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Events Celebrating Bangkok's World Book Capital 2013 Status

Posted: May. 7th, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse
World Book Capital 2013
Nation Multimedia

With a keen focus on literacy, Bangkok has been deemed the World Book Capital for 2013, which means there will be tons of book-themed events surrounding the festival. With lectures, kids' events and numerous exhibitions, Bangkok is going to be a book-lover's dream over the next few weeks.

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has kicked off a year-long series of activities to celebrate the city's status as World Book Capital 2013.

Bangkok will take over from Yerevan in Armenia as the new World Book Capital tomorrow, which is World Book and Copyright Day.

Yesterday saw the curtain rise on a three-day exhibition over 7,000 square metres at Siam Paragon.

Over at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, an exhibition on the 35th Anniversary of the SEA Write Award opened yesterday and will run till May 19.

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