Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development
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Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development

The Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development (MCKD) works to enrich the cultural ecosystem in the UAE through, supporting cultural, arts and heritage institutions, providing a platform for artistic talent and innovation, promoting cross-cultural dialogues and delivering, in conjunction with strategic partners, dynamic productions and experiences that represent the UAE's flourishing and diverse cultural landscape on national and international levels.
Projects

Key Cultural Projects

Cultural Summer Camp

The aim of the camp is to develop young people’s ability to communicate and express themselves in a creative and effective way that will enhance their productivity in the future and broaden their awareness by stimulating their passion for knowledge and educating them about future career opportunities based on their interests and aspirations.

Al Burda

Launched in 2004, Al Burda is an international initiative by the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development focused on supporting and fostering creativity, as well as raising awareness about Islamic art and culture both locally and globally. The initiative aims to introduce and engage younger generations to the diverse disciplines of Islamic art and culture.…

Reading Month

In keeping up with the UAE vision 2021 with regard to the achievement of excellence and pioneering in knowledge investment and promotion of intellectual and cultural innovation, the Ministry of Culture, and Knowledge Development keeps pace with the application and implementation of the best international practices in this regard. This aims to making a real…

National Register of Artifacts

The project aims at creating a unified national register of artifacts in all emirates of the UAE. This register helps everyone to know all the details about such artifacts and find proper ways to preserve them and restore them as part of the cultural heritage of the state. The implementation of this project is part…

UAE Flag

The Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development launched the National Flag Raising Campaign on December 2, 2008, in recognition of the importance of the flag to both UAE nationals and residents. The campaign represents a clear expression of pride and loyalty to the UAE’s precious symbol, enhancing a sense of sovereignty and national identity. It…

Emirates National Gate of Libraries

The Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development launched the Emirates National Gate of Libraries initiative, which aims to achieve global leadership and excellence in knowledge investment and promotes intellectual creativity. This is in line with the Ministry’s vision in terms of the development of cultural and creative industries and digital content. The Emirates National Gate…
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We aim to provide the best services to enhance our role in promoting and developing the UAE’s cultural economy and to establish our leadership in the cultural and knowledge sector.

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