The Abu Dhabi Edition creates ‘Year of Tolerance’ Christmas tree
Artists from across the region each created their own decorations
Five-star property The Abu Dhabi Edition has called in artists from the region to create a Christmas tree around the ‘Year of Tolerance’.
The large tree sits in the hotel’s lobby and features hand-made decorations each designed by a different artist.
The participating artists included: Emirati artist Amhad Saeed Al Areef Al Dhaheri; Egyptian visual artist and abstract sculptor Marwa Elsherbiny; Irish cubist artist Niall Conlon; UAE curator Noor Al Suwaidi; Abu Dhabi artist Maitha Hazza; UAE artist Gemma Gallagher; Dubai illustrator and watercolourist Hosanna Lee; Abu Dhabi woodworker Hassa Al Mazrouei; and watercolourist Monaza Matar.
Al Suwaidi commented: “It was such a pleasure to be invited to participant in The Abu Dhabi Editions’ art meets Christmas’ project, it embraces the spirit of the UAE and it’s Year of Tolerance and gives artists a chance to participate and embrace and celebrate this Christian holiday.”