This year’s Colombo International Book Fair will be held from the 21st to the 30th of next month at the BMICH. Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam will be the chief guest at the inauguration ceremony. The fair will comprise 430 stalls. Around 60 stalls will exhibit exclusively foreign reading material. General Secretary to the Sri Lanka Book Publishers’ Association: Upali Wanigasooriya says, 130 books have been presented for this year’s ‘Literary Award for Golden Book Award’. The awards ceremony will be held on the 15th of next month.
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