Union Coop Partakes in Zayed Painting Exhibition and Press Meet

Union Coop Partakes in Zayed Painting Exhibition and Press Meet – as One of the Key Judges

The UAE’s largest Consumer Coop participates as one of the official judges in the key judging panel of Zayed Painting Contest

March 28, 2018 – Dubai, UAE:Union Coop- UAE’s largest Consumer Coop participated in the recently organized painting exhibition and Press Meet at ‘Outlet Village’ ‘Dubai’ – a part of Zayed Painting Contest curriculum. Shortlisted artworks from over 100 schools were displayed for the onlookers, Press and the Judges.

The judging panel consisted of Ms Ibtesam Al Marzouqi from Union Coop, Mr Khalil Al Awadhi from Dubai Culture, Mr Khalifa Abdulla Al Mazrouei from Emirates Global Aluminum, Mr Mohammad Kamis from Palazzo Versace, Mrs Siddiqa Juma – Contemporary Islamic Artist, Ms Yvonne Mtengwa from Ferrari World and Ms Purva Grover from Young Times.

Impressed by the creativity of the students, Ms Ibtesam Al Marzouqi said, “I am amazed by the level of creativity that the students have displayed in form of the artworks here. For me, each and every participant is a winner is his or her own right.”

Ribbon cutting ceremony by the esteemed Judging Panel officially marked the beginning of exhibition for visitors at the Outlet Village.

This competition marks 100 years since the birth of the beloved Father of the Nation, with 100 schools all over the UAE making their presence felt. This competition included 50 schools in Dubai, 20 in Abu Dhabi, 10 in Sharjah, 5 schools each from Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Quwain, Fujairah and Ajman.

Visitors enjoyed the shortlisted artworks from over 100 schools at the Art Exhibition, which will be held for 12 days. The talent of young artists will be on display at Abu Dhabi’s The Galleria from 18th to 23rd March 2018, trailed by Art Exhibit at The Outlet Village in Dubai from 25th to 30th March 2018.

Union Coop will also be there at the Grand Awarding Ceremony, which will be held post the art exhibition i.e. on 31st March 2018. To honour Sheikh Zayed’s legacy, there will be a collective magazine published by the end of this contest. This magazine will compile all the masterpieces by the finalists from the 7 emirates, in a bid to promote and preserve talents.


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