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Dolce & Gabbana x ADMAF Design Award 2023 Offers Unprecedented Opportunities in Fashion, Jewellery, and Fragrance Design

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.

2023 Arabic Music Days: Music, Visual Arts, Poetry, Craft, and Film

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.

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Candlelight Concert Series Presents Tribute Concerts to Ludovico Einaudi and Coldplay This Weekend in Abu Dhabi

Fever, renowned for its captivating and immersive multi-sensory international Candlelight Concerts, brings two new programs to Abu Dhabi this weekend – Tributes to Ludovico Einaudi and Coldplay, set to cast a spell of enchantment upon audiences with extraordinary performances at Anantara Eastern Mangroves on July 8th and 9th respectively. Each concert will present two mesmerizing sessions, the first at 7 PM and again at 9 PM, welcoming music enthusiasts aged eight and above, sweeping them away to a realm of fantasy and magic.

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Candlelight Concerts Arrive in Abu Dhabi

Candlelight Concerts, a Fever Original experience, brings its special performances for the first time to the UAE’s capital, Abu Dhabi, with a series of breathtaking concerts, kicking off with the Best of Chopin at New York University, Abu Dhabi, on June 17th. The concert will see the venue illuminated by thousands of candles, allowing viewers to immerse themselves in the adapted program fully.

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Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation Announces Riwaq Al Adab Wal Kitab Programme for the 32nd Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

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.

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