La foire internationale du livre de Sharjah est l’une des premières de la région à reprendre son programme normalement à la suite de la pandémie.
The 40th Sharjah International Book Fair is now the largest in the world, organisers have announced.
The event, which is taking place at the Expo Centre Sharjah until November 13, brings together more than 1,600 publishers from 83 countries and 15 million books. This year’s event is the largest since the fair was established in 1982.
The Sharjah Book Authority, the fair’s organisers, announced on Friday that it has also become, for the first time, the world’s largest book fair.
Held under the theme There is always a right book, the fair is one of the first in the region to reprise a focused in-person programme in the wake of the pandemic.
According to a release from the Sharjah Book Authority, “this new record reflects the fruition of SIBF’s efforts and a qualitative step towards the full recovery of the publishing and creative industries worldwide.”