Deyaar partners with Art Dubai 2009

Published March 14th, 2009 - 05:23 GMT

Further demonstrating its commitment to community initiatives and the support of Dubai’s art and cultural heritage, Deyaar Development PJSC, one of the region’s fastest growing real estate companies, today announced its partnership with Art Dubai 2009, as education sponsor. The event is held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
As part of this partnership, Deyaar will sponsor an internship programme for students to join the Art Dubai team as Deyaar Visual Arts Interns to experience a variety of working environments within the art world. The scheme offers current art students and alumni from UAE universities the opportunity of working alongside Art Dubai and its participating premier art galleries, media partners and artists.
“Deyaar is delighted to partner with Art Dubai on its education programmes, which seek to enhance professional standards in the visual arts industry in Dubai, and enable young students to make a successful career in the visual arts medium as the emirate’s arts scene continues to assume greater global importance,” said Markus Giebel, Chief Executive of Deyaar. “Our objective is to encourage youth participation in arts and community development initiatives, in line with our long-term community and social responsibility goals.”
“Deyaar’s education programme will comprise of several initiatives aimed at developing current and future generations of art students and connoisseurs of local art. As a developer, we believe in building communities that enrich lives. We seek to achieve this by going beyond just homes and offices and focusing on community spaces and quality of public amenities. This initiative is, therefore, a natural extension of our community objectives and also supports Deyaar’s patronage of local arts and culture and education initiatives.”

John Martin, Fair Director and Co-Founder of Art Dubai, said: “Art Dubai is delighted be working in partnership with Deyaar on its Education Programme. As the UAE is rapidly becoming recognized as a meeting place for the international art world, we increasingly need to nurture the experience and expertise of the young people studying in the region to further develop the skills required to promote these cultural projects in the future.

“We believe this kind of hands-on opportunity for students provides immeasurable benefit for the burgeoning art scene here in the Middle East.”

As part of the Deyaar Visual Arts Intership Scheme, Art Dubai will be also be organising a special event on Monday, March 16, 2009 at Layali Tent in Madinat Jumeirah. The event will present an opportunity for all students – both Associates of Art Dubai and Deyaar Visual Art Interns – to meet with Deyaar’s CEO and some of his team members and discuss corporate involvement in art and education initiatives.
About Deyaar:
Deyaar Development PJSC is one of the fastest growing real estate companies in the region. Headquartered in Dubai, the company has grown significantly since its inception to evolve into a complete one-stop real estate solutions provider. Today, Deyaar stands at the forefront of the regional real estate sector, with interests in real estate development, property and facilities management, marketing and sales. Deyaar’s strategic solutions and deep market insights have helped create exceptional value for its investors. The company currently manages over 16,000 commercial and residential properties. Its operations are divided across four key business units, vis-à-vis, property development, lease management, asset management, and fund management divisions. Deyaar is well positioned to play a pivotal role in the development of the region's property landscape. The company complies with the Escrow legislation and all relevant property laws in the UAE. Deyaar is registered with the Real Estate Regulatory Authority under reference number 15/07.

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