The 36 edition of the chennai book fair came to a close on wednesday, with more than 9 lakh visitors getting an opportunity to browse through 10 lakh titles over the course of days. Stall allocation layout for all runs chennai book fair. There are about 600 book stalls at this exhibition this year, which is open from 2. The 1982 edition was organized at the drivein restaurant. Itpo online space booking software for participants. A packed stall in the chennai book fair on the last sunday of the event photo. The grand chennai book fair that was to be held january was postponed for the first time in 38 years due to heavy floods in novemberbut instead a semi pongal book fair was held in january this year with around 250 stalls.
The chennai book fair is the second largest book fair in the country. With 800 stalls, chennai book fair expects footfall to exceed 15 lakh. Full refund will be provided in case stall could not be allotted to the party. Annual book fair begins, over 250 stalls put up 31 aug 2019 the 14th annual book fair was inaugurated by sellur k raju, minister for cooperatives in madurai on friday. The 36th chennai book fair will be held in ymca physical education college ground, nandanam, chennai between 11th of january and 23rd of january 20. Every year, the chennai book fair comes to town right on the heels of the chennai music season, but clearly the book fair has a much larger appeal. Jun 06, 2016 ebook stalls are another addition to this years book fair. With about 800 stalls and 15 lakh titles, the chennai book fair is touted to be one of asias largest retail book fair with over two crore books on. Planning to visit other stalls in the next few days. Vairamuthu paid a visit to the book fair in the evening to meet fans and sign copies of his book. Chennai book fair 2020 january 921, 2020 one of the. The first madras book fair had 22 stalls and was held at the madrasaiazam.
Major book fairs are large events in which publishers, book stores and people related to the publishing industry put up stalls to promote reading, writing, literature and, of course, to sell their books and. What had disappeared, what had remained and what was new. I went to the chennai book fair 2009 on pongal day. In 1981, the book fair moved to the ymca grounds in royapettah, chennai. This year, in its 42nd year, it has returned to the sprawling grounds of ymca nandanam. It had 747 stalls in a 180,000squarefoot area, with 450 participants and 1 million titles. The newspapers reported that earlier this week, the book fair saw a record 8 lakh visitors on a single day. What i discovered on a sunday afternoon at the chennai. With nearly 700 stalls, the book fair will be organised from january 6 to january 19 at st. The 746 stalls at the chennai book fair saw sales close to rs. Having been to the chennai book fair once or twice before, i was looking for things that had changed.
Jan 05, 20 visit to book fair the neyveli book fair conducted by the neyveli lignite corporation nlc is now branded as the south indias second largest book fair, next only to chennai book fair. The 36th chennai book fair promises to be a book lovers delight with more than 10 lakh titles. The new directors pa ranjiths neelam s cultural centre had set up a bookstall and they had displayed almost 2530 sculptures of various prolific leaders with dr br ambedkars. Library memberships are open for all 18 years and above. Chennai book fair 2020 january 921, 2020 one of the biggest. Since i had taken my kids along too, couldnt spend much time and check out all the stalls. So here again,after a long time wait the chennai book fair was started from 1st june and will be held till th of junethis time also it is organized in a grand scale. We will be present on all days january 6 to january 19, 2017. The 40th chennai book fair will kick off from friday at st. One can never see this many collection in one place.
The 17day chennai book fair hosted by the booksellers and publishers association of south india bapasi for the year 2019 is all set to kick off from january 4 to 20. Top 10 book stores in chennai, shops sulekha chennai. I visited chennai book fair on 15th i saw lot religious propaganda was taking place in the book fair. There are 35 such stalls at the fair which are mostly being frequented by. Food court to add spice to chennai book fair chennai news. Annual chennai book fair at island grounds enidhi india travel blog. The booksellers and publishers association of south india.
