Arabic language

NYU Abu Dhabi lecturer launches website to learn Arabic language and culture

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Nasser Isleem, Senior Lecturer in Arabic in the Arts and Humanities Division of NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), has launched a new website titled MAWARIDARABIYYA. Produced in collaboration with Associate Professor and Director of Asian Studies at the College of Charleston Ghazi Abuhakema and Arabic language teacher Mohamed Ansary, MAWARIDARABIYYA is […]

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Hongqi celebrates World Arabic Language Day

Riyadh (IraqiNews.com) – Coinciding with World Arabic Language Day celebrated on December 18, Universal Premium Motors agencies, Hongqi’s official distributor in Saudi Arabia, held a special celebration for Arabic calligraphy to demonstrate the harmony between beauty and design. Arabic calligraphy arts and Hongqi designs. The celebration took place at Hongqi’s showrooms in Riyadh, Jeddah and […]

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Hongqi celebrates the year of Arabic calligraphy on World Arabic Language Day

Jeddah: Coinciding with World Arabic Language Day celebrated on December 18 every year, Universal Premium Motors agencies, Hongqi’s official distributor in Saudi Arabia, organized a special celebration for Arabic calligraphy to demonstrate the harmony between the beauty and design arts of Arabic. the calligraphy and designs of Hongqi, the future luxury car, which has always […]

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Saudi-led campaign puts Arabic calligraphy on UNESCO heritage list

Arabic calligraphy, Congolese rumba and the pottery tradition of the Awajún people of northern Peru have all been added to Unesco’s prestigious list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. A total of 39 items have made it onto the list, announced this week following a meeting of the heritage body’s intergovernmental committee. The list reflects […]

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UO’s Arabic language program adopts new teaching model

A team of three UO faculty members and one undergraduate student are creating an innovative new curriculum for first-year Arabic at UO. The “flipped classroom” model invites students to complete educational modules at home, where they will first learn vocabulary and grammar. In-person class time will then build on the information students have studied and […]

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Arabic calligraphy event to celebrate Arab identity

Saudi Gazette report Riyadh — The Ministry of Culture, in partnership with the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Development, is organizing a calligraphy event under the aegis of the “Year of Arabic Calligraphy”. The event, which started last Thursday (August 5, 2021), will continue in 10 regions until January 2022. Artists from each city from […]

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Arabic calligraphy exhibited in an exhibition held in three capitals

The World Exhibition of Arabic Calligraphy organized by the King Abdulaziz Public Library kicked off simultaneously in Riyadh, Beijing and Casablanca yesterday. The biggest names in Arabic calligraphy are taking part in the exhibition, which is part of the initiative launched by the Saudi Minister of Culture, Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Frahan, to make […]

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Arabic Calligraphy: The Art of Alphabets

Arabic Calligraphy: The Art of Alphabets Artists on a mission to revive Islamic art Culture February 26, 2021 Arabic calligraphy was inscribed by UNESCO on its list of intangible cultural heritage last year Arabic calligraphy is an essential part of Islamic civilization and many aspects of Muslim cultural expression. However, over the years its popularity […]