The Dubai Culture and Arts authority has announced the launch of the 10th SIKKA art festival, commencing on the March 19 up until March 29, 2020.
The Culture and Arts authority has given an open call to emerging artists within the UAE and the GCC region. Applications to submit your creations are open up until the October 31 and are to be submitted.
This time around, the SIKKA art festival will feature an increase in theatre, visual, cinema, singing and musical arts. The festival brings together families and people of all age groups and celebrates the diversity residing within the UAE as there’s something for everybody. SIKKA is set to take place at Al Fahidi historical neighbourhood, in the heart of Dubai staying true to the city's roots.
Walid Ahmed, Director of SIKKA and DAS said:“SIKKA Art Festival succeeded in being a regional destination for creativity during DAS, especially as it attracts emerging artists, culture enthusiasts, and the arts from all over the country and the region. In line with the Eight Principles of the Emirate of Dubai, we seek to establish Dubai, through SIKKA, as a destination for creativity and creators, as well as a platform to nurture talent, strengthening the Emirate’s position as an incubator of the arts, creativity, and innovation. We are confident that the 2020 edition of SIKKA will be a great artistic breakthrough, and we will continue our journey of discovering wonderful talents, delivering the messages of love and harmony to the world.”