The New Delhi Book Fair, organized by the National Book Trust in collaboration with the India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO), is set to enchant visitors at Pragati Maidan from February 10 to 18, 2024. This year’s theme, “Multilingual India: A Living Tradition,” promises a celebration of linguistic diversity and cultural exchange.
Saudi Arabia: Guest of Honor Spotlight
Saudi Arabia takes center stage as the Guest of Honor, showcasing its rich literary heritage. With 25 delegates from the Kingdom participating, the fair becomes a platform for strengthening bilateral ties between India and Saudi Arabia.
Immersive Pavilions and Corners
- Theme Pavilion: Crafted by NID Ahmedabad, the Theme Pavilion will be a vibrant hub celebrating Indigenous languages and cultural traditions.
- Children’s Pavilion: A delightful space offering a plethora of cultural activities and engaging sessions for young readers, featuring renowned authors and illustrators.
- Author’s Corners: Spread across the venue, Author’s Corners will witness book launches and discussions, fostering interactions between authors and readers.
- Yuva Corner: Seventy-five young authors, mentored through a nationwide contest, will share their literary works and insights, promoting education and creativity.
Professional Insights at CEOSpeak
Alongside the fair, CEOSpeak, an international trade conference organized by the National Book Trust and FICCI, will delve into the dynamics of the publishing industry, offering valuable insights and networking opportunities.
A Vibrant Tapestry of Languages and Cultures
As visitors explore the fair’s 2000-plus stalls, they’ll embark on a journey through the enchanting world of books, discovering the beauty of Multilingual India. From regional dialects to ancient languages, the fair reaffirms the enduring power of language to unite and inspire.