SBA opens volunteer registration for Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival 2024 – Gulf Today

  • Date: 02-Apr-2024
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SBA opens volunteer registration for Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival 2024 – Gulf Today





Sharjah Children's Reading Festival will be held from May 1-12 at Sharjah Expo Centre.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), in collaboration with the Sharjah Volunteer Centre, has announced the opening of volunteer registration to all nationalities in the 15th edition of the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival (SCRF).

Organised by SBA from May 1-12 at Sharjah Expo Centre, the event will feature a series of workshops and panels on children’s literature, while showcasing the latest local and international books that enhance children’s relationships with sources of knowledge and learning.

The SBA underscored its dedication to integrating volunteers each year, noting that volunteering has always been a pivotal factor in the festival’s success since its inception, embodying the spirit of collaboration and partnerships between the community and corporations to support Sharjah’s cultural project.

SBA said that volunteering is an authentic social value deeply rooted in Emirati culture and that it contributes to nurturing volunteers’ skills in mega event management and the fulfillment of the public's needs.

Volunteering also provides young women and men with the opportunity to acquire new skills, expertise, and knowledge through direct interaction with the public, exhibitors, and participants.

SBA remarked that individuals aged 18 -