The cultural programme offers visitors an opportunity to meet and hear from a number of the UAE’s most influential authors all gathered in one place.
With a focus on children, the fair offers a series of themed workshops for children. Titled ‘Creativity Corner’, the workshops encourage learning, ingenuity and creativity in art, science and language. Sessions range from science experiments to creating comic book character costumes.
The fair bookstore offers for sale thousands of Arabic, English and foreign-language titles in the fields of science, literature, history and education, as well as children’s books.