The 37th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2018) concluded on a record-breaking note on its last day. This flagship literary and cultural event surpassed last year’s figure of 2.38 million visitors. The event attracted a wide range of people, from school kids to families with children, Emiratis and expatriates from across the UAE besides a significant number of visitors from the neighboring countries as well. The 11-day book fair also witnessed participation of government officials, authors, intellectuals and publishers from the UAE and around the world.
GUEST OF HONOUR
Japan was hosted as the Guest of Honor this year with a rich program of events and workshops
in their dedicated pavilion. Artists & various guests from Japan displayed Japanese art, literature, culture, food & tradition for visitors to experience. Yakult Middle East had a booth in the Japan pavilion.