Sharjah International Book Fair
on Sep 10, 2019Event : Sharjah International Book Fair
Location : Expo Centre Sharjah, Sharjah UAE.
Featuring more than 400 literary events and a stellar line-up of authors, this annual book fair is one of the world’s largest.
Returning for the 37th year, the Sharjah International Book Fair features 11 days of writing workshops, poetry readings, book signings, cookery demonstrations and children’s activities.
The prestigious fair attracts more than two million book lovers and 1,420 publishing houses to the Expo Centre, with great discounts on books available in 210 languages.
Entry is free and the fair is open daily from 10am-10pm (from 4pm on Fridays).
The 10-day event which started in 1982 under the patronage of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, is a leading literary event that profiles the written work of the Arab world. The book fair is considered to be the 4th largest fair in the world and saw 2.4 million visitors attend in 2018. Those that attend can expect to discover new titles that are hard to find. The event also features a lineup of book signings, workshops and panel discussions. It has been reported that UK and European publishers who attended the 2018 Sharjah International Book Fair, said the fair had brought in new business opportunities for them.
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