Valletta
Malta Book Festival 2020
Mediterranean Conference Centre, Triq l-Isptar, Valletta
Festival
Festival

The National Book Council (NBC) is proud to announce the dates of the Malta Book Festival 2020, which is going to be held between Wednesday 11th and Sunday 15th November at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta. Applications for exhibitors wishing to participate in this edition of the Malta Book Festival are now open.

The application is open to all publishers, book distributors, bookshops and book agencies. NGOs and public entities, whose field of activity involves the publication of literary material or the promotion of literature, are also eligible to apply.

Interested participants are urged to apply early and submit, along with their application, a detailed list of the events they would like to set up as part of the cultural programme of the Festival. They are respectfully reminded that early applications may be given preference in the programme of events.

The MBF 2020 Application Form, with updated rules, regulations and provisions, can be downloaded here. Please make sure you peruse all terms and conditions before you apply. 

While preparations for the Malta Book Festival 2020 are well underway, the National Book Council is aware that plans may have to be altered should the authorities instruct to avoid public gatherings. Follow our website and Facebook page for updates.

Should you have any queries regarding eligibility for participation please feel free to contact Matthew Borg ([email protected]) or Andrew Ricca ([email protected]). 

Applications should be duly filled in and sent as an email attachment to Michael Mercieca ([email protected]) and by post at the address that appears below, by not later than Friday 14 August 2020 at noon (12 pm).


Dates
11th November 2020 09:00 - 13:00
11th November 2020 17:30 - 21:30
12th November 2020 09:00 - 13:00
12th November 2020 17:30 - 21:30
13th November 2020 09:00 - 13:00
13th November 2020 17:30 - 22:00
14th November 2020 09:30 - 22:30
15th November 2020 08:30 - 20:00
Upcoming Events
Valletta
7th August 2020
Ending with a bang!

Festival
Zebbug, Gozo
8th August 2020
A picturesque venue...

Festival
Sliema
12th August 2020
Going back in time...

Harbour Cruise

Exhibition
Valletta
16th August 2020
Not to be missed!

Sport
St Julian's
29th August 2020
Creating a luxurious & romantic dinner for two...

Class
Floriana
4th September 2020
Malta's annual concert is back!

Concert
St Julian's
5th September 2020
Coming together!

Festival
St Julian's
7th September 2020
Learn how to make a colourful feast of dishes!

Class
Valletta
12th September 2020
Marching for love, in all its forms!

Festival
Qormi
12th September 2020
An eventful evening!

Festival
Wardija
18th September 2020
A truly unique experience...

Class
Manikata
19th September 2020
Ending Summer the right way!

Tournament
Malta
21st September 2020
Celebrating Malta!

Family Activity
Valletta
23rd September 2020
Belonging within different communities...

Performance
St Julian's
2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th October 2020
Experiencing the authentic flavors of Malta...

Food event
Valletta
3rd October 2020
Malta’s biggest annual arts and culture festival

Festival
Zebbug
3rd October 2020
The ancient science of healing naturally...

Class
Mellieha
4th October 2020
The Fort's first-ever race...

Race
St Julian's
5th, 12th, 19th & 26th October & 2nd November 2020
The ideal way to start the week!

Dinner
Ta' Qali
15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 22nd, 23rd, 24th & 25th October 2020
The 63rd Edition of the MFCC Malta Trade Fair

Trade fair
Naxxar
17th October 2020
Class, style, high end entertainment & atmosphere

Party
Rabat
29th October 2020
A captivating masterpiece

Performance
Zebbug
7th November 2020
Not to be missed!

Festival
Floriana
8th November 2020

Memorial Day
Zebbug
14th November 2020
Stepping back in time...

Party
Malta
25th December 2020
The most magical day of the year!

Family Activity
Attard
26th December 2020
Coming together for one cause!

Charity event
Victoria, Gozo
31st December 2020
Celebrate in Gozo!

Party
Valletta
31st December 2020
Valletta is definitely the place to be!

Festival
Malta & Gozo
31st December 2020
Party the night away!

Festival
Malta
3rd September 2021
Here to help!

Application