Preparations for the Bahrain International Book Fair are in full swing | THE DAILY TRIBUNE

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The Daily Tribune –

Preparations are underway for the 19th Bahrain International Book Fair organized by the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities in the exhibition hall of the Bahrain National Museum.

The biennial literary event will have 320 booths for attendees and will feature numerous cultural events. The event will feature regional and international publishers and booksellers covering all areas under one roof.

The fair will feature signing sessions, lectures, exhibitions, music and film screenings and activities for children.

Registration for the fair is open until the 15th of this month. To log in, use this link:

In the past, the fair welcomed more than 120,000 visitors who discovered the universal value of the books and publications presented by 400 Arab and international publishing houses.

The Ministry of Culture also organized parallel cultural events, such as evenings of poetry, music, literature and art criticism, mainly from many countries, which were hailed as a great success by the participants and the attendees.

In preparation for the current edition, BACA has launched a call for tenders to companies to prepare the sets for the fare. If interested, bid by February 6, 2022, with BD500 deposit and BD30 tender fee.

The tariff will start on March 27 this year and run until April 17. The previous edition of the show was from March to April 2018.

James C. Tibbs