Kuwait organizes virtual seminar on Arab museums July 23-25

  – Kuwait’s National Council for Culture, Art and Letters is organizing a virtual seminar about “Arab Museums .. Development and Culture,” part of NCCAL’s online activities held amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The July 23-25 seminar features specialists from a host of countries, like Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Tunisia and Iraq, talking about educational strategies over […]


Kuwait postpones cultural activities to ’21 due to coronavirus

  – Kuwait’s Information Minister Mohammad Al-Jabri decided to postpone this year’s cultural and artistic festivals and activities of the National Council of Culture, Art and Letters (NCCAL) to 2021. Al-Jabri, acting upon a recommendation of NCCAL’s Committee of Trustees, also postponed Kuwait 45th International Book Fair, originally scheduled for November, due to the coronavirus […]


UNESCO opens nominations for Jaber Al-Ahmad digital prize

UNESCO announced on Wednesday that it will open nominations for the 2020-2021 Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Prize for Digital Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities. Kuwaitآ’s Permanent Delegate to UNESCO Dr. Adam Al-Mullah said in a press statement to KUNA that the last date to submit entries will be next September. The prize encourages society […]

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Kuwaiti artists express devotion to Kuwait in lockdown works

 Some Kuwaiti painters have invested time during the coronavirus-warranted lockdown, producing unique works that depicted their deep passion and devotion for the homeland, Kuwait. Head of Kuwait Formative Arts Society Abdulrasoul Salman said in a statement on Saturday that painters of the association achieved remarkable works in their marathon isolation in their houses. He called […]