Sheikh Zayed Book Award – Previous Awards – 2012

2012 Award Ceremony

His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser and Vice Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council presented the award at a ceremony at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) to seven winners. Among the recipients was The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), which took the Cultural Personality of the Year Award for its key role in ensuring global cultural heritage free of prejudice or discrimination, and for embracing inter-cultural communication since 1945.

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Ceremony Details




Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC)

Thursday 29th March 2012

The Award Ceremony took place on Thursday, March 29th, 2012 with the ADNEC conference room being transformed into a futuristic planetarium. After the national anthem was played by the Beit Al Oud orchestra, a short film celebrating the Award and its place in culture was presented on a large screen.

Literary and Art Criticism Award

Theatrical Biographies

Roger Assaf

Literary and Art Criticism Award

Eastern Carpets

Eyad and Hanan AbuShakra

Literary and Art Criticism Award

The Art and History of Muslims in Andalusia

Mahmoud Youssef Khadir

Literary and Art Criticism Award

Orientalism in Arabic Architecture

Raed Arnaout

Literary and Art Criticism Award

Andalusian - Moroccan Music

Amin Chaachoo

Literature Award

Arabic Reading

Abderrahim Ouhabi

Literature Award

Bilan

Mousa Abbas

Literature Award

Under the Moonlight

Mohammed Gharnate

 

Literary and Art Criticism Award

Theatrical Biographies

Roger Assaf

Literary and Art Criticism Award

Andalusian - Moroccan Music

Amin Chaachoo

Literature Award

Arabic Reading

Abderrahim Ouhabi

Literature Award

Yahya

Samiha Ali Khrais

Literature Award

The Tea of the Bride

Maysaloon Hadi

Contribution to the Development of Nations Award

Renaissance & Modernity: Amidst Confusion & Failure

Hussin Al Oudat

Contribution to the Development of Nations Award

Let's not Forget Beit Dajan- Jaffa

Ayman Jaber Hammoudeh

Contribution to the Development of Nations Award

The last Days of Ancient Arabs

Saad al-Sowayan

 

Events and Seminars

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award participates in Frankfurt Book Fair 2012

Abu Dhabi, September 23, 2012 – The Sheikh Zayed Book Award has participated in this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany which marks the 64th cycle of the world’s largest trade fair in the publishing industry. The International book Fair, organized by a subsidiary company of the German Publishers and Booksellers Association, will commence its […]

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award meets German writers in Berlin

In September 2012, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award in cooperation with UAE Embassy in Germany, organized the Arab-German Cultural Seminar in the German Capital Berlin, at the UAE Embassy in the German Capital. The event brought together an assembly of top-level diplomatic and cultural figures from UAE and Germany, including HE Mohammad Ahmad Al Mahmoud, […]

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Promotes New Category in Berlin

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced today it will be participating in a cultural Seminar in Germany this coming Thursday, 13th of September 2012, in cooperation with Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UAE’s Embassy in Germany. A team of high level executives will represent the Award, led by Dr. Ali Bin Tamim, Secretary General of […]

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