The 36th chennai book fair was hosted at the ymca education college. The 39th chennai book fair that was to be held in january this year is now being held from wednesday for the next two weeks till june at. The chennai book fair a walk to remember prasannas ramblings. It was heartening for me to see a huge traffic jam near st. With 800 stalls, chennai book fair expects footfall to. Publisher evicted from chennai book fair for displaying book. The 44th chennai book fair, organised by the booksellers and publishers association of south india bapasi.
For those who are not in chennai and will miss out on the annual chennai book fair, i would like to share this photoblog with nearly a hundred photos that i shot for your benefit. Instead, an alternate lowkey pongal book fair was held between and 24 january for book lovers and tourists. After enough pestering, today my father graciously agreed to accompany me. The asian educational services stall had lots of ancient looking books. May, 2016 the book fair, which will be set up across 2 lakh square feet, will feature 777 stalls selling books in various languages and subjects. Chennai book fair 2020 ymca tamil books books book stall white nights. Dec 24, 2012 36th chennai book fair is being held from jan 11 to jan 23, 20. Join us at the 43rd chennai book fair from 9 to 21 january 2020. Chennai book fair project gutenberg selfpublishing. As part of egovernance initiative online space booking facility has been created for the participants who wish to participate in domestic exhibitions organized by itpo.
As soon as the applicant clicks on the button book exhibition space he will get an online form. Publishers and stall information and the list of published books in the. My brother met me in ticket counter after half an hour searching for a place to park the bike. Jan 18, 2009 this is the first time i am visiting a book fair. Innumerable major book publishers and sellers enjoy active participation in the chennai book fair. A crowd favourite in the past week, saturday marked the busiest day for the stall. George anglo indian school, ponnamalle high road due to the metro rail construction and readers will be delighted with the new venue as the old venue.
The 36th chennai book fair was held between 11 and 23 january 20, at ymca physical education college ground, nandanam due to the construction of cmrl chennai metro rail at e. The fair will have around 700 stalls, with over two crore books under 15 lakh titles. Chennai book fair, tamil nadu is a major indian book event organised by booksellers and publishers association of south india which exhibits innumerable books and comprises several contests. If a stall is vacated by means of cancellation or withdrawal, waitlist number1 will be contacted by the fair team. In a first, chennais book fair to have exclusive stalls. The 37th chennai book fair is organised will be held from january 10 to 22 at the ymca college of physical education, nandanam. The 39th chennai book fair that was to be held in january this year is now being held from wednesday for the next two weeks till june at island grounds. Chennai book fair 2015 ymca ground nandanam chennai. Kolkata the largest book fair in india is the kolkata book fair.
Exhibition stalls in chennai, tamil nadu exhibition. Chennai book fair news latest news on chennai book fair. With a vision to empower parents to raise happy and successful children, parentcircle is also unveiling. Jan 24, 20 the 746 stalls at the chennai book fair saw sales close to rs. And 730 stalls are to be installed which contains lakhs of books. Shivaji rao special correspondent chennai, january 24, 20 10.
The first madras book fair had 22 stalls and was held at the madrasaiazam school due. His stall housed his books published by surya literature pvt. Jan 11, 2011 happen to be in chennai book fair this weekend. For last 3 to 4 years i see lot of religious propaganda is going on during the chennai book fair with the aim of conversion, i feel it is happening with the blessings of bapasi or. George school on poonamallee high road, said a report in the hindu. Many stalls had stacked up their key books nice and catchy.
During 2009, there existed 600 stalls in the chennai book fair. There were hundreds of stalls and numerous publications. Solely focused on digitizing books, stalls that encourage reading through kindles and tablets have made their presence felt. Stall allocation list 2014, book fair stall allocation details 2014, chennai book fair 2014, chennai book fair stall details, chennai book fair home news good news events market watch classifieds price list directory weather health business tips recipes jobs agro foods services. Jun 01, 2016 the 39th chennai book fair is being held from 1st june to th june at the island grounds this year, with nearly 700 stalls. Coinciding with the end of the summer vacations, the fair has several stalls housing academic and schoolrelated books.
