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Dubai Culture and Arts Authority is organising a virtual seminar called ‘Emirati Customs and Traditions.’ Aiming to spread awareness and knowledge among the UAE community, about Emirati culture and heritage and keeping the new generation in touch with their values.

In his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, issued Law No. (8) of 2020, according to which Al Jalila Cultural Centre for Children will henceforth operate under the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority.

Seeking to support independent artists, creatives, and collectives in the UAE, in the light of COVID-19 outbreak, Dubai Culture with independent Art Jameel, has announced the successful conclusion of the first phase of the micro-funding initiative ‘Art Jameel Research and Practice Platform’.

Dubai Culture launched ‘Talent Pool’ to identify experts and skilled employees as part of the Authority’s plan for training and development to turn skilled individuals into certified trainers and consolidate the culture of knowledge transfer.

Dubai Culture and Arts Authority announced its willingness to launch the musical arts programme that falls under the slogan ‘The National Anthem of the United Arab Emirates’ and is inviting all aspirants who seek to develop their passion for music and embark on horizons of creativity to join.

With application number reaching 1200, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority’s (Dubai Culture) recently launched collaborative initiative with LinkedIn is gaining considerable traction among creative industry professionals in the emirate and beyond.

The strategic pillars focus on supporting and inspiring local and international creative talent; ensuring art and creativity is available for everyone everywhere; supporting the growth of the creative sector across Dubai as a key contributor to Dubai’s economic growth.

Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed, Her Highness Sheikha Latifa, Chairperson of the Dubai Culture, announced the launch of Dubai Culture’s Six-Year Strategic Roadmap,with the aim of positioning Dubai as a global centre for culture, creativity and talent.

H.H. Sheikha Fatima Supreme Chairwoman of FDF, highlighted the fundamental role played by culture and media in innovatively promoting the Emirati identity, to reinforce the UAE’s international stature.

The Authority is calling local and international amateurs and professionals in the creative field aged 15 and above to participate in the competition, which aims to encourage the talented youth and provide them with a platform to showcase their creativity.

A contemporary mural produced by the UAE’s creative community takes centre stage in the city’s historical Al Fahidi Neighborhood, with the artistic masterpiece depicting a bridge between the authenticity of the past, achievements of the present and aspirations of humanity for a promising future.

Children in the emirate can now prepare for an eventful summer as Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has announced the launch of its creative summer camps for public libraries ‘Our Summer is Art & Culture’ from 22nd July to 27th August 2020.

Dubai Culture and Arts Authority announced the launch of the museums’ ‘Summer Virtual Camp’ programme for school students from the 12th of July to 31st August 2020.

In order to preserve public safety at this stage, both museums will be operating at 50% capacity, and group entries will be limited to no more than five members per group.

The campaign by Dubai Culture encourages local & UAE based artists to share their talent through their chosen art form and it has already garnered over 1500 submissions.

In line with the Dubai Government’s decision to resume economic activity from 6.00 am to 11.00 pm effective Wednesday 27 May, Dubai Culture and Arts Authority announced it will reopen its museums in a phased manner from 1 June.

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