The Abu Dhabi Edition creates ‘Year of Tolerance’ Christmas tree

Artists from across the region each created their own decorations

The large tree sits in the hotel’s lobby and features hand-made decorations each designed by a different artist
The large tree sits in the hotel’s lobby and features hand-made decorations each designed by a different artist

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.”

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