SCRF 2022 also will be home to 139 publishers from 15 countries who will showcase their latest book releases and best-selling titles.
Khawla Al Mujaini , Khalid AlBudoor, Dubai Abulhoul and Omar Saif Ghobash will be part of the team representing Sharjah at London Book Fair.
During her meeting with Mayor Karic, Sheikha Bodour explained the work the IPA is undertaking and shared her belief in the importance of a resilient and sustainable publishing sector.
In response to the important issues raised and valuable insights shared at the panel, Sheikha Bodour spoke of the many consultations and initiatives undertaken by the IPA to support women..
The novel narrates the biography of the Sultans of Kilwa Island, the reason for their migration to Africa, the events that happened to them, and the trials and tribulations of their rule.
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.
Under the directives of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the emirate, which is the current UNESCO World Book Capital, has pledged financial support to further the activities being undertaken to restore one of Africa’s most iconic libraries, the McMillan Memorial Library in the centre of Nairobi.
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.
In honour of the Sharjah World Book Capital 2019 celebrations and to commemorate the latest edition of SIBF, trade licences and office spaces will be offered to the first 38 publishing businesses who approach SPC Free Zone at the book fair.
Sharjah in known the world over for its cultural superiority and for the giant strides the emirate is taking in fostering reading at the regional and international levels. Bestowed with the honour of a World Book Capital, it truly lived up to its billings (“Sharjah wraps up achievement-filled year-long stint as World Book Capital, hands over title to Kuala Lumpur,” April 22, Gulf Today).