Al Burda Festival


WHEN April 29, 2020
9:30 PM WHERE Join the Facebook Event Part of "Reconnect. An Online Series" WHO The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi Open to the Public

Revisit the Performances from Al Burda Festival celebrating contemporary Islamic arts.

Presented in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development and Al Burda, a platform for Islamic arts and culture.

Were you there? Relive five dynamic cultural performances from the 2018 Al Burda Awards Ceremony.

For one time only, revisit this highlight from The Arts Center’s archives, filmed in The Red Theater on November 14, 2018. Bridge the distance, join the community online.

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