A group of Pakistani artists who visited the Rashid Centre for Determined Ones got emotional on witnessing the performance of the students and termed their tour of the facility as the memorable experience of a lifetime. They also appreciated the services and rehabilitation courses of the centre in building confidence and various skills among the students of determination.
The historical film “Khorfakkan 1507” has brought to life the epic resistance put up by Khorfakkan’s inhabitants during a ruthless Portuguese invasion over 500 years ago led by naval commander General Afonso de Albuquerque. For the first time in UAE cinema, this important piece of history has been adapted to screen, and is based on the book, Khorfakkan’s Resistance Against the Portuguese Invasion of September 1507, written by His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah.
Middle East Film and Comic Con (MEFCC) is all set to return to Dubai for its 7th consecutive year from April 11-13, celebrating all things related to film and comic. Residents and visitors will have the chance to delve into their fantasy worlds for three full days as they participate in a wide range of activities celebrating the electric energy of pop culture.
Last night, a number of elite Moroccan music stars staged a concert on Abu Dhabi’s Corniche, in the presence of Mohammed Sajid, Morocco’s Minister of Tourism, Air Transport, Handicraft and Social Economy and thousands of fans of authentic Moroccan music.
Young guests can enjoy fun activities at FUNN’s Spring camp, the Sharjah-based foundation dedicated to promoting media arts among children and young people in the UAE, that is currently under way at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs. At the heart of this creative endeavour is a 2D Animation workshop.
Akira Yamada, a self-taught Japanese artist, has been given a unique task to create a series of paintings based on his own technique ‘crystal tablet’ which will then be displayed at Expo 2020. Yamada said this was an honour for him and an opportunity to spread the energy of happiness all around the world.
The annual arts festival will include disciplines like music, dance, theatre, culinary arts, visual arts, craft and photography.
Haafiza Sayed is also a trained interior designer and has worked extensively in this field in the early days of her career.
Greek island of Mykonos lies Delos, best known for its archaeological treasures, that British contemporary artist Antony Gormley is showing 29 of his sculptures.
Contemporary art has always drawn the attention of the UAE and its innovative artists, who put excessive efforts in shedding light on the traditional and modern artwork, in order to introduce the world to the creativity and talent of youth in the UAE. Throughout the years, the UAE has supported and sponsored many gifted artists, and encouraged the emergence of their work by providing workshops and art centres to improve and showcase such talents.