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Sheikh Sabah Al-Nasser tours 5th Kuwaiti fine arts gallery.

Sheikh Sabah Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad lauded the

highly advanced level of participants and the displayed art works in the 5th

Kuwaiti festival of fine arts held Sunday night in Hawalli.

On behalf of the festival's patron Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh

Nasser Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Sheikh Sabah said in his opening speech

that this year's participations were the most exceptional and most artistic.

He also lauded the effective role played by the Fine Arts and Crafts

Association, chaired by Abdulrasoul Salman, in elevating the artistic and

cultural levels locally and internatinally.

Since the festival coincides with the national celebrations of the 50th of

Independence Day, 20th of Liberation Day and the 5th anniversary of His

Highness the Amir's assumption of power, Sheikh Sabah said that the

participants wanted to shine through their artistic creativeness on these

national occasions.

On his part, Adbulrasoul Salman said that 83 artists displayed a total of

162 art works in all areas of fine arts and crafts depicting various artistic

contexts and performances and capturing everything authentic and real in the

fields of art.

At the end of the festival, Sheikh Sabah handed out awards for the winners

of His Highness the Amir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's award, as well as

the awards of both Sheikha Fitouh Al-Salman Al-Sabah and Sheikha Salwa Sabah

Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

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Date:Feb 21, 2011
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