Bilbao Book Fair presentation at the Hotel Abando
Yesterday morning at the Abando Hotel, the 49th Bilbao Book Fair was presented.
At the press conference held, the writer and poet Luís García Montero was awarded the Pluma de Plata Award for his writing.
This book fair will stand out, in comparison to previous years, because there will be more women writes, especially young women. More books will be presented in Basque, promoting reading in Basque, booksellers and local writers.
Activities will be held, exhibitions and meetings for writers and their readers. The book fair will consist of 55 stands, and will open on May 30th at 12:00 p.m., and will end on June 9th. The schedule everyday will be from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.