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Beirut 56th Annual International Arab Book Fair 2012
معرض بيروت الدولي للكتاب العربي

The Beirut International Arab Book Fair will take place at the Beirut International Exhibition and Leisure Center (BIEL) in downtown Beirut from the 3rd until the 16th of December.
The fair is open daily from 10 am till 10 pm.

The Beirut 56th Annual International Arab Book Fair 2012 is organized by the Arab Cultural Club and the Union of Publishers in Lebanon.

Many Publishers and Librarians are taking part of the 56th edition of the Beirut International Arab Book Fair. They will be offering a wide range of arab books during the exhibition.
The books covers all topics: politics, children books, novels, etc...

With Malik’s bookshop and Librarie Antoine taking part in this year’s book fair, French and English books may be available on the exhibition floor as well.

Works and authors from Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Palestine will participate in this year’s fair. Some 181 Lebanese publishers and 63 from the rest of the Arab world are expected to participate in the event, which will stage over 160 book-signing ceremonies over its 14 days.

The book fair will also host dozens of parallel events, including seminars and lectures on a wide range of topics, fiction and poetry readings along with ceremonies to honour writers.

An art exhibition will be held throughout the fair and, Saturday, an Omani-Lebanese Cultural Evening will take place.