AL BURDA FESTIVAL
MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND YOUTH (MCY) UAE
The second edition of the Al Burda Festival brought together over 1,000 creative leaders and personalities from around the world to celebrate Islamic culture and art.
Held at Expo 2020 Dubai, the Festival hosted the 16th edition of the Al Burda Award ceremony, 62 sessions, 48 exhibitions and 14 performances. The event gathered 81 speakers and was supported by a network of 27 partners. It provided a platform for some of the most influential experts on Islamic culture and art to discuss a range of topics significant to the field.
Since its inception in 2018, the Festival celebrates Islamic creativity in all its manifestations, from traditional expressions to the exploration of future disciplines at the nexus of digital technology, culture, and society. It is a space where society, culture, and the arts overlap to create a platform for change, exchange, and ultimately, evolution.