Northern Countries: Fiction or a mirror of their society?''

Goethe Institute, Athens (Omirou 14)
Wednesday, October 31st 2018 at 19:00

2) ''The role of public Libraries: The case of the Northern Countries''

New National Library of Greece - Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center (Syggrou Avenue 364)
Friday, November the 30th 2018

3) ''Greece through the eyes of Northern travellers''

Northern Countries Library (Kavalloti 7)
Opening: February 19th 2019
Duration: 10th of December 2018 - 10th of May 2019 

Presentations of Crime Literature writters from the Northern Countries will also take place at the Goethe Institute on the following dates:

- October 30th 2018: Jorn Lier Horst (Norway)
- November 1st & 2nd 2018: Arne Dahl (Sweden) along with Petros Markaris
- December 4th 2018: Yrsa Sigurdardottir (Iceland)
- March 2019: Smuel Bjork (Norway) and Persson Giolito (Sweden)

Hosted by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Athens