2011 Award Ceremony

This year’s Awards presentation ceremony took place in the prestigious Emirates Palace when HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Presidential Affairs honoured the winners of the 5th Award edition.

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Ceremony Details

Emirates Palace

Wednesday 16th March 2011

Present were Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture & heritage H.E. Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth & Community Affairs Abdul Rahman Al Owais, Director of the Office of Presidential Affairs Minister Ali Salem Al Kaabi, and other officials.
After honouring the winners, H.H. Sheikh Mansour said the Award carries a special significance as it commemorates the role played by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in serving education, culture and thought. “The award is an expression of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan's commitment to the path of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in promoting culture as one of the pillars for nation progress,” he said.

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The Sheikh Zayed Book Award organized a literary seminar yesterday Saturday 15th October joining Libyan-born author Ibrahim al-Kouni (Winner of Sheikh Zayed Book Award for literature in 2008) and Nasser al-Dhaheri, author and editor from the United Arab Emirates, chaired by German translator Hartmut Faehndrich, who has been translating Arab literature for decades. The seminar […]

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