Hong Kong Book Fair

The annual Book Fair is organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and takes place over several days. It launched in 1990.

There is more to the book fair than just bargain sales. After all, genuine book lovers do not just hunt for cheap books once a year. Photo: David Wong

The book fair has a special significance

If the city’s annual book fair is any guide to people’s eagerness to read, it would be tempting to say that our reading culture is on the decline. Despite a record number of 670 exhibitors from 37 places, attendance fell short of the target of one million.