Wednesday, October 27, 2021 – 10:46 PM
Sharjah, October 27 / WAM / The Kingdom of Spain will be the guest of honor at the 40th Sharjah International Book Fair, which will be held from 3-13 November at the Expo Center Sharjah, where it will present more than 25 activities, including literary seminars, discussion and reading sessions, and cultural and musical performances by elite of talented Spanish writers, thinkers and artists, as well as an opportunity for those working in the publishing sector to connect with Spanish publishers participating in the exhibition, forge partnerships and explore opportunities for cooperation in the field of translation, copyright and distribution.
The program includes cultural sessions presented by Javier Gomez and Diego Avalos, scriptwriters for the Netflix series “Money Heist: La Casa de Papel”, which has seen mass success and has turned into a global phenomenon. Globalism.
The list of Spanish writers participating in the guest guest activities includes writer and journalist Gabi Martinez, author of “Sailor Wang” and novelist and poet Irene Sola, whose works have been translated into 17 languages, including English, French, Dutch, Turkish and Arabic, and Mighty Mutubria, author of “Millions of Steps: Walking and Counting”, as well as specialized writer and illustrator With the children’s book Rossio Bonilla, author of “What Color is the Kiss” and “The World’s Highest Mountain Book”.
Participating in the program is the symphonic choral ensemble Forma Antiqua, one of the most prominent Spanish bands specialized in classical baroque music, founded by the brothers Aaron, Daniel and Pablo Zabico, and the recipient of several music awards. Caramba, which specializes in the short “tonadilla” or short musical operetta that was performed on Spanish theaters in the eighteenth century.
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