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Monday , January 24 2022

Actors hail Kuwait Heritage Week

Artists Saad Al-Faraj and Mohammad Al-Mansour during the opening of the KHW in Sharjah

SHARJAH, UAE, Nov 20, (KUNA): A number of Kuwaiti actors praised Kuwait Heritage Week in Sharjah, officially inaugurated earlier on Monday. Participants in the event, included renowned Kuwaiti actors Saad Al-Faraj and Mohammad Al-Mansour, as well as singer Mustapha Ahmad who all were guest of honors in the Heritage Week, part of the Global Heritage Weeks organized by Sharjah Institute for Heritage (SIH). In a statement to KUNA, Al-Faraj said that such cultural initiative would enable visitors to know different cultures from around the world.

“Kuwaiti art, particularly the one that shed light on heritage and events prior to the discovery of oil, was well known in the Arab world, especially in UAE,” Al-Faraj said. In a statement to KUNA, Al-Mansour said these gatherings highlight Kuwait’s popular and cultural heritage, affirming on Sharjah’s honoring of Kuwaiti actors and artists in many occasions. For his part, Ahmad praised the artistic galleries in the event, noting on the exceptional singing shows.

UAE and Kuwait singing heritage were brilliant, and was unique in terms of melodies, using old folk musical instruments. Earlier on Monday, Kuwait Heritage Week kicked off in UAE’s Emirate of Sharjah, part of the Global Heritage Weeks organized by Sharjah Institute for Heritage (SIH). Kuwait Consul General in Dubai Theyab Al-Rashidi thanked the government of Sharjah for hosting Kuwait Heritage Week. “This is a living example of the solid relations between Kuwaiti and Emirati people, who share strong social and cultural bonds,” he added. Speaking to KUNA, Al-Rashidi spoke

By Sulaiman Redha

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