In her keynote address at the fair’s Professional Publishers Programme, Sheikha Bodour commended its focus on translations which, she said, can play a key role in boosting global collaboration between publishers and within the arger publishing ecosystem.
SCRF 2022 also will be home to 139 publishers from 15 countries who will showcase their latest book releases and best-selling titles.
Sheikha Bodour also congratulated the global publishing industry in attendance on truly understanding the role of ecosystem solidarity, especially in the past couple of years, and making a conscious effort to unite in its shared vision for the sector’s future.
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.
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.
At LBF 2022, in participation with a host of cultural, heritage and creative entities, Sharjah will lead a robust programme of literary and creative events that highlight its leading cultural project at the emirate’s pavilion.
SBA held several meetings to present initiatives, projects and major events led by the Authority at the local and international levels, including Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF), and Sharjah Publishing City (SPC) Free Zone.
Khawla Al Mujaini , Khalid AlBudoor, Dubai Abulhoul and Omar Saif Ghobash will be part of the team representing Sharjah at London Book Fair.