Buenos Aires Children's Book Fair 2010

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From July 12th to July 31st, 2010, the 20th edition of the Buenos Aires Children´s Book Fair (Feria del Libro Infantil y Juvenil) will take place at Centro de Exposiones de Buenos Aires. The Fair is a place destined for the cultural and educational upbringing of children, in an entertaining and joyful environment.
Apart from to the exhibition and sale of books, the Fair will offer numerous activities for youngsters and children:
  • Fixed and rotating workshops of chess, drawing, story telling, painting, modeling, magic, science, illustration, internet, comics, theater, reading, mathematical games.
  • Theater, puppets, circus, and music shows.
  • Games and contests
  • Story-telling
  • Talks with writers
  • Signing of copies
  • Children´s Library
Kids will be able to meet their favorite writers and cartoonists, participate in the workshops, read at the library or enjoy the shows organized by the exhibitors, that will take place at their exhibition stands.
During the course of the fair there will also be activities designed for professionals and students of the areas related to education and the world of children´s books.

This year for the first time a Comics Festival will be presented during the fair. Distinguished Argentine authors will present talks, workshops and exhibits related to comics, their design, script writing, drawing, animation, and graphic humor.

Dates: July 12th to 31st, 2010
Location: Centro de Exposiciones de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Avdas. Figueroa Alcorta & Pueyrredón
Opening times:
July 12 to July 16: 9 am to 6 pm
July 17 to July 31: Monday to Friday 11 am to 8 pm. Saturday and Sunday: 2 pm to 8 pm
Entry fee: 
Adults and children over 18: AR$ 15
Children under 18: Free

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