Happenings around Abu Dhabi.......April

The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair is on at ADNEC from 24 - 29 April. Heaps to do for school groups as well as individuals and catering to all different interests and learning styles - a diversely international cultural programme jam-packed with talks on a variety of topics, a children's creativity corner as well as an Illustrator's Corner, eZone and food kitchen.
See a replica of Emirates Palace being built book by book and check out the poetry slam events.
There are specific sessions aimed at younger readers (age 4-14). Click the logo to be taken to the official website for more info.


Zayed University Middle East Student Film Festival - films made by students, for students. This festival will take place on 29th and 30th April at Zayed Uni campus in Abu Dhabi. A great selection of films made by young people from all around the Arab world. Runs in the afternoon and evening. Check out their website for more info and contact details regarding taking student groups along.


Abu Dhabi International Environmental Film Festival takes place on 20 - 25th April. It is designed to raise public awareness of environmental issues concerning Abu Dhabi and the Middle East region. There will be a range of films, both short and full length, as well as other activities. Contact the festival organizers for more info.