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Dubai Launches Long-term Artist Visa as Part of New Cultural Plan

Friday, November 1, 2019   (0 Comments)

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the vice-president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, made an announcement in October, during a meeting of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority that a long-term cultural visa has been launched in Dubai to attract artists, authors and innovators and establish Dubai as an incubator for regional and international talents.. Shaikh Mohammad said:

“Dubai’s cultural landscape should have global, unique and true characteristics. A global economic capital would not be successful without a cultural and civilized landscape that reflects its sophistication.

Luckily, Dubai has what it takes to be a global cultural destination and a key incubator for talent and creatives”

The visa is part of a significant new culture strategy which aims to position Dubai as a key creative hub.

Read the full announcement on Dubai 82 of Arabian Radio Network's website.