2013 Buenos Aires Children´s Book Fair

From July 8th to July 27th, 2013, the 23rd 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, with the motto “The Magic Continues” (La Magia Continúa) 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 forth time a Comics Festival will be presented during the fair, on July 26th and 27th. Distinguished Argentine authors will present talks, workshops and exhibits related to comics, their design, script writing, drawing, animation, and graphic humor.Every day at 5pm different choirs will be singing at the exhibition´s entrance hall.

Dates: July 8th to 27th, 2013

Location: Centro de Exposiciones de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Av. Figueroa Alcorta & Pueyrredón
Opening times:
July 9, 10, 11, and 12: 9 am to 6 pm
July 9 (National Holiday), Saturday and Sunday: 2 pm to 10 pm
July 15 to July 27: Monday to Friday 11 am to 8 pm.
Entry fee:
Adults: AR$30
Seniors, teachers and Children under 18: Free

Thank you to My Buenos Aires Travel Guide for the information below.  To keep up with this an other events in Buenos Aires, we have added a feature called “Blogs We Read” to the lower right-hand corner of the BAIN Downtown site.  Or, subscribe to My Buenos Aires Travel Guide and receive all of her posts though email!

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