UNESCO has awarded Bangkok the “World Book Capital City 2013” with the theme “Bangkok, Read for Life”. Events to launch this special honour are being held in Bangkok from 20-23 April 2013. On Tuesday there will be a special making merit event on Sanam Luang with Buddhist monks from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. Instead of giving the usual alms to the monks, people are being invited to offer books. For more information please contact at 02-245-5405-6 or read more detail at bangkokworldbookcapital2013.com.