The 7th China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) was held in November 15-17 with the participation of Iranian Cultural Fairs institute in the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre (SWEECC).
This fair was held in a land area equal to 25000 sq-ms with about 400 publishers from China and other countries. The booth of Iranian Cultural Fairs institute started its work through presenting 240 special books for children and young adults, which had been chosen by various festivals, and also presented works of the best writers of children and young adults.
Cultural Association of Children’s Book Publishers (CACB) was active in this booth, as well. Agents of Fatemi Publishing Institute (Tooti Book), Barf and Kamal-e Andishe also was active in the Iran’s booth. This fair is supervised and organized by Shanghai Press & Publication Administration, China Education Publishing & Media Group, China Universal Press & Publication Co. it started its activities taking advantage of Bologna Children’s Book Fair in 2013 and now, after 6 years, it has become an important event in the world publishing industry and is the largest international children and young adults book fair in Asia and Pacific. Visitation of officials of Shanghai book fair, presence of head of Bologna Children’s Book Fair, holding a meeting for officials and international literary agencies were among the programs of Iranian booth in the Shanghai International Book Fair.