Dubai based Bazm-e-Urdu, a non-profit organisation striving to promote Urdu globally, has announced its collaboration for the upcoming Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF) and announced an array of activities throughout the fest.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has allocated Dhs2.5 million to enrich Sharjah's libraries with the latest publications.
Arya Ajay Vyas, is a 12-year-old popular YouTuber with a channel called ‘Wish Big’. A student of Mayoor Private School in Dubai, she also credited for a blog. Taking the stage of the Creative Kids Café on day 2 of Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF) 2019, Arya revealed how her passion for reading and creativity earned her the first prize at the Oxford UAE Read Competition, which was conducted to celebrate the Year of Reading.
The 11th edition of Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF 2019) is right around the corner, and staying true to tradition, is bringing a diverse offering of interactive workshops to advance children’s knowledge and expand their creative horizons.
Chef Lara Starr, author of The Star Wars Cookbook fame showed her audiences at the 11th Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF) a truly fantastic recipe that’s the favourite of every child, Ice Cream Brownie Treat Candy, Hans Solo in Carbonite.
Skilled professionals have brought their years of experience in detective work at the ongoing Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF 2019), to present an authentic, challenging and enjoyable crime scene investigation-themed workshop.
Young readers in the UAE now have an exciting new opportunity to get together, read, discuss their ideas, and exchange notes about the latest book they’ve read – thanks to the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY)’s literary initiative, the ‘Read Dream Create’ Book Club.
What a noble deed by the ruler of Sharjah to allocate such a lot of money towards enriching Sharjah’s libraries with the latest publications. This story made my day.
The creative writing session by authors Ruth Paul and Juliette MacIver at Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival must have been very interesting (“NZ authors give tips on creativity,” April 20, Gulf Today).
All wars begin in the mind. They include the war to answer hunger and thirst, to satiate dreams, to win over love, to ensure harmony and, of course, the most sought-after, which is also the most difficult, to conquer happiness. Life’s blueprint is shaped by our thoughts and our thoughts by our books.