The New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF) is a major calendar event of the publishing world. The Delhi Book Fair, organized by the National Book Trust and India Trade Promotion Organisation, began from February 10-18, 2024 at the centrally located Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. This year's theme is "Multilingual India: A Living Tradition".

The 51st edition of the World Book Fair 2024 celebrates the rich tapestry of Multilingual India (Multilingual India) showcasing a vibrant range of linguistic traditions. With over 400 stalls representing languages like Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Maithili, Marathi, Malayalam, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Tamil and Urdu, the fair is a diverse and enriching experience for all attendees.

For the convenience of visitors, a comprehensive guide detailing the layout of the fair, including information on halls, pavilions, scheduled events, cultural performances, B2B area and much more, will be available at the venue, which will be a reference for all participants.

How to buy tickets for World Book Fair 2024?

Tickets are available on the official website of National Book Trust (NBT). Tickets can also be purchased in person at the venue. For children, the ticket price will be Rs 10 per person; Rs 20 per person for adults. Entry is free for students in school uniform, students on educational trips, persons with disabilities and senior citizens.

Guest of honor at the World Book Fair 2024

Saudi Arabia has been named as the guest of honor of the New Delhi World Book Fair 2024. A bilateral MoU was signed between the two countries during the visit of Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud to India. A 25-member Saudi delegation will showcase Saudi literature, language, culture and heritage at the New Delhi World Book Fair.

Main points of the World Book Fair:-

  • Spanning a variety of genres and languages, the World Book Fair 2024 showcases a vast range of books to cater to every literary interest. From classic literature to contemporary fiction, from academic texts to children's books, attendees will find a diverse mix of reading material to read and enjoy.
  • With exhibitors representing both established publishing houses and emerging voices in the literary world, the fair offers a unique opportunity to discover new authors and titles.
  • One of the highlights of the World Book Fair is the opportunity for attendees to connect with their favorite authors. Author talks, book signings and meet-and-greet sessions offer fans a chance to connect with the creative minds behind their beloved books.
  • Whether looking for insight into the writing process or simply looking for a chance to express their appreciation, attendees can immerse themselves in the world of literature through these intimate encounters.
  • In addition to browsing books and meeting authors, fair attendees can participate in various cultural programs and activities. From live performances and literary readings to workshops and panel discussions, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

  Last update :  11 February 2024
  News Category :  Books
  Post Category :  February 2024