Sharjah Book Authority Promotes Emirati Culture at Kuwait’s Top Literary Event

Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) was at 43rd annual Kuwait International Book Fair, which was hosting 505 publishers from 26 countries between 14-24 November. During its participation, SBA promoted classic and contemporary Emirati literature through a rich programme of events, in a bid to promote cross-cultural understanding among nations.

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Sharjah Book Authority Announces Skills Building Initiative for Emirati Children’s Book Illustrators

The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) has launched an “illustrator workshops” initiative to elevate the expertise of Emirati children’s book illustrators.

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Sharjah Book Authority Takes Part at Cairo International Book Fair 2019

The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) is leading the region’s cross-culturalism practices, ideas, and innovations, as well as promoting unity through literature, during its participation at the Cairo International Book Fair (CIBF) 2019, which takes place from January 22 until February 5, 2019.

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Sharjah Book Authority Introduces Armenia’s First Lady to Its Cultural Endeavours

HE Nouneh Sarkissian, First Lady of Armenia, recently visited Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), to explore Sharjah’s leading achievements in the cultural field.

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Sharjah Book Authority Takes Emirati Books and Culture to Mexico

Sharjah Book Authority (SBA)’s role in taking Emirati culture across frontiers has gained special prominence in Central and South America this year at one of Mexico’s most reputed book fairs

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SIBF 2018 Bids Farewell with 2.23 Million Visitors and 2.7 Billion Social Media Impressions

The 37th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2018) closed its doors last night (Saturday) after welcoming 2.23 million visitors including 230,000 school students, who came in looking for books and entertainment at the region’s biggest literary and cultural extravaganza.

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Oscar Winner Resul Pookutty talks Silence and Sound at SIBF 2018

Long before he became an Oscar-winning sound designer, Resul Pookutty had briefly nurtured a dream of becoming an actor. He had even sent his application for a child artist in a Malayalam film, but another child was selected for the role.

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Huge Turnout of Fans for YouTube ‘Superwoman’ Lily Singh at SIBF 2018

YouTube superstar, entertainer, social media influencer, vlogger and all-round ‘Superwoman’ Lily Singh addressed an excited crowd of young fans on Thursday, November 8, at the 37th Sharjah International Book Fair.

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Role of Imagination in Creating ‘New Realities’ Debated at SIBF 2018

Do real people or real-life events have any place in fiction? This was the question up for debate during the ‘Writers’ Use of Real People and Events’ panel session held as part of the 37th Sharjah International Book Festival currently under way at Sharjah Expo Centre.

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Experts: Translated Books Help Us Learn About Ourselves

Deeply held belief systems, even commitments to truth vary from culture to culture. Each of these unique culturally based psychological entities is associated with words that have meaning in one language that is distinct to that language and not duplicated in other languages. How would those unique features of culture be translated?

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