Book Fair

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Boitoi and Walton hosting e-book fair

Boitoi, the largest e-book platform of Bangladesh, is organizing a 15-day ebook fair from June 16 to June 30. 

March 24, 2022
March 24, 2022

8 trips to the Boi Mela this year. Here’s what I thought.

This year’s Boi Mela was special to me. Growing up, I was never too sold on the hype around the fair—there were always too many crowds;

March 7, 2022
March 7, 2022

Bookstores in conversation at Gulshan Society Book Fair 2

Held on March 4-5 at the Gulshan Lake Park in its second iteration since 2019, the fair included stalls by several bookstores and publishers including Bookworm Bangladesh, Bengal Boi, University Press Limited, Baatighar, ULAB Press, Bishwa Shahittya Kendro, and more. 

February 24, 2022
February 24, 2022

Influence over quality: Who are the bestselling authors at the Boi Mela?

In recent years, internet personalities have dominated sales at the Ekushey Boi Mela.

February 17, 2022
February 17, 2022

Boi Mela begins. Are publishers prepared?

First, the government authorities are always behind in planning and leave things for the last minute to reach concrete decisions, and often, these decisions don’t take into consideration pragmatic solutions that are sustainable and maintainable in the long term.

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

‘Potrika Porbo’ magazine fair underway at Bengal Boi

Bengal Boi is hosting a magazine fair, ‘Potrika Porbo’, at their premises in Dhanmondi until Saturday, December 4.

April 12, 2019
April 12, 2019

Choitre Boi Utshab 2019 concludes

​A seasonal book fair, Choitre Boi Utshab 2019, was organised in collaboration with 10 publications at Bangladesh National Museum.

February 8, 2019
February 8, 2019

US envoy Miller visits book fair

US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller along with his wife visits the month-long Amar Ekushey Grantha Mela, Bangladesh's largest book fair.

February 24, 2016
February 24, 2016

Book fair shut again after brief reopening

After a brief reopening, the Ekushey book fair was shut again for today due to disruption of power connection. The concerned authorities took the decision of shutting down the fair from 6:30pm today as they could not provide power connection to the bookstalls.

February 2, 2016
February 2, 2016

Take Bangla literature to the world

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday reiterated her call for extensive and quality translation of classical and popular books of Bengali literature into other languages to reach out to world readers.