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17th Festival of Books

Start Time: August 09, 2019 09:00 | End Time: August 11, 2019 18:00
Location: Market Place, Traffic Center, St. Pierre
This year the festival of books will be celebrated at the Market Place, Traffic Center, St Pierre from the 9th  to 11th August,  2019. The World Book and Copyright Day was first celebrated on the 23rd of April 1995 by UNESCO. Since then, this festival has been celebrated in various countries around the world with the purpose of promoting reading habit amongst individuals, to promote book publishing as well as bringing an awareness as to the importance of copyright.
 
The National Library of Mauritius on its part, has been organising the World Book Day since 2002 across various parts of the country, namely, at the Caudan Waterfront in Port-Louis, at the Mahebourg Waterfront, at the Bagatelle Mall in Moka and Trianon Shopping park etc. ​
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