FIL Lima 2022: schedule, activities and guests of the Lima Book Fair for this year

FIL Lima 2022 will be held from July 22 to August 7.

This Friday, July 22, starts the International Book Fair – FIL Lima 2022the most important cultural event of the Peru, which is expected by many and brings together various writers, booksellers, publishers and, of course, book lovers. With an important national and international literary offer, in addition to Portugal as guest of honor, this is all you need to know if you want to participate in this event.

from this friday July 22 to August 7, from 11 am to 10 pm., in the Próceres de la Independencia Park, located in the 16th block of Salaverry Avenue, Jesús María. The 26th edition will have a cultural offer from 12 different countries, among which Portugal, Spain, Chile, Colombia and Argentina stand out. In addition, it receives more than 60 international guests. Likewise, more than 600 cultural activities will be carried out for children, youth and adults

Let us remember that the COVID-19 pandemic did not allow FIL 2020 to take place. However, the FIL 2019 edition “received more than half a million visitors and generated an economic movement of more than S/ 20 million in book sales”, commented the president of the Peruvian Book Chamber, Willy del Pozo. “The goal of IDF 2022 it is to reach, at least, 80% of the influx and economic movement of what was generated two years ago,” he added.

Tickets can be purchased the same day you attend the fair or in advance through the Atrápalo web platform. Now, there are promotions for minors between 5 and 17 years old or if you are a university or institute student (presenting original card). Primary and secondary school teachers also have access to this special rate by presenting one of their latest payment slips. On the other hand, in the case of mChildren under 5 years of age, over 65 and disabled people who have the CONADIS card, will be able to enter for free every day of the fair.

– Monday to Thursday general: 5 soles

– Friday to Sunday general: 7 soles

– Monday to Sunday for minors between 5 and 17 years old: 3 soles

– Monday to Sunday for students: 3 soles

– Primary and secondary school teachers from Monday to Sunday: 3 soles.

The COVID-19 pandemic did not allow the FIL 2020 to take place.
The COVID-19 pandemic did not allow the FIL 2020 to take place.

The FIL Lima 2022 offers the promotion FAN FIL, a special ticket to enter as many times as you want during the 17 days of the fair. This one costs 60 soles and includes an event kit, as well as the opportunity to participate in exclusive raffles. It can be obtained in person at the event or through the Atrápalo web platform.

The FIL LIMA 2022 Professional Sessions will return and will take place from August 1 to 5. This is a space within the fair that seeks to boost the Peruvian publishing industry, aimed at book professionals (publishers, distributors, booksellers, illustrators, etc.). Some of its benefits are unlimited access to FIL 2022, participation in multiple conferences and seminars, as well as a certificate of participation. The entrance is obtained from the Atrápalo website from S / 60 for members of the Peruvian Chamber of Books of Lima and S / 80 for non-members.

The FIL has a space specially equipped for business meetings, dedicated to the areas of sale and exchange of rights, development of co-editions, import and export of books; as well as diverse offers in editorial services.

They will have automatic registration for free access to seminars and talks at the Professional Conference, personalized advice and programming of strategic meetings; as well as a catalog of books and rights that contain the best offer of Peruvian publishing production. Also editorial contacts, bookstores and distributors in our country. The ticket is purchased on the Atrápalo website from S / 100 for those associated with the Peruvian Chamber of Books and S / 200 for non-associates.

It will be a delegation of 17 Portuguese men and women, talented representatives of its literature, theater, music and more, which will bring us the most important cultural event in Peru. Starting this Friday, July 22, the Portuguese pavilion will offer more than 30 cultural activities to strengthen the ties of brotherhood of Peruvians with the country of the Nobel Prize for Literature, José Saramago.

Among the intellectuals of this country will be Luis Novais, who will be the host of his compatriots. In addition to José Luís Peixoto, Adélia Carvalho, Afonso Cruz, André Letria, David Machado, Fernando Évora, among other characters.


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FIL Lima 2022: schedule, activities and guests of the Lima Book Fair for this year