HE Noura Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Youth, is in the final stages of preparing a 10-year strategy with the aim of increasing the cultural sector’s contribution to the state’s GDP.
The announcement seeks to maximise the participation of creators, writers and artists in the emirate’s knowledge-based fields and raise the role of Dubai’s cultural and creative sectors in its development process.
The “Teen Council” aims to encourage greater dialogue with the UAE’s younger generation and promote their active participation in the
Louvre Abu Dhabi’s first exhibition for 2021 examines cultural connections in more than 80 abstract artworks.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award at the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre, held the first event of its 2021 cultural programme, a collaboration with NYU Abu Dhabi titled ‘Stories We Continue to Tell: The Many Returns of One Thousand and One Nights’.
Housed within the Palace of the Nation, the library recently re-opened its doors to the public.
With an impressive collection