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The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) is set to launch a new series of cultural initiatives, including the Abu Dhabi Register of Artisans, the Abu Dhabi Crafts platform, and the recently reopened House of Artisans at Al Hosn, to help safeguard and disseminate the intangible cultural heritage of the Emirate and support local artisans in developing their crafts and skills.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Executive Board unanimously adopted the first UAE-led decision submitted to it entitled "A Framework for Culture and Art Education," which was developed to enhance cooperation between culture and education.
An exciting new project launched today will showcase Abu Dhabi in a new and unique way, with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) officially announcing a partnership with TikTok, the social networking giant that is rapidly growing in popularity around the globe.
A new set of standards will soon apply to all tourism and cultural venues in Abu Dhabi, enhancing their sustainability, inclusivity and cultural richness.
The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced the second edition of the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Data Analytics Forum will take place on 28th March as a virtual event.
Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Cabinet Member and Minister of Culture and Youth, affirmed that the ministry is in the final stages of preparing a 10-year strategy for Cultural and Creative Industries (CCI) with the aim of increasing the cultural sector's contribution to the state's GDP.