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24th Kochi International Book Festival (KIBF)


The 24th Kochi International Book Festival (KIBF) will be held from 1st April to 10th April 2022, at Ernakulathappan Grounds, Kochi. Since the pandemic hit 2020, we had to reimagine how we operate and where to provide virtual events.  Now, the time has come to move on to live, physical events, applying the highest standards of health precautions.One of india's premier book festivals and the largest in Kerala, KIBF connects readers of diverse ages and backgrounds with local, national and international authors, publishers, and booksellers. The Kochi Literature Festival 2022, to be held simultaneously, at the Book festival venue, will feature debates on current issues, presenting the literary greats alongside debut writers, hosting artists, politicians, historians, journalists, poets, scientists and a vibrant program of cultural events for our younger audiences.
             For exhibitors, KIBF is the perfect platform to offer their products and service; for interaction with their target audience and building brand awareness. As a non-profit charitable organisation, established to promote reading and encourage writing, the support from publishers, booksellers,  benefactors and patrons help us champion the best in writing and bring some of the world's greatest books, writers, speakers and thinkers to Kochi. However big or small your support is, it is incredibly valuable to us. Let us join together to host Kerala's largest cultural and literary event; the celebration of books, ideas, authors and artists.

hank You.
Venue :-   Ernakulathappan Grounds, Kochi
           From April 1st to 10th April 2022
           ( Visiting Hours - 10 am to 8 pm )


The 24th edition of Kochi International Book Festival, (KIBF) one of India's premier book festivals and the largest literary event in Kerala, will be held from 1st to 10th April, 2022. With more than 300 publishers , distributors and book sellers filling the vibrant Ernakulathappan Grounds, Kochi, this smart, diverse gathering attracts thousands of book lovers of all ages.

The Antharashtra Pusthakotsava Samithy also hosts the Kochi Literature Festival 2022, from 2nd to 6th April, at the Bookfest and other venues. Presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging writers, the Festival will include over 300 authors from all over the country and outside, speaking more than 15 languages, where readers of all ages gather to follow their passion for books and their creators.

KIBF, also one of the largest cultural events in Kerala, where the young and old from all walks of life converge to pursue their fervour for the performing and creative arts, to watch and interact with the leading artists in the field.

Welcome to Kerala's largest cultural and literary extravaganza; the celebration of books, ideas, authors and artists.