New Delhi World Book Fair 2024: A Celebration of Multilingual India and Literary Tradition
The New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF) holds a special place in the hearts of book lovers and publishers alike. Scheduled to take place from February 10 to 18, 2024, this year’s fair promises to be a vibrant celebration of literature, culture, and the rich storytelling tradition.
Organized by the National Book Trust, India, under the Ministry of Education, and co-organized by the India Trade Promotion Organization, the NDWBF will be held at the newly constructed Halls 1-5 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. This centrally located venue provides the perfect setting for book enthusiasts to come together and explore the vast world of literature.
Date, Timings, and Ticket Prices:
The fair will kick off on February 10, 2024, and run until February 18, 2024. Each day, visitors can immerse themselves in the world of books from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Entry to the fair is accessible to all, with ticket prices ranging from Rs 10 to Rs 20, making it an affordable and inclusive event for everyone to enjoy.
This year’s NDWBF is themed around “Multi-lingual India, A Living Tradition.” Embracing the linguistic diversity of India and celebrating its living literary heritage, the theme reflects the richness and depth of the country’s cultural tapestry.
Venue and Details:
Pragati Maidan, located on Mathura Road in New Delhi, will serve as the venue for the NDWBF 2024. With its spacious halls and central location, Pragati Maidan provides an ideal setting for exhibitors, publishers, and book enthusiasts to come together and engage in literary discussions, book launches, and networking opportunities.
Nearest Metro Station:
For the convenience of visitors, the Supreme Court metro station on the Blue Line is the closest station to Pragati Maidan, ensuring easy access to the venue for all attendees.
The NDWBF offers a platform for publishers to showcase their latest titles and serves as a hub for promoting cultural exchange and fostering intellectual discourse. From literary conferences to trade discussions, the fair provides a unique opportunity for stakeholders to connect and collaborate in the ever-evolving publishing world.
As Indian publishing continues to evolve and grow, the NDWBF remains at the forefront of this transformation, offering a glimpse into South Asia’s dynamic and diverse landscape of literature. With participation from major publishing houses and a wide range of literary events, the fair promises to be an enriching experience for all who attend.
In a world where technology often dominates our lives, the NDWBF reminds us of the timeless allure of books and the enduring power of storytelling to unite and inspire us. So mark your calendars and join us at the New Delhi World Book Fair 2024 to celebrate literature, language, and the love of reading.