NBDB spearheads the country’s celebration of World Book and Copyright Day on April 23

The National Book Development Board (NBDB), in partnership with the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) and SM Foundation, presents “Reading Rocks, Copyright rules!” on April 23, 2013 in SM Megamall, Mandaluyong.

This is the Philippines’ first celebration of the World Book and Copyright Day, a day that celebrates authors, literature, and a call to respect copyright. There will be a motorcade around the Ortigas Center from 4-5 pm, then a variety show at Events center of SM Megamall Building A from 5-6 pm. The program will feature famed writers like Gabriela Lee, Francis Paolo Quina, Carljoe Javier, Gémino H. Abad, Vim Nadera, Rebecca Añonuevo, Roberto Añonuevo, Benilda Santos, and Marne Kilates, the announcement of winners of NBDB’s Love Letter Writing Contest, and a special performance by Flying Ipis.

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