Under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent Authority, the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) will launch the annual Al Dhafra Book Fair.
The book fair will offer visitors a wide range of cultural events and programmes aimed at spreading a habit for reading and a love for knowledge and creativity. In addition, the participation of more than 20 publishers and local distributors will provide access to a broad variety of books and the latest publications in all fields of interest.
Al Dhafra Book Fair will explore the role of culture and the social environment in stimulating creativity and nurturing intellectual growth, by showcasing the experiences of Emirati authors and creating a unique opportunity for visitors to meet their favourite writers and acquire signed works.
The book fair aims to support the local and regional publishing industry and encourage a culture of reading across the UAE community. The four-day fair will bring together a dynamic programme for book-lovers of all ages, promising an enjoyable visitor experience.