Sheikh Zayed Book Award
Sheikh Zayed Book Award organized by the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre has named renowned Egyptian musician Omar Khairat as the Cultural Personality of the Year for its 17th edition.
The Bibliotheca Alexandrina headed by Mostafa el-Feki won the Sheikh Zayed Book Award for Publishing and Cultural Techniques.
Two Egyptians are among the competitors.
The award chose 10 books out of 148 nominated for the 2021/2022 edition.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced on June 13 receiving candidates for its 16th edition until October 1, 2021.
Juergen Boos, director of the Frankfurt Book Fair, described his German compatriot Jürgen Habermas’ refusal to accept the Sheikh Zayed Book Award after being chosen as the Cultural Personality of the Year as a wrong decision and a wasted opportunity.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award expressed disappointment at the German philosopher Jürgen Habermas's retreat from his pre-acceptance of the award, but respects his decision.
The Board of Trustees of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award convened to evaluate the results of the 15th edition and approve the names of the winners in the award’s nine branches.
The lists included six works from Egypt, Morocco, the United Arab Emirates and Tunisia.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s 15th edition announced the shortlists of the Young Author, Child and Young Adult Literature and Literature branches.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award revealed the long list of the arts branch at its fifteenth edition, which includes 12 works from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Kuwait, Sudan and Iraq.
Translators Loay Abdul Mageed and Sherif el-Saify from Egypt compete for the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award's 13th edition announced nominees in the branches of literature, arts and criticism studies.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced on Dec. 26 the nominated translated works in the Long Novel category.
Sheikh Zayed Book Award will stop receiving nominations for its 13th edition on October 1.
Egyptian author Ahmed al-Qarmalawi, the winner of the 12th edition of the international Sheikh Zayed Book Award, finished writing his fourth novel.
The UAE's Sheikh Zayed Book Award have received over 700 nominations this year, as part of its upcoming 12th edition.