The Committee has expressed its keenness in ensuring that the art industry is represented strongly in the upcoming ADIHEX exhibition (Sept. 27 — Oct. 3), bringing together creatives from different continents.
There is no doubt that Sharjah’s efforts to maintain its cultural ethos shining in the world has reached industrial strength levels. All thanks to the caring and pioneering stewardship of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi,
Sheikha Latifa visited a number of design spaces within the d3 community and met creative entrepreneurs and designers to discuss prospects for the design industry amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The "Eastern Coast Wedding" was supported by Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank and held at Khorfakkan Amphitheatre, while taking preventive health measures, in line with the authorities’ COVID precautions.
The Agriculture Environment pavilion presents a live showcase of the Emirati palm frond-weaving craft of “safeefah”.
Designed and crafted by the renowned Emirati artist, Mattar Bin Lahej, the Power of Words installations represent part of the legacy laid down by the UAE’s late founding father.
The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) has announced the conclusion of a record-breaking 2019-2020 season for heritage sports/activities aimed at promoting and preserving the local heritage for next generations, with new records set and greater participation registered for various tournaments and events that promote Emirati cultural heritage.
The study, by Australian-Emirati archaeologist Dr. Michele Ziolkowski, "Fujairah’s Date Palm Gardens: A Preliminary Survey", is published by the Crown Prince of Fujairah, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Al Sharqi.
Jawaher Al Suwaidi, a designer, gives us an insight into how the creative process and the Emirati culture has shaped her work. It is vital to note that culture, and to whatever one feels belonging to becomes an influence on various spheres.
Sharjah in known the world over for its cultural superiority and for the giant strides the emirate is taking in fostering reading at the regional and international levels. Bestowed with the honour of a World Book Capital, it truly lived up to its billings (“Sharjah wraps up achievement-filled year-long stint as World Book Capital, hands over title to Kuala Lumpur,” April 22, Gulf Today).