Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) has launched a global cultural campaign – the largest of its kind in the region and internationally - across several Arab and international cities - to bring people from all walks of life closer to books.
Truly Sharjah is the cradle of cerebral pursuit. The emphasis on culture and all things books is on an industrial strength scale. Take for instance its world-famous annual cultural festival Sharjah International Book Fair. Credit for the Sharjah International Book Fair gaining
The UAE could be called a nation of superlatives. There is perhaps no country in the world that can match its trendsetting achievements. It has the tallest tower block in the world, the largest dancing fountain show, the world’s fastest roller-coaster,
IPA President hears from the youngest Emirati publisher, AlDhabi AlMheiri, owner of Rainbow Chimney, about her aspirations for the future of local publishing.
Furthering its commitment to promoting books and literacy, Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) is organising the National Libraries Summit on November 8 – 9, 2021 at its headquarters in Sharjah. The two-day summit will be held in conjunction with the 40th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2021) under the theme ‘Visibility, Engagement, Impact, and Collaboration’, and convene 50 national library directors and senior staff from 20 countries in Europe, North America, Africa and the MENA region.
The 40th Sharjah International Book Fair’s platform engages largest number of publishers and agents with networking, matchmaking and other business interests this year.
The grant also contributes to supporting publishing makers from various Arab and foreign houses participating in this year's exhibition.
Twenty-five activities spanning literary sessions, culinary demonstrations, cultural and musical performances will showcase Spain’s wealth of talent at the 40th Sharjah International Book Fair
After establishing itself as the world's largest book fair this year and receiving 1,692,463 visitors representing 109 nationalities, curtains fell on the 40th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), which ran its course from November 3-13