Now-a-days fairs are becoming more and more popular in Bangladesh.
These are held in different cities and towns on some special occasions.
The tradition organated from the book fairs held at Bangla Academy in commemoration of the Language Movement.
In a book fair all the leading publishers set up stalls. Some importers of foreign books also have their own stalls. Islamic Foundation and Bangla Academy open stalls at book fairs. Thus there is a large number of well-decorated and attractive book-fairs thus widen the forum of reading public.
Besides books cassettes of Rabindra Sangeet, Nazrul Geeti, folk songs and of recitation are also put on display for sale. At one corner of a fair the visitor can find a few stalls that sell snacks mainly traditional Bangladeshi snacks. Book-fairs are a noble venture and it proved a success