Sheikh Zayed Book Award – Previous Awards – 2013

2013 Award Ceremony

The winners of the seventh Award received their accolades at a glittering ceremony at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed, the National Security Adviser and Vice Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council. A study of contemporary Arab thought and a retelling of One Thousand and One Arabian Nights were among the winners.

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Ceremony Details




Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC)

Sunday 28th April 2013

The Arab World’s most sought-after prize made the announcement in a press conference held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Abu Dhabi, in the presence of H.E. Mohammad Khalaf Al Mazrouei, member of the award's board of trustees and Advisor for Culture and Heritage in the Court of HH the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, HE Jumaa Al Qubaisi, member of the Board of Trustees of Sheikh Zayed Book Award and Executive Director of the National Library, Dr. Ali Bin Tamim, the Award’s Secretary General.

This year's award attracted a record 1,262 entries from 30 Arab countries and beyond.

Literary and Art Criticism Award

Haykalyyat al takween fi munamnamat maqamat al hariri (Structure in the illustrations of t

Wasma’a Al Agha

Literary and Art Criticism Award

Nazariyyat Al Alamat ‘ind Jama’at Vienna (The Theory of signs of Vienna Circle)

Mohammad Jabiri

Literary and Art Criticism Award

Al talakki 'inda Hazem al-Qartajni (Reception as per hazem al-qartajni)

Mohammad BinilHassan

Literary and Art Criticism Award

Al Soufiyya wal Faragh (Sufism and Void)

Khaled BilQasem

Literary and Art Criticism Award

Al Shi’er Wal Ma’na (Poetry and Connotation)

Ibrahim Al Hajari

Literary and Art Criticism Award

Al Mutawwala fil shi'r al-arabi al hadeeth (The 'long poem' in Arabic Modern Poetry)

Ahmad Al Jawwa

Literary and Art Criticism Award

Al naqd bayn al hadatha wa ma ba’d al hadatha (Criticism in modernism and post modernism)

Ibrahim Al Haydari

Young Author Award

Madrasat al mustaqbal fil watan al-arabi (future school in the Arab motherland)

Hiba Mohammad

 

Literature Award

The Award has been withheld as this year’s nominations in this category did not meet the Award’s standards and criteria for winning

Children’s Literature Award

The Award has been withheld as this year’s nominations in this category did not meet the Award’s standards and criteria for winning

Literary and Art Criticism Award

Al Mutawwala fil shi'r al-arabi al hadeeth (The 'long poem' in Arabic Modern Poetry)

Ahmad Al Jawwa

Literary and Art Criticism Award

Al naqd bayn al hadatha wa ma ba’d al hadatha (Criticism in modernism and post modernism)

Ibrahim Al Haydari

Young Author Award

Mathaher al i'tiqad fe masr (A study of popular beliefs in Egypt)

AbdulHakim Sayyed

Young Author Award

Nawares Che’ Guevara (The Seagulls of Che’ Guevara)

Mariam Al Saa’di

Translation Award

Mukhtasar Tareekh al-Adala (A Summarized History of Justice)

Mustafa Nasser

Translation Award

Mahmoud Darwish Absent Presence

Dr. Mohammad Shaheen

 

Events and Seminars

Event

Russian Literary and Academic Figures race to win Zayed Book Award

cooperation with UAE’s Embassy in Moscow, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, in cooperation with the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, organized an Arab-Russian Cultural Communion alongside a seminar in the Russian Capital Moscow, on the 27th of September 2013. The meetings in Moscow come closely after a similar event that […]

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‘Arab Culture in Other Languages’ promoted in Italy

Marking its very first interaction with the Italian cultural community, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award held a press conference alongside a poetry reciting night at Cremona Cultural Festival, North of Italy on 1st of June 2013. Emirati Poets Khuloud Al Mu’alla, Nujoom Al Ghanem and Ali Al Sha’aaliwere the stars of the night with a […]

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s Young Author Award Winner Tells Story of His Journey from Poet to Philosopher

Continuing on its success in delivering interactive seminars during the ADIBF, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, celebrated as the most important cultural event in the Arab region, hosted today the final seminar at the Discussion Sofa with Adil Hadjami, winner of the Young Author Award. The seminar was facilitated by Dr Mohammed Bennis, Member of […]

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