Sharjah House of Wisdom – one of the biggest attractions of the London Book Fair 2022

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    LONDON, April 7, 2022 (WAM) – The House of Wisdom (HoW), an iconic modern center for learning and creativity in Sharjah, is the main attraction of the 49th London Book Fair (LBF). which took place from 5 to 7 April at the Olympia Exhibition Center in London.

    HoW, part of the Market Focus program in Sharjah at LBF 2022, uses the Emirate’s global focus at the book fair to inform and inform visitors from the UK and around the world of the many offerings.

    Commenting on their participation, Marwa Al Akrubi, director of HoW, noted that the huge number of curious readers, publishers and other visitors to their booth at LBF 2022 is proof of Sharjah’s cultural influence on the world stage. She explained: “Since its inauguration by Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad al-Qasimi, a member of the Supreme Council and head of Sharjah, HoW has gained notoriety not only in the UAE but also around the world. Through international showcases like this, the goal is to bring the message to the world that Sharjah, a city that loves culture and knowledge, will continue to offer social spaces such as HOW to promote learning, innovation, creativity and dialogue. ”

    During the three-day book fair in the UK capital, HoW held several meetings with cultural centers and libraries from around the world to share experiences and best practices, explore opportunities for future collaboration and open intercultural dialogue.

    Developed by the Office for Investment and Development of Sharjah (Shurooq) to celebrate the emirate’s year as UNESCO World Book Capital 2019, the cultural center, which houses a futuristic library, provides exciting reading experiences. in the “Library of the Year” category.

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