Awards and Honours
MEPRA 2019 Awards
The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature won two Gold awards for its 2019 communications campaign for Best Consumer Services campaign and Best Non-Profit / Humanitarian / Charitable campaign at the annual MEPRA Award ceremony, which celebrates the Middle East’s best communications and marketing work.
|MESE 2018 Awards|
The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature won Best Arts And Culture Event at the 2018 MESE Awards.
Time Out Dubai Kids Awards 2017
Emirates Airline Festival of Literature was awarded highly commendable in the Family Day Out Category.
What’s On Awards 2017
The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature team receive the award for Favourite Festival 2017
UAE Pioneers Award
Emirates Literature Foundation honoured at the 3rd UAE Pioneers Award 2016
What’s On Awards 2016
The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature team receive the award for Favourite Festival 2016
Time Out Kids Awards 2016
The ELFDubai team won Best Family Friendly Day Out Award at the Time Out Kids Awards
ME Event Awards 2015
The EAFOL team receive the Best Festival Award for the third consecutive year
Femina Unstoppable Woman Award 2015
Isobel Abulhoul with the Unstoppable Woman Award.
Time Out Kids Awards 2014
Isobel Abulhoul with the Outstanding Contribution Award at the TimeOut Kids Awards.
ME Event Awards 2014
The LitFest team receiving the 2014 Middle East Event Award for Best Festival.
‘Imprint of Thought’ Award 2013
Isobel Abulhoul receives ‘Imprint of Thought’ award at the Watani Emarat Humanitarian Work Award ceremony 2013.
Al Owais Creativity Award 2013
The Special Cultural Award from the Al Owais Creativity Awards 2013
Most Influential Woman Award 2013
Isobel Abulhoul receives Arabian Business’ the Most Influential Woman Award 2013
GR8! Women Awards 2013
Isobel Abulhoul receiving the Cultural Icon of UAE Award at the 3rd Petrochem GR8! Women Awards – Middle East 2013
ME Event Awards 2013
The LitFest team receiving the 2013 Middle East Event Award for Best Festival
Sharjah Arabic Language Day 2013
Yvette Judge, Acting Festival Director and Tariq Taljeh, Arabic Programme Co-ordinator receive award at the Arabic Language Day celebration in Sharjah 2013
Isobel Abulhoul OBE 2012
Isobel Abulhoul receiving her OBE in 2012
Cultural Personality of the Year 2010
Isobel Abulhoul was awarded the Cultural Personality of the Year by Dr. HH Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, the Ruler of Sharjah in 2010