Sharjah Ruler visits children biennial

SHARJAH: His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah today visited the 4th Sharjah Children’s Biennial being held under the patronage of Sharjah Ruler’s wife and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, H.H. Sheikha Jawahir bint Mohammed Al Qasimi. The biennial addresses the theme of ‘Questions’ and will run until 9th February, 2015.

Sheikh Sultan toured the art exhibition held as part of the biennial and features 1,066 works by children from the UAE, Czech Republic, Jordan, Pakistan, South Korea, Egypt, Sudan, the United States, North Africa, Australia and Syria.

Sheikh Sultan, who was accompanied by Sheikha Hour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi, President of the Sharjah Art Foundation and other officials, engaged in conversation with the children participating in the exhibition about their works on display.

?The Sharjah Children’s Biennial aims to become a wonderful forum which is open to our entire community and to all the visitors beyond. It also spearheads a support programme for artistic productions and actively assists in their dissemination. This support plays a vital role in the development and sustainability of a budding yet vibrant art movement.

SOURCE: WAM