This meeting marked Sheikha Bodour’s first official engagement since she was conferred her new position at IPA. At the meeting, she stressed that challenges and opportunities in the Arab publishing landscape will remain key points on IPA agenda for the next couple of years.
The Reading Panel’s review process will be followed by an announcement of the Award’s long-list in November, paving the way for the second phase in which the Award’s jury will conduct a thorough literary review of all submissions.
Emirati author from Abu Dhabi Sheikha Salama Bint Hazza Al Nahyan is an inspiration to all of us. Her approach towards her craft is rooted in Emirati culture and heritage.
The homepage of the Zayed Book Award says Habermas was named "'Cultural Personality of the Year' 2021 in recognition of a long career that extends for more than half a century."
Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) has revealed its cultural programme for the 30th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF), which will be held between 23rd and 29th May 2021.
With the submission process beginning in June and running until 1st October, works in Arabic, English, Spanish, Italian, German and French have been submitted, as well as a notable increase in Russian literature compared to previous editions of the awards.
With spaces attractively designed to stimulate thought and creativity, Expo Centre spoilt cultural enthusiasts for choice with the festival’s vast offering of more than 1,900 events including workshops, literary discussions, art, poetry, cookery, live shows, competitions, and more.