Sharjah International Book Fair 2022 – SIBF Events in Sharjah, UAE

Sharjah International Book Fair SIBF

Sharjah International Book Fair 2022 event is one of the world’s largest book fairs, held at the Sharjah Expo Centre every year. The 41st annual event will take place between November 2 and 13 at the Expo Centre Sharjah. It will be held under the theme Spread the Word, Sharjah Book Authority revealed at the Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park on Wednesday.

More than 120 cultural figures will be featured in the fair, including Moroccan poet and former minister of culture and communication Mohammed Al-Ash’ari, Egyptian author Ahmed Mourad, as well as Emirati writers Sultan Al Amimi, Khulood Al Mualla, Ibrahim Al Hashemi and Asma Al Hammadi.

The eleven day fair has over 400 literary events, including daily writing workshops, poetry readings and book signings. The stalls prominently feature local favorite’s, including several Arabic books on Sharjah, Arab culture and Arabic art. The Sharjah book fair is a huge attraction for literature buffs. Traveler’s interested in the arts put it high on their list of to-do Sharjah tourist places, as it is a Sharjah event that attracts over 2 million visitors and 1,420 national and international publishing houses. Books at the fair cover diverse genres in over 210 languages, while the panels have a star-studded lineup of renowned literary figures and authors.

There is something for everyone at the SIBF, including food and snacks and live cookery stations to give visitors insights into the taste and making of Arabic food. Many parents opt to bring their children to the Expo center to shop for story books during the book festival, a fun and educational activity for all family members – make sure to mark your calendar!

The SIBF is one of the top three book fairs in the world.

Sharjah international book fair SIBF Details:

Sharjah International Book Fair 2022 – SIBF Events in Sharjah
Sharjah International Book Fair 2022 – SIBF Events in Sharjah

What is the Date, Duration and Timing of Sharjah international book fair?

Date: 02nd November – 13th November 2022

Duration:11 Days

Sharjah international book fair SIBF Timing

All Days: 10:00 – 22:00

Fridays: 16:00-23:00

Daily visiting hours for general public from 10:00 to 22:00.

Except for Friday from 16:00 to 23:00

Visiting hours for trade visitors, publishers, researchers, institutions, libraries, etc. (from 09:00 to 22:00). All associated activities: Daily from 09:00 to 22:00.  

The timings may vary slightly on special occasions and if the situation demands.

What are the Activities of Sharjah international book fair?

  • Book Signing Corner
  • Children’s Programme
  • Cookery Corner Programme
  • Cultural Programme
  • Illustration Survival Cafe
  • Social Media Station

Where is the Venue of Sharjah international book fair?

Expo Centre Sharjah

Sharjah, UAE.

Location Map

How to Register for Sharjah international book fair?

Click here for Online Registration.

How to Contact them for more information?

Tel (Arabic): 00971-6-5123344

Tel (Non-Arabic): 00971-6-5123219

+971 6 514 0111

Fax: 00971-6-5123337





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