Bibliophiles, this next week is all about you. The 27th HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair is now on till July 26 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), bringing with is a whole host of events – 360, to be exact. The fair features more than 360 cultural events, including the much-anticipated World of Knowledge, English Reading and Creative Writing seminar series where celebrated authors from the Chinese mainland, France, Mexico, the UK and the US will participate.
Highlights of the fair:
China’s Economy: Powerhouse, Menace or the Next Japan?
Wednesday July 20, 2016, 6pm to 7:30pm
Speaker: Arthur R. Kroeber
Writing Fiction for Hong Kong Children in English
Thursday July 21, 2016, 11:30am to 1:30pm
Speaker: Jane Houng
Dastaan – Stories that Define the Spirit of South Asia
Sunday July 24, 2016, 11:30am to 1pm
Speaker: Reenita Malhotra
Gweimui’s Hong Kong Story
Monday July 25, 2016, 3pm to 4:30pm
Speaker: Nicole Garbellini
For ticketing information, click here.
Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
10am to 10pm, Wednesday July 20 and Thursday July 21
10am to 12am, Friday July 22 to Saturday July 23
10am to 10pm, Sunday July 24 to Monday July 25
9am to 5pm, Tuesday July 26