Xinhua News Agency, Valletta, November 23 (Reporter Chen Wenxian) The 5-day 2022 Malta Book Festival opened at the Malta Convention and Exhibition Center in Attard, a city in central Malta, on the 23rd. debut.
SKS Publisher of Malta placed the Maltese version of "The Analects" prominently on the booth. Joe Bolger, the head of the publisher, said in an interview with a reporter from Xinhua News Agency at the Book Festival that he is very grateful for the cooperation and support given by the Chinese partner Shandong Friendship Publishing House. "China has provided great help to Malta in many fields such as economy, industry and culture. As a publisher, we are making some efforts to further promote the relationship between the two countries."
He said that in the future, he will also devote himself to bringing more excellent Chinese literature works to Maltese readers.
Stephen Lugmore, a Maltese middle school teacher and a writer, led the students to visit the book festival that day. Lugemo told reporters that the publication of the Maltese version of "The Analects" made him very excited, "This is what I have been looking forward to. This translation will help make up for my lack of knowledge about Chinese culture and help me understand Chinese culture." .
The Malta Book Festival is organized by the National Book Board of Malta and has around 50 exhibitors. During the book festival, there will also be activities such as author meetings.
(Editors in charge: Yu Yang, Cui Yue)
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