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Wednesday , January 19 2022

Children’s activities resume

NCCAL 1st cultural season for children in September

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 1: The National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters, represented by the culture sector, announced its readiness to launch the first cultural season for children and young adults this September, in implementation of the decision to resume children’s activities. The Assistant Secretary-General for the Culture Sector and the official spokesman for the Council, Dr. Issa Al-Ansari, told Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) on Wednesday that the Abdulaziz Hussain Cultural Center in Mishref is preparing to receive the public with the launch of the activities of the first cultural season to be held during the period from January 13 to March 2022.

Entertainment activities for children in Kuwait resumed on Wednesday after a year and a half of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Concerned authorities imposed health requirements and precautionary measures to combat COVID-19, which consisted of developing a safe plan to organize the entry for rides and social distancing to ensure the safety of children and workers

Al-Ansari added that the opening of the season will be on the evening of Monday, September 13th, under the auspices of the Secretary-General of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters Kamel Al-Abdul-Jalil. He added that the National Council also intends to open the Child Culture Club at the Al Sanousi Cultural Center in Jahra in early November, during which it will hold a number of activities and events aimed at children and young people. In other news, the Assistant Secretary-General for the Arts Sector at the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL), Dr. Bader Al-Duwaish, said last month that the arts sector is preparing for three major projects under the directives of the Minister of Information and Culture and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Abdul Rahman Al-Mutairi, namely ‘House of Music’, The Permanent Museum of Fine Art and Kuwait Theater Festival. Al-Duwaish added in a press statement that the council is also organizing a number of other projects, including participation in the activities of the Expo 2021, which will be hosted by Dubai starting next October. He explained that Minister Al-Mutairi laid down the basic axial lines for launching these major projects in cooperation with the leaders of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters headed by its Secretary General Kamel Al-Abdul-Jalil, as next October will witness the opening of the House of Music and the Permanent Museum of Fine Art, in addition to basic aspects of Kuwait’s participation in the Expo Dubai 2021 through a group of theatrical, musical and plastic performances. (KUNA)

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