Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2022 reaffirms need for in-person events

The 31st Abu Dhabi International Book Fair expects more than 1,100 exhibitors from 80 countries. The fair also presents an expanded program of some 450 events, including seminars and round tables for professional visitors, a cultural program highlighting authors and creators, and numerous activities for children and educators.

Those numbers were back to pre-pandemic show levels and above pandemic-related reductions at the 2021 show, which hosted 889 exhibitors from 46 countries. Learn more at adbookfair.com.

In a statement on this year’s ADIBF, HE Dr. Ali Bin Tamim, who is Secretary General of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award as well as President of the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center, said: “The 2022 show will reaffirm the role of culture and books on changing societies and building bridges between nations, with a particular highlight being Germany’s return as guest of honour.

Germany in the spotlight

This year, Guest of Honor Germany, coordinated by Frankfurter Buchmesse, is preparing a full presence of some 35 cultural and professional events, titles from 34 German publishers on its stand, and a delegation of book industry professionals, authors, artists , translators, and scholars. Learn more about german-stories.de.

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