His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today received a delegation from the French Colbert Committee participating in several cultural events in Abu Dhabi, at Qasr Al Bahr.
The delegation was accompanied by Mohammed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism, DCT Abu Dhabi.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed welcomed the members of the delegation,
who are participating in several cultural initiatives and dialogues that characterise the two countries while highlighting the importance of social communication between their peoples to strengthening their friendship and cooperation.
Flanerie Colbert Abu Dhabi will organise a programme of public skills workshops and dialogues from 12th to 28th November at the Artisans House, as well as open activities throughout the Galleria on Al Maryah Island showcasing the creativity of a range of French luxury brands from 12th November to 14th December.
On 20th and 23rd November, the Abu Dhabi Art Exhibition will feature discussions on luxury and modern French art, with the participation of speakers from leading French cultural and luxury institutions.
84 French luxury houses and 16 cultural institutions will be featured during the Flanerie Colbert Abu Dhabi: ”French Luxury in the 21st Century.” Flanerie Colbert will bring together artisan skills, contemporary creation and the very best of both Emirati and French cultures.