The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 16th Edition Ceremony

Date: May 24, 2022, 11:00 - 13:00
Location: Louvre Abu Dhabi

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 16th Edition ceremony was held at the Louvre Abu Dhabi on 24 May 2022 and hosted key intellectual & literary figures, alongside ministers, senior officials & diplomats, to witness granting eight prizes:

  • Literature Award to the Emirati poet and novelist Maisoon Saqer
  • Children’s Literature Award to Syrian author Maria Daadoush
  • Young Author Award to the Tunisian writer Dr. Mohamed Al-Maztouri
  • Literary and Arts Criticism Award to the Moroccan writer Mohamed Aldahi
  • Translation Award to Egyptian translator Dr. Ahmed Aladawi
  • Arabic Culture in Other languages Award to the Iraqi/American scholar Dr. Muhsin J. Al-Musawi
  • Publishing and Technology Award to Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt
  • Cultural Personality of the Year Award to Dr. Abdullah Al-Ghathami from Saudi Arabia.



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