New Delhi World Book Fair hosts Iran
Publish Date : Sunday 6 January 2019 - 14:01
IBNA- The 27th New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF) opened yesterday as Iran is participating in this event with 320 titles of books.
According to IBNA
correspondent quoting from the public relations office of Iran’s Cultural Fairs Institute (ICFI), the New Delhi World Book Fair
is scheduled from January 5 to 13, 2019 at the centrally located Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, attracting nearly 1,000 Indian publishers and over 40 foreign publishers. This year, Sharjah Book Fair is the guest of honor in this event.
Iran’s Cultural Fairs Institute has a stand of 18 square meters displaying over 320 titles on a variety of subjects including arts, Iranian studies, tourism, classic Persian literature, contemporary Persian literature as well as books for children and young adults.
Introducing Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) in brochures and catalogs provided for the event, inviting foreign publishers to participate at the 32nd
TIBF, introducing Iranian publishing industry and the Grant Plan launched which is launched to encourage the translation of Persian books into other languages are among the other activities followed by Iran in this event.
The New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF), held for the past 46 years, is organized by National Book Trust, India, an autonomous organization of the Government of India under the Ministry of Human Resource Development. India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO), the nodal agency of the Government of India under the Ministry of Commerce, is the co-organizer of the Fair. Ministry of Commerce is the other co-organizer of the Fair.
International Events Corner of this fair is a platform for sharing ideas and enhancing literary understanding. The foreign Exhibitors/Missions/Embassies/Cultural Centres/Book Promotion Agencies are encouraged to book slots at the Events Corner for organizing Book Launches, Panel Discussions, Literary Programs and Workshops for children as well as adults.