The event is part of Dubai’s ongoing digital transformation initiative, which aims to boost the city’s artistic and creative landscape and reinforce its position as a global hub for cultural innovation.
Art Dubai is a flagship event of the Dubai Art Season (DAS) 2022, a unique mix of artistic and cultural events being held from February to March.
“Dubai is a multicultural metropolis that constantly seeks to build strong partnerships with regional and global stakeholders in all sectors," said Sheikha Latifa.
Offering more than three million books at heavily discounted prices of 50-80 per cent off recommended retail price, the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale is free and open to all for 24 hours a day, giving Dubai communities an unparalleled opportunity to engage with booksellers and purchase their favourite books at affordable prices.
"The media has a key role to play in documenting and highlighting the dynamic local creative and cultural scene, be it in raising awareness on the latest happenings and developments within the local creative sector, or spotlighting success stories and the people behind them."
The award recognises the role she has played in the resurgence of Dubai’s cultural and creative sector and her support for innovative cultural initiatives that have enriched the local and regional cultural landscape.
A total of 2,600 volunteers helped prepare over 7,500 packages for the relief campaign. These packages were intended to provide support and demonstrate solidarity with Palestinians who have been affected by the ongoing conflict.
Featuring more than 200 distinguished local and international calligraphers and artists, the Biennale seeks to underscore the significance of calligraphy as a powerful medium for cultural expression.
Sheikha Latifa highlighted the important role played by the event in supporting the development of Dubai’s and the UAE’s literary ecosystem. She also praised the new publishing house initiative as an important step in strengthening the growth of the literary community...