Thursday 09 february 2023 - 6:44:41 am

ADIHEX enhances efforts to preserve Handicraft Sustainability


ABU DHABI, 25th September, 2022 (WAM) -- The "Arts and Crafts" sector in the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) is highlighting the aesthetics of the UAE’s cultural heritage, where efforts are being exerted to raise awareness of the importance of preserving traditional crafts and professions and the sustainability of traditional industries.

ADIHEX, held under the theme "Sustainability and Heritage... A Reborn Aspiration" was keen to strongly depict the masterpieces of handicrafts that personalise the UAE’s great history, authentic heritage and ancient environment in its events celebrating the cultural heritage and human civilisation from different continents.

The 19th edition of the exhibition "ADIHEX 2022" will be organised by Emirates Falconers' Club from 26th September to 2nd October,2022, and sponsored by the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi, International Fund for Houbara Conservation and Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre where the event is being held. The sponsor of the "Hunting Guns" sector is Caracal International LLC, the Silver Sponsor is Q Properties, and the visitor experience partners are Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy, POLARIS-Specialised Sports Equipment, and Luxury Carts Group. whereas the features sponsors are Smart Design and the Royal Tent Company. The official Automotive partner is ARB Emirates, and the supportive partner is the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

ADIHEX provides visitors with the opportunity to explore the UAE culture and its authentic heritage through the diverse and innovative features it offers, which raise their awareness of the importance of preserving the environment and wildlife and encourage them to practice environmentally friendly sports in a sustainable manner.

The "Arts and Crafts" sector presents a major artistic platform to display the products of an elite group of Emirati creators, individuals, and organisations, which is a real opportunity for communication between them and enthusiasts of the artistic cultural heritage.

Majid Ali Al Mansouri, Chairman of the Higher Organising Committee of ADIHEX and Secretary-General of the Emirates Falconers' Club, emphasised that ADIHEX is not only an international forum for the manufacturers of the hunting equipment and weapons, and those interested in land and sea trips, or fans of falconry and equestrian, but plays host to several participations of craftsmen that are in harmony with the event essence and content, which embodies history and heritage and simulates the ancient environment, as they are derived from the UAE’s authentic customs and traditions, which contributes to ensuring the sustainability and promotion of handicrafts.

The Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) attracts painters, artists, photographers, calligraphers, and sculptors, as well as art galleries from inside and outside the UAE, who have been presenting their creativity with high artisanship that expresses various artistic schools, including realistic, abstract and modern ones. Their topics revolve around desert and marine environment, authentic heritage, and hunting along with its matters, concerns, and various types.

 

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