6th July 2022 – (Hong Kong) The 32nd Hong Kong Book Fair will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai from 20th to 26th July. The 32nd edition of the Hong Kong Book Fair adopts “History and City Literature” as the theme of the year with the tagline “Reading the World: Stories of Hong Kong”. Through books, readers will travel through time and space, savouring countless Hong Kong stories, and learning to cherish the present and look to the future. The fair introduces books and artworks on Hong Kong’s history, culture and architecture, bringing the joy of reading to the whole city with thematic exhibitions at the Art Gallery and seminars hosted by acclaimed writers.
The fair this year features 5 History Writers to recognize their contributions including Ting Sun-pao Joseph, Lui Tai-lok, Sinn Yuk-yee Elizabeth, Ye lingfeng and Cheng Po-hung. In addition to exhibiting their precious manuscripts, items and books; some of them will also attend the Theme of the Year ‘Reading the World: Stories of Hong Kong” Seminar Series to have interaction with book lovers.
The fair features eight seminar series including “Theme of the Year – Stories of Hong Kong”, “Renowned Writers”, “English and International Reading”, “World of Knowledge”, “Children and Youth Reading”, “Lifestyle”, “Hong Kong Cultural and Historical” and “Personal Development and Spiritual Growth” seminar series.
In collaboration with Ming Pao and Yazhou Zhoukan, the organiser continues to invite renowned writers from Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong to speak at a series of seminars including Zhenyun Liu, Zhi An, Liu Heung Shing, Pi Li, Johnson Chang, Sisy Chen, etc. The “English and International Reading’ seminar series also features international writers including Clare Mackintosh, Gillian McAllister, Simon Toyne, Maisie Chan, Mio Debnam and Mark O’Neill.
(ADMISSION CLOSES 45 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE CLOSING TIME OF THE FAIR)
20th -21st July 2022 (Wed-Thu)
10am – 10pm
22-23 July 2022 (Fri-Sat)
10am – 11pm
24-25 July 2022 (Sun-Mon)
10am – 10pm
26 July 2022 (Tue)
9am – 5pm