Emirates News Agency – Arabic Language Center Abu Dhabi to attend Cairo International Book Fair 2022

ABU DHABI, 23rd January, 2022 (WAM) — The Arabic Language Center Abu Dhabi (ALC), part of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), is heading to the International Fair of Cairo Book 2022, one of the biggest cultural events in the region, taking place in the Egyptian capital from January 26 to February 7.

The Center will present its various publishing and translation projects, which are designed to firmly cement the status of the Arabic language and enable the production of greater Arabic content for the whole world.

Dr. Ali bin Tamim, President of the ALC, said: “Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center‘s participation in the Cairo International Book Fair stems from our vision and commitment to advancing the importance and the use of the Arabic language regionally and internationally. events and activities, the Book Fair is a great opportunity to bring together authors, publishers and cultural pioneers from around the world to exchange best practices, examine the latest trends and address the challenges facing the publishing industry, especially in the changing global environment of the past two years.”

Alongside the main fair, ALC will also participate in several sessions and workshops during the conference “Translating from Arabic: A Bridge Between Civilizations”, also organized by the General Egyptian Book Organization within the framework of the International Book Fair. Cairo book.

The Center will showcase publications produced as part of the Kalima for Translation project, which aims to relaunch the translation movement in the Arab world and strengthen ties with international authors and publishers.

The Arabic Language Center Abu Dhabi will also host a “cultural retreat” at the event, which will cover six important topics with leading Arab authors and scholars, in addition to announcing and launching a series of new events. , cultural projects and initiatives.

Organized by the Egyptian General Book Organization at the International Exhibition Center of Egypt, the fair has historically attracted around two million visitors each year, as well as one of the largest gatherings of publishers in the Arab world.