SAFEX welcomes gladely the 20th edition of the international book fair of Algiers "SILA" from October 29th to November 7th , 2015, under the theme "twenty years on the page.
SILA gathers this year 910 exhibitors including 290 Algerian Publishers and 620 foreign exhibitors representing 50 countries of four continents
Arab countries are on the top list of participant (17) followed by African countries (17, including 7 who also belong to the Arab world). The third important group is made up of 15 European countries, whose guest of honour 'France '. The Americas (North and South) are present with 5 countries: Argentina, United States of America, Canada, Peru and Venezuela. Finally, 4 countries present Asia : China, Iran, Japan and Turkey
This exhibition confirms its international notoriety with the significant participation of American and Asian continent.
On the sidelines of this event a cultural animation program is planned, it covers:
-6 thematic meetings include a return on the massacres of May 08, 1945 and an approach for the 1st time in the SILA, issues and perspective of digital publishing and electronic book ,
- 3 days 'national identity' ,
- Panaf spirit ,
- literature and Cinema week ,
- the 7th Maghreb meeting of writers ,
-The 1st edition of the price ASSIA DJEBAR of the novel ,
To accommodate all of these programs, four spaces have been reserved:
- - Conference room of ILA, Pavilion Central, wing C2
- -Conference room “ALI MAACHI”
- - Reception Hall "DAR EL DJAZAIAR”
- - Conference room "DIRECTION GENERALE"
To contribute to the success of the event, SAFEX has taken all the disposition for a good organization in order to facilitate the installation and the movement of exhibitors and visitors, also to permit for a great number of visitors to explore the exhibition area, SAFEX offers a completely free access to the exhibition Center