13 Aug 2017 - 2:03
Lulu Group Book Fair draws crowds at Barwa City
Lulu group kicks off Book Fair at Lulu Hypermarket in Barwa city. The 15-day event, till August 20, conducted in association with Crescent book shop, brings to Qatar a range of books to satiate varied tastes.
This festival was inaugurated at Lulu Hypermarket, Barwa City by Khaled Al Zeyana, Chief Editor of Qatar News Agency, in the presence of Habeeb Rahman, Executive Director of Friends Cultural Centre, Sheela Tomy, renowned writer and executive member of Friends Cultural Centre and Shanavas PM, Regional Manager of Lulu Group and other officials from Lulu Group and dignitaries.
Emphasised on raising awareness and inculcating the reading habit to a generation more technologically inclined, the Lulu Book Fair is aimed at focusing on reading for knowledge, fun, opportunities and inspiration, especially for the younger generation. The fair will have quite an offering which a book lover searches for - be it fiction, Non-fiction, Cookery, children’s books, self-help, Islamic, arts, philosophy or history, management, classics and lifestyle too has got prominence. Children need not get disappointed as there is enough to keep them interested in the fair.
Lulu Book Fair is a celebration of discovering books, discovering reading and discovering the genre of storytelling.
The Lulu Book Fair is an attempt to inculcate the reading habits and develop literacy skills within an enjoyable environment, broaden imagination, improve talents, enhance creative thinking skills, introduce positive behavior & attitudes and enhance work skills.
It will also offer a platform for the latest Arab and foreign publications to showcase diverse cultures and literacy styles.