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Post: Ali bin Tamim: “Abu Dhabi Book Fair” reflects the cultural movement in the country


Abu Dhabi (WAM)

Dr. Ali Bin Tamim, President of Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center, said that the 31st Abu Dhabi International Book Fair introduces its new and diverse audience intellectually, culturally and cognitively and caters to the aspirations of different pleasures. Audience segments and readers that reflect the cultural movement in the country, especially since the expansion of the Corona Pandemic’s impact on the publishing industry and the process of full recovery. In a statement to Emirates News Agency, WAM, he added that the exhibition, in its current session, has the presence of more than 1,000 editors from more than 80 countries, with an integrated program of events covering more than 450 diverse activities. Meet the aspirations of the community, including dialogue sessions and seminars, literary, cultural and intellectual evenings, and a large group. Experts and influential people in the Arab world. He highlighted that Germany, guest of honor at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair in 2022, opens a cultural program with a 400 square meter pavilion in which 34 German publishers will exhibit their book collection. Highlights of the pavilion are the Guest of Honor Theatre, which is a virtual reality structure to display Faust by the German artist Goethe, and the illuminated signs that allow visitors to engage in creative activities and realize that Germany is chosen as a guest. . . . The tribute comes at a time when the expansion of the historical relationship that unites the United Arab Emirates and the Federal Republic of Germany incorporates the differentiated position it occupies in the German literary sector, enjoying a rich and diverse literary heritage and being connected to the Arab world by through deep bonds. We hope to celebrate these connections and shed light on cultural exchanges between Arab and German peoples over the centuries. He noted that the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair had selected Dr. Taha Hussein, Dean of Arabic Literature, as the main figure for his current session because a person who lost his sight early in life had a vision whose light reflected results that have always enriched and disturbed minds, hearts and understandings in different parts of the world. Arabic. The exhibition is a platform for creative writers to meet their peers and audiences and the opportunity to get first copies of the latest publications. As well as an elite Emirati meeting place for writers and poets and an elite group of speakers.

Source: Al Ittihad

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