Kochi International Book Festival Brochure released in New Delhi
Today in New Delhi at Kerala House, brochure of 21st Kochi International Book Festival 2017 was released in the presence of EN Nandakumar, dr VP Joy and Baldeo Bhai Sharma.
Dr VP Joy, president of the Kochi Book International Book Festival (KIBF) said, this festival held annually by us, is probably the only book fair in the world, organised by a voluntary organisation with no commercial motives.
KIBF is also one of the largest cultural festivals in the state and forum for academic discussion on the major issues of our time, other than KIBF, we provide assistance to schools and Rural libraries, added VP Joy.
While most book fairs around the world are trade fairs, giving prominence to publishers, book sellers and distributors and the like KIBF decided to focus on the book lovers, readers and writers.