2016 Award Ceremony

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the 10th Sheikh Zayed Book Award ceremony was held on May1st the sidelines of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair.
H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs attended the ceremony and honored winners of the Award in the presence of Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Member of the Executive Council, ministers, senior officials and diplomats.

Ceremony Details




Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre

Sunday 1st May 2016

The winners of the tenth Cycle included Lebanses born-French writer Amin Malouf who was named the "Cultural Personality of the Year." Other winners were Dr. Jamal Sanad Al Suwaidi from the UAE for his book 'The mirage'; Ibrahim Abdel Maguid from Egypt, for his work 'Beyond writing'; Dr. Said Yaqteen from Morocco who authored a book on Arab literary thinking; Dr. Keyan Ahmed Hazem Yahya from Iraq for his translation of the bestseller 'The meaning of meaning' by C. K. Ogden and I. A. Richards; Scholar Roshdi Rashid from France/Egypt for his research 'Angles et Grandeur'; and the Lebanon-based Dar Al Saqi Publishing House.

Literary and Art Criticism Award

Al fikr al ‘Adabi al Arabi

Said Yaktine – Morocco

Contribution to the Development of Nations Award

Al Sarab

H.E. Dr Jamal Sanad Al Suwaidi – UAE

Translation Award

The Meaning of Meaning

Keyan Yahya – Iraq

Literature Award

Ma wara’a al kitaba

Ibrahim Abdelmeguid – Egypt

Literature Award

“Murawighoon qusaa” (Ruthless Crooks)

Yousef Damra

Literature Award

“Thi’bat al hob wal kutub” (The she-wolf of love and books)

Muhsin al-Ramli

Literature Award

“Banat qaos quzah” (Daughters of the rainbow)

Moncef Ouhaïbi

Literature Award

“Al khasr wal watan” (the waist and the homeland)

Hanan Derkaoui

 

Literary and Art Criticism Award

Al fikr al ‘Adabi al Arabi

Said Yaktine – Morocco

Literary and Art Criticism Award

Tahadiyat al Naqed al Mo’aser

Gaber Asfour

Literary and Art Criticism Award

The Typography and Urban Evolution of Cairo

Ayman F’uad Sayyid

Contribution to the Development of Nations Award

Al qurban al badeel

Fathy Abdelsamie

Contribution to the Development of Nations Award

Al Sarab

H.E. Dr Jamal Sanad Al Suwaidi – UAE

Contribution to the Development of Nations Award

Sosiologia al ‘unf wal ‘irahb’

Ibrahim Al-Haidari

Translation Award

Sémaphores, Carnet II

Emmanuel Varlet

Translation Award

The Death of the Critic’

Fakhri Saleh

 





 

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Abu Dhabi, 6 April –Today the Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced the names of the winners of its tenth cycle (2015-2016) following the Board of Trustees’ meeting last week, which marked the last step in the selection process. The awards and winning titles are as follows: Contribution to the Development of Nations Award went to […]

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