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Arabic storytellers Samah Sabaaneh and Mervat Saleh Al Gergawi embark on UAE nursery tour as part of “Bait Arabi” initiative to promote the importance of Arabic language to children

ADF Storytelling Tour 18th Apr 2016

Abu Dhabi Festival ‘Storytelling Tour’ engages toddlers in the creative world of Arabic literature

Arabic storytellers Samah Sabaaneh and Mervat Saleh Al Gergawi have embarked on a storytelling tour as part of the annual Abu Dhabi Festival. Visiting toddlers in nurseries in Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Quwain and Fujairah, the tour forms part of the storytellers’ “Bait Arabi” initiative, which aims to promote the magic of reading, creativity, and the importance of the Arabic language to children.