The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi has postponed the 30th edition of Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, which was scheduled to take place on 15 until 21 April 2020, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center, until 23 to 29 May 2021. The move is a precautionary measure to protect public health.
Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) is the most diverse book fair in the region. Abu Dhabi International Book Fair is a massive event that is organized Abu Dhabi with over 5,00,000 titles of books on display each year. This book fair is the best platform where the interested parties are facilitated to meet the key players and industry professionals in the field, who are scattered in the Middle East and North Africa. Abu Dhabi International book fair 2020 will be organized from April 15 to April 21, 2020 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
Abu Dhabi International Book fair is the most professionally organized book fair in the whole of Middle East. Abu Dhabi has turned out into a hub for development of the publishing industry in the region. The International book fair has helped Abu Dhabi in this process.
Abu Dhabi International Book fair is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. It is organized by KITAB, which is a joint venture between the Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage and the Frankfurt Book Fair. KITAB plays an important role in instilling the interest of reading in people from all walks of life and from all ages in the Middle East. The aim of the KITAB is to make the Abu Dhabi International Book fair truly international by building relationships between the Western Publishers and the Arabic publishing industry.
KITAB is committed to spread the passion of reading across the Middle East by conducting the book fair every year. With the book fair becoming a success every year, the business of the publishing industry in Abu Dhabi is multiplying every year. Along with book fair, the event will also host a series of discussion panels, professionally oriented seminars, literary and cultural events.
Business and rights center at the book fair will host a series of business discussions between interested parties that will be a boost to the publishing industry in the Middle East and Gulf region. The eZone and Service area is exclusively for the digital content developers to display their product to the Arab Publishing industry. Illustrator’s corner is a popular spot which welcomes creative and intelligent discussions.
With the other book fairs being a success as far as the reading habits of the people are concerned, the Abu Dhabi International Book fair 2020 will also be an instant hit among book lovers.