International Participations in the BA Book Fair

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The BA has begun its preparation for its annual international book fair, which will open on 21 March, with the participation of Saudi Arabia, USA, France, and Kuwait. Taking part in the cultural activities that will be held during the fair is also Denmark and Spain.

The Book Fair will organize a daily competition for visitors, where books will be distributed as prizes. This year, the fair will also commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, and the works of Gamal El-Ghitani will be celebrated as well, in cooperation with Akhbar Al-Adab newspaper.

Field trips for school students will be organized so they can visit the fair and participate in morning activities, including puppet and clown shows and drawing competitions.

An initiative titled “Read…Know” will be launched during the fair as well, with participation from the civil society in Alexandria in an effort to disseminate culture in Alexandria, Beheira, Kafr el-Sheikh, and Matrouh.