In the interest of developing and disseminating Arab culture in the world, and for the support of writers and playwrights in the UAE and across the Arab world, Department of Culture offers several annual awards:
Organised under the theme of “Athar,” meaning ‘”Impact,” the 20th Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival brought together conceptually artists from the United Arab Emirates, neighbouring Arab countries and others from around the world.
"The Originator is He of the heavens and the earth: and when He wills a thing to be, He but says unto it, 'Be' - and it is." (The Quran, 2:117)
The incredible story of creation follows the human being throughout his journey, wh...
Matthew Simmonds is a stonemason who carves intricate designs into stone
His work is inspired by different cultures and architectural trends in history
Simmonds work is currently on display at the Islam...