Malang is known as one of Educational City beside Yogyakarta, according to the number of schools and universities in town. Although Surabaya is much larger than Malang, but people still consider Malang as the best place in East Java to get their degree. Maybe that is the reason why every book exhibition always able to get many visitors.
This old book exhibition was held in front of the Velodrome a special stadium for bikers. According to some of the book sellers, for two days exhibition they could get about Rp. 250.000,00 not a small amount for them. The visitor are mostly students and young families that bring their children.