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Event 66 The Arab Reading Challenge

Friday 2 March, 4pm-5pm   Al Ras 2, InterContinental

The Arab Reading Challenge aims to ignite a cultural renaissance by encouraging students across the Arab World to read for pleasure and develop Arabic language skills.

Our panel of champions of literature discusses the importance of a love of reading to individuals and to society.

Dubai Abulhoul is the author of Galagolia, the first Emirati fantasy novel in English. She recently wrote a series of books for children about djinn and Emirati folklore.

Dubai will be joined by further panellists to be announced.

This panel is moderated by Abdullah Al Nuaimi.

Language: Arabic with English translation

The Arab Reading Challenge

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