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The festival is held to realize a knowledge-based culture and a community culture where literature and humans become one as citizens learn about life through the medium of books. It is a citizen-led festival which is planned and enjoyed by residents. During the festival, various events are held, such as meetings with authors, book meetings, and the celebration on the eve of the festival, as well as the main event featuring a book-reading flash mob and performances held upon the opening of the festival. The highlight of the Gwanak Book Festival is its book-reading flash mob, and the idea and planning for the event is carried out by citizens. Through joint efforts with childcare centers, schools, Saemaeul Mungo, and book-related groups, book-reading performances withcharacters in full costume are held throughout Gwanak-gu such asat Sillim Intersection.