December 17, 2023

Jeddah Book Fair Concludes with 1,000+ Publishing Houses.

Jeddah Book Fair Concludes

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As the Jeddah Book Fair Concludes, it leaves behind a legacy of cultural enrichment and literary exchange. Over 1,000 local, Arab, and international publishers graced the fair, spread strategically across 400 pavilions. Themed “Harbors of Culture,” the event, organized by Saudi Arabia’s Literature, Publishing, and Translation Commission (LPTC), wrapped up on a Saturday evening.

Dr. Mohammed Hassan Alwan, CEO of LPTC, extended heartfelt thanks, highlighting the Saudi leadership’s steadfast support for the cultural sector. He particularly praised Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, the Minister of Culture, for his ongoing guidance and involvement.

This edition of Jeddah Book Fair Concludes marked its fourth successful run in the Kingdom, capping off the year’s events. Spanning ten days, the fair presented an extensive cultural program with over 80 events, offering a journey through a world of knowledge.

The fair’s diverse activities showcased literary richness, reaffirming the Kingdom’s dedication to a vibrant cultural scene. It served as a dynamic platform for dialogue, idea exchange, and the promotion of global literature. In doing so, it reflected Saudi Arabia’s commitment to fostering cultural and intellectual growth within its community. The Jeddah Book Fair Concludes, leaving an indelible mark on the Kingdom’s cultural landscape and setting a high standard for future literary events.

Source: Asharq Al Awsat

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