Santo Domingo, October 2, 2019 – The General Director of the Dominican Republic’s Annual Book Fair, Ruth Herrera, announced through a press statement that the Ministry of Culture will hold a special writing contest where writers from the Monte Plata region – situated in the country’s northeast region – will be able to present their original works. The event to announce the winners of the writing contest will take place during the annual event.
This year the Fair will take place from Thursday, October 24, through Sunday, October 27.
The 15th Regional Monte Plata Book Fair 2019 will take place during the abovementioned dates, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and will run through 9:00 p.m. All special events will take place in Monte Plata’s Main Square, City Hall and the Municipal Library, founded in 1605.
The event is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture through the General Book Fair Directorate, and the Ministry’s Provincial Offices.
Nearby provinces will also participate in the event. The following are the participating provinces and the dates they are scheduled to participate: San Pedro de Macorís and Hato Mayor (Friday, October 25); La Romana and La Altagracia (Saturday, October 26); and El Seibo and Monte Plata (Sunday, October 27).