(Saju Nair - Dubai) The art community in The United Arab Emirates is extremely busy as multiple exhibitions have been organized by various galleries in addition to solo exhibitions, throughout this great nation. Mostly all weekends are completely occupied with art gatherings at various venues and so as the artists are busy giving life to their creations and putting them on show for the world to rejoice. The most significant benefit from these continuous exhibitions is that the art fraternity in this great nation is fortunate to witness plentiful of new and impressive creations in addition to a platform to meet artist and art enthusiasts in regular intervals which enhances the strong personal relations within the community and create a sense of togetherness between various nationalities which contributes to governments initiative of declaring 2019 as the "Year of Tolerance".
As we all know, this great nation is a home to 200 plus nationalities and so as this vibrant place is rich with various traditions and culture. Having a presence of such a vast community has always enhanced the glory of this city with various colorful celebrations which preserves their culture and also provides an opportunity to witness and experience the mélange of cultures.
Every festival or every significant day in the history of the world has always been celebrated by the Art community in UAE by organizing art gatherings wherein the respective galleries ensures the selection of art works are in line with the theme of that special day. We have experienced a number of such events in The United Arab Emirates which successfully echoed the importance of the theme and an awareness / message to the society.