Ways of promoting the Arab world's rich cultural heritage will be the focus of a key meeting in Bahrain, which will also discuss how this can help the region enhance its image to the rest of the world.
Culture ministers from a
Bahrain has become the first country in the Middle East to open a regional world heritage centre which aims to help protect and showcase cultural and natural heritage in the Arab world.
The Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage (ARC-WH),
Bahrain's capital will find itself at the centre of Arab culture for the whole of next year, after being named Cultural Capital of the Arab World 2012.
It is the first time Manama has been selected for the initiative, which was launche
The most traditional meeting place in Arab culture, the majlis, has been given an invigorating design twist through fusion by Mimi Shakhashir, a finalist in Index 2011’s annual majlis design competition.
Shakhashir’s new design move
The Dubai International Film Festival will present a selection of award-winning Emirati and Arab films in London this month.
The films will be shown as part of Shubbak, the city’s first-ever celebration of contemporary Arab culture.
US firms aren't getting the best out of their Bahraini staff because they don't understand them, according to a specialist.
Gulf Air IT infrastructure head Dr Jassim Haji, who was awarded a PhD from Northumbria University, UK, reached this