SHARJAH – The Sharjah E book Authority (SBA) is strengthening its mission to advertise Sharjah’s and the UAE’s cultural mission on the world’s main occasion of its sort – the Frankfurt Worldwide E book Honest, whose 70th version is at present underway with the participation of seven,000 exhibitors from 105 nations.
Via its participation in worldwide guide occasions, SBA goals to share the UAE’s and the Arab world’s literary and cultural contributions and advances with the world. The authority additionally represents its cultural subsidiaries working to advertise the UAE’s flourishing publishing trade and opening up new channels of communication to construct stronger relations and partnerships with worldwide counterparts.
SBA has used their participation to advertise the upcoming version of the Sharjah Worldwide E book Honest (SIBF) and Sharjah Kids’s Studying Competition (SCRF 2019), amongst worldwide publishers. It has networked with a number of trade consultants, authors and literary brokers, and brought the agenda of the Publishers Convention additional – one of many area’s most vital trade occasions for greatest practices sharing, which can precede SIBF 2018.
HE Ahmed Al Ameri, Chairman of SBA, stated: “The nice consideration and diligent care is given by His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, to the cultural motion within the UAE and higher Arab world has helped UAE’s presence on the cultural world map. It's his imaginative and prescient of cultural change to profit world communities that we've got delivered to Frankfurt, which has given us the chance to share the good works and concepts of Emirati and Arab intellectuals of the previous and the current with German and worldwide readers.”
The SBA Chairman highlighted the participation worldwide guide festivals as an open platform for intercultural change and a vibrant intersection of worldwide civilisations and cultures. He has welcomed the rising publishing and translations motion, in addition to exhibitions and nations worldwide to Sharjah’s various and inclusive cultural panorama.
“Our participation in Frankfurt lower than a month earlier than we launch the 37th version of the Sharjah Worldwide E book Honest has been a well timed step in furthering folks’s consciousness in regards to the Arab area’s premier annual literary occasion, which continues to draw extra worldwide participation yearly. This 12 months, the participation at SIBF already checks 77 nations throughout the globe.” Al Ameri famous.
The Sharjah pavilion at Frankfurt E book Honest represents the emirate’s main cultural establishments and initiatives, together with SBA, Sharjah Publishing Metropolis, Al Qasimi Publications, Division of Tradition, Kalimat Group, and the Emirates Library Affiliation, which marks its first participation as a part of the SBA delegation.
Established in December 2014, SBA is devoted to encouraging funding in artistic industries and providing a platform for information and mental change between folks from totally different civilizations and cultures. SBA is tasked with highlighting the numerous position of writers and their affect in selling neighborhood consciousness in view of the technological developments and variety of information sources these days.
It additionally goals to draw related our bodies and figures working within the cultural sector on the whole, and the publishing, printing, translation, documentation and kids’s books particularly.