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Muscat International Book Fair will hold its 27th edition at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre on 22 February 2023.

A total of 826 publishing houses from 32 countries will participate in this year’s edition of the book fair. Its will feature 533,063 titles.

The Governorate of South Al Batinah will be honorary guest of the 27th version of the book fair and will carry out a number of cultural, technical and artistic activities.

The artificial intelligence will be used in this year’s edition of the book fair, notably to analyse various data about the guests and accompanying. The book fair will include a Bahraini cultural week.

This year’s edition of the book fair will showcase the publications of 826 publishing houses from 32 Countries. As many as 533,063 titles and publications will appear at the book fair.

165 cultural events and 166 children’s activities will take place in 1,194 pavilions during the event. It will also feature Omani authors and publications, including those written in Zanzibar, Arab countries, and Europe.

Events to be held in conjunction with Muscat International Book Fair, including a Children’s Corner where an area has been allocated for family activities, a theater, scholarly theses and reading corners and workshops.

As well as the Chairman of the Arab Publishers Union and directors of GCC and Arab book fairs, the fair will host a number of notable intellectuals and media professionals.