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Good news, bookworms! VP Robredo says an All-Filipino bookfair will be held online

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Heads up, bookworms!

Vice President Leni Robredo knows where you can indulge your love for reading and for Filipino literature, two things she supports and loves.

In a Facebook post, Robredo said the Aklatan All-Filipino Book Fair would be held on Shopee from June 19 to 21.

Since many people cannot visit brick and mortar bookstores, local publishers decided to sell their books through an online shopping site.

This would also help local publishers to earn during the pandemic while also continuing to promote Filipino literature.

Time to update your reading list!

“I am a big advocate of Reading and am a huge fan of Filipino Literature.

May magandang balita akong nasagap. Magkakaroon ng Aklatan All-Filipino Book Fair on Shopee from June 19-21. Dahil po hindi makabili ng mga libro sa mga brick-and-mortar bookstore, minabuti po ng local publishers na magbenta sa shopee. Layunin po ng bookfair na matulungan ang mga local publishers na kumita pa rin kahit pandemic mula sa local book sales. At siyempre, layunin din naming maitaguyod ang pinoy literature

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Below is a list of the Filipino publishers that are participating. This is huge !!

1. 19th Avenida Publishing

2. ABC Educational Development Center Children’s Books

3. Abiva Publishing

4. ABS-CBN Books

5. Adarna House, Inc.

6. Anvil Publishing

7. Ateneo De Manila University Press

8. Bookware Publishing Corp (Duyan Books)

9. Central Books Supply, Inc.

10. Christian Literature Crusade

11. Church Strengthening Ministry, Inc.

12. De La Salle University Publishing House

13. Feast Books (Shepherd’s Voice Publications)

14. Far Eastern University Publications

15. Kasingkasing Press

16. Kawangis Komiks

17. KOMIKET, INC

18. Milflores Publishing

19. National Bookstore, Inc.

20. New Day Publishers

21. OMF Literature, Inc.

22. Precious Pages Corp.

23. Psicom Publishing, Inc.

24. REX Bookstore, Inc.

25. San Anselmo Publications

26. Savage Mind: Arts, Books & Cinema (Savage Mind Bookshop)

27. St. Matthew’s Publishing / Kahel Press

28. Summit Media (Summit Publishing Co., Inc.)

29. Tahanan Books c/o MRAS Book Trading

30. University of Santo Tomas Publishing House

31. University of the Philippines Press

32. Vibal Group, Inc.

33. Wiseman’s Books Trading, Inc.

34. Learning is Fun (WS Pacific Publications),” Robredo posted.