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His Excellency Sheikh Rashid bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, President of the National Council of Arts, inaugurated the “Ali Wall 3” art exhibition on the sidelines of the Golf Exhibitions for Building, Real Estate and Interior Design, held at the Bahrain Center . International Fair of the Period 22–March 24.
The exhibition “On the Wall” aims to promote Bahrain artists and display their works, as the exhibition featured a selection of artists. The most prominent of them are Abbas Al-Musawi, Balqis Fakhro, Omar Al-Rashed, Adnan Al-Ahmad, Mahdi Al-Jalawi, Lina Al-Ayoubi, and Maryam Ali Fakhro, Zuhair Al-Saeed, Mona Al-Shawk.
The exhibition also shed light on the artworks of the students of the University of Bahrain, who participated in their leading paintings, and they are widely admired. Among his pioneers, and a number of Arab artists and calligraphers, Sheikh Rashid bin Khalifa a number meet. of artists He expressed his admiration for the works on display, as it also contained a portion of live drawings and workshops for artists, and those interested in this sector.
On this occasion, Sheikh Rashid bin Khalifa Al Khalifa said: “The organization of the exhibition” Ali … Wall 3 “comes after two years of interruption, and after the health crisis that the world experienced, a return Such events give great impetus to the street and the market, and also raises the morale of the artists. ”
Sheikh Khalifa bin Rashid added: “In recent years we have seen a huge demand for art exhibitions and the passion of young people in the field.” Show their artwork, so such exhibitions and their organization provide an opportunity for artists to display their work and meet the public.
The President of the National Council of Arts pointed out that the Council looks forward to always upgrading the arts sector and supporting young artists and Bahrainis, giving them the opportunity to appear and display their artworks in various events and activities which is kept inside and out. Bahrain, He stressed that many young artists have not yet had the opportunity to present their works to the public.
On the council’s strategy, Sheikh Rashid bin Khalifa explained that one of the council’s tasks and aspirations is to promote the arts sector Whether the works are collective or individual, emphasizing that the arts sector is an important sector in all societies. He said there will be more programs and events to be arranged in the next phase.
With regard to the programs offered by the Council, Sheikh Rashid bin Khalifa indicated that there are many programs organized by the Council, especially training and education, which are more quality and distinctive, and added, training and education It is especially the first pillar, as well as external participation, because external participation in events and workshops in Stays for a certain period of time gives each and every artist a role to see what is going on in the world.
And he concluded, do not forget the other arts such as theater, music, sculpture and photography, noting that there will be coordination. It continues with higher education institutions to provide and support quality programs to promote and support these arts.
In turn, Gibran Anwar Abdul Rahman, CEO of Al Hilal Conferences and Exhibitions – the organizer of the exhibition–He expressed his pride in organizing the third edition of the exhibition “On the Wall”. He said this exhibition attracts many prominent Bahraini artists, a group of Arab artists and art pioneers Artworks and offers workshops for university students.
Abdul Rahman added: “The National Arts Council is overseeing a large-scale campaign to spread artistic awareness and develop an environment.” It helps to foster creativity and support local artists. “He pointed out that” in line with this noble goal, we are eager to include the exhibition “Ali” Wall 3 »A selection of artists to showcase their talents to display many artistic ways, including painting Photography and sculpture.
Referring to the growing interest in the arts and culture sector in Bahrain, he said: “Pioneering institutions such as the Majlis have succeeded in highlighting The National Arts and Bahrain Group for Artistic Frames to highlight local artistic talents and their position on the art map Globalism to strengthen. Through the exhibition we will display the works of various talents, and some artists will hold a series of workshops. Work on calligraphy, live art classes and creative sessions. ”
In turn, Ahmed Suleiman, Exhibition Director, said: “The arts are an essential element of interior design, and Gallery is keen.” On the Wall 3, in collaboration with the Interiors Gallery, to consolidate the role of Bahrain art in decoration and design home interiors to represent a part of our daily lives and a fruitful investment for the future. ”
The interior exhibition will be held from 22-24 March 2022 at the Bahrain International Exhibition Center, concurrently with the Gulf Property Show and the Gulf Construction Show, these exhibitions are still achieving success for the largest comprehensive exhibition destination. For the business sector around the construction, interior design and real estate markets in the Northern Gulf region.
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A number of artists expressed their joy with their participation in the third edition of the exhibition “On the Wall”, namely It will be on the sidelines of the Golf real estate, construction and interior design exhibitions in the third edition of 22- 24 This March.
They assured “Gulf News” that the arts and culture sector in Bahrain receives great attention from the wise leadership And the esteemed government, and which has devoted and confirmed this interest, is the royal decision instituted by the National Council of Arts under the leadership of His Excellency Sheikh Rashid bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, who was eager to support and empower young people in the field of art.
In turn, Bahrain artist Mahdi Al-Jalawi confirmed that the exhibition “On the Wall” is being held for the third year, organized by The Crescent Group and supported by the National Council of Arts, selected from the best local and international artists , as there are artists from Tunisia, Iraq, Egypt and Jordan, where a different artistic experience is offered than the presence of real estate artists and designers. Decoration is a transplant to promote modern designs in society and cultural progress.
He added that the works we present are drawing, formation, calligraphy, ornamentation, photography and sculpture works, some of which are figurative and some hanging. On the wall with different experiences, we also offer live or live drawing experience for people to see the beautiful paintings How they are produced by professional artists.
And he came to the conclusion: There is also collaboration with the University of Bahrain College of Arts, where student artists were presented and their works displayed Under the guidance of His Excellency Sheikh Rashid bin Khalifa, President of the National Council for the Arts, to art to embrace students and market their works in support of students and to present the promising energies of society.
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In turn, Tunisian artist Mona Shouk expressed her happiness with her third participation in the exhibition “On the Wall” And she said: I am very happy to be here in the Kingdom of Bahrain, the hospitable country that always For art embrace. , artists, culture and all that is beautiful.
Shouk added, “This year I participated in the exhibition with three works, especially the artistic painting that mixes between civilizations. The most famous of them is the Phoenician civilization, which is the first civilization to start in Tunisia and has a great impact on it She founded the city of Carthage, which is the most famous city in Tunisia, and has a portrait of a close family and traditional Tunisian manuscripts.
In turn, the young artist Zuhair Muhammad Ali presented his painting he painted in 2020, which was in response to The New York Times, which marked his newspaper in red, declaring that 2020 is the worst year in history
Zuhair added: The painting I presented and painted by His Highness, the Crown Prince, the Prime Minister, is at the center of the national medical team and soldiers. The front row that faced the Corona crisis and managed to control it, these were the best years of history when it took place The government is grateful for its great efforts to confront the epidemic, to lend out set and help citizens and those affected by the pandemic.
Actress Dana Safi congratulated her on participating in the exhibition “On the Wall” inaugurated by His Excellency Sheikh Rashid bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, saying: We are very happy, as students of the University of Bahrain, to take part to take to our work and our paintings in This show.
She added, “This is a very beautiful opportunity to show the works of youth art, and pointed to her participation in the ‘Wait’ panel, This is a picture of a waiting girl sitting on the chair , and Dana explained: “She used cold colors in it. It expresses a person’s constant desire to get things done quickly and that when we get something, we’re waiting for something else