The launch of ‘Sun of Tolerance’, a unique piece of art that combines the words of 110 prominent authors of different fields, has captured the attention of all visitors at the Sharjah International Book Fair of the Expo Centre Sharjah. The book is dedicated to the ‘Year of Tolerance 2019’, highlighting the UAE as a global capital for tolerance and its approach to be a bridge of communication between people of different cultures.
Acclaimed novelists and storytellers from the Arab world discussed the art of turning the written word into film at a forum during the Sharjah International Book Fair 2019 last night called “Screenwriting”.
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Sharjah Book Authority is set to host the UAE Innovation Month in Sharjah from Saturday, with the participation of 80 local and federal government organisations, universities, private sector players as well as international companies.
The UAE Innovation Month in Sharjah, hosted by the Sharjah Book Authority, came to a close on Friday. The event drew the participation of local and federal government entities,
Sheikh Salem Bin Abdulrahman Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Sharjah Ruler’s Office, on Monday visited various stands and activities, showcasing the best of innovations and creative new ideas developed and offered by various government organisations, universities and local and international companies as part of the UAE Innovation Month in Sharjah, being held from Feb.8-14 at the Sharjah Book Authority.
Offering more than three million books at heavily discounted prices of 50-80 per cent off recommended retail price, the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale is free and open to all for 24 hours a day, giving Dubai communities an unparalleled opportunity to engage with booksellers and purchase their favourite books at affordable prices.
Dr Sheikh Sultan paid tribute to the memory of the late Habib Al Sayegh, Chairman of the Union and Secretary-General of the Arab Writers Union, lauding his many valuable publications and writings, his support of literature
Organised by IFEMA and promoted by the Spanish Association of Publishers Guilds (FGEE), the fair will be witnessing the participation of 11,200 professional visitors, 458 companies, over 300 journalists and media outlets, and 51 countries.
The 38th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2019) will be a dream come true for book lovers, with more than 60 international authors and cultural personalities set to participate in the third largest book fair in the world.