Wild Arabia Exhibition at the Abu Dhabi Corniche
WILD ARABIA with National Geographic Al Arabiya brought to you by Dolphin Energy, a mega exhibition of more than 100 photographs capturing the region’s rich flora and fauna, will make its debut in the UAE from April 11 to May 12.
The exhibition is the brainchild of the art, design, life, and performance art company Univers K in partnership with National Geographic Al Arabiya and Dolphin Energy with support from Canon Middle East, a leader in imaging solutions.
Free to the public and accessible twenty four hours a day, the open-air exhibition will be held at the Abu Dhabi Corniche from April 11-21, before travelling to Emaar Boulevard at Dubai Downtown from April 25-May 12.
The exhibition will be accompanied by the launch of a photo competition designed to raise awareness about the Middle East’s rich ecology. The competition will run for a whole year from April 2012 – April 2013 and Canon Middle East will distribute prizes to winners on a bi-monthly basis.
Mai Youssef, Corporate Communications Manager, Canon Middle East, said: “Our support for Wild Arabia is part of our on-going commitment to be a socially responsible and environmentally conscious company. We are passionate about images as well as the environment and this exhibition combines both these elements. We are very pleased to support a platform that invites people to explore their creativity and imagination.”
She added: “All the photographs displayed at the exhibition have been printed on Canon’s LFP machines and we will also have a display stand at the exhibition with a range of fun-filled surprises for visitors. ”
Mr. Mohammed Al Hammadi, National Geographic Al Arabiya Magazine Editor in Chief said: “National Geographic Al Arabiya is thrilled to be supporting this initiative to showcase the natural wonders of this region. From the very beginning, National Geographic Al Arabiya has always been committed to educating the Arab world on the importance of environmental awareness, and through this campaign we hope to extend our important conservation message to new audiences.”
Mr. Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, CEO Dolphin Energy said: "We are delighted to be the title sponsor of WILD ARABIA with National Geographic Al Arabiya. It will help raise awareness of the many species this region boasts, while providing the opportunity to deepen our commitment to protecting the natural environment. We are proud to be associated with the many leading organizations in the field of conservation that have come together for this initiative.”
His Highness Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Ali Al Nuaimi, fondly referred to as the Green Sheikh is the campaign’s Goodwill Ambassador.