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South China Book Festival

  • Celebrated: Aug. 16 to Aug. 22
  • Location: Guangzhou

South China Book Festival, a cultural feast for book-lovers, is a teenager-oriented exhibition to foster people's reading habits in daily life. It's held annually at a fixed time and place. There are 18 different themed pavilions that show different kinds of books and audiovisual products.

Highlights in 2013

  • Setting up a new parallel session in Chaozhou City to provide attendees with more options
  • Themed pavilions displaying Taiwan's culture and Hong Kong's culture
  • Introducing a “Study Concept” to exhibit high-end cultural collections
  • Chances of face to face talks with famous writers, including the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
  • One week's lectures and forums from well-known writers at home and from abroad

Travel Information

Venue: Area B of China Import and Export Fair Complex (382 East Xingang Road, Guangzhou) 

How to get there: take subway line 8 to Pazhou (琶洲), or take bus 229, 239, 262 or 304 to Pazhou