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Al Ain Book Fair 2018

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Date & Time

23Sep2018to
2Oct2018
9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Location

Al Ain Convention Centre

Entry

Free

Overview

Held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Tahnoon bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Ain Region, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) is organising the 10th edition of Al Ain Book Fair (AABF) at the Al Ain Convention Centre.

The event marks the 10-year anniversary by celebrating Emirati culture and promoting the local publishing industry. 

The ten day event will host various local publishing houses and cultural institutions, with the aim to display a selection of Emirati titles and authors, explore their creative experiences, and offer a showcase to their intellect and cultural contribution. Additionally, the Fair will feature daily book signings of publications by UAE-based intellectual and creative figures.

The Cultural Programme accompanying AABF will host a selection of authors and poets to discuss various intellectual topics, featuring poetry evenings, symposiums and musical performances by Emirati performers, alongside a dynamic set of activities for children aged 6-12 in the ‘Creativity Corner’ that include activities and shows by the popular television series ‘Iftah Ya Simsim’.

AABF will provide the public with opportunities to meet and converse with authors, featuring a diverse programme that attracts those interested in cultural and literary matters, 

The Fair offering free admission is open to visitors every day from:
9:00am – 1:00pm and 5:00pm – 9:00pm,Friday: 05:00 pm - 10:00 pm

 

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