Friday, July 18, 2014
News this week: Earlier this week, the 25th edition of the Hong Kong Book Fair opened at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The week-long event runs through to next Tuesday, 22nd July.
The organiser, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), expects a record 570 exhibitors from 31 countries and regions. Beyond the exhibition itself, the HKTDC states that there are some 300 culture-related events being held during the book fair’s run.
The exhibition was opened on 16th July by Carrie Lam, the Hong Kong SAR Government’s Chief Secretary for Administration – along with HKTDC’s Executive Director Fred Lam.