Hey bookworms, guess what? The Cairo International Book Fair 2024 is kicking off today, and welcoming the public starting tomorrow!
Running from January 24th to February 6th at the International Exhibitions Center in New Cairo, this literary spectacle is like a book lover’s dream come true. It will host 5250 exhibitors and 1,200 publishing houses from 70 countries, all under one roof! It’s a THE place to be for all you bibliophile.
Now, here’s the lowdown for all you eager readers: the fair officially opens its doors to the public on January 25th. Plan your visit between 10 am to 8 pm from Saturday to Wednesday, and for those who want to squeeze in some late-night reading, they’ve got you covered until 9 pm on Thursdays and Fridays.
Need a lift to this book-lover’s paradise? No worries! They’ve set up 11 bus lines with 115 vehicles to make your journey smooth and hassle-free.
Don’t fancy waiting in line? Grab your tickets online at their wesbsite – easy peasy!
Let’s take a trip down memory lane – the Cairo International Book Fair 2024 has been around since 1969 and has grown into a hub for Arab writers, publishers, and storytellers. This year, they’ve got the Kingdom of Norway as the guest of honor. How cool is that?
And for the little bookworms, there’s a special treat – the Children’s Book Fair 2024! Kids will enjoy a whirlwind of activities, from puppet shows to singing and even circus acts. The kiddos are in for a literary rollercoaster making this fair perfect for some much-needed family fun.
So, whether you’re a seasoned reader or just starting your bookish journey, the Cairo International Book Fair 2024 is where the magic happens. Hop on those buses, grab your tickets, and let the reading adventure begin!