The 2016 Kaohsiung Book Fair, organized by the Association of Kaohsiung Publishers, will take place from July 1 to 10 at the International Convention Center Kaohsiung in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The second Kaohsiung Book Fair, held in conjunction with the Kaohsiung July Reading Festival, is aimed at cultivating the cultural qualities of the public and fostering their reading abilities. The organizer aims to arouse people’s passion for reading and by the end of the day have the reading atmosphere spread everywhere.
The showground will be divided into a general area and children’s area. Notably, two stages will serve as the settings for numerous activities, such as book signings, lectures, and book sharings by authors of picture books, novels, and light novels, along with a robot dance performance, story-telling by big uncle for little kids, and tabletop game lessons. In particular, Yuan-Liou Publishing Co. (YLiB) will have a large touch-screen display at their booth and offer the readers a totally different reading experience using brand new technology.