* Khadija Al Bastaki: “The neighborhood has a mix of activities and creative opportunities.”
* A busy schedule of workshops and activities between 20 July and 26 August 2022
Dubai Design District has announced the launch of “Innovative Summer” activities, which include an agenda full of workshops and activities during the period from 20 July to 26 August, and the events target all members of society and of all ages during the summer season and holidays, thus improving the position Dubai is a global center for the various sectors of design, art and creativity.
Khadija Al Bastaki, Executive Director of Dubai Design District, said: “The district has a diverse mix of activities and a list of diverse creative opportunities suitable for each season. Contributes to the acquisition of new skills.
She continued: “We work with a large number of partners to organize events that provide an opportunity for everyone to participate and enjoy inspiring experiences. This season we continue to nurture and empower emerging talent, reflecting Dubai’s image as the capital of design and creativity in the region. ”
The events are held in Building 6 in the neighborhood, and include various activities such as flower arranging and gardening, robotics manufacturing, writing and calligraphy art, decorating and hairdressing lessons, photography skills and candle making, in addition to sports and marketing training sessions, brand building. , among other topics.
The training sessions are held in collaboration with CAMP, which are full-body sports training sessions, every Sunday, with a duration of 50 minutes that contributes to the strengthening of the body and the empowerment of the mind, which provides an opportunity for participants to level up. of physically increasing. fitness, through a fully equipped site to receive participants every Sunday at 7pm in “The Block”.
On Wednesday, July 27, Warda Mushtaq, fashion influencer and founder of Soho Studio, will present an educational session aimed at introducing the best practices for creating brands, and giving participants a summary of her experience in ‘ present a set of well-thought-out tips. which contributes to the success of the personal branding project.
The art of make-up of “Kiko Milano”
The international cosmetics brand “Kiko Milano” offers on Thursday, July 28, training workshops and the application of the types of make-up suitable for the summer season, in addition to the best beauty care tips, under the supervision of the best-known cosmetic experts at “Kiko Milano”.
On Friday, 5, 12 and 19 August, the hair experts of the brand Schwarzkopf Professional will present a workshop aimed at those who are looking for new looks for the summer; They offer different ways to cut and care for hair for men and women.
On Saturdays, August 6 and 13, Maison de Vologne is hosting a workshop to learn amazing flower arranging skills to brighten up the house or give as a gift.
make a candle
The “Min Al Arab” brand was established to establish the Emirati culture through traditional fragrances such as incense. The brand was a huge success after its debut at the Dubai Design Week market in 2020, in the Dubai Design District. Since then, his distinctive pottery and woodwork have been seen in shops, cafes and homes across the city. The educational workshops, held on Friday 21 July and Saturday 22 July, introduce the process of making these distinctive candles, under the supervision of the experts of the Emirati brand.
plant care workshop
Green Hands presents Plant Care Sessions, Sunday, August 7, in a fun workshop available to all nature lovers, where they learn how to care for them without using any harmful chemicals.
Interior design and plants
Green Hands’ participation extends to another workshop, Sunday 21 August, which focuses on the harmony of interiors with plants, and teaches the best ways to care for and harmonize indoor plants.
hip hop lesse
Dance It Forward offers classes for everyone, covering a variety of styles, as well as classes specifically for children. It is every Tuesday and Friday, during the months of July and August for adults, and every Saturday of July and August for children.
The art of “graffiti”
The “graffiti” workshop is characterized by the fact that it covers various styles of “graffiti”, without the use of spray paint. The participants will be informed on Sunday 31 July and Sunday 14 August about the impact of some other arts on the development. of this art, and the workshop will be a destination for everyone to unleash for their creativity.
On Sunday, July 24 and Sunday, August 14, the start-up company “Junk Bot” will offer a workshop to teach children how to recycle waste and turn it into robots in two hours of creativity. In this session there is a question-and-answer session for half an hour.
Dubai Design District unveils a large wall of color and not just for children but all visitors are invited to unleash their creativity in this vast space.
Shopping with the Reborn Society
Fashion designer and industry influencer, Zainab El Helou, is taking part in innovative summer events through her brand Reborn Society, which focuses on social responsibility. The brand’s modern and sustainable products will be on display and available for purchase. A delicious summer collection made from organic and recycled cotton, part of the sales goes to UNHCR, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, to support refugees around the world.
A destination for creators
Dubai Design District is a destination for creatives and entrepreneurs, and through its summer program, it will provide opportunities for creatives of all ages to exchange ideas, share creativity and inspiration. In addition to the possibility of shopping at the shops and kiosks set up within the event, and a range of activities related to sustainability practices and technology applications, with a range of activities for children.
The neighborhood is one of the creative complexes of the TECOM group, and is dedicated to design, fashion, architecture, art and retail. The “Innovative Summer” event is part of the neighborhood’s rich calendar of events throughout the year; During the first six months of 2022, the neighborhood organized a winter program of activities, workshops and weeks of Arab fashion for men and women, an innovative arts event and workshops during the holy month of Ramadan. The neighborhood is also getting ready for the return of Arab Women’s Fashion Week, Autumn Fashion Week, Dubai Design Week and later this year.