Indian Social Club (ISC) has announced that it will start its four-day book fest from April 11.
The exhibition and sale of books is being held in partnership with the Indian embassy. The fest seeks to celebrate 70 years of Indian independence.
“Al Bhaj Books, the premier distributors of books in Oman, in partnership with ISC Oman and under the aegis of the Indian Embassy will hold an exhibition and sale of books called Bookfest 2018 from April 11-14 for the benefit of adult and children book lovers in Oman,” an official statement by ISC read.
The release added that there would be a variety of books in several languages on display.
“As part of the celebration of 70 years of Independence, the book fest will have dedicated sections for 12 different languages, including Hindi, English, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Urdu and Arabic.
On the sidelines of the book fest, different competitions are also being organised for children. Two quizzes, a senior quiz for classes nine to 12 and a junior quiz for classes five to eight will be conducted, in addition to other competitions, which include colouring competitions and an English poetry recitation competition.
Entry is free and registration for competitions can be done at the ISC reception on or before April 4, 2018. For more information, ISC may be contacted on 2470 1347.