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SBA participates in Bologna Children’s Book Fair

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The Sharjah Authority (SBA) is participating in the 53rd edition of the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, the major literary event, being held from April 4-7 in Italy. The event is hosting more than 1,200 exhibitors from 98 countries, with Germany – home of the world’s first printed book – being celebrated as its ‘Guest of Honour.’
SBA’s participation in the world’s oldest children’s book event has boosted the presence of the emirate of Sharjah, which is witnessing increasing attention by experts and professionals involved in the children’s book industry.
SBA has made the best use of its participation at the fair to promote the 8th edition of the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF), which will take place from April 20-30, 2016, with a line-up of more than 1,500 cultural, art, and educational events and the participation of 130 publishers from 15 countries.
The SBA stand has received an overwhelming response from visitors, many of whom inquired about SCRF 2016 due to its globally acclaimed reputation. The queries reflected Bologna Children’s Book Fair and SCRF’s proud common mission to expand children’s knowledge and develop their talents and abilities.

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