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Colombo International Book Fair 2015

Colombo International Book Fair 2015 will be inaugurated on coming Friday (18th September)

Much awaited biggest exhibition in Sri Lanka is getting close!

17th Colombo International Book Fair Organized by the Sri Lanka Book Publishers Association will be ceremoniously inaugurated on 18th September 2015 at 8.30 a.m. at the BMICH Complex at a ceremny presided over by Hon. Ranil Wiockramasinghe Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and with the participation of the Authous recomended for the Swarana Pusthaka Award 2015.

Around 40 imternational and 166 local publishers are to convene for the event, with about 300 bookstalls.

Childrens activities, sessions between readers and authors, and other entertainment functions have been organised.

CIBF is Sri Lanka’s best attended and largest consumer Book Fair visited by millions of people during the nine days encompassing two weekends.

It has already established itself as a premier fair in the South Asia and is poised to be a major fair in the region with Trade Sales taking place during the last ten years with many publishers from the region and Europe participating.

CIBF is a showcase of local publishing for publishers looking for exposure.

This fair is not only a place where the visitors purchase books, there are many activities taking place throughout the day and it has become an icon of literary festival;

  • Book Launches.
  • Discussion sessions with writers.
  • Musical programs and stage dramas.
  • ‘Katapath Pawura’ a place where visitors are able to post their creative poems and verses.
  • Activities for kids such as practicing and training in painting, clay work, dramas, and puppet shows.

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