Sharjah International Book Fair has fulfilled its planned 11-day physical exhibition-floor run and three-day publishers conference.
The 39th edition of Sharjah’s International Book Fair is underway with controlled crowd density and other coronavirus risk-mitigation measures.
The Sharjah Publishers Conference is staged in the United Arab Emirates with spaced seating and some speakers in remote locations.
The 39th Sharjah International Book Fair is to be a physical and digital event, with publishers from 73 countries in its exhibition hall.
Sharjah’s 2019 World Book Capital concludes in a live stream from the UAE, after announcing grants from its new Access Sharjah incubator.
Aimed at adults as well as young readers, the new Sharjah Virtual Reading Festiva is being designed to stress cultural inclusion amid social distancing.
The Sharjah Market Focus program at London Book Fair brings two pavilions to the trade show, as well as a stand featuring Sharjah’s World Book Capital year.
Twelve Emirati writers appear during London Book Fair as part of the Market Focus Sharjah program, produced with the British Council.
Set for completion in April, Sharjah’s new House of Wisdom facility is designed to bring legacy and digital library services together with social learning.
In an announcement made at Sharjah Publishing City this morning (April 25), Sharjah has been named the 2020 London Book Fair Market Focus.
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