58th Bologna Children’s Book Fair held successfully
-Sharjah GOH @ 2022 edition
The 58th Bologna Children’s Book Fair – BCBF – which, along with its BolognaBookPlus and Bologna Licensing Trade Fair initiatives “transferred” to digital platforms for the second year running (June 14 – 17 2021) – attracted more than 75,000 visits from all over the world who were able to access the Fair free of charge, showing an increase of 55% pageviews on the BCBF website compared to the previous virtual edition. Around 16,000 professionals took active part in the scheduled initiatives, that run for over 300 hours, attracting 3000 live single viewers. .This year’s Fair offered more than 250 scheduled events across BCBF, BolognaBookPlus and BLTF.
Next year’s 59th Bologna Children’s Book Fair is scheduled to run between March 21 and 24, 2022. The Guest of Honour will be Sharjah, initially scheduled for the 2020 Fair.