Book Fair 2024 Program: May 2

Book Fair 2024 Program: May 2
Book Fair 2024 Program: May 2

Book Fair 2024 Program: May 2

The Buenos Aires International Book Fair is preparing to welcome the public with a series of very interesting activities for all ages.

Among the notable events are the second day of the Dialogue of Writers of Argentinain which participate Guillermo Martinez, Federico Jeanmaire and Claudia Pineiro, among others; the presentation of the new book Clara Obligado; Spanish authors Iria G. Parente and Selene M. Pascual They will talk about why LGBT+ representation in youth literature is important; Marcos Peña will talk with Juan Pablo Varsky about “ of going up (and down) the mountain” and the politician and theorist Álvaro García Linera will reflect on his essay “Democracy as a grievance.”

In addition, there will be tables on “The Wall or how Roger Waters and Alan Parker achieved a film that dialogues with the present, 42 years ago”, the 100 years of Franz Kafka and the 140 years of Juan Moreira, among others.

The largest literary event of the year in Buenos Aires brings together readers, writers, reading fans, students, teachers and visitors in an area of ​​more than 45,000 square meters at the La Rural Fairgrounds, making it the largest assistance in the Spanish-speaking field.

The Book Fair opens from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. (El Libro Foundation)

The Fair today opens at 2 p.m. and closes at 10 p.m. and admission costs $3,500. On the other hand, on Fridays, Saturdays and admission costs $5,000. It must be remembered that after 8 p.m. entry is free. There is also a three-entry pass option, with a cost of $7,500, allowing entry to the Fair on three different occasions. In addition, there is a space where you can leave vehicles for a cost of $17,000 per day.

14:00 – Study at the Balseiro Institute. Dialogue. Come and learn what it is like to study at the Balseiro Institute and work at the Bariloche Atomic Center. You will discover that scholarships are offered so that you can study Physics and Engineering in Telecommunications, Mechanics or Nuclear in a center of international prestige, with excellent career prospects. Participating: Lourdes Torres, Diego Mazzitelli and Patricia Mateos. Organized by: Balseiro Institute- Bariloche Atomic Center- CNEA- UNCUYO. Room: Explora Zone. Pavilion: Yellow Pavilion.

14:15 – Wind-up stories: early childhood stories and songs. Specially selected stories in which, spinning melodies, objects, instruments, images and stories, stories with fish, balloons, moons and dragons unfold to enjoy the collective experience of reading and encountering books. From 2 to 5 years. Participate: Organize: El Libro Foundation. Room: Carlos Gorostiza. Pavilion: Yellow Pavilion.

14:30 – The Storyteller: Stories for childhood by Maria Elena Walsh. Organized by: El Obrador. Room: Digital Space. Pavilion: Yellow Pavilion.

Rodolfo Bebán in the role of “Juan Moreira”, one of Leonardo Favio’s classics as a filmmaker

14:30 – Juan Moreira 140 years after its premiere. The course will be dedicated to characterizing the premiere of “Juan Moreira” in 1884 (Politeama, in Corrientes and Paraná, based on the adaptation to the stage of the serial by Eduardo Gutiérrez) and its historical importance in the generation of the later theatrical gauchesca. It proposes to rethink the theatrical gauchesca as poetic, its transformation into creoleism and social drama, its projections in the theater of the 20th century and its impact on the Argentine theater of the 21st century. We will also reflect on the myth of Juan Moreira and his various aspects in Argentine culture. How Jorge Luis Borges, Manuel Gálvez and David Viñas, among others, read Moreirism and anti-Moreirism. Participates: Jorge Dubatti. Organized by: El Libro Foundation. Room: Rodolfo Walsh. Pavilion: Yellow Pavilion.

15:30 – Disability and independent living – Personal life project: first-person choices. Participate: Carolina González Ávila and Fátima Maresco. Organized by: Integration Solar. Room: Horacio González – Space for Functional Diversity and Disability. Pavilion: Ocher Pavilion.

16:00 – Book soup: Come compete with your friends and family to see who can find the hidden book the fastest.. Organized by: El Libro Foundation. Room: Digital Space. Pavilion: Yellow Pavilion.

Franz Kafka: reflections on the significance and influence of his work, on the 100th anniversary of his death

16:00 – Franz Kafka news: reflections on the significance and influence of his work, on the 100th anniversary of his death. Participating: Martín Koval, Miguel Vedda, Leticia Hornos Weisz. Organized by: El Libro Foundation. Room: Domingo Faustino Sarmiento. Pavilion: White Pavilion.

five pm – The Wall or how Roger Waters and Alan Parker achieved a film that dialogues with the present, 42 years ago. Participates: Mariano Castaño and Mariano González Achi. Organized by: Waning Quarter. Room: Future Zone. Pavilion: Yellow Pavilion.

five pm – Iria and Selene: LGBT+ representations in youth literature. In dialogue with Tobbi García, Spanish authors Iria G. Parente and Selene M. Pascual talk about why LGBT+ representation is important in youth literature, what references they had in their youth and what type of diversity is still missing in fiction. Presented by: Nicolás Colfer. Organized by: El Libro Foundation with the support of AC/E. Room: Pride and Prejudice: Space for Sexual Diversity and Culture. Pavilion: Ocher Pavilion.

