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Buenos Aires International Book Fair 2017 (43rd edition)

Buenos Aires International Book Fair 2017 (43rd edition)
The Fair is organized by the Fundación El Libro, a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the book and the habit of reading. During the first three days the fair is dedicated exclusively to the publishing industry and the training of professionals. After that it opens to the public and becomes a true city of books, with more than 48 thousand square meters of exhibition, 1500 cultural activities and about 500 exhibitors from more than forty countries.

This year the fair celebrates its 43rd edition and is the most important cultural event in South America. Participating in it is an opportunity to reaffirm the role of the Spanish book world and its culture. This edition features Los Angeles as a guest city. For twenty days more than a thousand cultural events take place and it Buenos Aires becomes the center of interest of the world of publishing.

AC/E supports the participation of several Spanish creators in various teaching and dissemination activities:

Ellen Duthie at the 26th International Conference on Education
Aimed at educators of all levels who wish to deepen the didactic and pedagogical aspects of their activity in the classroom and to students of careers related to education.
During previous editions, the thematic focus has been on issues such as didactics, transversality, new technologies, contributions of neurosciences to teaching, multiple literacy, inclusion and violence in school, among other topics .

Eugenia Manzanera de la Fuente at the 22nd International Meeting on Oral Narration: "Cuenteros y cuentacuenteros"
The International Meeting of Oral Narration is considered one of the spaces that encourages the encounter with the spoken word and that values ​​the richness of oral transmission. It creates networks that favor the consolidation of the narration movement, integrating storytellers of all ages, places, areas of action and profiles. Through extensive and diverse programming that includes dialogues with writers, reflection spaces, round tables, training workshops, shows and special activities, it seeks to train the narrators in their professional role.

Luis García Montero and Andrés Sánchez Robayna at the 12th International Poetry Festival
A space of celebration of poetry, a must-see event to know the new trends and the consecrated. Year after year the Fair opens its doors to receive poets from around the world such as Spain, Italy, France, Japan, Switzerland, Canada, South Africa, India, Croatia, Paraguay, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Cuba, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Brazil, among many others. In the next edition we will have a special tribute to Oliverio Girondo.
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