2014 Buenos Aires Children´s Book Fair

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From July 14th to August 2nd, 2014, the 24th edition of the Buenos Aires Children´s Book Fair (Feria del Libro Infantil y Juvenil) will take place at El Dorrego, in the neighborhood of Colegiales. The Fair is a place destined for the cultural and educational upbringing of children, in an entertaining and joyful environment.

Apart from the exhibition and sale of books, the Fair will offer numerous activities for youngsters and children:
  • Workshops: drawing, story telling, painting, modeling, magic, science, illustration, comics, reading, cooking, creativity, music, puppetry, and much more.
  • Theater, puppet, 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 fifth time a Comics Festival will be presented during the fair, on August 1st and 2nd. Distinguished Argentine authors will present talks, workshops and exhibits related to comics, their design, script writing, drawing, animation, and graphic humor.

Dates: July 14th through August 2nd, 214
Location: El Dorrego, Zapiola 50, between Concepcion Arenal and Dorrego
Opening times:
July 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18: 9 am to 6 pm 
July 19 to August 2nd: 
Monday to Friday 11 am to 8 pm. 
Saturday and Sunday: 2 pm to 10 pm
Free entrance

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