Abu Dhabi International Book Fair to digitise Arabic prose in Series of Audiobooks

ABU DHABI, 28th May, 2021 (WAM) — The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) is set to launch one of its most important initiatives ever as part of its 30th edition – a series of audiobooks featuring the most prominent works of Arabic prose and literature.

Titled “Oyoon Al Nathr Al Araby” (Exploring Arab Prose), the new audio series, which will be issued by fair organiser the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre at the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), will contain a wealth of literary knowledge and provide significant works of Arabic literature to audiences in a digital format, making it easier for readers to navigate and absorb the rich and diverse content.

The first phase, which has already been launched at the ADIBF, contains 50 audiobooks, while the second phase is expected to include an additional 50. The digitised books will not only…

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