GEBO prepares to participate in Belgrade Book Fair


Mon, 29 Jul 2019 - 12:07 GMT

Belgrade Int. Book Fair in 2018 - Novi Apartmani Beograd

Belgrade Int. Book Fair in 2018 - Novi Apartmani Beograd

CAIRO - 29 July 2019: President of the General Egyptian Book Organization (GEBO) Haitham al-Haj Ali stated that the organization is ready to represent Egypt as a guest of honor at the Belgrade International Book Fair, scheduled to run from October 22-28.

Ali clarified to the press that GEBO hired the same company, which was responsible for organizing the Cairo International Book Exhibition in the previous edition, to implement the Egyptian pavilion at the Belgrade fair.

Ali further pointed out that the Egyptian section in the Belgrade Book Fair is set to include publications from different sectors of the Ministry of Culture, including the General Egyptian Book Organization, the National Center for Translation, the General Authority for Culture Palaces, the Supreme Council of Culture and the Cultural Development Fund. This is in addition to the establishment of a cultural salon, and a section dedicated to the display of plastic art paintings.

The General Egyptian Book Organization participated for the first time in Belgrade International Book Fair in 2018. Egypt was chosen as the guest of honor of the exhibition in 2019, which will open doors for the participation of Egyptian publishers in the coming years.



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