One of the region’s major cultural events, the Riyadh International Book Fair. Which will start on October 1 at Riyadh Front with participation from Arab and international publishing companies.
The 10-day international cultural expo will include Iraq as the honorary guest of honor.
The Literature, Publishing, and Translation Commission will oversee the next session of the Riyadh Book fair. Also which will witness a considerable increase in activities and events spanning 16 cultural areas.
Riyadh Book Fair At Global Level
The commission has given publishing companies from all over the world a 50% reduction on space rent. As well as lowering shipping costs and establishing an e-store and e-selling points for all publishers. To increase global participation in the big publishing event, organizers lowered expenses.
King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman support the book, publishing, language, translation, and literary industries. According to Saudi Cultural Minister Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan.
The exhibition, he added, is a significant cultural event in the publishing business. In addition highlighting Saudi originality and encouraging cultural involvement and commerce collaboration. So, that Saudi Arabia may become a worldwide publishing hub.
On the 4th and 5th of October, the Riyadh International Book Fair will host an international conference. In addition for publishers to strengthen communication between local, Arab, and international publishing houses. Also to activate partnerships between related institutions and companies, and sustainably enrich the regional scene. Which is by discussion sessions, interactive activities, workshops, and seminars for the first time.
Cultural and literary symposiums, poetry and art readings, discussion panels, interactive activities. Also a variety of workshops in the disciplines of art, reading, writing, publishing and book making will all be part.
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