Cairo Book Fair

From: Egypt Travel GuideCairo Festival and Events 2016-2017

See also: Cairo Opera House


Cairo Book Fair
The popular Book Fair not only offers a wide range of publications it also has a number of exhibitions and literary activities, providing the fair with a great deal of versatility and interest.

Well known local and international authors, publishers and distributors are present at the fair which is one of the biggest literary events to take place in Egypt.

The event features lectures, readings, book signing and panel discussions on a range of topics and often presented in a variety of languages as well. Past speakers have included Anthony Horowitz, David Almond and Quentin Cooper.

There are also film screenings and music performances during the course of the fair which attracts thousands of visitors each year.

Date Of Book Fair
The Book Fair date varies from year to year, often taking place for two weeks during the last week of January through to early February.

The Book Fair takes place at Cairo International Exhibition Center, Nasr City, El Nasr road, Cairo.

Travel Guide
There are plenty of busses and taxis that regularly travel to Nasr City.