Sheikh Zayed Book Award Enriches Dialogues at Frankfurt Fair

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award participation in the virtual program of the Frankfurt International Book Fair, which was held under the slogan “We are all together now“, with two virtual sessions organized to highlight the literary scene in the Arab world.

Sheikh Zayed Book Award virtual program

Dr. Ali bin Tamim, the Secretary-General of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Center for the Arabic Language, said that: “The Sheikh Zayed Book Award is pleased with its annual participation in the Frankfurt International Book Fair, Albeit Hypothetically this year.”

The Corona pandemic continues to impose challenges and restrictions on the literary sector, as well as other sectors, so we all must work together to overcome these restrictions, which can change all challenges they could face into available opportunities to achieve the interest of all workers in this sector.

Dr. Ali bin Tamim added:The Frankfurt International Book Fair, which was held from October 14 to October 18, is one of the most prominent literary events in the world, and the Sheikh Zayed Book Award has been participating in it year after year, due to its prominent position, as it provides a global platform that brings publishers, authors and readers together under one roof.”

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Great potential

The Arab World: Great Potential Awaiting Discovery session

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award organized a virtual session on the 13th of this month, with the participation of Margaret Obank, publisher of the British magazine “Banipal“, which won the Sheikh Zayed Book Award for the year 2020 for the publishing and cultural technology branch, and was interviewed by the publisher of the American magazine “Publishing Perspectives”, Hannah Johnson.

Sheikh Zayed Book Award organized a virtual session

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award session revolved around the challenges and limitations facing writers specializing in children’s literature, and how to present topics related to the global scene today in a way that suits children, and expresses a positive image of the world around them.

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