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.
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.
Eyad and Hanan AbuShakra
Mahmoud Youssef Khadir
Samiha Ali Khrais
Hussin Al Oudat
Ayman Jaber Hammoudeh
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 […]Read More
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, […]Read More
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 […]Read More