Rainbow Trust Foundation Donates Books to Echoing Hills, as part of events marking the celebration of Accra World Book Capital, 2023. Echoing Hills is an inclusive residential facility for vulnerable children and persons with disability. The event which took place on Saturday, June 10, 2023, also included assessment of children to test their reading abilities. This was followed by various reading activities.
The two-day book fair was organized by Gracie Grace Reads as part of activities marking the yearlong celebration of Accra World Book Capital, 2023. The event which took place on May 20, 2023 to May 21, 2023 had in attendance, publishers, writers and authors, heads of educational institutions, teachers, students and pupils, including parents and other stakeholders. The book fair also included various reading clinics to promote reading and engender a culture of reading among all facets of society.
Accra formally took over as the 2023 World Book Capital of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) from the Mexican city of Guadalajara on Monday 24 April, 2023.
Speaking at the launch of World Book Capital 2023 in Accra on Monday April 24, the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo urged parents to inculcate the habit of reading among their wards.
The Director-General of UNESCO Madam Audrey Azoulay is in Accra to join the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to open the Accra World Book Capital (AWBC) 2023.
UNESCO Director-General, Madam Audrey Azoulay and the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo are hosting the grand opening of the Accra World Book Capital 2023 in Accra.
In addition, they will host an array of important international personalities at the ceremony.