Monday, January 31, 2011

The FilBookFest goal: showcase the richness of Philippine culture through its literature

On October 1st and 2nd of this current year, the Filipino American International Book Festival will take place at the San Francisco Main Library on 100 Larkin Street, corner Fulton Street in the Civic Center area of San Francisco. It is a free-to-the public literary event that will display and sell printed books that cover various genres for children, young adults, and adult readers.   In addition, a variety of book-related cultural materials, including magazines, comic books, videos, music, movies, art and crafts will be included.

Non-Filipino authors who have published books about the Philippines will also participate in this event.  International Filipino authors from Europe, Canada, and Asia are also participating in this festival .

Pass the word around.  The Festival's main goal is to showcase the richness of the Philippine culture through its literature, visual arts, culinary arts, and music.

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