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Mexico City guest of honor at the International Book Fair in Buenos Aires

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Argentina
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Society
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By Karina Giorgenello
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Mexico's ambassador in Argentina Fernando Castro Trenti was commissioned to welcome those who attended the opening of the stand that will house 70 writers, editors and Mexican artists

The edition 41 of the Buenos Aires International Book Fair opened its doors to the public with the City of Mexico as the guest of honor of the great cultural event. The official ceremony was led by the Ambassador of Mexico in Argentina, Fernando Castro Trentino; Secretary of Culture of the Government of the City of Buenos Aires, Eduardo Vazquez Martin, and Jorge Luis Bernetti, director of The Book Foundation.

Decorated with fuchsia banners, books Mexican writers of all ages, a bar at the bottom where they served drinks typical, living rooms with couches and tables bar, the space will house some 134 activities organized by Mexico, whose delegation consists of 70 people among writers, editors, artists and photographers.

Mexico will deploy a vast cultural and literary program in the coming days with authors like Margo Glantz, Paco Ignacio Taibo II and Gonzalo Celorio. The stand of the City of Mexico is located in the Yellow Pavilion of La Rural and represents Mexican culture with its colors and drawings. Under Mexican comprehensive grid activities will be a tribute to Nobel laureate Octavio Paz and discuss the Argentine exile in Mexico.

The Mexican ambassador to Argentina, Fernando Castro Trentino, also attended the official opening of the Fair, where he spoke with the Minister of Culture of the city government, Hernan Lombardi.

Traslation Belén Zapata