Dubai has become a prominent global creative and cultural center

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As part of the Emirate of Dubai’s effort to strengthen its position as a leading cultural center for embracing the talented and global creative institutions, Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) and member of the Dubai Council, witnessed the presence of Her Excellency Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture. And the Youth, the ceremony held by the Marangoni Institute at the Museum of the Future on the occasion of the opening of its new branch in Dubai, with an excellent presentation of the designs of the Institute’s graduates that combine reality with the world of metaverse mix.

Added value

On this occasion, Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said: “The opening of a new branch of the Marangoni Institute in Dubai represents a valuable addition to the thriving cultural and creative scene in the emirate, especially as the diverse offering of academic studies and training courses will support local and regional creative cadres with the appropriate tools, which will qualify them to enter career paths in the design field.”

Her Highness added: “Dubai is committed to strengthening its cultural position within various sectors, especially the fields of design and creativity, which is one of the main objectives of the Dubai Creative Economy Strategy, launched last year by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin was launched. Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. God.. To attract specialized international institutions with long experience in the field of design and creativity to the region undoubtedly strengthens our commitment to the creative sector support and consolidate the emirate’s position as a prominent cultural center on the global creative and cultural map. We look forward to seeing batches of Marangoni Institute graduates in Dubai in the coming years.”

world class

In a statement at the event, Her Excellency Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Youth, said: “The opening of one of the most renowned fashion and design schools in the world in the UAE and Dubai will provide a wider opportunity om attracts a lot of creative talents in this sector, which is experiencing remarkable growth in terms of the UAE, the Gulf region and the Middle East.

Her Excellency added: “Today, the UAE forms a pioneering model at the regional and global level, as a center for innovation and pioneering, through the appropriate environment it provides for the aspirations and hopes of new generations of ambitious people in various fields, especially creative The opening of this institute will contribute to drawing attention Attention must be paid to the state’s interest in the cultural and creative industries sector, which today constitutes an important branch of the local economy and allows talented people to unleash their creativity , because we believe that the development of talents and the upgrading of their abilities and skills will reflect positively on the sector in general, and will serve the hopes and aspirations of the future state.”

support and happiness

Commenting on the event, Stefania Valenti, Managing Director of Instituto Marangoni, said: “It is a great honor to celebrate the opening of Instituto Marangoni Dubai at the Museum of the Future, with the support of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, and His Excellency Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Youth, and we express our happiness in choosing the Museum of the Future as the ideal place to an immersive experience in the world of metaverse.”

She added: “Today’s Instituto Marangoni Talent Show is a true harvest of what Instituto Marangoni students can achieve after three years of academic and professional studies with us.

With the opening of our new branch in Dubai, we will give young talents in the fashion industry and interior design the opportunity to acquire all the skills and knowledge needed to hone their talents and launch their careers.

innovative approach

In line with the innovative approach offered by Instituto Marangoni, the talent fashion show mixed the real world with the world of metaphysics. Where fashion models took to the catwalk and were joined by digital models from the virtual world, in an event that combines traditional and innovative elements, and a group of designs were shown on the catwalk by the five best graduates of the Marangoni Institute in Milan, Florence, Paris, London and Shanghai.

The graduate students had the opportunity to showcase the entire fashion collections they created and designed to go worldwide, thanks to the skills and experience they gained during their study trip at Instituto Marangoni.

To conclude the fashion show, the models posed with eight pieces selected from designer Rahul Mishra’s collection. One of the hottest graduates of Instituto Marangoni and the first Indian designer to have his designs showcased at Paris Fashion Week.

Marangoni Institute Dubai is located in the Dubai International Financial Centre, Gate 8, and offers undergraduate, academic and professional courses in the world of fashion – from design to business and creative industry – as well as in interior design, product design and visual design.

unique visions

Stefania Valenti, Managing Director of the Marangoni Institute, told Al Bayan: “Our presence in Dubai brings great joy and ambition to provide unique visions on the design sector in the Middle East, in line with the institute’s long history , which was founded. in 1935, and contributed throughout his extensive career. For more than 80 years of emerging talents and the mastery of technologies that keep pace with the fashion industry in Italy and the world.”

Stefania adds: There is no better city than Dubai to serve as an inspiring compass to measure the abilities and passion of young people to acquire a comprehensive academic qualification together with the latest technological means, especially metaverse technology, which undoubtedly ‘ a big change in our view of the worlds of fashion and its trends around the world.


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