Cairo International Book Fair
The 54th edition of Cairo International Book Fair concluded its 12-day activities on Monday after receiving more than 3.6 million visitors, the Ministry of Culture said in a statement.
The pavilion was organized by "Youth Loving Egypt" Institute within its participation in the COP 27 to be held in Sharm El Sheikh in November.
Celebrating CIBF by displaying some artifacts such as The Seated Writer statue to show the ancient Egyptians love for knowledge, reading and writing
The 53rd edition of the Cairo International Book Fair, which is held every year in January, kicked off on Thursday for visitors. If you are planning to attend the two-week fair, here is what you need to know:
Cairo International Book Fair bans unvaccinated people from entering its ground
The 52nd Cairo International Book Fair will kick off on June 30 and will run until July 15 at Egypt International Exhibition Center [EIEC], under the slogan “Reading is Life”.
The 52nd Cairo International Book Fair is scheduled to run from June 30 to July 15, 2021.
The Exhibitions Committee, headed by the publisher Mahmoud Khalaf, set instructions to guarantee the commitment of the publishing houses to participate in the activities of the exhibition in coordination with the Exhibitions Department of the General Book Authority.
Due to the global pandemic, Head of the General Egyptian Book Organization Haitham el-Hag Ali will ask the Exhibition Committees to limit the activities of the upcoming Cairo International Book Fair.
The General Egyptian Book Organization announced starting the application period for the 52nd Cairo International Book Fair Award, which runs until the end of March 2021.
The conference is held annually in December, but the circumstances of the pandemic prevented the holding of the conference so it was postponed.
This is to allow the public to browse through all the events, books and activities of the book fair.
During the year 2020, the Egyptian Ministry of Culture organized more than 100 book fairs through its sectors, headed by the 51st Cairo International Book Fair at the Egypt International Exhibitions Center.
Said Abdo, head of the Egyptian Publishers Union, said that there are several factors that have led to the postponement of the Cairo International Book Fair to June 30, 2021.
The Egyptian Ministry of Culture has coordinated with Greece, the guest of honor of this round, to postpone the fair.
The cultural and artistic movement in Egypt thrived ever since Abdel Fattah el-Sisi took office as Egypt’s president.
Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Abul Gheit blamed the establishment of the Grand Ethiopian Reneisance Dam, which threatens Egyptian water security, on the January 25th revolution in 2011 against the former Egyptian regime of President Hosni Mub
Despite the difficult circumstances that Syria has been facing, the Syrian publishers were keen to attend the 51st Cairo International Book Fair.
Minister Abdel Dayem held a meeting with the heads of sectors to discuss the final arrangements for the ceremony announcing Cairo as the Islamic Culture Capital of 2020.
Abdel Aaty stated that the good organization witnessed during the book fair and the cooperation between the workers and volunteers represents Egypt's soft power.