The Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, Noura Bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, confirmed that the Ministry seeks to promote the aspirations of the UAE youth, discover and adopt their talents and upgrading them, noting that «culture» to build generations of ambitious and creative.
This came on the occasion of the conclusion of the summer cultural camp organized by the Ministry, with the participation of a large number of youth, adolescents and children in the cultural centers of the ministry in: Al Dhafra, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Dibba Al Fujairah, and Masafi. Over the course of three weeks, the camp presented a busy program with more than 70 workshops, which received about 1500 participants.
The summer cultural camp welcomed the age groups from 5 to 19 years, and presented them with a variety of workshops in the fields of arts, culture, innovation and self-development, which aimed to discover and develop talent in the UAE.
Testimony to Passion
Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi said that “the success of the camp is an inspiration to all of us, while we are building ambitious generations with the ability to innovate and innovate”, adding that «this camp comes within the development strategy adopted by the Ministry to promote the aspirations of our young people, discover their talents and embrace and upgrade Out ».
She noted that the success of this year's edition of the camp is a testament to the passion, ambition and determination of our children and young people to develop their abilities and discover their interests.
Al-Kaabi stressed that the creative workshops in the summer cultural camp were presented in an innovative way that combines science and culture, fun and entertainment, which contributed to achieve the desired objectives of the workshops, and unleashed the talents of emerging creators in various sectors, and provided them with cognitive skills in creative fields, to be these skills Experience is a strong basis for choosing their future creative approaches.
Educated and fun
Workshops at the summer cultural camp were keen to combine education and fun. The “Remote Guided Racing Cars” workshop brought together art and engineering and opened a window into the world of automotive design, introducing students to everything related to wireless-guided cars, from the chassis to the engine.
Trainers provided detailed information on how participants learned to build their own model and, after its completion, enjoyed a driving experience of their own design. The Bridges Building workshop, under the supervision of an expert group, teaches participants how to build mobile bridges and use hydraulic power to lift them.
At the Solar Printing workshop, students learned about the oldest way to print photos using sunlight, and learned how to use CianoType to create artistic prints and blue-tinted images that become vibrant when exposed to light. The workshop provided a glimpse into the process and its history. Participants then learned how to pack paper until it dried to make Ciano Types.
At the Basics of Drip Painting, participants created paintings using this technique of thousands of small colored dots, which gave an attractive and distinctive art form to the works of art completed.
The Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development has launched the Summer Cultural Camp as part of its strategy to stimulate community interaction and engage the community in cultural work.
On the red planet
The Living on Mars workshop provided an opportunity to develop new concepts of habitat on the Red Planet by conceiving and creating sustainable proposals that enable people to survive and create new civilizations in space. The workshop aimed at researching and analyzing possible scenarios, integrating science, architecture, art and many other disciplines to address the concept of building a human colony on the Red Planet.
70 workshops were organized during the camp, which lasted 3 weeks.