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Posted On: 1 January 2022 07:30 am
Updated On: 19 January 2022 05:28 pm

[UPDATE] Doha International Book Fair 2022

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Event Details:

Location: Doha Exhibition & Convention Center, Qatar
Date: 13 January 2022 - 23 January 2022
Time: 12:00 pm - 01:00 am
Ticket Purchase: Online
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[UPDATE] 17 JANUARY 2022; 10:32 pm

Starting 18 January 2022, children under the age of 12 will be allowed to enter the Doha International Book Fair daily from 4 pm to 9 pm, provided that they are accompanied by their parents, with the need to adhere to all COVID-19 precautions.


1 January 2022; 07:30 pm

The 31st Doha International Book Fair comes in line with Qatar’s Vision 2030, which aims to develop the knowledge economy and the Ministry of Culture's vision “towards a society with an authentic conscience and a healthy body”, in addition to reflecting the state of the country’s cultural scene.

It is considered a prominent cultural event with wide participation of Arab and foreign publishing houses which in turn contribute to enriching the cultural movement accompanying the exhibition. As many as 37 countries will participate in the book fair. The number of direct publishers reached 430, while the number of agencies is 90.

The book fair will be showcasing the human journey of exploration and learning. The exhibition will introduce the latest and most recent publications that reflect human’s creative and reflective knowledge across all fields.

Qatari publishing houses such as Dar Al Thaqafah Printing Press, Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press, Katara Publishing House, Qatar University Press, Rosa Publishing House, Zakrit Publishing House, Dar Al Watad for Publishing and Distribution, Dar Al Sharq Printing, Publishing and Distribution, Nabja House for Publishing and Distribution and Nawa Publishing House will have distinguished participation in the book fair.

Date and Time:

  • The fair will open from Saturday to Thursday, 9:00 am to 10:00 pm.
  • Friday, it is open from 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Precautionary measures & Entry:

  • Pre-registration will be required through an electronic link, where the registration code registered for the visit will be received via e-mail, and only fully vaccinated people or those who have recovered from Covid-9 within the last 12 months will be allowed in.
  • In line with health regulations imposed by authorities, only 2000 people (30%) of the venue’s capacity will be allowed to attend the book fair at any one time. (Doors will be closed if the total number is reached inside the exhibition hall)
  • Entry and exit will be heavily monitored to avoid overcrowding and social distancing measures will be implemented at all times.
  • The visit to the exhibition will be limited to vaccinated, children under the age of 12 that have not received vaccinations are not allowed to enter the exhibition.
  • It is also mandatory for all visitors to show GREEN Ehteraz to enter.

To book your visit to the Book Fair, REGISTER HERE!

  • The code that will be received is valid for the visit during the specified day. In the event that it is not possible or you want to change and book a ticket for another day, please amend the ticket details and choose the day if that day is available. The code is used when entering and exiting the exhibition (please keep the code as it is not possible to enter or exit without it)

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Doha International Book Fair 2022
Image credit: Doha International Book Fair

Source: Ministry of Culture