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27 February 2011 03:07 pm

Floating book fair opens tomorrow!

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Doha: Many exciting experiences await young and old on board the Logos Hope. The unique ship offers exclusive on-board events for people of all ages, in addition to its array of quality, affordable books.

Logos Hope will be open to the public from tomorrow until February 28 from 2pm to 10pm.

The ship will be located at Berth number 8, Doha Port. Tickets cost QR2, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

On 26 February, the ship will present Music for the Soul, a night of live music and entertainment with an international twist. Guests will also have the opportunity to meet crewmembers and enjoy light snacks in a coffee-house atmosphere. Tickets cost QR10 and will be available on-board.

Visitors are invited to experience international displays, music, face painting, dramas, and more at the family-friendly Open Ship Day, on February 25. No ticket is required. Information about these and other onboard events is available at www.logoshope.org/qatar.

Logos Hope offers an expanded selection of over 5,000 titles at affordable prices. They cover a range of subjects including science, sports, hobbies, and family life.

With children’s titles, academic texts, dictionaries, atlases and more, the book fair is something the whole family can enjoy. Additionally, the rest of the Visitor Experience deck is also open for the public to explore. From the Welcome Area, which introduces the new vessel through a short movie and interactive displays, to the International Café, which has ice cream, drinks and snacks for sale, there is sure to be something for everyone.

Logos Hope is operated by GBA Ships eV, an international, charitable organisation registered in Germany.

In almost 40 years of service, the organisation has welcomed 40 million visitors up the gangways in over 160 countries and territories around the world.