Emirates News Agency – Emirates Heritage Club organizes Al Muzn Heritage Forum

ABU DHABI, 20th February, 2020 (WAM) — The Emirates Heritage Club organized the Al Muzn Heritage Forum in its first edition at the headquarters of its Abu Dhabi Women’s Center in Mohammed bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi. The craftswomen presented many heritage workshops and recreational and educational programs that targeted female students affiliated with the centre.

Dhabia Saeed Al-Rumaithi, Director of the Abu Dhabi Women’s Center, said that the Al-Muzn Heritage Forum aims to instill a love of heritage in the hearts of female students, preserve heritage and national identity, spread intellectual and heritage awareness to deepen the national sense of children, and adhere to the heritage of parents and grandparents and enrich the soul with all the data of culture and knowledge.

She added: “We gave the name Al-Muzn to the Forum because of its beautiful meanings in the winter season, as it is the clouds that carry rain.”

She explained that the forum included many workshops for traditional crafts, the most important of which are Al-Sadu, Al-Tali, Spinning, Wool, and Wicker, in addition to a workshop on Arabic coffee, how to prepare it and the correct ways to serve it, a milling and watering workshop, and a popular food workshop. And an art workshop, making bracelets, and the art of pouring colors.

She stated that the forum included heritage competitions held on the center’s stage, which included many heritage questions, focusing on old names, with the aim of introducing students to various aspects of heritage and enriching their knowledge of the civilization and legacy of parents and grandparents.

Dina Omar

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