Religious statue of Mama Antula

17:30 – Mama Antula, Don Zatti, Eduardo Pironio: saints of our land. Participate: Néstor Zubeldía and Denise Estremero. Presented by: Juan José Chiappetti. Organized by: Don Bosco Argentina Editions. Room: Ernesto Sábato. Pavilion: Blue Pavilion.

17:30 – Dialogue of Writers of Argentina – Table I – Debate. Are there no more men or do we no longer want men? The dilemma of new masculinities. Participating: Federico Jeanmaire, Enzo Maqueira, “Lucho” Fabbri. Moderator: Gonzalo Aguilar. Organized by: El Libro Foundation. Room: Domingo Faustino Sarmiento. Pavilion: White Pavilion.

19:00 – Presentation of “Democracy as a grievance”, the new book by Álvaro García Linera. This essay invites us to recover and enhance the alternative democratic forms that nest in popular struggles and insurgencies. Participating: Álvaro García Linera, Karina Batthyány, Julián Rebón, Pablo Vommaro. Organized by: CLACSO. Room: Rodolfo Walsh. Pavilion: Yellow Pavilion.

19:00 – Trolo News: new LGBT+ communicators. Social networks are the main means of information for those who no longer read the press. Each new tool adds value to this way of interpreting current events, which flows between Instagram reels and Tik Tok challenges. The diversity of communicators grows based on a common denominator: the construction of a combative character whose best weapons are humor and irony. Who are these new communicators? Who are they addressing? And above all, what do they live on?! Participating: Maia Debowicz, Gabriela Ivy, Hermana Beba and Marika Combativa. Presented by: Nicolás Colfer. Organized by: El Libro Foundation. Room: Pride and Prejudice: Space for Sexual Diversity and Culture. Pavilion: Ocher Pavilion.

19:00 – The art of going up (and down) the mountain: Conversation with Marcos Peña. Participate: Marcos Peña and Juan Pablo Varsky. Presented by: Carlos Díaz. Organized by: Siglo XXI Editores. Room: Victoria Ocampo. Pavilion: White Pavilion.

19:00 – Dialogue of Writers of Argentina – Table II – New variants of the autobiographical story, the art of recreating one’s own life. Participating: Claudio Zeiger, Gloria Peirano, Carlos Aletto. Moderator: Luis Mey. Organized by: El Libro Foundation. Room: Domingo Faustino Sarmiento. Pavilion: White Pavilion.

20:00 – Witchcraft and gay counterculture, a historical journey through the ghosts of dissidence in the different cultures of the West. Participating: Facu Saxe, Leo Rodríguez. Presented by: Leo Rodríguez. Organized by: Madreselva Editorial. Room: Future Zone. Pavilion: Yellow Pavilion.

20:30 – Presentation of Clara Obligado’s new book “Three ways to say goodbye” (ed. Foam Pages). Participates: Clara Obligado. Presented by: Magalí Etchebarne. Organized by: El Libro Foundation with the support of AC/E. Room: Carlos Gorostiza. Pavilion: Yellow Pavilion.

20:30 – Dialogue of Writers of Argentina – Table III – Insistencies of the political in fiction: Do convictions and utopias sneak into literature?. Participating: Claudia Piñeiro, Guillermo Martínez, Claudia Aboaf, Elsa Drucaroff. Moderator: Alejandra Rodríguez Ballester. Organized by: El Libro Foundation. Room: Domingo Faustino Sarmiento. Pavilion: White Pavilion.

20:30 – “Corrientes, accoutrement of the soul: tribute to Julián Zini. “Chamamecero closing by Nélida Argentina Zenon and the Playadito Embassy.” Participating: Gabriel Romero, President of the Institute of Culture and other invited authorities. Organized by: Corrientes Institute of Culture. Room: José Hernández. Pavilion: Red Pavilion.

20:30 – Violence against women with a public voice: challenges and strategies to address it. Participating: Silvina Molina, Mariana Iglesias, Marina Abiuso, Julia López. Presented by: Gisela Busaniche. Organized by: UNICEF – UNFPA – UN Women – UNDP – Network of Gender Editors of Argentina. Room: Alejandra Pizarnik. Pavilion: Yellow Pavilion.

20:30 – Presidential Debates as Spectacle and Strategy. Participating: Daniela Barbieri, Ana Iparraguirre, Luli Trujillo, and Augusto Reina, Presenting: Facundo Cruz. Organized by: Pulsar.UBA – Eudeba. Room: Adolfo Bioy Casares. Pavilion: White Pavilion.

 
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