Dubai: Expo City Dubai and Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at Expo City Dubai’s Vision Pavilion. It intends to empower creatives, entrepreneurs, and young talents, amplify the importance of Emirati heritage, and elevate the UAE’s global stature as a cultural and tourism destination.
Expo City Dubai and Dubai Culture will work together to enrich Dubai’s arts and culture scene. It will be achieved through a series of collaborative programs, events, activities, and educational offerings.
This partnership aims to further drive the emirate’s thriving creative economy and enhance its contribution to the emirate’s economic growth.
The MoU was signed by Ms. Marjan Faraidooni, Chief of Education and Culture, at Expo City Dubai, and Dr. Saeed Mubarak bin Kharbash, CEO of the Arts & Literature Sector at Dubai Culture.
Ms. Faraidooni remarked that, “We at Expo City Dubai believe in the power of art and culture in bringing people together, pushing the boundaries of our imagination, and delivering important messages creatively, as demonstrated by our award-winning exhibitions and interactive education programs.”
“We have brought this same spirit to the events, exhibitions, and experiences curated in partnership with Dubai Culture in the past, and we are proud to formalize and broaden our collaboration for the future. Together, we will foster development and innovation in the UAE’s growing creative economy sector – one that attracts creatives worldwide,” Ms. Faraidooni added.
The link-up will combine both organizations’ expertise in hosting cultural activities and developing workshops and awareness programs. The Expo City will host exhibitions, events, art installations, and talent development initiatives, engaging and supporting artists, creatives, families, and youth from the region.