Bologna Mineral Show
The Bologna Mineral Show, the most important mineralogical and paleontological show-market in Italy, returns from March 26th to 28th 2010. Strong after its big public success last edition, it has collected a large number of passionate people and collectors of minerals, gems, fossils, insects and sea-shells. For the 2010 edition the show increases twofold; in the same location of the Futureshow Station, located at Casalecchio di Reno, will also be the 7th edition of Bijoux Expo, the show dedicated to jewelry and trinkets. There will be two scientific shows not to be missed: the exhibit about minerals from Carrara’s Marble and the exposition about “Cueva de los Cristales”, the grotto with the world’s biggest selenite crystals discovered in the Mexican region of Chihuahua. Two national contests will be the perfect frame for this important exposition: the photographic FIAF contest and the artistic contest on minerals and fossils.
Paris Book Fair
From Friday March 26th to Wednesday March 31st, Paris will host the 30th edition of the Paris Book Fair, a very important edition that will look at future and international developments in the publishing world. Large and small publishers, literary agents and a lot of visitors (last year there were more than 200,000!) will participate in this important event that will create three groups of 30 authors ( French, foreign and selected from a jury of experts) with meeting points to exchange opinions, ideas, confront different universal concepts, talk about writing and to create a network between different literary worlds. All this will happen inside an exposition structure that is 1000 square meters, with many stands dedicated to music, literature and publishing.
Musikmesse: Frankfurt Music Fair
The Musikmesse in Frankfurt is the biggest international fair for musical instruments, live music, music production and music business, representing the most important meeting point for music industry of the last 25 years. During Musikmesse 2010, set to be held from March 24th o March 27th, manufacturers, dealers, professionals and amateurs will discover the latest innovations regarding music products such as new features in music instruments, electronic equipment or computer hardware and software.