Thu 04-11-2021 13:21 PM
ABU DHABI, November 4, 2021 (WAM) – The Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center, part of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, participates in the 40th Sharjah International Book Fair 2021 (SIBF), which runs until November 13 at Expo Center Sharjah under the theme ‘There is always a good book’.
Presenting a selection of its main cultural and publishing projects, the Centre’s participation aims to continue its mission of promoting the Arabic language and consolidating its position as a language of knowledge, culture and creativity, as well to introduce visitors to the Centre’s numerous publications. and initiatives.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Ali bin Tamim, President of the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center, said: “Over the decades, the Sharjah International Book Fair has established itself as a high impact event. which presents the best choices in literature and culture in the Arab world. region and beyond. The fair provides an ideal platform to present and support our efforts to promote the Arabic language in cultural and academic fields. Attracting creative thinkers, artists and intellectuals from around the world, it provides the Center with a valuable opportunity to explore the latest global trends and identify potential avenues for collaboration. “
Visitors to the Arabic Language Center booth will learn about flagship initiatives such as the Kalima and Esdarat translation projects, which aim to galvanize translation activities in the Arab world and support Abu Dhabi’s cultural scene through the translation of numerous international literary works in Arabic. Books are available for purchase, with the stand featuring hundreds of translated titles for visitors to choose from.
In addition, the Russian pavilion at the show will host signing sessions for two publications translated into Arabic by Kalima: Stigal by Kanta Ibragimov, translated by Abdullah Hebeh, and Selection of Writers from North Caucase and Volga District by Kanta Ibragimov and Irina Ermakova, translated by Rami Al-Qalyubi.
WAM / Esraa Ismail / MOHD AAMIR