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Promotional meeting of the UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture


In view of giving more visibility to the UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture a promotional meeting will be organized in Amman, Jordan, on 5 September 2016.

Mr Elias Sanbar, laureate of the 13th edition, will present his personal experience. This presentation will be followed by a Panel discussion on the theme Social Transformations and Artistic Creation in the Arab World. Renowned artists from the Arab region will present their art or artistic creation that contributed to a social or political transformation in the Arab region. The event will conclude with a concert of "Wattar Soul", a young Jordanian music group.


Type of Event Special Event
Start 05.09.2016 14:00 local time
End 05.09.2016 20:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Chokkam Sunderraj, Shama
Organizer UNESCO
Contact Shama Chokkam Sunderraj,
Country Jordan
City Amman
Venue Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation
Street Maraqa Commercial Complex, Al Kulliyah Al Elmiyah Al Eslamiyah St 15
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, Arabic
Estimated number of participants 150
Official Website
Link 1 UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture
Link 2 Programme
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