Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Events and Exhibitions(Events & Exhibitions)
Filter PR by
  
SIBF 2018 Invites Young Visitors to the Wondrous Land of Edutainment
 
SIBF 2018 Invites Young Visitors to the Wondrous Land of Edutainment

934 children’s activities curated over the 11-day event

Sharjah, 10 October, 2018:  Running from October 31st to November 10th, 2018, the 37th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) will offer a blend of cultural, educational and entertainment activities. The fair will curate 934 children’s activities, with 44 guests from 12 countries, namely; the UAE, Japan, Belarus, Ukraine, Kuwait, UK, Jordan, Syria, Italy, Australia, Singapore, and Lebanon.

The audience will enjoy a selection of children’s theatrical performances, plays, and shows that are inspired by fairytales and classics that appeals to all. The event will also curate a series of workshops and engaging sessions conducted by a host of artists and designers.

Children’s plays include ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ and the ‘King of Lions’ which is inspired by Disney’s film of the same title. An adventure-packed play and one of the most important works of American Broadway Theatre titled, ‘Tomorrow’ will also be performed.

The mesmerizing culture of Japan can be experienced firsthand at SIBF with a ninja experience facility, Ninja_Do. The audience will also enjoy the ‘Amazing Lights’ show that blends the techniques of performing arts with acting talents, and unique customs with modern technology.

The audience will enjoy the ‘3D e-Nova’ show, a virtual experience in creative designing by 3D printers. It blends book and technology and builds a community of innovative minds. In a workshop titled ‘Live Cartoons’, children will learn how to draw vibrant cartoon characters, while at the ‘3D Drawing’ workshop, they will explore new inventions that make our lives easier.

The kids will learn how to draw and paint flowers with water colours at a workshop titled ‘Bubble Painting’. They will learn how to make exquisite handmade mini notebook with Japanese miniature book artist, Miyako Akai. She has a Ph.D. from Toyohashi University of Technology and is a three-time winner of the Miniature Book Society (MBS) Award 2006, 2007 and 2016. MBS Award is an international competition held annually in the USA, for books that meet the MBS definition of a miniature book, i.e., the dimension must not exceed three inches (76.2 mm). Miyako Akai wrote three books on creating miniature handmade book-binding.

The youngsters will also learn how to draw animals with Japanese graphic designer and illustrator, Tomoko Inaba. Working with many magazines, books, advertisements, package designs, and shop window decorations, she was a winner of Bologna Children’s Book Fair’s illustration competition.

Duo Nadia Antonillo and Paulo Gezli will participate in children’s activities as well. They took part in many international events, such as the Sound Design Festival in Hamamatsu, Japan; the Italian Cultural Institute of Athens (Instituto Italiano di Cultura); Galerie Tanit as well as Belle Centre in Beirut, Lebanon; Art Bahrain Across Borders (ArtBAB); Usina del Arte in Buenos Aires, Argentine, and National Gallery of Bologna (Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna) in Italy.

The 37th edition of SIBF features a fully integrated cultural programme that includes an array of literary and intellectual seminars, discussion panels, reading sessions, poetry evenings, and book signing ceremonies.


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 8284 times
PR Category : Events & Exhibitions
Posted on : Wednesday, October 10, 2018  2:28:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : UAE Toastmasters community to host the world champion of pub...
Next Story : Her Excellency Shamma bint Sohail Al Mazrouei opens 2018 Moh...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Delightful Duo Of Elegant Timepieces Make For A Special Valentine Day's Gift [15695-Views]
Nothing says ‘I love you' quite like MKS Jewellery Valentine's Day Top Picks [15470-Views]
Mesmerizing Gift Sets and Perfume for Her [14494-Views]
Classic Smoky Eyes with Essence [12993-Views]
Introducing Supergirl Make-Up [12914-Views]
The Rado HyperChrome Ultra Light [12517-Views]
Chronoswiss Shows Off Twin Limited Edition Flying Grand Regulators [11974-Views]
Innovative, Adventurous and Accurate. It's what pilots need in a timepiece. And Hamilton a... [10980-Views]
Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort Rolls out Fabulous Deals for February [10962-Views]
The Valentine watch collection by Coach [10699-Views]
GUESS Launches JEANS SS19 Collection for Women [10553-Views]
212 VIP Extra Limited Edition [10260-Views]
NuFACE launches in Bloomingdales and Harvey Nichols! [7601-Views]
Lenovo announces Lenovo Truscale™ Infrastructure Services – a consumption-based, as-a-serv... [7418-Views]
Chrono 4 Grande Taille Limited Edition - another classy reiteration of an iconic collectio... [6789-Views]
The Fall 2019 Michael Kors Collection Runway Show [6649-Views]
Turkish Airlines introduces its new The LEGO® Movie 2 Inflight Safety Video, before moving... [6521-Views]
Dubai's first building biologist receives global recognition [6301-Views]
Exclusive position in the front row of the grid: The BMW M850i xDrive Coupe First Edition [5569-Views]
Robinsons to launch its new luxury lighting department – the latest addition to its premiu... [5350-Views]
UAE supermarket chain Al Maya group to launch products from Woolworths Australia [5295-Views]
Airbus and Emirates reach agreement on A380 fleet, sign new widebody orders [5295-Views]
Is the runway ready for HONOR View20 Moschino edition - the season's most coveted luxe tec... [5283-Views]
Caroline Wozniacki chasing more success at Dubai Duty Free tennis championships [5276-Views]
Valentines Day Gift Guide from Anker [5222-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories