Sorry, but copying text is forbidden on this website. Every day, 15 volunteers, who are mostly students, come here to help them. Of course, for a long time now this venue has been considered as a place for writers to meet and greet fans and colleagues. The last time I was here, I was just a kid and remember very little of it. Views Read Edit View history. Today, more than 10 elderly and physically-challenged persons approached us.
We get to meet writers and other like-minded people who love books. At the moment, we have 13 team members, comprising both writers and cartoonists. Children with their parents and students can be seen visiting one stall after another. Symbols Flag Coat of arms. Sporsho Brail Publication started its journey at the book fair in
People from every age group could be seen, waiting to get inside and browse through the books that await them. The place was packed with people. Usually, the fair continues from 1 February to 28 February. M Saiful Islam, stall manager, said: Sultana Akter, a volunteer at the stall Pankhiraj publication, said: Mehdi Haque, a cartoonist and publisher of Dhaka Comics, said, In our country, we have many comic book fans.
The month-long fair in February is dedicated to the language martyrs of February 21, who sacrificed their lives during a demonstration in Dhaka to establish Bangla as the state language fwir then East Pakistan. The stall of Dhaka Comics was attracting many enthusiastic youths.
Seminars, symposiums and cultural functions are held every day on the academy stage wherein eminent litterateurs and academics take part.
We only publish childrens books. Ekushey Boi Mela was held from 1 to 29 February This 2nd of February saw the inauguration of the Ekushey Book Fair for the year Children with their parents and students can be seen visiting one stall after another. I developed my passion for reading and buying books from my grandfather. I have been coming here with my father since I was a little kid and I have loved it since then. Everyone has a right to visit the book fair and read or buy books they want.
According to official statistics, the number of books published in connection with the book fair was This page was last edited on 8 Mayat Out of those books, 14 are on display this year.
Bijoy Software, which sells different types of educational and video tutorial application software and DVDs, also has a stall at the Childrens Corner. History Timeline After independence.
At this particular stall, one can start buying e-books for Taka 40 only. Sorry, but copying text is forbidden on this website!
When we went to the established publishing houses, they discouraged us. Many physically challenged, visually impaired or elderly persons cannot always visit the fair by themselves. So far, we have published 61 Braille books for those who are sssay impaired. As you walk in, you are greeted by street artists offering to paint a little something on your face or hands to commemorate the occasion.
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Symbols Flag Coat of arms. We have educational and video tutorial application software DVDs for students up to class 3. Articles containing Bengali-language text. Leave your email and we esay send you an example after 24 hours This year, about five e-book stalls have been set up at the fair and nearly all of them are receiving tremendous response from young readers.
The entire place is lined with book stalls displaying books from every major publisher in the country, catering to the tastes of absolutely every reader. Nowadays it becomes harder to accommodate the huge crowd and the increasing number of publishers.
We have about 15 manual wheelchairs available.