Christian publishers participate in decentralized Seoul International Book Fair
The 2020 Seoul International Book Fair ended on the 25th. However, The Korean Publishers Association announced that major online exhibitions, lectures, and conversation programs of the book fair will be available on the official website and YouTube until the end of this year.
This year’s book fair was held both online and offline from the 16th of this month. To prevent the spread of Corona 19, it was planned as a decentralized festival by linking bookstores and cultural spaces around Seoul.
198 domestic publishers and 32 local bookstores and cultural spaces participated in the book fair.
Among them, as Christian publishing house, Christian Literature Center, Publishing Bureau of The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Korea, Jordan Press, Urim Books, and Grace Publisher participated.
Urim Books (CEO Johnny Kim), an international member of ECPA, exhibits 87 Korean books and 35 English books by paper and e-book version through the official website of the book fair. Among them Spirit Soul and Body (vol1)(vol2), and Awaken, Israel were exhibited in an offline space.
These books are uploaded on the official website of the SIBF and can be viewed again until the end of this year. Paper books and e-books can be purchased through Yes24.com, a book fair partner, and e-books can be purchased through Yes24.com and Amazon.com.
The book fair website recorded 20,000 visitors and 210,000 page views over 10 days. Various lectures and conversation programs provided by the book fair website, YouTube, and Naver TV exceeded 32,000 views, according to KPA.