IBNA- Representing the publishing industry of our country, Iran's Book and Literature House Institute is attending the 59th Bologna Children’s Book Fair (BCBF), which opened on March 21 and will run by March 24.
Bologna Children’s Book Fair is the premier annual meeting for the international children’s literature publishing and content industry. After two online editions hosted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, BCBF 2022 has returned to an in-person format in its 59th year.
Iran's Book and Literature House is participating at this event in a stand of 32 square meters displaying over 300 titles of books by the Iranian writers, illustrators and publishers of our country. Iranian authors of books for children and young adults Mostafa Kharaman and illustrator Lida Taheri are also present in the fair.
Tuti Publishing, Dayere-ye Mina Literary Agency, Sooreh Mehr Publishing, Iran’s Center for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (CIDCYA) are the Iranian publishers which have attended this event to introduce new works, share their experiences and exchange copyrights.
Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2022 hosts the international community of professionals from the sector to the exhibition halls of the BolognaFiere exhibition center, with over 1,000 exhibitors from more than 85 countries and regions and a professional public that, now more than ever, are demonstrating the esteem with which they hold the world’s leading fair event dedicated to the trade in copyrights and children’s publishing.
With hundreds of events, the supporting program at BCBF further drives business opportunities and the sector’s future. Various activities are associated with the Guest of Honour at the fair, which in 2022 is Sharjah. The Flagship Conferences will offer a deep dive into crucial issues, while the BOP – Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publisher of the Year and the BolognaRagazzi Award will distinguish the highest achievements in the industry.