Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Arts, Cultural & Theatre(Entertainment)
Filter PR by
  
Sharjah Book Authority Strengthens Ties With International Publishers at Frankfurt Book Fair 2018
 
Sharjah Book Authority Strengthens Ties With International Publishers at Frankfurt Book Fair 2018

Dubai, UAE, October 13, 2018:  The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) is furthering its mission to promote Sharjah’s and the UAE’s cultural project at the world’s leading event of its kind – the Frankfurt International Book Fair, whose 70th edition is currently underway with participation of 7,000 exhibitors from 105 countries.

Through its participation in international book events, SBA aims to share the UAE’s and the Arab world’s literary and cultural contributions and advances with the world. The authority also represents its cultural subsidiaries working to promote the UAE’s flourishing publishing industry and opening up new channels of communication to build stronger relations and partnerships with international counterparts. 

SBA has used their participation to promote the upcoming edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) and Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF 2019), among international publishers. It has networked with several industry experts, authors and literary agents, and taken the agenda of the Publishers Conference further – one of the region’s most important industry events for best practices sharing, which will precede SIBF 2018.

HE Ahmed Al Ameri, Chairman of SBA, said: “The great attention and diligent care given by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, to the cultural movement in the UAE and greater Arab world has helped UAE’s presence on the cultural world map. It is his vision of cultural exchange to benefit global communities that we have brought to Frankfurt, which has given us the opportunity to share the brilliant works and ideas of Emirati and Arab intellectuals of the past and the present with German and international readers.”

The SBA Chairman highlighted the importance international book fairs as an open platform for intercultural exchange and a vibrant intersection of global civilisations and cultures. He has welcomed the growing publishing and translations movement, as well as exhibitions and countries worldwide to Sharjah’s diverse and inclusive cultural landscape.

“Our participation in Frankfurt  less than a month before we launch the 37th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair has been a timely step in furthering people's awareness about the Arab region's premier annual literary  event, which continues to attract more international participation every year. This  year, the participations at SIBF already checks  77 countries across the globe.” Al Ameri noted. 

The Sharjah pavilion at Frankfurt Book Fair represents the emirate’s major cultural institutions and initiatives, including SBA, Sharjah Publishing City, Al Qasimi Publications, Department of Culture, Kalimat Group, and the Emirates Library Association, which marks its first participation as part of the SBA delegation.

Established in December 2014, SBA is dedicated to encouraging investment in creative industries and offering a platform for knowledge and intellectual exchange between people from different civilizations and cultures. SBA is tasked with highlighting the significant role of writers and their influence in promoting community awareness in view of the technological advancements and diversity of knowledge sources nowadays. 

It also aims to attract relevant bodies and figures operating in the cultural sector in general, and the publishing, printing, translation, documentation and children’s books in particular.


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 7912 times
PR Category : Entertainment
Posted on : Saturday, October 13, 2018  9:13:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : Korea Happiness Festival in UAE to showcase Korean cultural...
Next Story : Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi launches Germa...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Festival of Speed Celebrates Aston Martin's Racing History [12054-Views]
T-Race Cycling Tour de France The Watch for Fans of Le Tour [9601-Views]
Ink Your Lips This Summer With Artist Rouge Ink, Make Up for Ever's New Airlightlip Color [8760-Views]
Beauty On The Go with Amphis [6972-Views]
Ermanno Scervino, The Perfume [6167-Views]
Siemens to supply power equipment and services for 840 MW power plant in Iraq [5917-Views]
Tonda 1950 Stone-set range' [5850-Views]
Faces launches Next Generation stores in Mall of the Emirates, Dubai and Riyadh Park, Saud... [5661-Views]
Transform Your Bedroom and Sleep Like a King With Robinsons' Latest Bedlinen Collections F... [5655-Views]
Computer & Power Technology Adds Cisco Collaborate Architecture Award to its List of Accol... [5594-Views]
Contract signed: BMW Group and Daimler AG launch long-term development cooperation for aut... [5453-Views]
Colourful Anniversary Limited anniversary edition now available in new colors [5356-Views]
3 ways to give your hair the power of plants, with 3 new highly concentrated hair masks fr... [5276-Views]
The Network Gets Smarter, Simpler and More Secure with Artificial Intelligence and Machine... [5106-Views]
Dubai Customs discusses means of growth with members of Consultative Council [5026-Views]
Carrefour rewards environmentally-conscious customers on International Plastic Bag Free D... [4557-Views]
Salvatore Ferragamo Presents Minuetto [4484-Views]
Back to School with Marks & Spencer [4355-Views]
Happy Eid with Corum Golden Bridge Round 39 [4209-Views]
DP Haute Joaillerie thématique 2019 – Les Ciels de Chaumet [4124-Views]
Statement Handbags from GUESS [4124-Views]
Parmigiani Fleurier Kalpagraphe Chronometre Titanium [4111-Views]
Dubai-based Blue Ocean Group expands into UK distribution market ahead of Brexit [4032-Views]
Mouawad unveils the Mouawad Dragon Yellow and White Diamond Suite, featuring the largest r... [3904-Views]
The inauguration of codeshare flights between Kuwait and Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen Airpo... [3764-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories