Chinese book fair to be held in Kathmandu

Updated: 2007-06-03 15:11

KATHMANDU -- Chinese Book Fair is to be held at the City Hall of Kathmandu from June 6 to 10.

The fair is sponsored by the General Administration of the Press and Publication of the People's Republic of China, while jointly organized by China International Book Trading Corporation and Nepali company World Cultural Net.

The theme of Chinese Book Fair in Nepal is "Reading China." The book fair will have diversified exhibits with more than 2,000 book titles published from China in Chinese, English and Tibetan languages and covering Chinese traditional culture, history, literary classics, traditional Chinese medicine, Chinese martial art "Kungfu," text books for learning Chinese, children's books and other topics.

Besides, the event will also include exhibitions of audio-video products and Chinese arts and crafts.

A 20-member Chinese team will be visiting Nepal to participate in the book fair, and is also scheduled to hand over books to Kathmandu University during the visit.

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