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SHEIKH ZAYED BOOK AWARD CALLS FOR 13th EDITION NOMINATIONS

Abu Dhabi, May 14, 2018 - The Sheikh Zayed Book Award has announced it will be accepting nominations for its 13th edition (the 2018/19 Awards) starting this month and running until October 1st 2018. The call for nominations comes after the successful...

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Zayed Book Award’s Grand Ceremony marked on April 30

Abu Dhabi 29 April, 2018 - Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the 12th Sheikh Zayed...

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Arab World Institute named Cultural Personality of the Year 2018

Abu Dhabi 24 April 2018 – Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced today that ‘L’Institut du Monde Arabe’ (IMA), or the ‘Arab World Institute’ is the winner of the 12th Edition’s Cultural Personality of the ...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Twelfth Session Winners Announced

Dr. Ali Bin Tamim: “The Award has won a reputation as a foundation of high caliber and authenticity” Abu Dhabi, April, 2018 – The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced today the winners of its 12th Edi...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s Short-listed Contenders Revealed

Abu Dhabi, March 7, 2018 – The Sheikh Zayed Book Award has announced the short-listed works contending to win the prize across its categories, out of a total of 1,191 nominations received in the Award...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award signs off short lists for its 12th Edition

Abu Dhabi 26 February, 2018 – The Scientific Committee of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award has approved the short lists for its twelfth edition, following a series of meetings from 21st to 23rd of February...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award launches Translation Initiative

Abu Dhabi, 25 February 2018: The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced the launch of a Translation Initiative in cooperation with the Frankfurt Book Fair N.Y branch, aiming to support publishing houses in...

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Zayed Book Award Longlist Announced for ‘Translation’ Category

Abu Dhabi December 21, 2017- The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) today announced the “Translation Category” long list for its twelfth edition, consisting of 10 works from the 74 nominations received in...

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Zayed Book Award Longlist Announced for ‘Children’s Literature’ (2017-2018)

Abu Dhabi, December 13, 2017- The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA( today announced its longlist for “Children’s Literature" Category, selecting 13 titles out of 135 nominations received in the category ...

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Zayed Book Award Longlist Announced for ‘Development of Nations’ (2017-2018)

Abu Dhabi December 04 - 2017 The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) announced today its longlist for ‘Contribution to the Development of Nations’, counting 11 titles out of 131 nominations received in the...

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Zayed Book Award Longlist Announced for Literary Studies (2017-2018)

Abu Dhabi November 27, 2017- The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) today announced its longlist for “Literary and Art Criticism”, selecting seven titles out of 123 nominations received in the category. ...

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Zayed Book Award Longlist Announced for ‘Young Author’ Category (2017-2018)

Abu Dhabi November 20, 2017- The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) announced today its ‘Young Author’ longlist for the twelfth edition, consisting of 12 titles out of 307 nominations received in the cate...

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Zayed Book Award Longlist Announced for ‘Literature’ Category (2017-2018)

Abu Dhabi November 7, 2017- The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) today announced its Literature Category long list for its twelfth edition, consisting of 13 titles out of the 337 nominations which were ...

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Ahead of long-list announcements Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s Reading Panels review nominations

Abu Dhabi 28 October, 2017 – The Sheikh Zayed Book Award concluded the evaluation process for its twelfth edition this week, following the closure of the nomination phase which extended from early May...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens up Cultural Dialogue in London

Abu Dhabi, September 20, 2017 – The Sheikh Zayed Book Award held a seminar on "Exploring the Arab Culture in Other Languages" at the Lanesborough Hotel in London on Wednesday 20th September, which bro...

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Mouza Al Shamsi appointed new Director of Sheikh Zayed Book Award

Abu Dhabi, September 14, 2017 – The Sheikh Zayed Book Award has announced the appointment of Mouza Al Shamsi as Director of the Award, effective July 2017. In her new role, Al Shamsi will be respon...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award receives 725 nominations to date for its 12th Session

Abu Dhabi, July 27, 2017 – The Sheikh Zayed Book Award recorded a total of 725 nominations to date since the 12th cycle commenced last May. ‘Young Author’ and ‘Literature’ categories are leading with ...

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SHEIKH ZAYED BOOK AWARD 2018 – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Abu Dhabi, May 29, 2017 - The Sheikh Zayed Book Award has announced it is now accepting nominations for its 2018 edition, with submissions accepted until October 1st 2017. The announcement was made du...

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Awards Presentation Ceremony marked on April 30

Abu Dhabi 27 March, 2017- Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the 11th Sheikh Zayed ...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Names Abdallah Laroui “Cultural Personality of the Year”

Abu Dhabi, 05 April 2017 – The Sheikh Zayed Book Award has announced the Moroccan historian and scholar, Abdallah Laroui, is to be celebrated as the Cultural Personality of the Year for the award’s el...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Eleventh Session Winners Announced

Abbas Beydoun’s “Khareef al Bara’a” wins Literature Award Dr Ali Bin Tamim: “Winning titles address current pressing issues.” Abu Dhabi, March 29, 2017 – The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced t...

