Mohammed’s tweets inspire DIAS to spread humanitarian message



Dubai International Art Symposium’s (DIAS) will have its second showcase this year. On Wednesday it was announced by Rashid Centre for Disabled.
Knowledgeable speakers included HH Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum (Acting Chairman Rashid Centre, Chairman DIAS)

, Mr. Georges Bechara (Board Member Rashid Centre, Strategic Partner for DIAS 2nd year in a row), and Mr. Ali Al Ameri (Renowned Artist & Poet, Art Director DIAS). Mrs. Mariam Othman, Director General of Rashid Centre for Disabled saw over the event.
The dates announced for DIAS this year is starting April 13 and ending on April 20. Details of DIAS’s activities, concept and theme were announced to the public & the press.
Everyone was most excited about DIAS’s highlight- its theme this year where 30 local, Arab and International artists from more than 25 countries worldwide will gather under one roof in Dubai, to showcase their artwork. “Colored Tweets” the theme will have world-renowned fine artists literally ‘transforming’ the Humanitarian tweets of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, & Ruler of Dubai) into a smorgasbord of colors on canvas. His Highness’s tweets are well worthy to be depicted through superior works of art, these tweets illuminate the blessed path of charity and humanity invoking a spirit of humility and oneness. Furthermore, it was announced that His Highness’s tweets will be published in the form of a book and released during Rashid Cultural Season this year.
“We have participated in and held hundreds of art exhibitions, they were more mainstream in nature. However, for Dubai International Art Symposium 2015, our theme “Colored Tweets” is truly grand! COLORED TWEETS will showcase more than 30 international, local and Arab artists from all over the world transforming the humanitarian tweets of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum into beautiful works of art. We will also spread the words of his highness’s tweets through other mediums for example in the form of a book. The main goal is to highlight the humanitarian message. And this message is extremely clear through the words of His Highness’s humanitarian tweets. It will affect society a lot in a positive way,” said Mariam Othman Director General, Rashid Centre for disabled.
Few names of participating artists for DIAS 2015 are as, Ahmad Haylouz from Palestine, Bahram Hajo from Germany/Syria, Mohammad Al Ameri from Jordan, Fatma Lootah from UAE, Rusudan Khizanishvili from Georgia, Salma Al Merri from UAE Serwan Baran from Iraq and Suheil Baddor from Syria.