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Abu Dhabi Book Fair Commences 32nd Edition with Turkey as Guest of Honor

The highly anticipated 32nd edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) commenced today, May 22, 2023, at the esteemed Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC). With a record-breaking number of exhibitors and an extensive lineup of events, this year’s fair promises to be a momentous celebration of literature, culture, and global connectivity.

Drawing attention from around the world, the 2023 ADIBF will showcase the dynamic literary landscape of Turkey as the guest of honour. The presence of Turkey as the guest of honour will provide visitors with a unique opportunity to delve into the country’s literary heritage and contemporary works, fostering cross-cultural understanding and appreciation.

With an astounding participation of over 1,300 exhibitors from across the globe, ADIBF continues to grow as a platform for diverse voices and literary exploration. The fair features an extensive lineup of events, including author panels, book signings, workshops, and interactive sessions, offering visitors an immersive and enriching experience. Session activities have started today, captivating attendees with engaging discussions and insightful presentations by renowned authors and industry experts.

The ADNEC, renowned for its state-of-the-art facilities, serves as the perfect venue for this literary extravaganza. Spanning over seven days, the fair will welcome publishers, authors, and book lovers from all corners of the world, establishing Abu Dhabi as a global hub for literary exchange and intellectual dialogue.

In addition to the myriad of events, the 2023 ADIBF features dedicated sections for children’s literature, educational resources, and digital publishing, catering to a wide range of interests and promoting a love for reading among the younger generation.

The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair has become an annual cornerstone of the literary calendar, attracting a growing number of visitors year after year. As the 32nd edition commences, the fair reaffirms its commitment to fostering cultural diversity, promoting education, and celebrating the transformative power of literature.