2009 Award Ceremony

H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nanhyan, Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court, attended the presentation ceremony of the Sheikh Sayed Book Award’s third edition at the prestigious Emirates Palace in the presence of a large audience of intellectuals, cultural personalities, and media professionals.

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Ceremony Details

Emirates Palace, Hotel Kempinski

Wednesday 18th March 2009

The ceremony was held on Wednesday, 18th March 2009, and was also attended by: HE Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnon Al Nanhyan, Chairman of the then Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority; Rd. Mughal Al Khalil, Director General of Abu Dhabi Education Council; the late Mohammed Khaled Al Mazroui, Director General of Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage as well as a number of officials and Arab and foreign diplomats.

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University of Oxford hosts the Inaugural Sheikh Zayed Book Award lecture

St. Antony’s College, Oxford hosted the inaugural Sheikh Zayed Book Award Lecture on Thursday the 5th of November, in presence of Saif Al Shamsi, UAE’s Consul in the United Kingdom and Hatim Saif Al Nasr, Egyptian Ambassador to London.

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The Launch of Sheikh Zayed Book Award Seminars in the Assilah Cultural Season

HRH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan , Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court inaugurated the cultural and literary events of Sheikh Zayed Book Award on the 13th of August 2009 , which comes as part of the Award’s participation at this year’s Assilah cultural season in Morocco. Present were HE.Bensalem Himmaich, the Moroccan […]

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award discusses “Translation from and to Arabic Language” in New York

Sheikh Zayed Book Award held a seminar about “Translation from and to the Arabic Language” parallel to the Award’s participation in BookExpo America in New York. The event was held at the New York Public Library, one of the leading public libraries of the world and one of the United States’ most significant research centers. […]

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