Posted 09 October 2004
The two performers have their own international musical project, demonstrated for the first time in the Cultural Foundation a year ago, amid public appraisal. They played classical masterpieces using a unique combination of piano (western instrument) and oud (eastern instrument).
It is worth mentioning that oud player Sultan Al Qubaisi was taught classical music by his co-performer Sultan Al Khatib, achieving thus the status of the only player in the Arab World who combines knowledge of two instruments (piano and oud), from two completely different musical heritages.
The trip is organized though the efforts of the Armenian Cultural Association of
Review of the cultural relations between
On 20th April 2002 President Robert Kocharian arrived in the UAE for a three day state visit, the first of its kind by an Armenian President to a Gulf Country. During this visit he held talks with the President of the UAE Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. UAE and
First Armenian Cultural Week:
On 24th March 2001, under the patronage of the Minister of Information and Culture Sheikh Abdulla Bin Zayed Al Nahyan the first Armenian Cultural Week was inaugurated in
Second Armenian Cultural Week:
The second Armenian Cultural Week took place from 14-19 December 2002 in the Cultural Foundation in
During the week, an exhibition of ancient Armenian carpets, bronze sculptures, paintings, classical music and films were showcased. The exhibits were from the Armenian State Museum of Folk Arts.
Upper-Left Photo: Ex Minister of Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports, Roland Sharoyan during a lecture in Abu Dhabi “Zayed Center” on 19 Decmeber 2002