Bangkok International Book Fair 2024

If your happiness is spending all day in a bookstore and exploring copious kinds of books, you don’t want to miss out on the Bangkok Book Fair 2024.

The Bangkok International Book Fair 2024 is returning to Queen Sirikit Convention Center from March 28 to April 8 with a large number of books for bookworms like you to collect.

What is the Bangkok International Book Fair 2024?

The Bangkok International Book Fair is the largest book fair in Thailand. This Bangkok book fair boasts many book booths and exhibitions for guests to join. To be held in Queen Sirikit Convention Center, this fair can accommodate up to two million visitors.

As a big marketplace for books, the Bangkok International Book 2024 promises a wonderful experience for bookworms with its vast collection of over one million books. The fair aims to promote a reading culture and provide people with the opportunity to delve into a wide range of materials while enjoying engaging activities.

What is the purpose of the Bangkok book fair?

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Besides offering people the chance to discover books, the Bangkok book fair also aims to raise funds for reading promotion agencies that require support. These funds will facilitate direct book purchases and incorporate an interactive activity for readers to share their opinions.

The fair will include a Business Field Trip arranged by PUBAT, providing an opportunity for international publishers and copyright agents to participate in reading culture activities and gain insights into Bangkok’s reading promotion policies.

Discover numerous kinds of books & exhibitions

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This Bangkok International Book Fair 2024 marks the 52nd National Book Fair and the 22nd Bangkok International Book Fair. The event is said to be under the concept of “Booklympics” to welcome the imminent Olympic Games. You can enjoy over a million books brought from 330 publishers, which will be shown in over 900 booths.

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Moreover, the fair hosts the “Bangkok Rights Fair,” which serves as a platform for copyright trading between Thai agencies and international agencies, operating under the Business to Business (B2B) framework.

Although it’s a book fair, it offers more than just book booths. The event offers three zones: Book Zone, Activity Zone, and Exhibition Zone.

You can explore seven categories of books at the Book Zone, ranging from literature and comics to foreign books. Then, participate in over 100 activities held in the Activity Zone. The highlight of this zone is the Bookolympics competition that searches for five talents covering designer, writer, proofreader, top seller, and best reader. Lastly, visit the Exhibition Zone and check out its interesting exhibitions. For example, the Cat County Exhibition — translated literature by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.

Hope to see you at the fair at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center from March 28-April 8, running from 10am to 9pm.

How do you get to the Bangkok International Book Fair 2024?

If you love reading and exploring new books as we do, this is a good occasion to immerse yourself in exploring a wide range of books as well as participating in engaging activities at the Bangkok book fair.

Getting to the fair is simple. You can take the MRT to Queen Sirikit National Convention Center Station and walk to the event in 5 minutes.

Address: 60 Ratchadaphisek Rd, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110
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Nearest train station: MRT Queen Sirikit National Convention Center Station
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