The digital world is taking us away from books. However, when we visit the book fairs in Delhi (at least two BIG ones every year), we are heartened by the surging crowds. Given that its pretty much the same affair every time, it is never a bore and here is why.
The Delhi Book Fair was recently held at Pragati Maidan during August 29 – September 6, 2015. It presented a wide gamut of books on a variety of subjects from publishers in India and abroad. Notwithstanding the warm and sticky weather, the fair registered a decent foot fall. In addition to the Book Fair, Stationery Fair and Corporate Gifts Fair were held concurrently.
The Delhi World Book Fair 2015 is an annual event that is held in Pragati Maidan. In the present era of e-commerce, one doesn’t need to visit a book store. However the sheer joy of flipping through a book and lucrative discounts (in that order) ensures that Book Fairs are not passe. It was a fun sight at New Delhi World Book Fair to see shopping carts meant for groceries and provisions filled with books.
New Delhi World Book Fair is not limited to the book worms. With all special halls for kids, stall with live shows and competitions, quizzes, demonstrations, gift items stalls, attractive stationary, live chat, comics etc., the fair attracts all and sundry.
Delhi Book Fair 2014 at Pragati Maidan saw a huge turnout this year, The Book Fair has changed its character and is more inclusive. Alongside paper books, the stalls carried e-books, DVDs, audio books and reading material in all sorts of electronic forms. Various activities were also being held to attract curious visitors. The Stationery and Office Automation Fair that was happening concurrently in one of the halls attracted additional footfall.
Venue: Pragati Maidan New Delhi World Book Fair 2014 saw thousands of people, flocking to Pragati Maidan to be a part of this amazing event. Held between Feb 15-23, the event is not limited to the book worms. With all special halls for kids, stall with live shows and competitions, quizzes, demonstrations, gift items stalls, attractive stationary, […]