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16th Erbil International Book Fair to Commence with President Barzani’s Presence

Gulan Media April 13, 2024 News
16th Erbil International Book Fair to Commence with President Barzani’s Presence

The 16th edition of the Erbil International Book Fair is set to inaugurate on Wednesday, April 17th, 2024, graced by the esteemed presence of President Masoud Barzani. Organized by the Mada Foundation for the past 16 years, this event has evolved into a cornerstone of cultural celebration under President Barzani's guidance.

Scheduled to span over 10 days, the Erbil International Book Fair draws attention from both Kurdish and international political and cultural luminaries. It has emerged as a platform where diverse voices converge, fostering dialogue and exchange amidst a backdrop of literary abundance.

Renowned for its robust program of cultural conferences and seminars, the fair serves as a hub for intellectual discourse and exploration. Hundreds of thousands of eager readers from across Kurdistan are anticipated to participate, enriching the vibrant atmosphere with their enthusiasm for knowledge and literature.

This year's fair promises an extensive showcase of intellectual treasures, with a staggering collection of 1.5 million books spanning various domains of science, literature, and art. Over 300 publishing houses hailing from Kurdistan, Iraq, Arab nations, and beyond will converge to present their offerings to eager readers.

As the curtains rise on Wednesday, the Erbil International Book Fair stands poised to captivate hearts and minds, reaffirming its status as a pinnacle of cultural excellence and scholarly engagement.

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