Saturday, September 30, 2023

Pahela Phalgun adds colour to book fair

The celebrations marking Pahela Phalgun, the first day of spring according to the Bangla calendar, added a new dimension to the month-long Amar Ekushey Book Fair, with young people, in colourful dresses, roaming the fair premises. Thousands of young people, the boys in traditional pyjamas and punjabis and the girls in yellow saris, crowded the fair and ... Read more

Young writers take spotlight in book fair

Like the previous book fairs, this year young writers and their followers are gathering daily at the Little Magazine Chattar at the Amar Ekushey book fair especially after the dusk. Little magazines often run innovative or experimental works were also among the top choice of visitors. Little magazines are usually published for reviews, essays, fiction, ... Read more

On the sidelines of book fair

Someone entering the Ekushey book fair premises is likely to hear public announcement made by the fair information centre seeking donator of blood for emergency patients. The visitors, alongside browsing and buying books, also pay heed to the appeal for humanitarian initiatives like donating bloods to different volunteer blood collecting organisation and

3-day book fair launched in Sylhet

Sylhet district police administration on Sunday launched a three-day book fair on the police lines ground, on the occasion of International Mother Language Day. The Sylhet Shahjalal University of Science and Technology vice-chancellor, Saleh Uddin, inaugurated the book fair as the chief guest

Book fair teems with holidaymakers

The Ekushey book fair as usual drew a large crowd on Friday, with the holidaymakers thronging the book stalls. A total of 164 new titles hit the book fair on the 18th day of the fair while 40 new books were launched, highest number of books launched in a single day so

Book fair gains momentum

Novel tops choice list The Ekushey Book Fair started gaining momentum, drawing good crowd and witnessing good sales as well on the ninth day on Wednesday. Visitors, who were just thumbing through new arrivals, also started buying books, publishers said, adding that novel was on top of the selling list, followed by volumes of

Book fair begins in Khulna

The month-long Khulna Ekushey Book Fair 2011 began on the Khulna Divisional Government Public Library premises at Bayra in the Khulna city Tuesday afternoon. Organized by Khulna district administration, the fair began with the slogan ‘Book to achieve vision 2021’ and aims at creating readership of good books and make the young chaps interested in