In the video, “Humanity’s Journey” begins in Dubai with the largest painting in the world
The giant artwork entitled "The Journey of Humanity" was unveiled yesterday at the Atlantis Hotel, which was completed by the British artist Sasha Jefri in the hotel with an area of 17 thousand square feet, thus earning the title of the largest painting on canvas in the world, and entering the Guinness Book of Records. Globalism.
The Dubai-based British artist Sasha Jefri, who is considered one of the symbols of humanitarian work, spent 28 continuous weeks working in the hall of the Atlantis Resort, The Palm, from March to September 2020, during the closure period imposed by the Corona pandemic, with an average of 20 hours of daily work.
The British artist worked on drawing inspiration from drawings presented for the initiative, by children from all over the world.
His painting dealt with many topics, including isolation and communication, and it was able to reach more than 2.5 billion people around the world, and it is part of Jefri’s charitable initiative “inspiring humanitarian”, which was launched under the patronage of Sheikh Nahyan Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence in partnership with Dubai Cares and Atlantis The Palm.
"Journey of Humanity" aims to raise more than 110 million dirhams (30 million US dollars) during live auctions that will be held during the next year. Dubai Cares will allocate the funds that will be collected by it to the initiative's partners, namely UNICEF, UNESCO, Global Gift Foundation and Dubai Cares. To support their humanitarian initiatives that address challenges related to children's access to communication and learning opportunities, in addition to health care and health facilities.
The Ministry of Tolerance and Coexistence and the Ministry of Education in the UAE joined the initiative.
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