13 Jun 2024
Thursday 23 May 2024 - 18:28
Story Code : 422064
Source : Tehran Times

3.5 million books sold at 35th TIBF

The Iran Project : The estimated number of purchased books at the 35th Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) is around 3.5 million, with the total sales of the fair amounting to 5,920 billion rials ($10 million), the spokesperson of the fair Ali Ramezani announced.
The 35th edition of Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF)
The 35th edition of Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF)
According to The Iran Project, the 35th edition of the TIBF was held from May 8 to 18 in Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Mosalla, with the slogan “Let's Read and Create,” ISNA reported.

“People from all over the country purchased books worth 3,600 billion rials ($6.1 million) in the physical section and 2,320 billion rials ($3.9 million) in the virtual section,” Ramezani added.

According to the spokesperson of the fair, the three best-selling publishers in this year’s edition are children’s publishers.

Being Iran’s major trade fair for books, the TIBF has been turned into a landmark, momentous book fair in West Asia after 35 editions in a row. Millions of visitors inspect the fair every year, including thousands of university students, scholars, and their families.

The cultural event currently serves as the most significant cultural event in Iran. This year, more than 2,600 domestic and 50 foreign publishers from 25 countries participated in the landmark event. The foreign publishers offered their materials in English, Arabic, and Turkish; however, titles in Russian, French, German, Chinese, Korean, and Japanese were also presented.
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