The popular annual Qasr Al Hosn Festival is about to return with a celebration of the Fort’s standing as a historic monument and group hub, and in honour of the UAE’s founders and their visionary leadership.
Qasr Al Hosn, which has stood because the symbolic birthplace of the Emirate and home to Abu Dhabi’s ruling Al Nahyan family, continues to endure a comprehensive process of preservation, restoration and rehabilitation.
The fourth edition of the festival narrates the continued conservation of the Fort, and reinstates the Qasr Al Hosn site because the cultural heart of Abu Dhabi.
Festival visitors will have the ability to embark on an built-in Fort expertise accompanied by a complete narrative chronicling the Fort’s ongoing conservation course of. The expertise will conclude on the Qasr Al Hosn Centre the place guests can tour the Qasr Al Hosn Exhibition, which is able to present perception on those that dwelled within the Fort and clarify the importance of the buildings, outlining how the historic context of Qasr Al Hosn is now shaping the world’s future grasp plan.
Elements of the Cultural Basis will as soon as once more open to the general public in the course of the Competition days, and can host a sequence of academic and informative exhibitions and actions by means of a complete public programme.
The Pageant’s in style Desert, Oasis, Marine and Abu Dhabi Island zones return with a full vary of interactive activations, re-enactments and workshops. An Area Zone will home a sequence of performances and household oriented actions devoted to themes which replicate the cultural significance of the location on the event of the Emirate and its individuals.
The Festival will even embrace a full of life hub of visual and performing arts programmes, traditional workshops, cultural and interactive learning experiences led by the world’s greatest curators, artisans and experts.
Held underneath the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the festival is organised by the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi).
Feb 03 2016
Qasr Al Hosn Abu Dhabi