Palestinian International Book Fair

Ministry of Culture
Key objectives of the measure:
  • Promote Palestinian writers' productions.
  • Bring productions of the foreign publishing houses into the State of Palestine.
  • Provide space for intercultural dialogue and exchange through visits and seminars conducted by cultural delegations from the participating countries.
  • Familiarize the Palestinian culture by organizing on site visits.
  • Encourage school students and universities to read through the visits organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and universities.
  • Encourage artists by establishing various art exhibitions in the fair.
  • Buy and distribute books to public libraries.
  • Invite Palestinian intellectuals from Gaza Strip to participate in the fair.
Scope of the measure:
National, International
Nature of the measure:
regulatory, financial
Main feature of the measure:

International Book Fair is a real opportunity to achieve economic and cultural development in the State of Palestine.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:
  • Promoted productions of Palestinian writers.
  • Productions brought from foreign publishing houses into the State of Palestine.
  • Promoted cultural exchange and international cooperation.
  • Contributions in developing the economy through books sold in favor of publishing houses.
  • Encouraged reading.
Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

The Ministry of Culture.

Fees from rented suites.