It is believed that between the pages of a book is a lovely place to be and this National Book Fair by AMC tries to bring us closer to that place.
About the fair:
The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation in association with Gujarati Sahitya Parishad, Gujarat Prakshak Mandal and National Book Trust, India is organizing Amdavad National Book Fair 2013. This fair will see participation from more than 300 local, national and internals publishers. This is the second year for this fair and expected participation is higher than last year. The objective of this fair is to inculcate book-reading habits among the citizens of Ahmedabad and create a space for book lovers in the city.
Activities at the fair:
Apart from the stalls by renowned publishers, there are numerous activities going on at the fair in which you can participate. There are workshops on creative writing, story writing, story telling and book designing. There are cultural programs too organized in the evenings.
What we love about the fair:
Three things have caught our attention –
- Municipal Commissioner Guruprasad Mohapatra, who believes that old books can have new readers, has set up a stall for donated books!
- Also on display is a stall of movies that are based on popular literally works
- Lastly, this year’s fair is going to have a stall on e-books as well!
Dates: From 1st May 2013 till 7th May 2013
Time: From 12.00 PM to 10.00 PM during weekdays and 10 AM to 10 PM on the weekend
Venue: Gujarat University Convention Hall, Drive-in Road, University Area, Ahmedabad
For additional details: Visit their website http://www.amdavadbookfair.com/