Friday, November 12, 2010

Bangalore Book Festival 2010

The Bangalore Book Festival, 2010, kicks off from Friday, November 12, 2010, and continues till the following weekend, closing on Sunday, Nov 21 2010. The organizers expect to have more than a million (ten lakh) titles on display, and more than 3.5 lakh (3,50,000) visitors attend the festival over the 10 days it is held.
The book festival is open to the public from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and the entry fee is Rs 20. Entry is free for school and college students, a press note said.
Books on medicine, engineering, indology, architecture, ayurveda, astrology and various other subjects will be on display catering to the interests of all - from six-year old to sixty-year old.
Devaru Bhat, secratory  BBPA, "To conduct the Book festival in a systematic and hassle free manner, we are ensuring that every detail is taken into account."  He further said that, "The event is spread over 75,000 sq.ft is jointly organised by the Bangalore Booksellers and Publishers Association and Klub Class. The Kannada Book Authority has extended its financial support to the fair."

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