Dubai: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, visited the exhibition of shortlisted works for the 9th edition of the Sheikha Manal Young Artist Award, at City Walk.
Sheikh Mohammed viewed the artworks on display, and praised the high calibre works. He expressed his appreciation for the role of the Sheikha Manal Young Artist Award in enriching the arts and cultural scene of the UAE.
During his tour, he stopped to speak to some of the featured artists about the content and ideas expressed in their works. The exhibition, which features 50 artworks by young Emirati and UAE resident artists, was inaugurated by Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai International Marine Club.