Sharjah- 4th of October 2015
The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) will hold a press conference on Tuesday at 10:30am, at the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, to unveil the details of the 34th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), which will take place from November 4-14 at the Expo Centre.
The internationally renowned book fair is expected to see several surprises and new events during this year's edition, with an overwhelming participation by local, Arab and international publishing houses and cultural institutions. Organizers will reveal this year's calendar of events and programmes, including the Intellectual Programme, Kids Programme, Cultural Café and the Cooking Corner.
The 2015 SIBF will host award winning writers, prominent intellectual and media figures from all over the world. A host of seminars, lectures and workshops will be held alongside the joint conference, organised by the American Library Association in partnership with SIBF for the second consecutive year.
The press conference will be attended by representatives of organisations and companies sponsoring the event, including HE Abdul Aziz Taryam, CEO Advisor and General Manager-Northern Emirates, Etisalat, Dr Khalid Al Midfa, Director General of Sharjah Media Corporation, and HE Majid Abdul Rahman Al Bastaki, Media Director of the Office of Dubai's Crown Prince, , along with HE Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri, Chairman of SBA.
The Sharjah Book Authority has invited all those interested in learning about the programme of events to attend the press conference, which will be open to the public. Those, who would not be able to attend the conference but are interested in learning about its details, can follow SIBF on social networking sites via hashtag #SIBF15.