Shanghai Book Fair is to open in August

  • Source:CPG | 2017-08-28

  The 14th Shanghai Book Fair will be held from August 16 to 22 at Shanghai Exhibition Center with a space floor of 23,000㎡. This year’s fair still takes “Love Reading, Love Life” as its theme.

More than 500 publishing houses will attend the Fair with over 150,000 kinds of books. China Publishing Group will organize an exhibition group of over 400 people from 23 publishing companies to take part in over 50 activities at the Fair with about 8,000 new products of a fixed price of 800 million yuan.

The Fair will collect excellent works and hold relevant reading activities to take a review of the past five years of endeavors. At the branch venue of Shanghai Library, over 10 lectures about the new works by some famous writers will be held on the theme of “Reading · Summer in Shanghai”. Besides, there will be a series of forums, including the annual conference on innovation and development of the physical bookstores,  forum on China of the century, forum on going-out of China’s academic publication, lectures by Shanghai Association for Science and Technology, etc.

This year, the exhibiting scale and quality of the children’s books will be improved. More than 10,000 kinds of children’s books from home and abroad will be on show and over 100 activities will be held. With a particular focus on the original children’s books, young people’s reading and parent-child reading will be promoted from various prospects, including reading, reading aloud, and painting.

Editor:Cao Yu

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