2008 Award Ceremony

On Wednesday 12th March 2008, the UAE’s Deputy Prime Minister, HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, honoured winners of the second edition of the 'Zayed Book Award' at a ceremony at the prestigious Emirates Palace.

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Ceremony Details

Emirates Palace, Hotel Kempinski

Wednesday 12th March 2008

The ceremony was also attended by: the Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's court, HH Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan; the Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority HE Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan; the late Director General of Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture & Heritage, HE Mohammed Khalaf Al Mazrouei, sheikhs, senior officials, diplomatic corps members, writers and intellectuals.

Events and Seminars


Multilingual publishing – Frankfurt October 18, 2008

During October 14- 18- The Sheikh Zayed Book Award advanced dialogue between the Arab and international publishing industry at the world’s largest publishing trade event, the Frankfurt Book Fair. The Award is a major exhibitor at the Fair and will hold a panel discussion entitled: Multilingual publishing on Saturday of the event.The seminar will take […]

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(Translation: Bridging the gap between French and Arab cultures) Monday July 7th 2008

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award hosted a major seminar on strengthening ties between Arab and French cultures at the prestigious Arab World Institute in Paris, France on Monday July 7th 2008 and joined together an elite audience of Arab cultural figures including writers, artists and publishers. The discussion was moderated by Dr. Waciny Laredj, winner […]

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Children’s Literature Seminar in Cairo

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award joined an assembly of renowned cultural and literary figures in a seminar entitled “Children’s Literature: Shaping the Future” as part of its participation in Cairo International Book Fair On Sunday. The Speakers included Professor Salah Fadl, member of the Advisory Committee of the Award and Seminar moderator, Mrs. Huda Al […]

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