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78 countries to participate in 21st BIBF

2014-07-25 15:17:56

( By Wang Chang


The 21st Beijing International Book Fair will run August 27 - 31 at the China International Exhibition Center (new venue hall). Compared with last year, countries participating at this year’s BIBF will reach 78 with Chile and Albania as recent additions.

Turkey will be the Country of Honor at this year’s book fair and their exhibition area which will cover 932 square meters will have the theme “Turkey in All Its Colors.”

Publishers from 20 publishing houses and hundreds of writers and artists from Turkey will participate and exchange ideas with Chinese publishing figures. During the fair, Turkey will hold the TEDA exhibition section for “Turkish language translation financing project” and books from Turkey section and display the photographs themed on “The Ottoman country eyed from China.”

This year’s fair will also feature the Chinese Writer Pavilion from Hebei province. Sponsors will invite Tie Ning, Wang Meng, Li Jingze and 30 well-known writers to participate. To mark the 15th anniversary of Macau’s return to China, the Chinese Writer Pavilion will collaborate with the Macao Foundation and invite 20 Macau writers to attend the fair. The 8th Award Ceremony for Special Contributions to Chinese Books and 2014 Beijing International Publishing Forum will also be held.

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