The UAE has launched new cultural visas for creatives

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The UAE has launched new cultural visas for creatives

Underpinning the cultural foundations of Dubai is visionary leader HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

Constantly stimulating the country's growth, HH Sheikh Mohammed is paving the way for new talent among the art world to set-up shop in the UAE, unveiling a new long-term cultural visa system on Tuesday.


Set to attract visionaries, writers, artists and creators from all around the world and local Arab entrepreneurs, the new vision includes the outlay and development of a creative free zone in Al Quoz.

Enticing those in the cultural sector to be part of a community where members will be offered support regarding their projects from inception and encouraged to promote their work amongst other pioneers in the field. 


The creative initiative will see 15 projects come to life, such as the cultural visa, Al Quoz free zone, literature season and a festival to celebrate the global innovation effort.

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