• Literary festival to kick off in style at Dubai’s leading contemporary art museum
• Inspiring community events celebrate literature, culture and the arts
Dubai, UAE 24 January 2021: The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature (29 January-13 February) is launching its 2021 season this weekend with a specially curated collection of literary themed events, many with an art and design influence, at Jameel Arts Centre, Al Jaddaf, Dubai (29-30 January).
The programme features a host of live appearances, performances, tours, workshops, exhibitions and children’s activities, with many sessions free to attend.
The events mark the first of three weekends, with the Festival continuing at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City (4-6 February) and Alserkal Avenue (12-13 February).
Jameel Arts Centre will be kicking off the festival with a programme that includes emerging and established authors, poets and designers, with sessions in Arabic and English against the backdrop of Jameel Arts Centre’s sculpture park. Outdoor talks and panel discussions will be free, with online booking to reserve a space.