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“Through Art, We Impact”   Ministry of Economy and Planning launches ‘Art X Economy’ initiative to educate youth and bring Saudi Arabia’s transformation to life through creativity
Culture & Education | Friday 3 February, 2023 3:59 pm
The ‘Art X Economy’ initiative – presented by Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Economy and Planning and powered by the Visual Arts Commission at the Ministry of Culture – has been launched to educate youth about the Kingdom’s transformation through vibrant artworks combining creativity with...
KHDA and Dubai Culture launch new heritage book about Al Marmoom
Culture & Education | Friday 3 February, 2023 3:48 pm
The Knowledge and Human Development Authority, in collaboration with Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), has launched a new book documenting Emirati heritage and life in Dubai’s Al Marmoom area, the largest unfenced nature reserve in the UAE.   Written by Emirati...
MBRSG joins forces with Department of Ports and Customs in Ajman to train employees and exchange insight on policies
Culture & Education | Wednesday 1 February, 2023 2:49 pm
MBRSG joins forces with Department of Ports and Customs in Ajman to train employees and exchange insight on policies The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Ports and Customs in Ajman to train the latter’s...
Michael King: British Council enables collaboration with educational leaders in Saudi Arabia through the MENA UK Study Tour
Culture & Education | Thursday 26 January, 2023 1:55 pm
The British Council recently gathered 42 of the most influential leaders in the education market from across Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt and Kuwait in the UK between November 20 to 27 to explore the future of education leadership across MENA. The trip enabled policy makers, school leaders and...
Dubai Culture strengthens its standing with ISO certification
Culture & Education | Wednesday 25 January, 2023 2:36 pm
First government entity globally to obtain two such accreditation certificates Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has obtained the ISO certificate (ISO 30415:2021) in diversity and inclusion and another (ISO 30406:2017) in sustainable employability...
Noura Al Kaabi attends the inauguration of the Biennale of Islamic Arts Awwal Bait in Saudi Arabia
Culture & Education | Tuesday 24 January, 2023 5:58 pm
The Exhibition  organised by the Diriyah Biennale Foundation at Jeddah International Airport Her Excellency Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Youth, attended the inauguration of the first Biennale of Islamic Arts being held at the Pilgrims Lounge at King Abdulaziz...
UAE, ALECSO sign agreement to support the submission of ICH files to UNESCO
Culture & Education | Monday 23 January, 2023 5:19 pm
The Ministry of Culture and Youth and the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organisation (ALECSO), announced the signing of an agreement to support Arab countries in Africa to submit joint files for inscription on the Representative Lists of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of...
Dubai Culture concludes ‘Hatta Cultural Nights’
Culture & Education | Friday 20 January, 2023 1:39 pm
Mariam Al Tamimi: ‘The festival highlighted our cultural heritage and national identity’Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) recently concluded the second edition of Hatta Cultural Nights, a 12-day heritage-rooted festival that enabled visitors to discover the charm and...
Noura Al Kaabi receives President of Palau to discuss cooperation in heritage of humanity and sustainable tourism
Culture & Education | Thursday 19 January, 2023 3:53 pm
Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Youth, received yesterday morning at the Ministry's offices in Abu Dhabi, His Excellency Surangel Webbs Jr., President of the Republic of Palau, and his accompanying delegation, who are on an official visit to the UAE.  The meeting...
Manal Ataya highlights role of Sharjah museums in promoting cultural diplomacy
Culture & Education | Sunday 15 January, 2023 4:22 pm
Cultural diplomacy and the role of Sharjah Museums authority (SMA) in fostering intercultural and interfaith dialogue was the focus of a virtual talk by HE Manal Ataya, the Director General of SMA, for Wellesley College’s Albright Institute in the...