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Exhibition celebrates South African culture
October 29, 2016, 3:52 pm
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The National Council for Culture, Arts & Letters (NCCAL) in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of South Africa launched a five-day South African fine art and crafts exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art. The exhibition is under the umbrella of activities organized by the council in line with Kuwait’s celebration as the Capital of Islamic Culture for 2016 under the patronage of H.H. the Premier Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah.

Present for the inauguration was the Head of Kuwait's Fine Arts Society (KFAS) and Arab Arts Federation Abdulrasul Salman and the South African fine arts delegation presently visiting Kuwait, headed by South African Deputy Minister for Arts and Culture Rejoice Thizwilondi Mabudafhasi in addition to the South African Ambassador to Kuwait H.E. Mzolisa Bona.

On the sidelines of the function, Dr. Al-Duwais highlighted the importance of cultural exchange between countries, emphasizing it was a simple way to bring societies closer. He added that the exhibition is within the framework of cooperation between NCCAL and the Embassy of the Republic of South African, and aims to celebrate the culture of a friendly nation.

He mentioned that the Council is committed to encouraging cultural exchanges with other countries with the hopes of sharing and strengthening appreciation in culture in Kuwait and around the world.


 

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