Durban welcomes the Logos Hope this morning.
The largest floating book fair in the world, Logos Hope which arrived in our beautiful for the first time this morning! Over 44 million people in more than 150 different countries have walked up one of their ship’s gangways to visit the floating book fairs. For a significant number of visitors, the Logos Hope, is their first ever opportunity to purchase good quality literature available at a fraction of its retail value.
Details for the Logos Hope’s visit to Durban are:
Thursday March 17 – April 3 2016
Sun, Mon, and Fri 3:00pm – 9:30pm
Tues- Thur, Sat: 10:00am – 9:30pm
Entrance is R5 for adults, and kids under 12 enter for free with an adult.
Location: N-Shed Passenger Terminal
GPS Coordinates -29.870633, 31.032857
5000+ book titles
400 volunteer crew from 60 different countries
Helping communities in Europe, Asia, the Caribbean, the Arab Peninsula, and now Africa!
Many people without the means to study have learned vital skills and been able to enhance their lives through a purchase from over 5,000 titles on offer, including books for further education, professional and career interests, individual development and personal growth.
The books on the Logos Hope have been carefully chosen to be of interest to every member of the family, and with the educational, social and moral needs of the local community in mind. A large selection is devoted especially to children. The vast selection of English books is supplemented by local language materials where possible. In many ports, significant numbers of books are also donated to help establish or enhance libraries for the public, schools, colleges and universities.
Visitors also have opportunities to meet the international crew representing up to 50 nations, providing insights into the wider world, while interactive programmes and events offer further opportunities to learn and fresh perspectives for the future.
Coming to bring knowledge, help and hope! As well as interactive events hosted on the ship!