To find valuable books in Golden Autumn Book Fair
On October 13th, at the Chongqing Golden Autumn Book Fair in 2020, a wide variety of books has attracted a large number of readers to visit and buy. (Photographed by Qi Lansen/Vision Chongqing)
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- On October 13, the 2020 Chongqing Golden Autumn Book Fair opened at Jiefangbei Pedestrian Street (Minquan Road, Minzu Road). This book fair set up a large-scale reading promotion area which covered an area of more than 1,500 square meters, and more than 500 well-known presses across the country presented more than 100,000 kinds of latest boutique books and audio-visual products that can be used for on-site sales. This book fair will last until October 20. The sales time of each exhibition area will be from 10:00 a.m. to 20:00 p.m., and it will also be extended to 21:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
The book fair is divided into five display areas: themes display area, interaction area, featured display area, well-known physical bookstore display area, and reading promotion display area. Among them, the interaction area will launch 26 reading promotion activities; the featured display area has more than 100,000 latest books and audiovisual products presented by more than 500 well-known presses across the country, and most of the books will be sold at a discount of 7.9 percent; as for the well-known physical bookstore display area, it displays various well-known physical bookstores in Chongqing, and exhibits different publications and cultural and creative products, etc.; the reading promotion display area gathers various resources from Chongqing Library, the Municipal Children's Library, and all the well-known reading promotion agencies in Chongqing, which also cover the digital reading resources.
In addition, 20 presses, libraries, physical bookstores, and reading promotion agencies in Chongqing will hold diverse activities, such as the folk music appreciation, lectures, recitals, signing sessions, story sessions, performance shows, intangible cultural heritage experience classes, and traditional Chinese handicraft experience classes. And there are 26 offline and 5 online reading promotion activities in total, which can be participated in on-site for free. (Translated by Zeng Chenxi, Fathom Language Limited)