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The Macao International Book Fair 2019, co-organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao Special Administrative Region Government and the China Book Import and Export (Group) Corporation, was held from July 4th to 7th at the Venetian Macao Convention and Exhibition Hall A. As one of the key activities of the second “Meeting Macau-China-Portuguese Culture and Art Festival”, the book fair has brought a variety of rich and varied programs, including “24th International”. “Food and Wine Book Awards Ceremony”, publishing seminars, exchanges, new book launches and writers’ talks, and invited a number of heavyweight chefs from home and abroad to visit the “Master Kitchen” in the exhibition to showcase the superb Culinary skills, let the audience feast their eyes.
Among them, the “24th International Food and Wine Book Awards Ceremony” was the highlight of the book fair. The award ceremony was hailed as “Oscar of the Food and Wine Industry” by the famous food and wine book collector Edouard Cointreau. Founded in 1995, it has a detached status and is highly regarded by the global food industry and the publishing industry.
“Macau International Book Fair 2019” attracted publishers from more than 20 countries and regions including the Portuguese-speaking countries, the “Belt and Road” countries, Southeast Asia and Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.