May 05

Emirates Diplomatic Academy Concludes Third Culture Week

May 05, 2019

The Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA) celebrated its third edition of Culture Week from 28 April – 4 May 2019.

The annual initiative is aimed at enhancing cultural awareness, soft power and tolerance. It also highlighted the importance of culture in diplomacy and the role diplomats play in promoting cultural understanding.

The week-long event commenced on Sunday with a visit to Qasr Al Watan, where the Academy’s faculty and students explored exhibitions that celebrate the region’s rich Arabic heritage.

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On Monday, EDA hosted ‘Culture Day’ on campus, featuring an international potluck lunch and cultural performances.  Finally, the festive event drew to a close with a visit to the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair.

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