Secrets of five-star Arabic cooking to be revealed at 12th Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival

فنون الطهي وأسراره في 20 فعالية ضمن “الشارقة القرائي للطفل 12”

  Secrets of five-star Arabic cooking to be revealed at 12th Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival Region’s top chefs will be taking over the Cookery Corner at SCRF 2021, May 19 – 29     A world-class line-up of celebrity chefs will turn up the heat at the Cookery Corner at the 12th edition of the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF), organised by the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA). Top culinary experts from Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Sudan and Morocco will lead 20 activities throughout the 11-day event that runs from May 19 –…

Best-selling international children’s authors will headline

“الشارقة القرائي للطفل 12” يستضيف 16 كاتباً

Best-selling international children’s authors will headline 12th Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival  16 top industry names will educate and entertain young readers from May 19 – 29 A host of international luminaries in the field of children’s literature will be participating in the 12th edition of the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF), which takes place May 19-29 at Expo Centre Sharjah. Organised by Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), a prime feature of the 11-day annual festival for children and youth will be an extensive programme of workshops, competitions, plays, and cultural events,…

 Cultural experts call for uniform standards in indexing manuscripts

 Cultural experts call for uniform standards in indexing manuscripts

 Cultural experts call for uniform standards in indexing manuscripts; hail Sharjah as a cultural leader Sharjah Book Authority hosts panel discussion on ‘Manuscripts in the Age of Digital Transformation’ at the ‘Tales from the East’ exhibition At a panel discussion organised by the Sharjah Book Authority at the ‘Tales from the East’ exhibition, cultural experts called for the introduction of a unified indexing system to help enumerate the manuscripts in existence with the tools of the digital age, and to bring its inherent wealth of knowledge in sciences, humanities, and…

SBA Publishers Club on December 15 will focus on emerging opportunities

Discusiions   for Indian publishers in the MENA landscape Ravi Deecee of DC Books, one of the top five publishers in India, will lead discussions Sharjah Book Authority (SBA)’s virtual initiative, the Publishers Club, has announced its next session entitled ‘Opportunities for Indian Publishers in Sharjah and the wider Middle East’ to be held on Tuesday, December 15. Guest speaker, Ravi Deecee, Managing Partner of DC Books, one of the top five publishers in India, will lead the discussions, highlighting opportunities available to Indian publishers in Sharjah and the wider…

39th Sharjah International Book Fair concludes as the first successful on-ground global trade exhibition amid COVID-19

39th Sharjah International Book Fair concludes as the first successful on-ground global trade exhibition amid COVID-19

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, [ AETOS Wire ]: The resilience and sheer capability of Sharjah’s cultural project has been attested, once again, with the successful run of the 39th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), from November 4 – 14. Turning challenges posed by the global Coronavirus (Covid-19) into a unique opportunity, the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) ensured that one of the top three book fairs in the world continued to spread the joy of reading, to establish SIBF 2020 as the first global trade exhibition to succeed in an in-person and…

School students listen to SIBF guest authors from their homes

More than 250 public and private schools participated in varied virtual cultural sessions hosted by Sharjah Book Authority With the 39th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair having adopted a unique online-offline hybrid format in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) in collaboration with UAE’s Ministry of Education (MoE) organised virtual trips to SIBF 2020. The online sessions and awareness workshops offered young students the opportunity to meet with creative authors hosted at the event, on a special virtual platform via Microsoft Teams, from…

Volunteers offer exemplary service tovisitors at Sharjah International Book Fair 2020

Team of 211 volunteers ramped up efforts this year to ensure all visitors a safe and delightful 11-day SIBF experience Apart from the authors, intellectuals, and thinkers who enriched the cultural agenda of the 39th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) with their stimulating debates and discussions, there was another category of individuals who – through the magnitude and diversity of their services – played a vital role in shaping the success of the event, once again this year. Spotted all over the venue in their unique vests, the stellar team…

39th Sharjah International Book Fair concludes as the first successful on-ground global trade exhibition amid COVID-19

“الشارقة الدولي للكتاب” يسجل تاريخاً جديداً بنجاح كبير لأول معرض دولي

11-day international cultural event received 382,000 visitors Sharjah Reads online platform attracts 63,500 attendees 1,024 publishers from 73 countries showcase 80,000 new titles 10th SIBF Publishers Conference concluded with the participation of 317 publishing professionals Seventh annual Sharjah International Library Conference attracts unprecedented participation of 801 attendees from 51 countries The resilience and sheer capability of Sharjah’s cultural project has received an unprecedented attestation with the successful 11-day run of the 39th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), which began on November 4 and concluded yesterday (Saturday). Turning the challenges posed…

Sharjah’s Translation Grant receives 1,014 applications till date

Registrations to apply for the fund will remain open until February 2021 The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) has announced receiving applications from 1,014 publishers for the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) Translation Grant which annually funds the translation of books by publishers participating in the annual Professional Programme, which runs prior to the start of SIBF in November each year. SBA has also announced that registrations to apply for the fund will remain open until February 2021. The SIBF Translation Grant was launched under the directives of His Highness Sheikh…

Indian author Shashi Tharoor urges SIBF audience to actively engage with the written word

Indian author Shashi Tharoor urges SIBF audience

Make books your constant companion, says author of recently released The Battle of Belonging at a Sharjah International Book Fair 2020 discission    Shashi Tharoor – author, Indian politician, and former international civil servant – who is also well known for his formidable vocabulary and penchant for unusual words, told an international virtual audience at the 39th Sharjah International Book Fair that his favourite word in his rich lexicon is: ‘Read’. “I love the word ‘read’ because it is only by reading that you acquire all the other words,” said…