Sharjah - Morocco takes part in the 35th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), which opened its doors on Wednesday, with the participation of 60 countries.
Sharjah – Morocco takes part in the 35th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), which opened its doors on Wednesday, with the participation of 60 countries.
This year’s Sharjah International Book Fair – third largest book fair in the world- see the participation of 1,420 publishing houses from 60 countries, displaying more than 1.5 million books throughout its 11 days.
SIBF is organized by the Sharjah Book Authority under the theme “Read More”, and covering 25,000 square feet at Sharjah Expo Centre. Visitors will enjoy more than 1,417 activities from its program.
The UAE participate this year with 205 publishing houses, followed by Egypt with 163, Lebanon and India with 110 each, the UK with 79, Syria with 66, the US with 63 and KSA with 61.
SIBF has announced the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as the Guest of Honor for 2016, being selected in view of its work in promoting culture and heritage across the world since its establishment in 1945.
Morocco is represented at the event by several publishing houses, including “Dar AL Aman”, “Dar Touhidi”, “Dar Arachad”, the “Arab cultural center” and “Dar Abi Rakrak”.