Book Fairs in Latin American

Between 2016 and 2017 book fairs were supported in Bogota, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Miami, and Sweden. Renting booth space is expensive in every country, yet the local associations and working groups sustain half the booth cost, and the full cost for brochures, posters, or any volunteer logo apparel. Latin American students have been present at … read more of Book Fairs in Latin American.

Andrés’ Book Fair Story

A true story of a life that was changed: I have been a reader of The Urantia Book who read alone since 1995 until April 2001, when I attended the Bogota International Book Fair. It was there for the first time I met other readers of The Urantia Book at a booth some volunteers had rented. … read more of Andrés’ Book Fair Story.

Esther’s Book Fair Story

Global seeding of The Urantia Book and its teachings at book fairs is having a clear impact. Esther’s Story: It was a Saturday afternoon in April of 2015 when my brother invited me to visit the Bogota Book Fair. We toured various booths without much interest and without much eagerness, until we were almost leaving at … read more of Esther’s Book Fair Story.

Bogotá International Book Fair – 2018

The Bogota International Book Fair (FILBO) for 2018 was held in May over sixteen days. This was the 31st book fair to be organized by the Colombian Book Chamber and Corferias. This event is considered to be the most important cultural event in Colombia, and over 57,5000 people attended. Year after year FILBO is a … read more of Bogotá International Book Fair – 2018.

Miami Book Fair

The Miami Study Group participated in the Miami Book Fair from 17-19 November 2017. Many thanks to a dedicated group of volunteers who worked together so well to create a Urantia Book display booth and to make this such a great experience. Our team consisted of Angela Alvarez, Jeanette Francis, Eva Castell, Luis Betancur, Raul … read more of Miami Book Fair.

Gothenburg Book Fair – Sweden

Over the course of four days starting September 28th we manned a booth at the Gothenburg Book Fair in Sweden. The event was really much more than a book fair. It is essentially Scandinavia’s largest cultural gathering of the year with roughly 100,000 visitors. The floor space was mind-bogglingly large with many rooms and levels. … read more of Gothenburg Book Fair – Sweden.

Book Fair in Lima, Perú 

Attending a book fair is always interesting. Books—many books of every kind including comics, recipes, sports, stories, novels, history, science, as well as those about the customs of each invited country including our own country of Perú can be found.    This year in 2017, the International Book Fair (FIL) exceeded the attendance of last year’s … read more of Book Fair in Lima, Perú .

Ecuador Book Fair 

Readers from the Urantia group, Lectores del Jardín de Edentia in Ecuador organized a Urantia Book booth at the book fair in Puce, Chillos Valley which was held 29 May to 2 June this year. Although attendance at this book fair was a little disappointing as it was held mid-week when most people were at … read more of Ecuador Book Fair .

Bogotá Book Fair

The International Book Fair in Bogotá, Colombia was held April 25 to May 8, 2017 with a booth hosted by Urantia Association of Bogotá and with financial support from Urantia Association International. More than 40 volunteers participated in the booth. Guest volunteers from some Latin American countries were invited to come and volunteer to learn … read more of Bogotá Book Fair.

The Bogotá International Book Fair

The Bogotá International Book Fair (FILBO) brings together exhibitors from the book industry worldwide but primarily from Latin America. It is held annually at the Corferias-Centro de Convenciones in Bogotá, Colombia. Diversity characterized the 2016 fair, which took place from April 19 to May 2. More than 150,000 titles were available in twenty-three exhibition halls, … read more of The Bogotá International Book Fair.