Sheikha Manal Art Exchange Programme participants meet judging panel

DUBAI: A delegation of young Emirati Women artists met yesterday with the judging panel of the Sheikha Manal Art Exchange Programme, after their educational trip to Hong Kong in early May, organised by the Cultural Office of Her Highness Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and sponsored by Emirates Airlines. The programme aims to promote mutual understanding amongst cultures and civilizations.

The gathering was attended by the judging panel, consisting of Khalid Shafar, U.A.E. artist, Abdul Raheem Salim, U.A.E. painter and sculptor, Nazneen R. Shafi, Executive Director of Engage ME and Patricia Millns, artist and advisor, as well as the Art Exchange Programme participants.

The Sheikha Manal Art Exchange Programme will culminate with the hosting of a special art exhibition in October allowing the participants to showcase works of art inspired by this collective creative experience in Hong Kong.