The 28th Armenian book fair is launched in Antelias

The 28th Armenian book fair is launched in Antelias

Catholicos Aram at the opening ceremony of the Armenian book fairDuration of the book fair: 12 November – 3 December 2006


The annual Armenian Book Fair organized by the Catholicosate of Cilicia was launched on November 12 in Antelias. After the Holy Mass held in the St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, His Holiness Aram I headed a procession of the Cilician Brotherhood and the Seminary students to the Cilicia Museum yard, where the book fair is being held.


A large number of spirituals, members of Parliament, intellectuals, students, journalists attended the opening in addition to the believers that had attended the mass earlier. The representatives of foreign religions who have come to Antelias to participate in the 3 day Middle East-Asia inter-faith dialogue were also present at the opening.


A number of local and foreign Armenian publishing houses and authors participate in the conference alongside the various presses operating within the Catholicosate. The fair has been organized by the Catholicosate?s bookstore committee. It includes spiritual, ecclesiastical, philosophical, literary, pedagogical, musical, cultural and may other types of publications.


The fair will go on until December 3, opening its doors to book lovers every day from 10:00 AM till 7:00 PM.



– Aram Catholicos inaugurates the book fair.

– Representatives of foreign religions participating in the Middle East-Asia inter-faith dialogue attend the opening ceremony.


Source: Armenian Catholicosate Of Cilicia's Address

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Foreign participants in the Book Fair 2006