In a first, chennais book fair to have exclusive stalls for. The report also said that the booksellers and publishers association of south india bapasi has launched a mobile app to guide book lovers. Dec 31, 20 37th chennai book fair 2014 is being held from jan 10 to jan 22, 2014 working time. Were talking about major book fairs in india, not exhibitions where a bookstore offers a discount sale on leftover books to clear stock. In 20, due to construction work on the chennai metro, the venue of the book. Spent some money in kalachuvadu and uyirmmai stalls and at prodigy stall for my daughter. Chennai book festival going on at ymca grounds, royapettah. With nearly 700 stalls, the book fair will be organised from january 6 to january 19.
The 2015 fair had over 700 stalls representing most major publishing companies in india and was held between january 9 and january 25, 2015. Along with the chennai music season, the chennai book fair is amongst the most interesting events of the year. For last 3 to 4 years i see lot of religious propaganda is going on during the chennai book fair with the aim of conversion, i feel. The user will select the dropdown list of exhibition for which he wants to book the space. Exhibition stalls in chennai, tamil nadu exhibition stalls. Book your stalls in this exhibition event, contact or call 9703949871 for more details.
The 39th chennai book fair is being held from 1st june to th june at the island grounds this year, with nearly 700 stalls. Chennai book fair wikimili, the best wikipedia reader. Featuring over 750 stalls crammed with books, both in regional and foreign languages, the ymca ground at nandanam will play host to the 43rd chennai book fair. We can sketch around the ground and inside the fair.
Dec 06, 2010 pune the 9 th pune book fair pbf, supported by the maharashtra sahitya parishad, was a 5day fair conducted from 2024 october 2010 at kamayani grounds in patrakarnagar. Book your stalls in this exhibition event, contact or call 9703949871 for more details premium exhibitions click here call to. Jul 16, 2017 chennai book fair 2017 starts from july 21st at ymca. I love to visit the book fair every year when it is held in the month of julyaugust. It is assessed that the book fair will lasts upto days when the fair starts. Share 36th book fair is going to be started at ymca ground in chennai on january 11 on behalf of booksellers and publishers association of south india. With about 800 stalls and 15 lakh titles, the chennai book fair is touted to be one of asias largest retail book fair with over two crore books on wideranging subjects on display under a. The option for booking space online shall be available on home page of all the fair websites.
In 20, due to construction work on the chennai metro, the venue of the book fair was shifted to the y. A publishercumauthor was evicted from his rented stall at the ongoing 43rd chennai book fair by the booksellers and publishers. Usually held around pongal january, the book fair was cancelled due to the floods in december last year. Book your stall in exhibitions, call 9703949871 for event details. While there will be several classics and new books, some stalls will have new releases.
Find here exhibition stalls, suppliers, manufacturers, wholesalers, traders with exhibition stalls prices for buying. The police men were having hard time to regulate the traffic there. Chennai book fair from january 9 staff reporter chennai, december 21, 2019 01. At the 12th madras book fair held between december 22, 1989 and january 1, 1990, tamil translations of.
A food court with beverage, ice cream and dry fruit stalls along with stateoftheart. While the fair is held every year, the date and venue differ. The 2005 kolkata book fair was held over an area of 800,000 sq. Chennai book fair if youre a hoarder, then think no further and head to the ymca grounds in nandanam as the chennai book fair hosts the 42nd edition of their annual event. All major tamil and english publishing houses participate in this fair. Stalls selling books on religion and theology are drawing in more people at the chennai book fair this year. Keeping with the digital age, the booksellers and publishers association of south india bapasi has launched a mobile application to guide book lovers about the 40th chennai book fair. I have never seen so many bookshops assembled in a single place. The editorial policy is built on strong ethics and fair reporting methods that does not. Chennai book fair or madras book fair is an annual book fair organized in chennai, india by. World heritage encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most.71 1058 171 1614 1602 946 250 1391 449 1559 465 928 1201 1276 1469 194 1607 637 699 492 1052 1400 825 11 438 411 153 1541 1499 142 717 644 283 1334 225 202 370 1274 827 90 1136 749 334 1113