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Heritage is the safe bridge to the future

Sharjah: The 19th annual Sharjah Heritage Days (SHD) festival on day two continues to dazzle visitors with magnificent cultural, artistic and entertainment performances. Amid remarkable participation from the public and lovers of ancient heritage, the event blends authentic and traditional culture with today’s modern culture, including scientific developments and technological …

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Making Pashmina Popular Again – The Shillong Times

By Dilshad Noor The Kashmiri Pashmina rug is famous all over the world. But the Kashmiri people have now left behind this centuries-old ancestral work. Changing market trends and the situation created by the pandemic have hit the craft industry hard. In such a situation, some young people are now …

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Egyptian Embassy in Serbia celebrates Cairo’s contribution to Islamic culture in Belgrade – City Lights – Life & Style

Mufti of Belgrade Sheikh Mustafa Jusufspahic, his wife, Ambassador Amr Aljowaily and his wife The Egyptian Embassy in Belgrade organized the event on Saturday, which was hosted by the Islamic Community of Serbia. ## In his opening speech, the Egyptian Ambassador to Serbia, Amr Aljowaily, highlighted Egypt’s contribution to the …

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meet the calligrapher behind Dubai’s first street signs

Growing up in Egypt as a child, Abdul Fattah vividly remembers watching his father as he wrote beautiful Arabic calligraphy on a large blackboard that hung in their home. At only 8 years old, he picked up his first quill and began to imitate the pen strokes taught by his …

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Arab GU-Q first year student wins EC Calligraphy competition award

Mastering the art of Arabic calligraphy can be a challenge even for native speakers, who revere this art form for its ability to convey meaning while avoiding figurative imagery. Sargis Simonyan, a non-Arabic speaker and freshman at QF Partner University Georgetown in Qatar (GU-Q) took on this challenge and won …

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Emirates news agency – Ministry of Culture and Youth reveals details of Al Burda festival

ABOU DHABI, December 12, 2021 (WAM) – The Ministry of Culture and Youth has revealed details of the second edition of the Al Burda Festival to be held at the Dubai Exhibition Center at Expo 2020 Dubai from December 19 to 21. The three-day festival “Transcending Spaces, Discovering the World” …

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At Dubai Expo, global political issues loom

DUBAI – Iran wants you to put politics aside and marvel at its ornate carpets. Syria wants you to forget about its brutal war and discover the world’s first alphabet. Yemen, on the brink of famine, is very excited about its honey and coffee. Welcome to Expo 2020 Dubai, the …

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ADM familiarizes detainees with UAE culture

Sharjah24: Over 120 male and female inmates at Sharjah Penitentiary and Correctional Facility have been targeted by various programs designed by the Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) as part of its commitment to accessibility and social responsibility . Inmates praised the positive initiative and said they entertained, educated and encouraged them …

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Tabuk… the third station for “Arabic Calligraphy” murals

TABUK – The Tabuk region is currently hosting the “Arabic Calligraphy” wall painting activities organized by the Ministry of Culture, in cooperation with the municipality of the region. The murals of Arabic calligraphy are part of the efforts of the Ministry of Culture to activate the “Year of Arabic Calligraphy …

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Women’s work presented at the Arts Center Washington

The Biddick Lane Gallery presents the Srijoni Project, which involves women from diverse communities supporting each other through arts and crafts activities. The project was set up and managed by Sangini, a multicultural women’s organization led by black and ethnic minorities and based in Sunderland. Sangini means “friend” in Hindi. …

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This exhibition of Saudi calligraphy is not to be missed

Images courtesy of the Ministry of Culture The exhibition “Scripts and Calligraphy: A Timeless Journey”, the latest initiative under the aegis of the Saudi Ministry of Culture of the Year of Arabic Calligraphy, kicked off the Kingdom’s cultural calendar. After a year of virtual events and initiatives, the Riyadh National …

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