Al-Ahsa Creative City of crafts & Folkart

Participation in The 8th China Suzhou Creative & Design Cultural Industry Expo

The representative of member cities of UNESCO's Creative Cities Network met at the Al-Ahsa Creative Center at The 8th China Suzhou Creative & Design Cultural Industry Expo, on Friday, April 19, 2019. He was a member of the global network of creative arts and crafts at the initiative of Al-Ahsa Municipality .
At the same exhibition, the "Men's Abaya" was the focus of the participants' admiration. The creativity and skill in the abaya was attractive to them, expressing their delight in taking commemorative pictures beside him. He stood at the front of the corner of Al Ahsa and described its handicrafts and products as an economic industry with social depth. The municipality of Al-Ahsa presented models of other handicrafts such as the palm wicker fan, the palm-tree cage, a piece of sado, a carpentry sculpture, and Arabic characters, which impressed the participants.
The representative of Al-Ahsa delegation at the meeting said that the Municipality's keenness to participate internationally was to enhance the heritage, tourism and cultural aspects through exchanging international experiences and developing handicrafts in Al-Ahsa and instilling these concepts through raising awareness of the importance of national statistical heritage, .
In another Chinese city of the same day, Al-Ahsa participated in the arts and crafts exhibition in Weifang City, China, represented by the creative coordinator of the creative cities network, Eng. Ahmed Al-Matar, who confirmed that Al-Ahsa owns more than 60 different handcrafts and 12 folklore folklore, Al Ahsa Municipality, in partnership with the concerned government agencies, seeks to sustain, develop and transmit handicrafts for future generations, as well as the colors of the folk arts that were known about the history of Al Ahsa heritage.


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