SBA Gifts Portuguese Translations of Works by Sharjah Ruler and Eminent Emirati Authors to Brazil

During Sharjah’s participation at the 25th São Paulo International Book Fair, the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) has visited the University of São Paulo’s headquarters to explore avenues of academic and cultural cooperation with Brazil.

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13 Emirati Authors Launched into the Portuguese Book Market

It is the first time that the works of 13 prominent contemporary Emirati authors have been translated to Portuguese and made available to the community of readers, book lovers and cultural enthusiasts in Latin America. Led by Sharjah, this translation initiative forms part of the emirate’s cultural exchange programme marking its selection as the first guest of honour São Paulo International Book Fair.

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Traditional Emirati Performances Fill Brazil’s Streets

Brazil is no stranger to celebrating culture on streets; home to the world’s biggest street carnivals. These days, the city’s locals are running into energetic performances featuring the best of traditional Emirati performances and dances on Sao Paulo’s historic streets and popular landmarks.

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An Emirati and Arab Cultural Carnival Like Never Before in Brazil…

It’s a vibrant scene drawn by people diving nose-down into an unfamiliar culture, and Sharjah’s internationally acclaimed influence on the global cultural landscape has become talk of a new town, yet again.

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The Arabic Novel Explained to Brazilian Literature Enthusiasts

The relationship between the Arabic novel and history within the context of the Arabic-speaking world, and in particular the process of producing a literary history of the novel genre written in Arabic was the focus of a panel discussion titled, ‘Novel Landscape’, organised yesterday (Saturday) at the on-going edition of São Paulo International Book Fair.

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Sharjah and São Paulo examine in-depth the means of building a stronger and mutually beneficial relationship

The 25th São Paulo International Book Fair 2018 is hosting representatives from the Emirate of Sharjah, who are engaging in discussions to propose and develop a vision that will strengthen bilateral trade and cultural relations between Brazil and the UAE, São Paulo and Sharjah in particular, in a sustainable way.

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Sharjah Takes ‘Year of Zayed’ Celebrations beyond Borders

The UAE is marking the centenary of the birth of its founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and Sharjah was seen dedicating a panel in its cultural programme for the São Paulo International Book Fair, to celebrate the truly remarkable life and achievements of the UAE’s greatest visionary.

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Taresh Al Hashimi’s Oud Concert Brings Stories from the UAE’s Coast to Brazil

Emirati composer and song writer, Taresh Al Hashimi, played the UAE’s traditional Oud music to a large international audience of music lovers and cultural enthusiasts in Brazil. His performance took place at the 25th edition of Sao Paulo International Book Fair, which is running from 3-12 August. His music forms part of the cultural programme that celebrates Sharjah as the book fair’s guest of honour.

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Sharjah Promotes Emirati and Arab Culture in Latin America

Amid a strong presence of diplomatic and cultural figures, authors and publishers, the 25th edition of São Paulo International Book Fair raised curtains on its 10-day celebration of books and literature last evening (Thursday), with Sharjah taking centre stage as its first-ever guest of honour. This signals a prominent step in strengthening cultural ties between the UAE and Brazil.

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Sharjah to Showcase a Rich Cultural Programme as Sao Paulo International Book Fair’s First Guest of Honour

In observing its premier status as Sao Paulo International Book Fair’s first-ever guest of honour, at its 25th edition which runs from August 3 to 12, Sharjah will be putting its best foot forward in showcasing the gems of Emirati culture, with a special focus on their achievements in the past four decades.

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