India designated as guest country at Guadalajara International Book Fair in Mexico

India designated as the Guest of Honour at the 33rd Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara (Guadalajara International Book Fair)in Mexico, the National Book Trust. The book fair organized from November 30 – December 8. India pavilion at the fair will showcase over 35 Indian authors and artists, along with 15 publishing houses.

India displays a wide array of its rich and composite literary and cultural heritage through literary and academic activities comprising conferences. Ancient and rare manuscripts including “Mahabharata” and “Ramayana” will be put on exhibition, along with photo books, handicrafts, and paintings.

The exhibition will run parallel to the book fair in the Pavillion. They will feature art by 40 renowned Indian women artists including Arpana Caur, Paula Sengupta, and Seema Kohli. The “Festival of India” will showcase folk, classical and contemporary cultural programs.

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