Etihad Museum Called ‘Finest Brand-new Museum in the MENA Area
By Middile East News|Updated: October 08, 2017
Etihad Museum Called ‘Finest Brand-new Museum in the Middle East and Africa’ at The Leading Culture Locations Awards 2017.
Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s devoted entity for culture, arts and heritage, has actually revealed that the Etihad Museum scooped leading honours at The Leading Culture Locations Awards 2017 in London, where it took house the desirable ‘Finest Brand-new Museum in the Middle East and Africa’ award as well as put very first runner-up in the ‘Finest Museum Architecture of the Year’ classification.
The prominent award was gotten by Dubai Culture, which handles the Etihad Museum’s daily operations, short-lived and irreversible exhibits, and academic programs, and the Roadways & Transportation Authority (RTA), which was accountable for the style and building and construction of the museum, throughout an event that happened on 29th September at the Trafalgar St. James Hotel on London’s Trafalgar Square.
Talking about the accomplishment, His Excellency Abdul Rahman Al Owais, UAE Minister of Health & Avoidance and Chairman of the Board of Directors for Dubai Culture, commented: “I want to present this award to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Leader of the UAE Army and the members of The Supreme Federal Council, as it records their vision for the Etihad Museum to be a nationwide, cultural and traveler landmark in the UAE that informs people, locals and visitors about the political history of the starting of the country in 1971, and honours the Establishing Daddies.”
His Excellency included: “This acknowledgment honours the success the museum has actually attained in a brief time period in reinforcing its position on the worldwide tourist phase, ending up being renowned as a crucial centre for scholastic exchange amongst both professionals and trainees, sealing its function as an essential recommendation point for the historic education of future Emirati generations and UAE citizens, and acknowledging the tradition of the Establishing Daddies.”
” This award is available in line Dubai Culture’s efforts to support the execution of the UAE Soft Power Technique by improving the nation’s credibility worldwide to highlight the UAE’s culture, heritage and identity.
The award will inspire our group to continue our aspirations of boosting the abundant cultural landscape of Dubai and the UAE in line with the tactical goals of the Dubai Strategy 2021, which intends to boost the Emirate’s position as a city of pleased, imaginative and empowered individuals.”
His Excellency concluded: “I wish to thank His Excellency Mohammed Ahmed Al Mur, Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the Etihad Museum, along with all members of the committee, for their important contributions to constructing this nationwide monolith, in addition to our partners at the Dubai Roadways and Transfer Authority (RTA), the body accountable for establishing the museum job, which is now acknowledged for its distinct style and its addition of structures of excellent historic worth that remember the minute when the company and the union choice of the Establishing Daddies was initially revealed. Dubai Culture is constantly devoted to establishing the museum sector in Dubai and this was an essential chauffeur in the facility of Dubai Museums Business, which will play a critical function in leveraging the Emirate’s approaching and present museums, and in helping with cultural exchange amongst the members of Dubai’s vibrant and worldwide society”
His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roadways and Carry Authority (RTA), devoted the award win to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who was the primary advocate of the museum’s distinct architectural style.
Given that it opened, the museum has actually ended up being a landmark that records the success of the Arab world in the contemporary age as well as serves as a cultural centre for homeowners and residents.
His Excellency Al Tayer highlighted the value of honouring the accomplishments that the Establishing Daddies made to combine the Emirates, and of instilling the worths of the union in the hearts of residents and future generations.
His Excellency Al Tayer commented: “Since of its historic significance, the Etihad Museum has actually gotten the generous assistance and patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who likewise authorized the present style of the museum following a number of style phases.
The museum lies underground and linked to the entryway of the Union Home and the Visitor Home, and is surrounded by an archaeological site that has actually been brought back to its 1971 state.
7 columns represent the pens utilized by the Establishing Dads to sign the Union Arrangement, as well as the waterside shows the shoreline that existed because duration. All this offers visitors an expressive peek back in time.”
His Excellency Al Tayer praised Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors Workplace at Dubai Culture & Arts Authority on the distinguished award win, along with members of the Advisory Council of the Etihad Museum headed by His Excellency Mohammed Ahmed Al Murr, and the RTA and Dubai Culture groups.
The Leading Culture Locations Awards acknowledges a brand-new type of museums, galleries and cultural organizations around the world through an extensive choice procedure performed by international leaders in the museum sector.
Showing Dubai Culture’s own requireds, the awards program commemorates culture as an essential part of life and shines a light on the most remarkable contributions that museums are making to cultural life all over the world.
Dubai Culture intends to improve Dubai’s cultural scene and accentuate the Emirate’s abundant heritage with a range of efforts that occur throughout the year.
The Authority’s required is to construct bridges of useful discussion in between various civilisations and cultures through improving efforts that benefit the Emirate’s visitors, residents and locals.
The Etihad Museum informs the story of among the most substantial minutes in the UAE’s timeline– the birth of the country with the 1971 Union Arrangement– through the eyes of the Establishing Dads.
The vibrant, 21st century museum was developed to work as an intimate, satisfying and useful insight into the occasions that surrounded this historical occasion, and has actually been developed to use a holistic experience from start to complete, leading visitors on a remarkable journey with interactive products to be discovered at every action.