Date: Fri, 30th Jan 2015
Duration: 1 day
Hours: 18:00 – 23:00
Category: Arts / Culture / Theatre, Community, Family , Lifestyle, Live Entertainment
Dubai’s Latin Art Fest (LAF) is an official event organized by DSF. Scheduled for 30th January 2015, it is the largest Latino Fiesta till date in the UAE. The LAF 2015 will continue through the Alleyway on 8th Street to Artissima Gallery in Al Quoz.
Dubai’s first ‘Latin Art Fest,’ should not be missed as it is a treat for all to witness arts and culture in the best of Latin art, culture and entertainment. The fun atmosphere of the streets of Al Quoz and Artissima Gallery will conduct an extensive display of art. The event will also showcase regional cuisines and live entertainment from a number of Latin American countries and Spain.
The largest Latino Fiesta, visitors can enjoy fascinating music performances by Latin-American and Spanish artists, offering a street-feel experience for UAE residents.
LAF is one of the interesting line-up of events and activities of the 20th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival organized by the Dubai Festivals & Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM).
Artissima Gallery is also going to showcase a new commission and the first solo exhibition in the Middle East of British multi-award winning fine art photographer, Tariq Zaidi: “Latinos in the UAE”. The exhibition will remain open to the public for two weeks.
Maria Urrutia, founder of the All Quoz Project, said: “We are proud to bring the first major celebration of Latin culture to the heart of Dubai this DSF, transforming the streets into a Carnival of Latin art and culture”.
Dr Ximena Cordova, LAF Project Manager, said: “We hope it will serve to strengthen the ties between the 50,000-strong community of Latinos living in the UAE and our hosts, and to bring up to date the ancient history of links between Arabic and Hispanic culture, thus highlighting the role of Dubai as a major site in contemporary global culture”.
The LAF is conducted by All Quoz Project and presented by “ITL World – Middle East’s Leading ITL World – Travel Management Company” & “Art UAE”.
LAF is supported by Bailame Cuba, Easy Dance, BNF, Bazar Latino, Latinos en los Emiratos Arabes Unidos, El Correo del Golfo and the following Embassies and Consulates in the UAE: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Uruguay.
For more information, please visit:
http://www.allquozproject.com/latin-art-fest or https://www.facebook.com/events/1394093594217569/?fref=ts
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 4 380 6479
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Photo courtesy: www.khaleejtimes.com
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