The 12th edition of Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF) will be held from May 19-29 at Expo Centre Sharjah, in strict adherence to all COVID-19 measures recommended by the UAE health authorities to ensure the safety of participants and visitors alike, announced the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA).
Children learnt that science can be wild, wacky and marvellous fun, at the Sharjah International Book Fair 2019, during the Little Detective workshop.
Noted Indian poet, novelist and musician Jeet Thayil asserted that the grand jury erred in their decision in splitting the 2019 Booker Prize between two authors. He stressed that the prize should have gone to Bernardine Evaristo and not to be jointly shared with Margaret Atwood.
There couldn’t have been a better platform than the SIBF stage to highlight the importance of reading to young students. And Mark Manson did it in his inimitable style.
A Ukranian sparkler artist displays his unique talent, draws sketches with sparklers.
Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi, Vice-President of International Publishers Association (IPA), has reiterated the importance of tapping into the immense growth potential of emerging markets, saying that Africa, the Middle East and Asia, are the places to watch.
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.
The gesture is a continuation of His Highness’ constant approach to support the book industry and publishing houses with the aim of providing Sharjah’s public and government libraries with the latest Arabic and international intellectual, literary and scientific publications.
Bollywood actress is the epitome of fashion and beauty, and has sparkled in various red carpet events including at the Cannes International Film Festival