Qasr Al Watan hosts ‘In the love of Zayed’ exhibition

ABU DHABI, As a unique cultural landmark that reflects the history, traditions, and journey of the UAE and as an architectural marvel that pays tribute to Arabian culture and artistry, Qasr Al Watan launched an Arabic calligraphy exhibition in honour of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan.

The exhibition, titled “In the love of Zayed”, is hosted in collaboration with the UAE Society for Arabic Calligraphy and Islamic Ornamentation as a gesture of respect and honour to everything that Sheikh Zayed has given to the people of this nation.

Taking place at the Great Hall of the palace, visitors can immerse themselves into a journey of the most meaningful quotes, poems, and words through 41 pieces of art created by UAE-based artists with the vision to utilise the remarkable art of Arabic calligraphy.

Attended the opening ceremony of the exhibition were Mubarak Al Nakhi, Under-Secretary at Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development; Khalif Al Jallaf, Head of UAE Society for Arabic Calligraphy and Islamic Ornamentation; Dr. Ali Bin Tamim, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre at the Department of Culture and Tourism; and Dr. Saeed Hamdan, Head of Abu Dhabi Arabic Centre.

In addition to inaugurating the exhibition, the attendees enjoyed an enriching and in-depth visitor experience of the Presidential Palace through a private guided tour. They were transported on a unique journey that highlighted Arabian architectural craftsmanship and intellectual heritage, a timeless collection of artifacts, rare manuscripts and books, and an inspiring intellectual legacy of the nation’s past, present and future.

Source: Emirates News Agency