Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – This year, the fair will welcome 715 publishing houses and participants from 27 countries. The event will organize nearly 200 cultural events for visitors, including special activities for children and families, in addition to community initiatives focusing on reading, writing, translation, the publishing industry, literary councils and public libraries.
The Muscat International Book Fair brings together cultural bodies and publishing houses from around the world and the ALC will use the fair to promote the Arabic language as well as to explore new ideas and forge professional partnerships with other participants.
The Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center stand is located in Hall 3, Pavilion 3A, offering a program of activations including a series of cultural seminars that highlight its latest publishing and translation projects and initiatives.
About Arabic Language Center Abu Dhabi
The Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center, established following a directive from His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, under the Ministry of Culture and of Abu Dhabi Tourism, works to support Arabic language development and modernization through comprehensive strategies and frameworks, enrich the scientific, educational, cultural and creative contributions of the Arabic language, promote language proficiency Arabic and cultural understanding, and supporting Arab talents in the fields of writing, translation, publishing, scientific research, arts, content creation and organization of book fairs. The Center strives to achieve its core vision through dedicated programs, human expertise and meaningful partnerships with the world’s most prestigious technical, cultural and academic institutions.
About the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi
The Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT Abu Dhabi) drives the sustainable growth of Abu Dhabi’s culture and tourism sectors, fuels economic progress and helps achieve Abu Dhabi’s broader global ambitions Dubai. By working in partnership with the organizations that define the emirate’s position as a leading international destination, DCT Abu Dhabi strives to unite the ecosystem around a shared vision of the emirate’s potential, coordinate efforts and investments, to propose innovative solutions and to use the best tools, policies and systems to support the culture and tourism industries.
DCT Abu Dhabi’s vision is defined by the people, heritage and landscape of the emirate. We work to enhance Abu Dhabi’s status as a place of authenticity, innovation and unparalleled experiences, represented by its living traditions of hospitality, pioneering initiatives and creative thinking.
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