The Kingdom of Spain is the guest of honor at the 40th Session of the Sharjah International Book Fair, which will be held at the Sharjah Expo Center from November 3 to 13, and will feature more than 25 activities, including literary seminars and discussions. And reading sessions, as well as cultural and musical performances by the elite group of talented Spanish writers, thinkers and artists, providing workers in the publishing industry with the opportunity to interact with Spanish publishers participating in the exhibition, and to develop partnerships and explore opportunities in the field of translation, copyright and distribution.
The show includes cultural sessions presented by screenwriters Javier Gomez and Diego Avalos of the Netflix series (Money Heist: La Casa de Papel), which has seen mass success and has become a global event.
The list of Spanish writers participating in guest events includes author and journalist Coffee Martinez, author of the novel “Sailor Wang”, novelist and poet Irene Zola, whose works have been translated into 17 languages, including English, French, Dutch, and Turkish. And Arab, and Mighty Mudobria, author of “Millions of Steps: Walking and Counting.” And author and illustrator, specializing in the children’s book Rocio Ponilla, “What is the Color of the Kiss” and “The World’s Highest Mountain of Books”. .
Participating in the show is the symphonic choral ensemble “Forma Antiqua”, one of the most important Spanish bands specializing in classical Baroque music, founded by brothers Aaron, Daniel and Pablo Jabico, and has won numerous music awards. Karamba “, which specializes in the short” Donadilla “or short musical operetta performed in Spanish theaters in the eighteenth century.
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