Fair cibf, which will be held between 23 january5 february 20. The annual cairo international book fair cibf has taken off at the. Also, great writer and ex minister of culture, tharwat okasha, and late great writer soheir alkalamawi are set to be figures of the year in the 50th. A few days and the 51st session of the cairo international book fair will start at the egypt center for international exhibitions in the fifth settlement, from january 22 to february 4, and the state of senegal will be the guest of honour of the exhibition for 2020, and the late thinker and geographer, gamal hamdan, personality of the year, with the participation of 38 arab and foreign countries. Cairo international fair 2021 cairo industrial fairs.
United bible societies ubs is a global network of bible societies working in over 200 countries and territories across the world. More specifically, the fairs coincidence with the january 25th anniversary of the revolution inevitably ties it to questions about postrevolutionary egypt. The second postrevolutionary cairo book fair and the wider significance of book fairs to middle eastern book business. The cairo international book fair is one of the worlds biggest book fairs. The guest of honour countries in 51st cairo international. Cairo in a scheme to break cairo s monopoly over literary events and catch readers at the beach, egypts general egyptian book organization gebo, the organizer of egypts iconic cairo international book fair, has turned to the countrys coastal towns as new venues for summer book fairs the initiative was welcomed by egypts literary and media circles. Articles with permanently dead external links articles with dead external links from november 2018 use dmy dates from july 20 pages using. Pieter steinz, director of the dutch foundation for literature, was a guinea pig for the project when he attended the cairo book fair in 20. The 47 th edition of the cairo international book fair opens wednesday under the theme of culture in confrontation and is scheduled to conclude on february 10. The show scheduled to go on next month on january 22, 2014 the cairo international book fair is set to open as usual, although it will be two days longer than originally planned and without turkeys official involvement. Cairo international book fair is one of the biggest book fairs in world with about 2 million visitors every year. Cairo book fair officially opened to visitors after.
Daily news egypt january 29, 20 be the first to comment. Egypts culture minister ines abdeldayem who in 20 took over the. Cairo book fair to launch professional program publishing. The cairo international book fair is the largest and oldest book fair in the arab world, held every year in the last week of january in cairo, egypt, at the cairo international fair grounds in madinat nasr. Cairo international book fair 20 at nasr city fairgrounds as the largest and oldest book fair in the arab world, the annual cairo international book fair attracts hundreds of book sellers from around the world and up to 2 million visitors. The cairo international book fairs 50th edition opens amid. Oct 10, 20 this pin was discovered by susan besser.
The 44th cairo international book fair, the largest and oldest book fair in the middle east, will kick off on wednesday january 23, 20 and run until tuesday february 5 from 10. The cairo international book fair is the largest and oldest book fair in the arab world, held every year in the last week of january in cairo, egypt, at egypt international exhibitions center in new cairo, almosheer axis, it is organised by the general egyptian book organisation. The cairo book fair is back, bring a cart daily news egypt. If you havent been to the cairo international book fair yet held annually at. Groups of friends, couples and whole families are flocking to the fairgrounds in search of bargains, study books and new titles at publishers booths.
The cairo international book fair is the largest and oldest book fair in the arab world, held. The cairo international book fair attracted thousands of visitors and book lovers seeking to make purchases. Cairo book fair offers opportunity for new generation of writers. See more ideas about books, art book fair and international books. The cairo international book fair cibf is the largest and longestrunning book fair in the arab states, as well as one of the worlds biggest book related events.
People browse books at book stands at cairo international book fair in cairo, egypt, on jan. Handmade goodies from all over the country with over a hundred participants will be featured for the first time in egypt in the biggest international handicrafts show at cairo fair ground from the 18th to the 25th of november. Ahmed megahed, head of the general egyptian book organization, announced on tuesday the winners of the 44th cairo international book fair prizes. The fair is considered the most important event in the arabic publishing world. Libya was selected as the guest of honor at this years book fair. In terms of international publishersparticipation, the cairo book fair constitutes one of. In 2006 it was the second largest book fair in the world after the frankfurt book fair. Pick up accessories, clothes, curtain, and hopefully some soap while youre at it. Main features of 50th cairo international book fair. Trade shows by industry trade shows by month trade shows by location trade shows by organizer.
