Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Abu Dhabi Book Fair concludes successfully

 The biggest session of Abu Dhabi International Book Fair concluded on Sunday, March 8 evening in the UAE capital with great success.

The Fair's 20th session, held from March 2 – 7 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, is organized by the Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH) and KITAB, a joint venture between ADACH and the Frankfurt Book Fair.

The Fair is held under the Patronage of General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nayhan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

Mohammed Khalaf Al Mazrouei, Director General of ADACH, said “This session was remarkable; 840 publishers from 63 countries from around the world took part in the Fair, offering more than 500 titles of best books in literary and intellectual, cultural, science, economic and various types of knowledge. The Fair attracted more than 236 thousand visitors from all age groups. The sideline multicultural activities were successful too.

Full report here Middle East Online

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