DUBAI, — Children of HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs; Sheikha Fatima, Sheikh Mohammed, Sheikh Hamdan and Sheikha Latifa, inaugurated the fifth and largest edition of ‘Sheikha Manal Little Artists Program’ organised by The Cultural Office of Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum at the 11th edition of Art Dubai currently taking place at the Madinat Jumeirah.
The Program, which offers a unique educational opportunity for UAE-based children and teenagers, encourages them to excel in the arts. The initiative reflects The Cultural Office’s longstanding commitment to art education and the development of the UAE’s cultural landscape.
During their visit, the children of Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed participated in various activities with the aim of encouraging the budding artists to engage in art and innovation. They took part in the ‘Discovery Tours’ led by local and international artists throughout Art Dubai.
They also participated in ‘Expanding Treasures’, a project focused on children’s art education. The Sheikha Manal Little Artists Program’s workshop provides young artists the opportunity to create a large-scale temporary installation on-site at the fair using patterns, colours and eye-catching materials. The participation of the children of HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed aims to raise awareness about the role of art in the development of personality and the nurturing of creativity at a young age.
The ‘Sheikha Manal Little Artists Program’, currently held at the 11th edition of Art Dubai, offers children and teenagers a chance to strengthen their artistic skills and encourages them to be more actively involved in the arts.
Source: Emirates News Agency