Wiesenthal centre exposes antisemitism at cairo international book. Cairo international book fair poster revealed with subtle change. Opening day of cairo international book fair sees few visitors, organisers hope january 25 revolution second anniversary wont deter booklovers from attending mohammed saad, thursday 24 jan 20. Scholastic book fair 20 mummy egypt crafts, ancient. Cairo book fair prizes announced egypt independent. The golden jubilee of cairo international book fair, set to be held in ard elmaared, nasr city, in 2019, has chosen the arab league as the guest of honor of the book fair. It is managed by the general egyptian book organization, a stateowned publisher and book retailer association.
No less than 34 countries are expected to participate, including arab and african states such as bahrain. See more ideas about fallen book, egyptian party and egypt. By 20 the fair seemed back on track with good attendance and all of the big name bookstores and houses in their usual spots. The programs set to be held from january 29 through 31, on the eve of the citys 47th fair. The show scheduled to go on next month on january 22, 2014 the cairo international book fair is set to open as usual, although it will be two days longer than originally planned and. We believe the bible is for everyone so we are working towards the day when everyone can access the bible in the language and medium of their choice.
The 49th round of egypts cairo international book fair cibf was officially opened to visitors on saturday, with algeria as the guest of honor this year. Ali ahmida, professor and chair of the department of political science, was the invited keynote speaker at the 44th cairo international book fair on january 29, 20. Libya at the cairo book fair perhaps 20 was not the best year to be guest of honor at the cairo international book fair. December 29, 20 december 27, 20 mlynxqualey cairo book fair, egypt cairo book fair.
Mohamed atef has 94 books on goodreads, and is currently reading. A young visitor to the cairo book fair is engrossed in his new purchase. The new cairo international book fair poster suggests the egyptian. It is held every year in late january and early february. The awards recognize the best 10 books published in 2012 in the fields of politics, fiction collection of short stories and novels, poetry, arts, humanities, science, heritage and childrens literature. Ipa, who and unicef launch read the world on international childrens book day to support children and young people in isolation genevanew york, 2 april 2020 muchloved childrens authors are joining an initiative to read extracts of their books to millions of children and young people currently living in isolation amid the covid19. Daily news egypt january 22, 20 be the first to comment. A report from the beirut international arab book fair 20 with an interview with dr. The 2012 book fair was a bit sluggish and slapped together at the last minute, but it still brought in nearly 2 million books and 745 publishers. Local book fairs catch summer readers on egypts coasts.
The 44th cairo international book fair to commence on 23 january. Cairo the cairo international book fair, the oldest and largest book fair in the middle east, celebrates its 50th anniversary under a shadow of controversy and a significant drop in the number of visitors compared to last year. The cairo book fair, which boasts two million annual visitors and more than 700 publishers, has seen hard times in the last several years. Egypts al ahram group displays hate literature at frankfurt book fair. A report from the beirut international arab book fair 20 with an. With the 44th cairo international bookfair currently under way, the bible society of egypt is asking for prayer as it seeks to reach thousands of bookfairgoers with the bible. Ahra m online offers readers the most important cultural events taking place at the cairo international book fai r on 24 january 4 february. Shortly afterwards, the frankfurt book fair was launched. One of the big events of cairo s cultural year is back. The 44th cairo international book fair cibf, scheduled to run january 23february 5, 20, is the second held since the 2011 egyptian revolution, but the first since the election of president mohamed morsi and his cabinet. In early 2015, the cairo international book fair will launch its firstever professional program. As other parts of cairo are filled with demonstrations, tear gas and flying rocks, life at the cairo book fair is going on as normal. Book worms of egypt, the cairo international book fair is selling books to crowds of hungry readers coming from all over the country to snatch up their favourite bestsellers at the minimum cost.208 1467 53 1032 332 619 117 849 856 1064 1393 993 1319 960 633 297 330 101 604 999 1199 1405 697 381 1202 845 710 283 602 1285 1142 532 343 924 194 1352 792 1454 1347 344 248 1458 953 1377 376 582