New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF) which is being held for past 41 years is said to be commencing from 14th February this year and will extent till 22nd February. It is organized by the National Book Trust (NBT), India under the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
|New Delhi World Book Fair 2015 Highlights|
This is the 23rd New Delhi World Book Fair and the guest of honor countries will be Singapore and Korea. The highlight of the book fair is the theme which is the Suryodaya: Emerging voices from North East India. And the slogan of the book fair will be Books opening the mind and the doors opening the future.
The book fair will be inaugurated by the Union HRD minister SmitiIrani and the children pavilion will be inaugurated by Upendra Kushwaha. National Book Trust under the Young India Library series will put up for sale of a new edition of the book on parables covering a new dimension of Swami Vivekananda for developing the scientific temper of the children.
Children Pavilion – here the stalls of learning and inventing new lessons and fun-filled activities which has comics, toys and games with many new adventurous and thrilling story books. There will be various authors, writers and storytellers to interact with children. Some of them are Usha Venkataraman, Prayag Shukla, Dr Madhu Pant, Ajit Nainan, Sudhir Tailang and Rajnikant Shukla.
Theme Pavilion – is another attraction which shows the rich culture of the north east states and has all the writings, documentary, films, history and culture of the region.
Foreign Pavilion – is the one you will love to see the various authors from all over the world participating? Even international bodies like WHO, UNESCO, NATO are discussed and given ample scope to understand about them better.
Discounted books – are available in where the famous stories, novels, cooking books, encyclopedias, text books, drawing and art books are available at a very less price.
Beside these attractions there are the Author’s Corner, cultural events and workshops to give every one ample satisfaction in gaining knowledge and understanding many new things.