The Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation (ADMAF) is encouraging creatives to enter into their highly anticipated Dolce&Gabbana x ADMAF Design Award 2023. This extraordinary award programme is set to empower UAE’s emerging talents, including current and recent university graduates, to unleash their creative potential and showcase their exceptional skills in the fields of couture, jewellery, and fragrance design on a global stage.
This year’s Arabic Music Days will focus on the oud, the unrivaled queen of Arabic music. Five days in September will honor the centuries-old tradition of the instrument as well as its role in contemporary culture. In concerts with the Ahmad Shamma Quartet, Islam Taha & The Cairo Oud House Trio, Sherine Tohamy & The Abu Dhabi Oud House Trio, and the Nehad El-Sayed Quintet, the short-necked lute will be heard in different settings—including an oud quartet a well as ensembles featuring saxophone or strings. For the festival’s finale, curator Naseer Shamma will lead a veritable oud orchestra.
The Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation (ADMAF) is pleased to announce the submission period for its 2023 TotalEnergies Sustainability Design Award in partnership with TotalEnergies is now open. The award recognises and celebrates exceptional innovation and achievement by young Emiratis in the fields of design and architecture, with a specific focus on sustainable practices.
The Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) continued its commitment to incorporating the power of music and the arts into the healing process with its annual Music in Hospitals, initiative aimed at advancing the therapeutic power of music in healthcare settings.
Abu Dhabi Festival is proud to announce the opening night of its coproduction of the famous opera by influential 19th-century German composer Richard Wagner, ‘Der Fliegende Holländer’ (The Flying Dutchman) on May 30, 2023 at the world-famous Metropolitan Opera in New York.
Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) is pleased to unveil the cultural programme of its Riwaq Al Adab Wal Kitab initiative at the 32nd Abu Dhabi International Book Fair. Taking place from 22 to 28 May 2023 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), this year’s programme titled ‘Poems Do Not Die’ pays homage to the esteemed Emirati poet Habib Al Sayegh through the launch of 14 literary publications, engaging panel discussions, an educational workshop, and exclusive book signings featuring over 30 prominent writers and intellectuals from the UAE and the Arab world.
The Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation (ADMAF) commemorated the winners of its 2022 awards in the fields of arts, design and sustainability during an awards ceremony that took place on Wednesday, March 1 at Emirates Palace.