ABU DHABI, 27th January, 2017 (WAM)–The South Korean Ambassador to the UAE, Park Kang Ho, attended on Thursday “Evenings at the oasis” programme, which marks the launch of a host of exciting cultural activities in Al Ain.
The programme is part of the recently announced the heritage and family-focused events organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi). Park Kang Ho was accompanied by Sultan Al Dhaheri, Acting Executive Director – Tourism Sector at TCA Abu Dhabi.
The programme has been designed to provide a multitude of ways for visitors to interact with the Emirate’s cherished history, and has been curated to support the UNESCO theme ‘Protecting our Heritage and Fostering Creativity’. It will run throughout 2017 at several iconic locations across the Emirate’s Garden City, and offers various events for both visitors and residents alike, with the initial activities beginning on January 26th at Al Ain Oasis.
The stunning location of Al Ain Oasis provided the backdrop for the first programme; Evenings at the Oasis, which features a programme set to evoke a sense of communal nostalgia, through the screening of shows from popular culture of the 70s and 80s, traditional performances such as Ayyala, food trucks and story-telling inspired by life within the Oasis, as well as the recounting of oral testimonies from the Oasis community, starting on January 26th and running until January 28th.