Historical Global Performance of 128 Musicians Around the World to Play a Symphony Lead by Emirati Composer Ihab Darwish 

المؤلف الموسيقي الإماراتي إيهاب درويش يقدم عرضه”حكايات”

Historical Global Performance of 128 Musicians Around the World to Play a Symphony Lead by Emirati Composer Ihab Darwish  The virtual event, commissioned and produced by Abu Dhabi Festival will be released on 30 March 2021 as part of the festival’s year-long hybrid programme  As part of Abu Dhabi Festival’s exciting year-long hybrid virtual programme, under the theme The Future Starts Now, Hekayat: Symphonic Tales, by Emirati composer Ihab Darwish, will launch on 30 March at abudhabifestival.ae. The performance traverses the globe in 13 compositions played by 128 musicians in…

ABU DHABI FESTIVAL 2021 CONTINUES YEAR-LONG PROGRAMME WITH UAE THEATRE CIRCLE

مهرجان أبوظبي يطلق ورشة الإمارات المسرحية

Three theatre productions and a series of talks centred around interactive theatre are part of the Festival’s efforts to nurture the performing arts In collaboration with playwright and director Karim Rashid, Abu Dhabi Festival announced the launch of its annual UAE Theatre Circle, hosting a series of Arabic interactive panels and discussions led by international theatre leaders and staging three plays in Arabic and English. The event is part of Abu Dhabi Festival’s strategy and vision to nurture the next generation of emerging theatre makers and equip them with the…

Abu Dhabi Festival Launches Young Media Leaders Forum

مهرجان أبوظبي يطلق منتدى القيادات الإعلامية الشابة

in partnership with American University of Sharjah International journalists discuss media and the pandemic in the Forum’s first talk on March 15th  A conversation between leading international journalists Richard Quest of CNN and Faisal Abbas of Arab News will address the media’s role in fighting the pandemic and the challenges–and opportunities–in the new context created by Covid-19. The live Zoom talk at 5:00 p.m. UAE time on 15 March is part of Abu Dhabi Festival’s annual Young Media Leaders Forum, this year in partnership with American University of Sharjah (AUS),…

Abu Dhabi Festival 2021 collaborates with Al Ain Film Festival to Support Young Filmmakers

مهرجان أبوظبي 2021 يتعاون مع مهرجان العين السينمائي

 In line with its strategic vision to elevate Emirati film industry Abu Dhabi Festival (ADF), in its 18th edition, and under the slogan ‘The Future Starts Now’, is collaborating with the 3rd Al Ain Film Festival to support young filmmakers and spread the culture of cinema in the Emirates. This collaboration is part of ADF’s annual ‘Young Filmmakers’ Circle’, a development programme for emerging Emirati and Emirates-based filmmakers. Her Excellency Huda I. Alkhamis-Kanoo, Founder of the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF), and Founder and Artistic Director of Abu…

Abu Dhabi Festival Highlights Impact of Pandemic on Artists 10 Emirati and UAE-based artists discuss how their practices changed and what the future holds for the art industry

Abu Dhabi Festival Highlights Impact of Pandemic on Artists

Abu Dhabi Festival announced the launch of “Art Amid Covid”, part of the Festival’s annual “Riwaq Al Fikr” talks series. In interviews curated and directed by Jalal Luqman, Emirati artist and Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) Visual Arts Consultant, 10 visual artists in the UAE working across disciplines talk about the importance of art in the context of Covid-19 and how the pandemic has affected artists’ work and how art is experienced, as well as the ways the pandemic may have forever impacted the art industry. A variety…

Abu Dhabi Festival 2021’s Premieres the Co-Produced American Ballet Theatre Performance Worldwide

Abu Dhabi Festival 2021’s Premieres

In it’s 18thEdtion Programme  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates –  19 December 2020: Abu Dhabi Festival 2021 presents the co-produced performance with the world-renowned American Ballet Theatre this Sunday, December 20th as part of  the world premiere titled ‘ABT Today: The Future Starts Now’.  This unique artistic event  salutes American Ballet Theatre’s 80 years and Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation’s 25 years of creativity, innovation and diversity. ‘ABT Today: The Future Starts Now’, programmed by ABT Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie, is an online celebration including excerpts from the full…

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation  with the 18th edition of its flagship

الإعلان عن برنامج فعاليات مهرجان أبوظبي 2021

Abu Dhabi Festival  Abu Dhabi Festival returns in 2021 with a strong line-up of local and international artists More than 500 artists from over 50 countries, 16 exciting world premieres, 12 festival productions, eight global co-productions and four creative commissions Abu Dhabi’s leading festival of arts and culture announces a year-long programme Diverse array of community and education events to engage and inspire emerging talent The Future Starts Now, the 2021 edition’s theme Abu Dhabi, UAE — 7th December, 2020: Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts…

Celebrating 250th Anniversary of Beethoven and210th Anniversary of Chopin

ترسيخاً لمكانة أبوظبي واجهة عالمية للثقافة والفنون

Abu Dhabi Festival Collaborates with Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival in Warsaw Abu Dhabi- United Arab Emirates, 21th October 2020 –Abu Dhabi Festival (ADF), the largest multi-disciplinary cultural celebration in the UAE, announced its partnership with the Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival in Warsaw in celebration of the 250th anniversary since the birth of renowned composer Ludwig van Beethoven and the 210th anniversary of the composer Chopin. The Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival was founded in 1997 by Elżbieta Penderecki. Curated by renowned international artists, the Festival today it is…

The United Arab Emirates and Lithuania Keen to Continue to Boost Bilateral Relations

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 9  March 2020: The Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius announced that he looks forward to strengthening and developing bilateral relations between Lithuania and the UAE, following a conversation with Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates. He revealed that there are multifaceted partnerships between the UAE and Lithuania at the economic level with food and wood products, and at the level of co-ordination in IT solutions and cyber defence technologies. He…