Maria Dadouch

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Maria Dadouch is a Syrian writer and novelist, born in Damascus. Dadouch began her literary career in the Fulla magazine for girls, which she had a major role in establishing, in 2005. Dadouch wrote hundreds of articles and stories. She wrote the animated story Mawiyah al-Qurtubi for children’s channel Spacetoon and also wrote for the comedy series Mirrors.

She has won many awards, most prominent of which are the 2020 Sheikh Zayed Book Award, and the 2018 Katara Prize for Arabic Fiction for her novel The Unreasonable Planet in the category of writing for young people. Her novel The Mystery of the Glass Ball reached the final list of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award in the category of Children's and Young Adult Literature.

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Big Issues for Young Audiences: Fatima Sharafeddine, Jekar Khourchid & Maria Dadouch

Big Issues for Young Audiences: Fatima Sharafeddine, Jekar Khourchid & Maria Dadouch

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 12:00-13:00Venue: Al Amwaj I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: ArabicSession No: 91 
AED 60
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Maria Dadouch: The Mystery of The Glass Ball

Maria Dadouch: The Mystery of The Glass Ball

Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 18:00-19:00Venue: The Media and Arts Library, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: Arabic
Age: 9-11Session No: 214 
AED 40
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Adult event
Plan to Win a Literary Prize: Maria Dadouch, Mohsine Loukili & Najwa Bin Shatwan

Plan to Win a Literary Prize: Maria Dadouch, Mohsine Loukili & Najwa Bin Shatwan

Date/Time: Thursday 2 February 2023 18:30-19:30Venue: Al Amwaj I, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City
Language: ArabicSession No: 261 
AED 60 
How many novels have you read only after the author won an award? Does success ... Read More
Adult event
When Pictures Speak: Ibrahim Wahib Al Lami, Maria Dadouch & Yaseen Elswaih

When Pictures Speak: Ibrahim Wahib Al Lami, Maria Dadouch & Yaseen Elswaih

Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 17:00-18:00Venue: 4th Floor Conference Room 9, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai
Language: ArabicSession No: 108 
AED 60
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