Sheikh Zayed Book Award – Previous Awards – 2014

2014 Award Ceremony

HH General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, honoured the winners the 8th Sheikh Zayed Book Award, in a ceremony at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.

Prince Mutaib bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia received the ‘Cultural Personality of the Year’ award on behalf of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

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Ceremony Details




Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC)

Sunday 4th May 2014

During the ceremony, General Sheikh Mohammed affirmed that the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, earned his high international stature through his valuable contributions to backing peace and tolerance around the world, as well as through his role in supporting cultural, literary and scientific progress in the Kingdom and overseas.

This eighth edition of the Award saw a record number nominations amounting to more than 1,385 across nine categories – a growth of 12% over the previous year’s record.

Children’s Literature Award

‘Qubba’it Raghda’ (Raghda’s Hat)

Taghreed Al Najjar

Children’s Literature Award

Mu’jizaton fil Sahra’a (A Miracle in the Desert)

Yacoub Al Sharooni

Young Author Award

‘Al Khitab Al Ishtibaahi fil Turath Al Lisani Al Arabi’ (The Apprehensive Discourse in the

Al Basheer Al Tihali

Young Author Award

‘Al Ma’rifah wal Irtiaab: Al Musa’ala Al Irtiyabyya li Qimat Al Ma’rifah ‘ind Nietzsche wa

Dr. Abdul Razzaq Bil’aqrouz

Literature Award

Poetry Collection ‘Diwan Al Said Al Bahri’ (Marine Fishing)

Munsef Al Wahaybi

Literature Award

‘Farashat li Ibtisamat Buddha’ (Butterflies for Buddha’s Smile)

Shawqi Bazi’

Literature Award

‘Ghareeb Al Nahr’ (The Stranger of the River)

Jamal Naji

Translation Award

“Ästhetik: Einleitung” or “Lessons in Aesthetics” (by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel. 1842)

Dr. Naji Al Awlani

 

Literary and Art Criticism 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

Arabic Culture in Other Languages Award

“Enlightenment Orientalism: Resisting the Rise of the Novel”

Srinivas Aravamudan

Arabic Culture in Other Languages Award

“The Power of Oratory in the Medieval Muslim World”

Linda G. Jones

Arabic Culture in Other Languages Award

“Poetics of Love in the Arabic Novel: Nation-State, Modernity and Tradition”

Wenchin Ouyang

Children’s Literature Award

‘Qubba’it Raghda’ (Raghda’s Hat)

Taghreed Al Najjar

Children’s Literature Award

Mu’jizaton fil Sahra’a (A Miracle in the Desert)

Yacoub Al Sharooni

Young Author Award

‘Al Khitab Al Ishtibaahi fil Turath Al Lisani Al Arabi’ (The Apprehensive Discourse in the

Al Basheer Al Tihali

Young Author Award

‘Al Ma’rifah wal Irtiaab: Al Musa’ala Al Irtiyabyya li Qimat Al Ma’rifah ‘ind Nietzsche wa

Dr. Abdul Razzaq Bil’aqrouz

 

Events and Seminars

Event

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Launches Cultural Program in Spain

Abu Dhabi, September 27, 2014 Following its successful trip to Japan, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award hosted a series of meetings and activities last week in the Spanish Capital of Madrid, as part of its international cultural program to promote the Award’s “Arabic Culture in Other Languages” category. The category is devised to honor all […]

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award meets with the Japanese Judging Panel

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s convoy to Japan concluded their meetings with the Japanese judging panel appointed to assess the works contending to win the Award’s “Arabic Culture in Other Languages” prize in its ninth session of 2014/2015. The assembly of professors, scholars and academics from a number of prominent Japanese universities together with the […]

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