The Amar Ekushey Granthamela-2018 aka Book Fair 2018 as regards the order of Friday drew a large number of weekend crowds, including kids, as sales of books roughly the order of interchange genres of literature and subsidiary branches of knowledge
With big eagerness and curiosity, thousands of visitors of all ages flocked to rotate stalls and pavilions to locate out books of their beloved writers. The stall attendants were seen live dealing as soon as the visitors and massive smiles flashed following reference to the faces of the publishers as holiday crowd thronged to every second stalls and pavilion, reports BSS.
The month-long Book Fair 2018 began February 1 a proposed the premises of Bangla Academy and its contiguously Suhrawardy Udyan in the city.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the declared month-long “Ekushey Grantha Mela” (scrapbook fair) subsequently a call to find the child support for the due honor to the country’s own art, culture, language, and literature.
The folder fair will bring together book lovers, authors, publishers and the people of interchange professions besides poets and writers from 15 foreign countries.
At the same accomplishment, the premier as well as launched a two-hours of daylight International Literature Conference 2018, and handed sophisticated than prizes surrounded by the winners of ‘Bangla Academy Sahitya Puroshkar 2017′ at Book Fair 2018.
Necessary security arrangements have already been completed gone the installation of 250 closed circuit camera televisions (CCTVs) in and with that reference to the Bangla Academy obscure. The pain enforcers have been deployed in large numbers to ensure foolproof security.
The photo album fair will remain reach into for all from 3 pm to 9 pm vis–vis operating days and 11 am to 9 pm subsequent to mention to meting out holidays together in the midst of a one-hour recess for lunch and offering prayers. It will continue till February 28.
Two main entry gates have been erected at Teacher-Students’ Centre (TSC) of Dhaka University and Doyel Chattar.
Poets and writers from 15 countries will colleague the International Literature Conference, 2018 to be held on February 22-23.
A firm of 800 stalls including 670 photo album stalls, 1
50 stalls of little magazines and some stalls of swing socio-cultural organizations have been installed in the baby book fair covering an place of 1.50 la
kh square feet. Bangla Academy will name 146 auxiliary books this year.
The authorities for the first period have included the Swadhinata Stambha (Independence Monument) at the Suhrawardy Udyan as the share of the Book Fair 2018.
A Mancha (stage) for holding notice ceremonies and programme upon unveiling covers of financial history has been installed at the Suhrawardy Udyan even if discussions and seminars will be held the entire day upon the main Mancha erected upon the Bangla Academy premises.
A sever admission has been made for the right of the entrance of the writers and poets into the Suhrawardy Udyan.
Generally, book lovers, authors, publishers and the people of various professions wait for the autograph album fair.
Alongside displaying of books of substitute disciplines of knowledge and works of literature, the scrapbook fair includes various activities to buildup resemblance for the fair.