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Zayed Book Award Board of Trustees Approves Winners

Abu Dhabi, March 12, 2017 – The Board of Trustees of Sheikh Zayed Book Award has approved the winners’ list put forward by the Award’s Scientific Committee for the eleventh cycle (2016 – 2017). The Bo...

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Contenders in “Arabic Culture in Other Languages”, “Contribution to the Development of Nations” and “Publishing and Technology” revealed

Abu Dhabi, March 6, 2017 – The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced today the works shortlisted in “Arabic Culture in Other Languages” and “Contribution to the Development of Nations” alongside the front...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces Shortlists in Translation and Literary Studies 11th Cycle

Abu Dhabi, March 2, 2017 – The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced today the works shortlisted in its “Translation” and “Literary& Arts Criticism” Categories. The frontrunners in “Translation” in...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s Eleventh Session Contenders in “Literature” and “Children’s Literature” revealed

Abu Dhabi, February 19, 2017 –As part of its annual practice, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced today its shortlisted candidates in two of its categories; “Literature” and “Children’s Literature”....

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Longlist Announced for Sheikh Zayed Book Award “Literature” Category (11th cycle, 2016-2017)

Abu Dhabi December 21, 2016- The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) announced today its long list in Literature, consisting of 12 titles out of 274 nominations received by the award since last May. The 27...

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Longlist announcements of Sheikh Zayed Book Award Continue Children’s Literature and Young Author

Abu Dhabi, 13 December 2016 –The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced today its longlist for two categories; ‘Children’s Literature’ and ‘Young Author’. The titles in the ‘Children’s Literature’ longl...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces Longlist in Translation Category

Abu Dhabi 28/11/2016- The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) announced today its long list for the Translation category, consisting of 8 titles out of 86 nominations received. These nominations came mostl...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s First Longlist Announcement “Development of Nations” and “Critical Studies” Longlists Revealed

Abu Dhabi 7 Nov 2016–The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) announced today the first longlist of its 11th cycle (2016/2017), starting with ‘Contribution to the Development of Nations’ and ‘Literary& ...

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First stage of Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s 11th cycle assessment completed

Abu Dhabi, October 16, 2016 – The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced the conclusion of the reading panel assembly to evaluate the accepted nominations for its eleventh session of 2016/2017. The panel w...

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Deadline for Sheikh Zayed Book Award Nominations Approaches

Last call for 2016-2017 nominations Abu Dhabi 25 September 2016- The Sheikh Zayed book Award reiterated today that the call for nominations for its 11th session will end on October 1st, 2016. Inter...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Accepts Nominations in Five Languages

Abu Dhabi June 19, 2016 – Coinciding with the launch of its 11th cycle for 2016/2017,  the Sheikh Zayed Book Award will accept nominations, in five different languages; English, French, Italian, Spani...

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SHEIKH ZAYED BOOK AWARD CALL FOR NOMINATIONS (2016-2017)

Abu Dhabi, May 22, 2016 - The Sheikh Zayed Book Award has announced accepting nominations for its eleventh cycle of 2016/2017 starting this month of May until first of October 2016. The announcement w...

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SZBA Annual Book Award Ceremony next Sunday

Abu Dhabi, 26 April 2016 – The grand ceremony to present the 10th Sheikh Zayed Book Awards will take place next Sunday May 1st 2016, under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crow...

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Zayed Award Selects Lebanese Novelist Amin Maalouf for Cultural Personality of the Year Award

Abu Dhabi 17 April 2016- The Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s board of trustees and scientific committee announced today that the Lebanese-born French novelist Amin Maalouf has won this year’s Cultural Perso...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces Winners of Its Tenth Cycle (2015-2016)

Abu Dhabi, 6 April –Today the Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced the names of the winners of its tenth cycle (2015-2016) following the Board of Trustees’ meeting last week, which marked the last step i...

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Zayed Book Award Reveals 2016 Contenders in ‘Arab Culture’ and ‘Publishing’ Categories

Abu Dhabi 24 March 2016 – Sheikh Zayed Book Award revealed today the last nominations for its tenth cycle.  The list includes three titles under ‘Arab culture in other languages’ in English and French...

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Zayed Book Award reveals short list in ‘Literary and Arts Studies

Abu Dhabi 16 March 2016- The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced today three titles short listed in ‘Literary and Arts Studies’ category for 2016 cycle, of which two are from Egypt and one entry is from...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces 2016 short list in ‘Development of Nations’ and ‘Translation’

Abu Dhabi March 7, 2016- Following the short-list declarations made last week, Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced today the short-listed contenders for two more categories;  ‘Contribution to the Develo...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award to Host Cultural Seminar in Milan

‘Arab-Italian Literature Dialogue’ seminar at Villa Necchi Campiglio will introduce Award’s launched Translation Fund to the Italian market Abu Dhabi, 03 October 2018: The Sheikh Zayed Book Award ...

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Last call for Sheikh Zayed Book Award Nominations

Books to be received by October 1st, 2018 by latest Abu Dhabi, September 4th, 2018 – The Sheikh Zayed Book Award has urged applicants to make sure to send in their entries for its 13th edition latest...

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