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Cairo Art Book Fair Celebrates Bookmaking Across Africa & Arab World

Cairo Art Book Fair creates a space for regional literary finds and local artists from December 8th to December 10th.

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To celebrate the art and business of publication from across North Africa and the Arab world, the first edition of the Cairo Art Book Fair is launching for the first time at Startup Haus in Downtown Cairo.

The Art Book Fair has previously been held in Athens, Greece and Sharjah, UAE. With its first edition in Cairo, the event will spotlight the sheer diversity of publishing practices across the region, with never-seen-before independent publications showcased and made accessible to a community of enthusiasts. The Cairo Art Book Fair will see local artists, publishers and art institutions coming together to explore new reads, prints, art, and music presented by over 30 exhibitors.

The first edition of the Cairo Art Book Fair will be open to the public from 6 PM to 10 PM on December 8th, and from 2 PM to 10 PM on December 9th and December 10th.