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Dubai unveils a new study that reaffirms its global competitiveness as a creative economy capital

DUBAI: The Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) unveiled the results of a unique study on the performance of the emirate’s cultural and creative industries between 2018 and 2020. The release of the study’s results follows a speech delivered by Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority […]...Read More

Artists beautify clothing donation boxes for Ramadan

DUBAI: During Ramadan known as the season of giving, four Emirati women artists are encouraging the community to connect with those less fortunate through beautifully painted clothing donation boxes. In collaboration with the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) and the Islamic Affairs & Charitable Activities Department, colourful clothing boxes decorated with paintings inspired by […]...Read More

The Library on Wheels initiative to continue all year-long

ABU DHABI: The ‘Library on Wheels’ initiative, operated by the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), will continue its tour of the emirate on a year-long basis. This comes after a series of successful pop-ups at schools and key locations in Abu Dhabi city during March, as part of the ‘Abu Dhabi Reads’ […]...Read More

Emirati illustrators impart their art techniques at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2022

BOLOGNA: As part of Sharjah’s Guest of Honour programme at the ongoing 59th edition of the Bologna Children’s Book Fair (BCBF), the emirate is organising a series of workshops led by Emirati children’s literature illustrators to impart new techniques and best practices in children’s book illustration. At a workshop held at the Illustrators Survival Corner, […]...Read More

Feel the vibes of Kerala in Ras Al Khaimah on March 27

It’s almost time to witness the magnificence of Kerala at Al Marjan Island, RAK on March 27, 2022. Experience the thrilling Chenda Melam drumbeats that you’ve heard in Kerala here in the UAE during the RAK Nehru Trophy-UAE. The Nehru Boat race that has been traditionally held in Kerala, India is slated to be held […]...Read More

Sharjah Heritage Days welcomes visitors from around the world

SHARJAH: Dr. Abdul Aziz Al Musallam, Chairman of Sharjah Institute for Heritage, and Chairman of the Higher Organising Committee of Sharjah Heritage Days revealed that 102,000 visitors had participated in the events and activities of the first week of this year’s Sharjah Heritage Days (SHD) in heart of Sharjah and Central and Eastern Regions. The […]...Read More

10 things to see and do at the World Art Dubai

DUBAI: World Art Dubai has welcomed a high number of visitors keen to decorate their personal and corporate spaces since its opening with the four-day show also offering a number of interactive features across the event. The region’s largest affordable art fair has an array of features ensuring visitors are kept entertained during their visit […]...Read More

Free art workshops for all at the Sikka Art and Design Festival 2022

DUBAI: Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) prepared a variety of free interactive workshops for the 10th edition of Sikka Art and Design Festival 2022 will continue until March 24 under the theme ‘Celebrating Art, Celebrating Growth.’ The Authority is inviting adults and children to participate in these innovative workshops, providing them with an […]...Read More