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Bangalore Book Festival 2010 – Nov 12th – Nov 21st @ Palace Grounds

7 November 2010 3,041 views One Comment

Written by: Rashmi S

The eighth edition of the Bangalore Book Festival starts on November 12th @ Palace Grounds. It is a 10 day feast, with publishers and distributors from all over the country participating. The festival also claims to host entertainment programmes, book reading sessions and author meets.

Bangalore Book Festival 2010

Bangalore Book Festival 2010

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via The Hindu

Over a million titles under various categories and languages will be displayed in more than 300 stalls during the 10-day Bangalore Book Festival (BBF). The fest is expected to attract more than two lakh people. The country’s biggest publishers, distributors, exporters and importers are expected to participate in the biggest-ever show, touted as India’s second-largest book festival after Kolkata.

via http://www.mybangalore.com

As part of the Book Festival, a bonanza of entertainment programmes ranging from light music to folk dance programmes, book-reading sessions and special poets’ meets will be held during the festival after 6 pm every day. ”Like last year, this year too we are promoting book trade through the book fair,” Raghuram said, pointing out that the BBH will provide the best opportunity book lovers and book readers as also publishers and all involved in the book trade to meet under one roof in a festival of this scale.

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