2011 Buenos Aires Children´s Book Fair

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From July 11th to July 30th, 2011, the 21st 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 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 second time a Comics Festival will be presented during the fair, on July 29th and 30th. Distinguished Argentine authors will present talks, workshops and exhibits related to comics, their design, script writing, drawing, animation, and graphic humor. The Festival will feature the special participation of American cartoon writer Marv Wolfman.
Dates: July 11th to 30th, 2011
Location: Centro de Exposiciones de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Av. Figueroa Alcorta & Pueyrredón
Opening times:
July 11 to July 15: 9 am to 6 pm
July 16 to July 30: Monday to Friday 11 am to 8 pm. Saturday and Sunday: 2 pm to 8 pm
Entry fee: 
Adults: AR$20
Children under 18: Free

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