Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) has released the third edition of its first purposed journal “Museums in the MENA Region Journal” shedding light on the digital experience of museums across the Middle East and North Africa.
Culture & Society
With over 1 million books, the World’s Biggest Book Sale is set to open this week at Dubai Studio City - in the Month of Good. The third edition of the 11-day Book Sale opens its doors on 14th April 2022 offering amazing books with discounts ranging from 50% to 80% off the recommended retail price. Entry is absolutely FREE and the Sale is open to the public daily from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. allowing book fans and bookworms 16 hours of glorious book shopping experience that is not to be missed!
Emirati poet Khalid AlBudoor has described poems as the “rebirth of words” - as words are imbued with deep meaning and metaphorical expressions, and translation as the “rebirth of culture”, while emphasising the importance of faithfully translating poetry and literary works to capture the meaning of the original text and retaining its creative essence and distinctive style.
One week left for art enthusiasts and explorers of Abu Dhabi’s art scene to visit Portrait of a Nation II: Beyond Narratives in Manarat Al Saadiyat. Organised by Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) in conjunction with the 19th edition of Abu Dhabi Festival (ADF), held under the theme Crafting the Emirates State of Mind: Creation, Innovation and Joy, Portrait of a Nation II: Beyond Narratives highlights the innovation and collaboration that shaped the UAE’s visual art landscape over the past 50 years, focusing on the people, histories and stories of a rich and multifaceted homegrown creative scene.
In line with its mission to expand its regional and global outreach to attract both upcoming and established names in publishing and allied industries to Sharjah’s pro-active business environment, Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone (SPCFZ) held a series of networking meetings with international publishers during the 49th edition of the London Book Fair, which ran from April 5-7 at Olympia Exhibition Centre.