World politics, once centred on the two poles (US and USSR), became unipolar after the collapse of the USSR and would soon become a multi-polar world with at least six countries having decisive power. India is trying to establish its place in the changing world, said former Indian diplomat and author TP Sreenivasan.
Almost an hour before the celebrated Indian poet and author Vikram Seth arrives at the auditorium at the Sharjah International Book Fair 2019 where he is to speak to school students, the hall is full. Only standing space is available and there are still two more busloads of children to be accommodated.
An astonishing singing performance was given at the 38th Sharjah International Book Fair by young aspiring singers who spread joy among audience and visitors at the Expo Centre Sharjah. Ibby VK and Taha Tito are freelance artists taking part in the SIBF through the events organising company, East Art Group, that arranged singing performances to entertain visitors until the end of exhibition.
“Cultural events like the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) play a tremendous role in inculcating a love of reading in the young generation through the hosting of multiple edutainment activities and interactive reading sessions,” remarked Emirati author Sheikha Mariam Saqr Al Qasimi while addressing more than 50 school students at the book fair.
The 38th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair, which concluded on Saturday, was a book fair like none other. While over two million visitors graced the fair, the last eleven days saw the power of the written word rise to glorious heights. Specifically, in the very year that Sharjah is the Book Capital of the World.
While over two million visitors graced the fair, the last eleven days saw the power of the written word rise to glorious heights. Specifically, in the very year that Sharjah is the Book Capital of the World.
Not one to rest on her laurels, Shaikha Al Dharahi who addressed an Internet hoax in her first book The Spy Kids and Momo, plans to write more books with some message for other children of her age.
SBA chairman meets a delegation from Italy to discuss the strengthening of bilateral relations in cultural, academic, and technology fields.
Mention the word “book” and the name of Sharjah flashes in everyone’s mind instantly. The reasons are obvious. The Emirate has been taking noteworthy efforts to foster a culture of reading