Debut edition of Fujairah Cultural Forum kicked-off

FUAIRAH, The debut edition of Fujairah Cultural Forum, FCF, organised under the auspices of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, was kicked-off on Wednesday at Zayed Sports Complex in Fujairah.

The two-day event is attended by the Arabic famous novelist Waciny Laredj, as guest of honour, and a large number of prominent authors, poets and media personalities from across the Arab countries.

A film portraying the current cultural situation in the Arab countries was screened at the beginning of the inaugural session.

Hamdan Kerm Al Kaabi, Director General of Fujairah Culture and Media Authority, FCMA, said that the event will see the launch of Rashid bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi’s Award for creativity in all literary genres. Adding, “This event is to highlight all the cultural products and industries in the Arab world and its doors will remain open for all intelligentsia on March 28th of every year”.

Source: Emirates News Agency