The Supreme Committee of the Cairo International Book Fair (CIBF) announced that 297,000 visitors toured the fair on Friday, 9th Day, to be the highest number of visitors recorded since the beginning of the 53rd edition.
The 53rd CIBF kicked off officially tomorrow, Wednesday. The activities of the event will last until February 7 at Egypt International Exhibition Center.
The Minister of Culture Enas Abdel Dayem previously revealed that CIBF activities came back to their familiar season which is between the end of January and the beginnings of February with the forthcoming edition.
The edition is held under the theme of “Egypt’s Identity,” and Greece was selected to be the Guest of Honor. In addition, the event will pay tributes to Yehia Haqy and Abdel Tawab Youssef.
The number of exhibitors reached 1067, pided into 879 pavilions.
The organizers of the CIBF announced that all visitors can access the halls without vaccination requirements, however, only fully vaccinated persons would have the chance to attend cultural events hosted at in-door venues.
Visitors can purchase tickets through ordinary tickets spots, or online.
The ticket can be used on any date for once only, and the person can book any number of tickets.