Hong Kong Book Fair 2022 - Travel to France [fr] [中文]

From July 20th to 26th 2022 the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macao presents its French Pavilion at the Hong Kong Book Fair (Hall 1A - A17 "International Cultural Village") for the 7th consecutive year, with a focus placed on travel and travelling writers.


Designed for visitors of all horizons, the French Pavilion is an invitation to travel. Among inspiring quotes from renowned French travel writers, a special exhibition showcasing the best photographs from an online competition organised from June 14th to July 5th by the French Consulate general. A space to browse through books for all ages is also be freely accessible with games and quizzes for children and their companions to win some goodies from the Consulate.

Various activities will also take place to animate your tour of the book fair, with entertainment about the French language by the Alliance Française of Hong Kong, and about the secrets of Mona Lisa by Atout France.

A vibrating talk will be given by the writer Christine CAPPIO, who just released her latest book which give her take on the pandemic through poetic and hopeful drawings.

HK Book Fair opening hours
20-21 July 2022 (Wednesday and Friday) 10am – 7pm
22-23 July 2022 (Thursday, Saturday to Monday) 10am – 6pm
26 July 2022 (Tue) 10am – 2pm

« Behind the smile of Mona Lisa », by Atout France

Date : July 20th, 2022 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:00 -7:00 pm
Place : Hall 1A Concourse stage
Language : cantonese

With a presentation that will make you travel to France, you will discover the hidden side of iconic French heritage.

« Speak dating Game » by the Alliance Française of Hong Kong

Date : July 21st, 2022 (Thursday)
Time : 2:00-3:00 pm
Place : Hall 1A Concourse stage

Discover the French language in a playful way by learning a few words in French with teachers from the Alliance française and native speakers, and use them to impress your friends!

Register here: Alliance française Hong Kong

New book presentation « 鬼妹港抗疫»/Gweimui’s Hong Kong anti-Covid-19 story, by Christine CAPPIO

Date : July 22nd, 2022 (Friday)
Time : 5:30-6:30 pm
Place : Room S428
Language : cantonese

Six years after « Gweimui’s Hong Kong Story », French writer Christine CAPPIO is back at the Hong Kong Book Fair to present her latest book, « 鬼妹港抗疫»/Gweimui’s Hong Kong anti-Covid-19 story.
More details: HK Book Fair

Video in cantonese.

Time: 6:30-7:00
Place : Hall 1A, French Booth A17
Book signing session of « 鬼妹港抗疫»/Gweimui’s Hong Kong anti-Covid-19 story by Christine CAPPIO.

Other events during the Book Fair

Screening of the film "Le Mystère Henri Pick" by the Alliance Française Hong Kong

Date: 21 July 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 7pm - 8.45pm
Place: Alliance Française Hong Kong - Jordan Centre Library
Language : French with English subtitles

Camille Cottin and Fabrice Luchini star in the film adaptation of David Foenkinos’ novel, directed by Rémi Bezançon. A literary investigation in the heart of Brittany that was a great success.

Here is the link for more details: https://www.afhongkong.org/community/event-rsvp/?event_id=630

Night of reading 2022 – The writers who travel, between adventures and literature

Date: June 25th 2022
Place: Parenthèses bookshop (2nd F, Duke Wellington House, 14-24 Wellington St, Central, Hong Kong)
Time: 7:00pm
Language : French

For a few minutes or a few hours, join the muffled atmosphere of the bookshop Parenthèses to embark on a journey through the readings of the other participants. You will also be able to share your own peregrinations, whether the words come from your favourite writer or your own pen. The evening shall be interspersed with convivial moments.

Reservation : info@parentheses-hk.com

To know more :
Official website of the Book Fair: Hong Kong international Book Fair
Find more information about the Consulate’s participation to last year’s edition: French pavilion presents the best of French comics at the Hong Kong Book Fair 2021

publié le 02/11/2022

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