They accompanying the Minister, Chinese Ambassador Liang Yu, President of the Departmental Book Chamber, Carlos Ostermann and city mayor Luis Revilla and a stage full of visitors on the lookout for new.
"Reading generates cultural interaction, We must reclaim the literature, reading in our lives and not only have to promote access to reading, but also writing and reading quality. I thank all who have made this activity possible ", He said at the opening ceremony.
Today the fair opens to the public for ten days, with 280 cultural activities, including book exhibitions, conferences, meetings, dramas on historical passages, national meetings literature, poetry readings, conversatorios, among others.
The Ministry of Culture and Tourism has a stand, in which exposed over 200 works, related to intellectual production in the cultural field, tourist, historical, anthropological, archaeological, in addition to promote Bolivia as Best Cultural Destination, after the nomination of the World Travel Awards, ten destinations in the country.
At this point of the show, people who wish to support with their vote, Vice Ministry of Tourism staff, They will explain how or help at that time to do it through a computer connected to the Internet or a cellular.
China participates as guest highlighted, Ambassador Yu Liang, He said the cultural diversity of the country that has produced displays 2016 500.000 books. "China advocates the publication and the rescue of culture. (…) Reading is a learning platform other, of the other culture ".
Meanwhile, Mayor Revilla said that corresponds to invite paceños and paceñas to the fair, to participate in it, who they want to find new and may participate in different ways with his family.
They will participate in the XXIII version of the FIL, 130 authors and publishers from Germany, Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, China, Cuba, Ecuador, U.S, España, Mexico and Uruguay.
The Spanish Aroa Moreno and Bethlehem Gopegui, Mexican Laura Esquivel, Carla Guelfenbein Chilean and Ecuadorian Sarawi Andrango, American Dan Wells, Spanish Ricardo Alcantara and Pepe Verdes, Brazilian Bernardo Carvalho, Uruguayan Eduardo Gudynas, German publisher Heinrich von Berenberg and Bolivian Edmundo Paz Solda