2nd Istanbul Fellowship Program in 2017
Second Istanbul Fellowship Program took place in 23 – 28 February 2017 with 30 participants from 21 different countries. These 30 participants were separated into three groups based on publication types such as “child books publishers”, “cultural and literature books publishers” and “classic, academic and foreign language learning books publishers”.
30 rooms were booked in a 5 stars hotel in Sultanahmet region and our participants stayed there for 6 days. Hosts or hostess’ left in charge for each participant. In addition, six days transportation service is provided in order to ensure that participants’ access to programs and hotel.
Opening lunch was held in 24 February with participants and Turkish publishers. After lunch, fair tour and a presentation about TEDA Grant were made. Trips, Bosporus tour and publishers meeting were organized in remaining days.
In the end of the 2nd Istanbul Fellowship Program in 2017, exchanged books’ rights number was increased to 439.