The BookFest@Malaysia (海外华文书市) 2008 event is now entered into its third year. With the theme of “Reading Empowers” (阅读新势力), it will showcase more than a million books by both Overseas and Local publishers, featuring leading publishers from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Singapore and Malaysia.
Held for a duration of 9 days, this BookFest will be presented from 24 May until 1 June 2008, 10am - 10pm, at Halls 1-5 of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, KLCC, stretching across the first week of the school holidays. The main organiser, Popular Book Co. (M) S/B is expecting over 450,000 visitors throughout this exhibition.
Among the interesting activities throughout the event will be:
- 2008 Feng Shui Sharing Session by Joey Yap
- Music Performance by Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra
- Pass Your Job Interview Within 30 Minutes
- "Design Fast Forward" Book Sharing Session by Eric Leong
- Blind Fold Reading
- Sudoku Fun Time
- Cooking Demonstration
- Magic Show and Interactive Game
- Cataract & Refractive Surgery - All you want to know and should know - By Dr.Yeoh Phee Liang
- Stock Investment Talks