Event to offer children’s activities and discounts of up to 70% on books
Abu Dhabi, 5 August 2019: The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) initiative Kalima, in collaboration with Al Khalidiyah Mall, will be organising a ‘Kalima Encourages Reading’ exhibition from 7 - 24 August, to encourage a love of reading amongst children and the general public.
Kalima and Esdarat, DCT Abu Dhabi’s translation and publishing initiatives, will be showcasing more than 400 children’s and young adult books, offering discounts of up to 70% on purchases. Kalima’s participation aims to support its work to encourage an interest in the art of Arabic translation, and to improve Arabic reading skills both locally and regionally.
The exhibition will be held in conjunction with several activities and attractions aimed at motivating children to read, including games and competitions with prizes for winners, as well as workshops.
The ‘Kalima Encourages Reading’ event will welcome visitors on the second floor of Al Khalidiyah Mall daily from 10am until 11pm.