Sunday, February 26, 2017
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Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

Dubai will host the largest celebration of the written and spoken word – The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature from March 3 – 11 2017.
 
The award-winning festival is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, The Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
 
The session and workshop programme is live  – you can find out more here.
 
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There’ll be sessions on what it’s like to be real-life CSI detective, a session on embracing tolerance in a constantly-shifting global landscape, a famous photographer will shares his life of taking pictures in UAE, a famous foodie will speak about her secrets to success in the kitchen and much, much more.
 
There are also a number of competitions to get excited about, a special lit fest blog to follow and Dubai Eye 103.8 will be broadcasting live.
 
More than 140 authors will be descending on Dubai to speak about their books, sign them for avid fans and chat with residents at the Intercontinental Festival City.
 
We’ve put together some special one minute podcasts that tell you more about some of the authors you can look forward to seeing at the 9th edition of the event.
 
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To find out more about the authors, sessions or tickets, click here.