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SAPPRFT-China is Guest of Honour at Radio Romania’s GAUDEAMUS 2016

GAUDEAMUS International Book and Education Fair 2016 is taking place between 16-20 November in Bucharest. The event, having reached its 23rd edition, is the only book fair in the world initiated and organised by a public radio service: Radio Romania.

The event is part of the READING Program initiated and organised by Radio Romania since 1994. The READING Program is a complex cultural project of national amplitude aiming to support the Romanian written culture through exhibition-type events dedicated to books and education. After over 20 years, GAUDEAMUS stands for 96 book fairs organised in Bucharest and throughout the country, over 2, 6 million visitors and approximately 10,500 accompanying cultural events. These numbers place Radio Romania in the position of national leader of the book fairs market.

The Guest of Honour of GAUDEAMUS 2016 is CHINA. The Guest of Honour participation is organised by the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of China, through the China National Publications Import Export (Group) Corporation. The Chinese stand will include several exhibitions areas: publications of Chinese publishers, publishing and printing in Ancient China, collections of children’s books and Chinese traditional picture story books, a themed books display, a mutual translations exhibition and an events area.

The main events included in the Guest of Honour programme are: the China-Romania Publishing Development Forum and the China-Romania Literary Exchange Forum.

In his opening speech, Mr Ovidiu Miculescu, President Director General of Radio Romania said that Gaudeamus is the most widely read book fair at the most listened radio station in Romania..