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Russian writers invited to take part in Sheikh Zayed Prize

Moscow, March 3, 2021

The Book Prize of Sheikh Zayed, the former President of the UAE, invite the Russian-speaking writers to compete for the prestigious award for the first time, Islam.ru website reports.

“We are pleased to invite Russian writers and scholars to participate in the new season of the Sheikh Zayed Prize. For the convenience of the participants, the Prize website has already been translated into Russian. Your country has an incredibly rich literary heritage, and we hope to find contemporary Russian authors who will have a significant impact on global understanding of Arab culture”, the organizing committee quotes the Secretary General of the award, Dr. Ali bin Tamim.

In 2021, the authors of books in Russian can participate in two nominations – “Arab culture” and “Translation”. In addition, a representative of the Russian Federation can participate in the nomination “Cultural Person of the Year”.

“This award is given to outstanding people and organizations that have contributed to the development of Arab culture, as well as embody tolerance in their work, and contribute to the peaceful coexistence of different peoples”, the organizing committee explained.

To participants asked to fill out an application on the official website of the award. Reception of works in the new season is open in May.



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