February 1 to 11, 2018, El Morro Fortress

Cover picture by Prensa Latina 


By hip-havana.com


The 27th Havana International Book Fair 2018 will be held from February 1 to 11, with China as the Guest Country of Honor.

The fair will be dedicated to Cuban intellectual, politician, essayist and researcher Eusebio Leal Spengler




This major cultural event will take place at the Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabaña in La Habana, as the main venue, and in some symbolic spaces of the city, like the University of Havana, the National Library, and the Pabellon Cuba.

But the Fair will also be extended to the other Provinces of the Country



 Pic by Granma


Some figures: more than 120 exhibitors, more than 500 guests, more than 40 participants countries, more than 600 new titles, around 4 mln of exposed books 



Pic by El Pais online 


Amongst the most represented countries, we mention China (which is Guest Country of Honour), Peru, Spain, Mexico, Panama, and Venezuela.


On February 5, HIP HAVANA will be actively participating in the Fair, supporting the Italy-Cuba cultural cooperation project « Gramsci C’è », funded by the Autonomous Region of Sardinia.


gramsci cè


On the occasion of presenting the Spanish translation of the children's book "The tree of the hedgehog and other goodnight stories" by the Italian writer Antonio Gramsci, a roundtable entitled « Gramsci, universal thought, from his land to the world » will take place at the Sala Alejo Carpenter, at 11 am.


libro gramsci copy 


Come and meet us at La Cabana, then!




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