The Banipal Trust for Arab Literature
The Banipal Trust for Arab Literature

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The Saif Ghobash - Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation

On this page you will be able to find the press releases issued by the Banipal Trust for the Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation Prize. They can be downloaded as pdfs or Word documents and where possible the Arabic versions are listed as well. The press releases include the prize's set-up in 2005, its first sponsor and award in 2006, its new and continuing sponsor from 2007, and the awards in the years to date.  Please scroll down to find the appropriate press release.

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08 January 2016
To download a pdf of the 2015 prize announcement (English), click here

19 January 2015
To download a pdf of the 2014 prize announcement (English), click here

16 January 2014
To download a pdf of the 2013 prize announcement (English), click here

16 January 2013
To download a pdf of the 2012 prize announcement (English), click here
To download a Word document of the 2012 announcement (English), click here

13 January 2012
To download a pdf of the 2011 announcement (English), click here
To download a Word document of the 2011 announcement (English), click here

14 January 2011

To download a pdf of the 2010 announcement (English), click here
To download a Word document of the 2010 announcement (English), click here

16 October 2009
To download a pdf of the 2009 announcement (English), click here
To download a Word document of the 2009 announcement (English), click here

14 August 2008
To download a pdf of the 2008 announcement (English), click here
To download a Word document of the 2008 announcement (English), click here

5 October 2007
For the announcement (in English) of the 2007 Award winner and runner-up and Award Ceremony, click here

January 2007
Announcement of new sponsorship for the prize by Omar Saif Ghobash and his family
For press releases in English and in Arabic, click on appropriate link
The Saif Ghobash - Banipal Prize - IN ENGLISH
The Saif Ghobash - Banipal Prize - IN ARABIC


6 October 2006
For the Announcement of the inaugural winner of the Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation (in English) click here

November 2005
Click here for the Press Release announcing the establishment of the Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation