The International Book Fair is back from February 7 to the 17th 2019, one of the most popular and very expected events in Cuba and foremost cultural happening of the year, having as main seat as always, the San Carlos de la Cabaña Fortress located in the Historical Military Morro Cabaña Park, besides other sub-seats in Havana. The fair will afterwards replicate in each of the provinces of the Island.
As to exhibits and marketing of the best Cuban, Latin American and universal literature, the Book Fair encourages every year thousands of visitors, nationals and foreign alike – all of them addict readers – to share, including family and friends, with prestigious intellectuals, and at the same time purchase works of universal value at moderate prices; tickets are available at the fair.
The Algerian People´s Democratic and Popular Republic will be guest of honor in this 28th edition. The fair will play tribute also to Eduardo Heras León, winner of the literature award (2014) and edition award (2001). As another special celebration: the 500th anniversary of the San Cristobal de la Habana Villa, which Historical Center is a World Heritage Site.
Sponsored by the Cuban Book Chamber, the fair offers an intense and well-designed program including expo-sales, book launchings and presentations, literary debates, displays of editorial new technologies and meeting of the public with famous authors, and at the same time cultural-artistic presentations and the traditional F&B offers affordable to all.
For more information: www.filcuba.cult.cu
By: Alina Dupré