XVII Feria Internacional del Libro Santo Domingo 2014 / The 17th International Book Fair of Santo Domingo 2014 (FILRD14).
This years annual Book Fair will be held from April, 24 to May 5, 2014 / 24 de abril al 5 de mayo de 2014 at the the Plaza de la Cultura Juan Pablo Duarte located in Gazcue, Santo Domingo.
Each year there is a special invited country. This year the fair is dedicated to writer Domingo Moreno Jimenes and the honored country is Panama. The cultural program has book presentations, conferences, lectures, workshops on cultural aspects, discussions, panels, entertainment, activities, visual arts, theater and any other events all related to the world of books and reading. This years fair focuses on education as a priority for society and the Dominican government, domestic violence and young people.
Domingo Moreno Jimenes, who was born on January 7, 1894, and died on September 23, 1986. He is known for his poetry (Promesa (1916), Vuelos y Duelos, en el mismo año (1921), Del Anodismo al Postumismo (1927), Decrecer y Sésamo (1931) and more) with his career spanning over half a century.
The Cultural Plaza has been cleaned and beautified and the security has been stepped up so all will feel safe and be able to enjoy the concerts, exhibits, plays, readings and much more with out worries.
For a little history about the Book Fair go to last years post https://colonialzonenews.colonialzone-dr.com//2013/03/27/feria-libro-book-fair-santo-domingo-2013/