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CIBF Director Islam Biomy stated that until Monday, the number of visitors was around 3.25 million visitors, the highest the fair has ever received.
Participation of the “Azbakeya Wall” came after they agreed to conditions
Other than being the fair’s main Egyptian figure, the revival of Hamdan’s book is due to the currently unstable status quo Egypt has with Ethiopia because of the GERD.
900 publishing houses participate at this year’s edition, an increase of 153 additional publishers than last year showcasing their books over 808 sections. The 51st edition witnessed the participation of 38 countries and 925 scheduled cultural activities.
Tickets jumps to EGP 5, this year’s edition commemorates Gamal Hamadan, as 900 publishing houses from 38 countries participate
The book fair is to take place for the second year in a row at Egypt International Exhibition Centre, located at Al-Mosher Tantawy axis in Fifth Settlement.
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This year’s edition dedicated to commemorate Tharwat Okasha, Suhair al-Qalamawi
While some focused on cultural changes, others pinpointed element Egypt plays in shaping their life paths
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CIBF 2019 names Arab League as guest of honour, commemorates Tharwat Okasha, Suhair al-Qalamawi
Fair attracted 4.5 million visitors last year, with 650,000 people going during first 2 days
Sami Younes, head of Cairo International Convention Centre, announced on Monday that the Cairo International Book Fair will be held twice a year starting in 2018, adding that the second edition will be held in autumn of each year, according to state-run media outlet Egy News. Younes added that this year’s second edition is expected …
Haytham El Hag Ali, head of the General Egyptian Book Organisation, announced that the number of people who visited the Cairo International Book Fair in its 49th edition reached 650,000 in its first two days. The 49th Cairo International Book Fair was inaugurated on 26 January and will continue until 10 February under the theme …
For 15 days, 27 countries take part in book fair
In spite of the increasing numbers of published books and novels in the Cairo International Book Fair this year, dozens of readers expressed their discontent about the poor quality of some released literary works that raised waves of criticism and sarcasm. However, Sa’alqaqi Honak (I will meet you there) by prominent writer Rasha Samir was …
The fair offers the audience 670 publications fiercely competing in various genres
There is going to be a little difference in the scheme of this year’s book fair; a three-day professional programme is taking place from 29 to 31 January.
By Omar Khedr Beginning on 28 January, Cairo will play host to publishers, authors, literary agents, as well as avid readers from around the world. Brought together by the Cairo International Book Fair, the oldest and largest book fair in the Arab World, these participants will explore potential partnerships, learn best practices from each other, …
Campaign was undertaken by Kuwaiti women to support Egyptians in villages and poor areas, Badr Al-Humaidi says