Projects

Introduction

The UAE has a vibrant cultural movement and a diverse artistic, intellectual and creative production landscape. Dozens of cultural initiatives, programs, knowledge platforms and art exhibitions have influenced the creative scene in the country and reflected positively on the community at large. The UAE is also setting policies and launching initiatives to support Emirati talent through world-class cultural infrastructure, that provides the resources needed to showcase their artistic outputs to the world.
Cultural Summer Camp

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.

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Al Burda

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. By doing so, Al Burda establishes broad intergenerational links that encourages the advancement of Islamic art on the global cultural map. To support its mission, Al Burda collaborates with global partners across the GCC and Europe towards stimulating creativity and innovation in the sector.

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Reading Month

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 and qualitative turning in the culture and development system in the UAE. According to the directives.

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National Register of Artifacts

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 of the objectives that the Ministry seeks to achieve in order to preserve archaeological sites and introduce them to internal and external audiences. The project is supervised by a local specialized team, which works closely with local authorities to implement modern scientific methods.

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UAE Flag

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 also affirms the pride in the flag as a symbol of national sentiment and identity of the people of the UAE.

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Emirates National Gate of Libraries

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 of Libraries is a national e-platform that enhances libraries and information sectors in the UAE and promotes their roles in cultural life, through the provision of excellent office and knowledge services. Under this project, seven sub projects are available on this e-platform website: Emirates National Library Index, Emirates National Library Management Program, Emirates National Library Directory, Emirates Digital Library, Emirates National Bibliography, Book Bank, and Smart Library.

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