Arabic Language Summit

The first edition of the Arabic Language Summit will be held, following the inaugural edition held on the margin of EXPO Dubai last year, under the slogan "Language and Making of Identity", during the period from 20 to 21 December 2022 at Manarat Al Saadiyat Center.

The organization of the first edition of the Arabic Language Summit is a translation of the directives of the wise leadership, in respect of promotion of the Arabic language as an inherent component of the UAE national identity and preservation of its societal standing as a tool of communication and a speech language.

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HE Noura Al Kaabi Minister of Culture & Youth

The significance of convening an annual summit for Arabic language on the territory of the United Arab Emirates stems from its close relevance to the vision of our good leadership with regard to the standing of Arabic language in the civilizational structure of the UAE as the main pillar of identity and one of its prominent components.

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Dr. Ali bin Tamim Chairman of ALC


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Dr. Abdullah Al-Ghadami
Saudi academic and critic
Samah Al Abbar
Journalist and Presenter
Dr. Parwin Habib
Writer, Journalist and Presenter
Jamal Suleiman
Actor and theater director
Samira Ahmed
Emirati artist
Ahmed Al Jasmi
Chairman of Sharjah National Theatre Board of Directors
Dr. Suleiman Al Hattlan
CEO, Hatlan Media Company
Gilbert Sinweh
French thinker and novelist
A Syrian-Lebanese thinker and poet
Asmaa Siddiq Al-Mutawa
Founder and Director of the Literary Forum Salon
Dr. Nizar Habash
Future of the Arabic language / Speaker
HE. Saeed Hamdan Al-Tunaiji
Future of the Arabic language / Speaker
Dr. Maysa Rashid Ghadeer
Writer Specialized in Speech Analysis and Former Member of The Federal National Council
Dr. Hanada Taha
Professor of the Arabic Language Chair, Zayed University
Dr. Mahmoud Al Batal
Professor , Department of Arabic and Near Eastern Languages, American University of Beirut
Dr. Khalil Sheikh
Director , Education & Arabic Language Researches Department , Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center
Ibrahim Ostadi
Media figure
Dr. Antoine Abiaad
Assistant Professor, College of Arts and Creative Industries , Zayed University
Sarah Al-Aref
Executive Director, the Creative Department at Two Thirds Company
Nadine Al-Asaad
Lebanese poet and presenter
Maurice Alex
Professor at New York University Abu Dhabi
Rawda Al Haj
Sudanese poet
Ali Jaafar Alaq
Iraqi poet
Moncef Al-Wahaibi
Tunisian poet
Dr. Maryam Al-Hashemi
Researcher and academic from the UAE
Marcel Kurpershoek
A Dutch Orientalist- specialized in Nabati and Bedouin Poetry
Dr. Kashif Jamal
A Professor , the Center for Arab and African Studies , Jawaharlal Nehru University - New Delhi – India
Yasser Al Neyadi
A UAE actor and director
Walaa Al Jendi
A Lebanese artist
A Saudi artist

Thank you for your interest in attending the Arabic Language Summit.  

Online registration is currently closed, but you can register in person at the entrance to Hall 1A, B and C, Dubai Exhibition Centre, Expo 2020 Dubai.

We look forward to seeing you at the Arabic Language Summit.