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Dubai Culture Celebrates Emirati Childrens Day at Reading Box


Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 March 2018: Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirates dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, celebrated Emirati Children's Day on Thursday 15th March 2018 during the third edition of its Reading Boxinitiative, which is taking place under the theme A generation reads. A civilisation rises.

The initiative aimed to spread awareness among all segments of the UAE community about childrens rights and the important role that children play in building the future of the country. The event included workshops such as Happiness Keys, a wide range of artistic workshops such as Cut and Pasteand Pottery Restoration, and a discussion session about the UAE child, all of which attracted the participation of a wide number of children and adults.

The Reading Boxinitiative has gained considerable momentum and expanded each year with fresh activities that contribute to instilling a love of reading among all members of the community and especially young people. The Reading Boxcoincides with many events such as Emirati Children's Day, International Day of Happiness and Mother's Day, and its activities are tailored to these occasions to provide a community platform that highlights the values ​​of UAE society.

The Reading Boxinitiative won the Arab Library and Information Award in the Best Projectcategory at the 28th Annual Conference in Cairo last year, where it was recognised for its successful efforts to make reading a fundamental part of UAE life.

Dubai Culture aims to enhance Dubais cultural scene and draw attention to the Emirates rich heritage with a variety of initiatives that take place throughout the year. The Authoritys mandate is to build bridges of constructive dialogue between different civilisations and cultures through enriching initiatives that benefit the Emirates citizens, residents and visitors.

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