Riyadh International
Book Fair 2021

About Riyadh International Book Fair

The Riyadh International Book Fair is held annually and brings together publishers and readers from all over the world. The fair delivers a unique cultural experience, raising awareness of the many benefits of reading and literature bring.

This year’s event will be hosted by the Ministry of Culture, which will elevate the Book Fair’s prominence in the international literary calendar, encourage global partnerships and trade, and establish the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as a publishing and literary hub.

Event Program

The Theater

On the main stage of the Riyadh International Book Fair, various cultural and literary events will be held.

Speaker’s Platform

There will be interactive lectures with Saudi and Arab creators, writers and speakers on topics related to culture, art and literature.


A variety of daily workshops in art, writing, publishing, book making, reading, and translation.

Special Programs

Riyadh International Book Fair sits alongside many events, activities and special programs that targets all segments of society, opening a cultural window to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Publishers Conference

The Publishers Conference 2021 will be held between 4th and 5th of October. The first of its kind in the Kingdom and considered the starting point of the further development of the sector. It offers an opportunity to build and strengthen relations between publishers locally, regionally and internationally. The conference will include professional talks, publishing workshops and sessions on opportunities for trade rights.

About Riyadh

Riyadh, the capital and most populous city in Saudi Arabia, has deep roots and an ancient past which made it renowned regionally and internationally. It is the Kingdom’s largest city, its financial and commercial center, and the second-largest city in the Middle East.

Riyadh’s original past becomes evident in Al-Masmak Palace, one of the most important national historical landmarks, and in Ad Diriyah and “At Turaif '' district, which was inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List. In addition to King Abdulaziz National Museum, which pieces together the Kingdom’s history, present, and future under one roof.

Riyadh city is rich in its diverse modern architecture, year-round cultural, artistic, and entertainment activities, as well as huge and luxurious shopping centers, making it a destination fit for all, bringing together the Kingdom's past and present, and building its future.

Contact Info

King Faisal Road, Al Bujairi, Ad Diriyah 13711.
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