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ZIBF year in events

08 Feb 2013

The year 2013 coincides with the Zimbabwe International Book Fair 30th Anniversary.

Here is a tentative program for the year:

1. The Main Book Fair – Harare – 29 July to 3 August 2013

· Indaba Dates: 29 July – 30 July

· Young Persons’ Indaba: 31 July

· Book Fair Dates: 31 July – 3 August

Ø 31 July – Open to Traders only

Ø 1 August – 3 August- Open to Schools and the Public

· Setting-Up Day: 30 July at 1430 hours to 1630 hours

· Writers’, Publishers’, Booksellers’, & Librarians’ Workshop: 3 August

2. The Bulawayo Book Fair – 15 March to 16 March 2013

· Book Fair Dates: 15 March – 16 March

· Writers’, Publishers’, Booksellers’, & Librarians’ Workshop: 15 March

· Setting-Up Day: 14 March at 1430 hours to 1630 hours

3. The Masvingo Book Fair – 31 May to 1 June 2013

· Book Fair Dates: 31 May – 1 June

· Writers’, Publishers’, Booksellers’, & Librarians’ Workshop: 31 May

· Setting-Up Day: 30 May at 1430 hours to 1630 hours

4. The Mutare Book Fair – 27 September to 28 September 2013

· Book Fair Dates: 27 September – 28 September

· Writers’, Publishers’, Booksellers’, & Librarians’ Workshop: 27 September

· Setting-Up Day: 26 September at 1430 hours to 1630 hours

5. All Stakeholders Workshop on piracy in Zimbabwe – 25 April to 26 April 2013