2019 Colombo International Book Fair starts on September 20-29 at BMICH Sri Lanka
Finally, a good news for book lovers. Colombo International Book Fair CIBF 2019 begins at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) from the September 20th to the 29th. CIBF is the Sri Lanka’s largest book Exhibition.
Here is a great chance for Pre-school, school students, university students and higher education students to buy books, Magazines and Stationery at special discounts. The Colombo international Book fair 2019 will be held from September 20 to 29th at 9.00 am to 9.00 pm.
Sri Lanka Book Publishers Association is organizing the fair for the 21st year. Book Publishers Association says there will be about 400 stalls both local and foreign. Around 150 publishing companies will participate in the fair this year. Entrance is free for schoolchildren, university students, members of the clergy and armed forces personnel (in uniform). Others charge a fee of Rs.20.
CIBF is the largest book exhibition in Sri Lanka and event held annually drawing crowds from all parts of the island.
The Book Fair will see publishers, importers and retailers of books in English, Sinhala and Tamil as well as stationery, offering their products at various discounts. Pre-schools, Schools and universities can get special discounts. Also discounts ranging from 5% to 70% grants at the event and lot of Bargain Books available at the exhibition. The fair starts at 9.00 am and end 9.00 pm.
Last year Book Fair (CIBF) visited by a million customers during the nine days period. Therefore large crowd will be visiting day time, Hence if you want select books freely recommended visit at night. Special shuttle bus service has arranged from Bambalapitiya to Borella. Because of the possible traffic, Police to launch special Traffic plan. In addition Police provides special parking plan near BMICH till September 29.
#CIBF2019 will be this year hashtag for social media.
With input from www.lankauniversity-news.com