Santo Domingo’s International Book Fair opens on April 24

The XVII International Book Fair Santo Domingo 2014 will take place in the Dominican Republic’s capital city from April 24 through May 5th.

The venue will be the city’s “Plaza de la Cultura Juan Pablo Duarte, “situated in the heart of the Dominican capital. Panama will be the Fair’s Guest of Honor. The Santo Domingo Book Fair is the largest in the Caribbean region.

This year the fair will honor eleven Dominican writers by giving the various walkways of the “Plaza de la Cultural” their names.

The centrally-located Plaza features a National Library, museums, and Santo Domingo’s National Theater.

This annual event is organized by the Ministry of Culture and is visited by thousands of national and international visitors and distinguished international writers.

Santo Domingo’s International Book Fair is the most important event of its kind in the Caribbean, and one of the most important ones in Latin America.


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