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SCRF 2024 Returns May 1st

by | Apr 2, 2024 | News

Prepare to embark on an exhilarating journey of creativity and knowledge as the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF) makes its grand return for its 15th edition on May 1st. Hosted at the Expo Centre Sharjah, this eagerly awaited event promises twelve days brimming with excitement until May 12th.

Organized by the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), SCRF 2024 guarantees an action-packed experience for young readers, artists, creatives, and families alike. With millions of books, including the latest releases in children’s and Young Adult (YA) literature from around the world, at its core, the festival transcends into the region’s largest platform for cultural and artistic appreciation.

From captivating theatrical performances to tantalizing culinary demonstrations, engaging workshops covering STEM, social media, music, and more, SCRF 2024 offers a diverse array of activities tailored to various interests. Explore thrilling competitions, animated events, and a plethora of activities to ignite your imagination.

The literary program of SCRF 2024 showcases stimulating discussions between Arab and international authors, publishers, sports and media personalities, along with book signing events, storytelling sessions, and interactive reading activities for children. Delve into literary workshops designed to inspire and educate.

Furthermore, SCRF continues its tradition of providing a world-class networking platform for industry professionals, including publishers, booksellers, literary agents, authors, illustrators, artists, librarians, and governmental entities. This fosters collaboration, exploration, and opportunities to enhance the local and regional publishing landscape.

Stay tuned for the announcement of the winners of prestigious accolades such as the Sharjah Children’s Book Award, Books for Visually Impaired Children Award, and the Sharjah Audio Book Award, designed by SBA to support the children’s literature industry.

 

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