Fairmont Dubai hotel hosts art workshop in support of Make a Wish Foundation UAE
The event was held in collaboration with Emirati artist Azza Al Qubaisi
Fairmont Dubai hotel has collaborated with Make a Wish Foundation UAE to host a creative art workshop for 20 children. During the workshop led by Azza Al Qubaisi, an Emirati jewellery artist, sculptor and product designer, the children designed and crafted memorial gifts for the organisation.
Commenting on the event, “Make a Wish” Foundation UAE CEO Hani Al Zubaidi said: “We are delighted to be able to showcase our children's creative skills, assuring everyone that their illness is not a barrier in achieving their dreams, wishes and creativity, and that we are through some support and confidence in their abilities, we give them hope for a bright future.”
Al Zubaidi thanked Fairmont Dubai hotel for their continued support for the Foundation's activities. He also expressed his gratitude and appreciation to Azza Al Qubaisi for her participation in this initiative and her creative touches in motivating children to create a new memorial gift for the foundation, as well as her support for the foundation’s noble humanitarian work in granting the wishes of the children battling critical illness.
Azza Al Qubaisi added: “I am proud to be able to work with the Make A Wish Foundation's creative children, and I am delighted that the children's artistic creations will make a mark that highlights their aspirations and hopes in life. On this occasion, I would like to thank the wife of HH. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Advisor to His Highness the President of the United Arab Emirates, HH. Sheikha Shaikha bint Saif bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, President and life time patron of “Make a Wish” Foundation UAE, and all the Foundation’s employees for their efforts to overcome the impossible and grant the wishes of the ill children.”
The initiative by Fairmont Dubai hotel is in line with the Year of Tolerance 2019, being observed across the UAE.