Saudi Arabia Inaugurates its Pavilion at Second Largest Book Fair in the World in Beijing 2024

by: Rana Azeem TN Media News:
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has inaugurated its pavilion as the guest of honor at the Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) in China. The fair will take place from June 19 to 23 in Beijing. The Saudi delegation, led by the Literature, Publishing and Translation Commission, includes representatives from various cultural entities such as the Heritage Commission, the Culinary Arts Commission, the Ministry of Investment, the King Abdulaziz Foundation, the King Salman Global Academy for Arabic Language, the King Abdulaziz Public Library, and the Saudi Publishers Association.

Saudi participation aims to showcase the country’s cultural heritage to the Chinese audience and promote investment opportunities in the cultural sector. The CEO of the Literature, Publishing, and Translation Commission, Dr. Mohammed Hasan Alwan, emphasized that the Kingdom’s participation is focused on enhancing cultural dialogue, strengthening the bond between the two countries, and fostering cooperation in literature and the arts.

During the five-day event, the Kingdom’s pavilion will feature a diverse cultural program, including seminars, dialogue sessions, exhibitions of books, manuscripts, artefacts from the Kingdom, and traditional performing arts. A special Saudi dinner event will be hosted, featuring local dishes and performing arts from various regions of the Kingdom. Additionally, there will be displays of Saudi fashions and a section dedicated to the Prince Mohammed bin Salman Award for Cultural Cooperation between Saudi Arabia and China.

The Beijing International Book Fair, established in 1986, is organized by the China National Publications Import and Export Group and is the second-largest book fair globally. It attracts over 2,600 exhibitors from 100 countries, making it the most influential book fair in China and Asia.


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