Book fair to be held




THE 16th Bahrain International Book Fair will be inaugurated at Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre tomorrow.

It will be held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.

The 11-day fair, organised by the Culture Ministry as part of “Year of Art 2014” celebrations, will feature around 350 international and regional exhibitors.

They will display a variety of the latest and bestselling publications in all fields to an expected turnout of 80,000 book lovers.

Egypt will be the guest of honour at the event.

A large pavilion will display and promote Egyptian culture and its development through centuries.

On the day of inauguration, Egyptian band Sharara Sextet will entertain the audience with a concert of oriental music at 7pm.

Source: GDN –

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