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Tag Archives: Cultural Season

Tuned to terrain, tradition

Performing arts of the Arabian Peninsula rich and dynamic Dr Lisa Urkevich presented the last lecture of Dar Al Athar Al Islamiyyah’s 23rd cultural season, discussing the music and tradition of the Arabian Peninsula at the Yarmouk Cultural Center on Monday evening. Dr Lisa Urkevich is Professor of Musicology/Ethnomusicology and …

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NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KUWAIT – DAR AL-ATHAR AL-ISLAMIYYAH – a trans-generational refuge for culture across space & time inside and outside Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: As part of the lectures scheduled for the 23rd Annual Cultural Season, the Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Archaeology at Kuwait University Dr Hassan Ashkanani gave a lecture titled “Remembrance” to mark the 60th anniversary (Diamond Jubilee) of the establishment of the National Museum of Kuwait, …

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Angling for art, heart and soul – the importance of geometry in Islamic decorative art

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: Professor Giovanni Curatola from the University of Udine, Italy discussed calligraphy and geometry in Islamic religious art in a lecture that tried to find a simple explanation for the love of geometrical patterns that Muslim artists cultivated everywhere in their experience. The lecture was held at …

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incense burners – A SENSE … OF WHO AND WHERE WE ARE

The Dar al Athar al Islamiyyah (DAI) Cultural Season 23 opened on Monday evening with a lecture presentation on the “Incense Burners in the Tareq Rajab Museum” by Dr Ziad Rajab, the director of the New English School and Tareq Rajab Museum board member. On behalf of DAI Director General …

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