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The Sheikha Manal Young Artist Award

IEDEA partnered with The Cultural Office of H.H. Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (TCO) as Advisor to the Sheikha Manal Young Artist Award. Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of UAE Gender Balance Council, President of Dubai Women Establishment, and wife of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs UAE, the Sheikha Manal Young Artist Award, launched in 2006, an annual visual arts competition which aims to encourage, recognise and promote emerging young artists from across the UAE. In 2016, it celebrated its 10th year, with colour, emotion and a deep cultural narrative to promote young artists on a national platform.

IEDEA takes great pride in working with TCO to promote its narrative of art, culture and soft power of the UAE through initiatives that expand the cultural consciousness of the region.

For more information on the Sheikha Manal Young Artist Award, visit www.youngartistaward.ae