The Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) has announced that the 19th Bahrain International Book Fair, originally scheduled for February next year, has been postponed.
BACA published the postponement announcement on its website. This decision marks the third time that the event has been postponed, with previous delays occurring in 2020 and 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The reasons and the new dates for the postponement have not been disclosed. The Arab Publishers Union has also confirmed the postponement in a statement, expressing their support and stating that further updates will be provided in the future.