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Events schedule 2015/8/13


UAE culture, art and heritage photo gallery, film screening, Arabic calligraphy, Henna Hand Art, Men’s Crafts and Women’s Crafts will be held and showcased in BIBF.


1.VIP Tour of UAE National Stand
Time:
10:30-11:00am, Aug.26th (TBD)
Location:UAE Country of Honor Stand (W2-C01)


2.Heritage Photo Gallery
Time:
Aug.26th – Aug.30th
Location:UAE Country of Honor Stand (W2-C01)
Introduction:This Gallery contains a visual record that has been captured by Emirati photographers reflecting their love of their country and the cultural and heritage legacy it has. The Gallery also tells the story of civilization, the building of a state, the journey of creating a union and the empowerment of people. It includes photos that document the features and details of the Emirati everyday life both in the past and present within its heritage and cultural dimensions.
 
 


Heritage Photo Gallery


3.Arabic Calligraphy Corner
Time:
Aug.26th – Aug.30th
Location:UAE Country of Honor Stand (W2-C01)
Introduction:Arabic Calligraphy has its own enchanting effect and wonderful aesthetic characteristics. The calligraphers and artists from UAE will share this prominent form of art which combines the skills of calligraphy, geometry, architecture and language all in one package with the audience through kinds of interactions.
 

 


Arabic Calligraphy


4.Fine Arts Gallery
Time:
Aug.26th – Aug.30th
Location:UAE Country of Honor Stand (W2-C01)
Introduction:The fine arts movement in the UAE is inspired by the aesthetics of the Emirati environment with all of its geographic and cultural diversity and the civilization convergence between the east and the west. This gallery contains the UAE traditional and contemporary paintings and art works, so that to make the audience get access to the charm of UAE art world.
 
 


Fine Art


5.Children’s Corner
Time:
Aug.26th – Aug.30th
Location:UAE Country of Honor Stand (W2-C01)


6.Film Screening Corner
Time:
Aug.26th – Aug.30th
Location:UAE Country of Honor Stand (W2-C01)(W2-C01)
Introduction:A number of historical documentaries will be screened during the book fair, which tell the stories of achievement that the UAE has made and the efforts of its leaders.


7.Henna Hand Art Corner
Time:
Aug.26th – Aug.30th
Location:UAE Country of Honor Stand (W2-C01)
Introduction:Throughout the ages, Henna has been the primary form of drawing on the hand art in the Gulf countries in general and in the United Arab Emirates in particular. Ladies and girls visiting this corner will have the chance to have their hands decorated with Henna over the entire days of the Fair.


8.Men’s Crafts Corner
Time:
Aug.26th – Aug.30th
Location:UAE Country of Honor Stand (W2-C01)
Introduction:Those crafts were known in ancient Emirati society which has been passed down from one generation to the other, and were performed mainly by men as a source of income or livelihood such as hunting. The men’s crafts that will be showcased in the book fair are “Karkour” and “The ropes”, audience will have the chance to interact with the handicraft specialists over the entire days of BIBF.
 

 

“卡克”(左)和“绳索”(右)


9.Women’s Crafts Corner
Time:
Aug.26th – Aug.30th
Location:UAE Country of Honor Stand (W2-C01)
Introduction:The Emirati woman played a major role in family income and helped innovate new ways of securing its livelihood including food, water and clothing. The women’s crafts that will be showcased in the book fair are “Khous” and “Talli”, audience will have the chance to interact with the handicraft specialists over the entire days of BIBF.
 


“Khous”
 


“Talli”