The Colombo International Book Fair 2023, organized by the Sri Lanka Book Publishers Association for the 25th consecutive year, began on September 22 at the BMICH, Colombo. The books exhibition will run till October 1st from 9 am to 9 pm every day.

2023 Colombo International Book Fair on September at BMICH

This is good news for book lovers. The Colombo International Book Fair (CIBF 2023) began at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) from September 22 to October 1. CIBF is considered Sri Lanka’s largest book exhibition.

When is Colombo Book Fair begin?

Here is a great chance for preschoolers, school students, university students, and higher education students to buy books, magazines, and stationery at special discounts. The Colombo International Book Fair 2023 will be held from September 22 to October 1 from 9.00 am to 9.00 p.m.

Colombo International Book Fair 2023 – Largest Books Exhibition in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Book Publishers Association is organizing the fair for the 25th year. Book Publishers Association says there will be about 400 stalls both local and foreign. Around 150 publishing companies will participate in the fair this year.

CIBF is the largest book exhibition in Sri Lanka and event held annually drawing crowds from all parts of the island.

Special Discounts

The Book Fair will see publishers, importers and retailers of books in English, Sinhala and Tamil as well as stationery, offering their products at various discounts. Pre-schools, Schools and universities can get special discounts. Also discounts ranging from 5% to 70% grants at the event and lot of Bargain Books available at the exhibition. The fair starts at 9.00 am and end 9.00 pm.

Large Crowd
Last year Book Fair (CIBF) visited by a million customers during the nine days period.

Therefore large crowd will be visiting day time, Hence if you want select books freely recommended visit at night. Special shuttle bus service has arranged from Bambalapitiya to Borella. Because of the possible traffic, Police to launch special Traffic plan. In addition Police provides special parking plan near BMICH till October 1.

CIBF #CIBF2023 #CIBF will be this year hashtag for social media.