For all the bibliophiles, the World Book Fair is on. Offering a humongous amount of books to choose from, with the unpublished books from some of the renowned as well as the new names, it should be in every book lover’s list. Find out what does this year’s World book Fair have to offer.
New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF), the second oldest book fair of the nation, has become one of the major literary events of the nation. Held for the last 45 years, this year it is back and is to be held from 6th to 14th January, 2018 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The book fair is organized by National book Trust of India, working autonomously under the HR department of the nation, with the aim of promoting books and instilling a habit of reading among the residents. The book fair provides a platform for participants to do commerce with the flourishing book industry. It is also a platform for promoting trade, co-publication arrangements and promoting titles. Along with it there are various programs and conferences held during the fair. The World Book Fair sees the participation of renowned publishing house from all across the globe and opens up a pathway for the literary world of South Asia.
The participation in the event is not only limited to the participants from the nation, but the list of participation includes from all across the globe. Some of the participants include British Concil Divison-UK, Children Publication-Pakistan, Embassy of Denmark, Embassy of Sweden, Embassy of Hungary and a lot more. Countries from Italy, Nepal, Abu Dhabi and many more were a part of the World Book Fair 2018. If you thought there was nothing for children, then the Hall number 7 is exclusively reserved for children, along with various activities reserved for them like puppet show, street shows, etc. There is also a theme pavilion reserved for discussion forums and speeches by various personalities followed by live performances to woo the audience. There is a lot to learn from the World Book Fair, New Delhi and no matter what your age and interest is, there is something or the other for everyone. So do not forget to visit the World Book Fair and let immersed in the beauty of books.