2019 Taipei International Book Exhibition calls for exhibitors

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2019 Taipei International Book Exhibition calls for exhibitors

Taipei, July 27 (CNA) The 2019 Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE), which will take place Feb. 12-17 next year, opened for exhibitor registration Friday until Oct 20, according to the Taipei Book Fair Foundation.

The 2019 TIBE, which is organized by the foundation, will be held at the Taipei World Trade Center Hall 1 and 3.

The exhibition, featuring Germany as this year's special theme, will be divided into five theme areas and nine exhibit zones, and will also host four book-related forums.

This year, books of Taiwanese illustrators who have been selected for the Bologna Illustrators Exhibition since 1989 will be on display at the exhibition.

Chao Cheng-ming (趙政岷), chairman of the Taipei Book Fair Foundation, said the exhibition is not only about selling books, but will also feature a reading carnival, with the aim of attracting more visitors and sharing the joy of reading.

The 2018 TIBE, with Israel as the year's theme country, attracted 530,000 visitors and had 1,832 stands from 60 countries.

(By Wei Yun-ling and CNA intern Wang Szu-chi)

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