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Waterfront Market and Dubai Culture and Arts Authority welcome you to the fourth annual Murals and Art Competition - an ongoing initiative launched to inspire our community and encourage budding artists throughout the UAE.
Joining forces to bring the competition to life, Waterfront Market and Dubai Culture and Arts Authority are offering one up-and-coming creative talent the chance to win and showcase their work to the world.
The competition has one category: mural design
Creative individuals or groups are invited to submit a mural design in line with this year’s theme.
The winning design, as chosen by a panel of judges, will be reproduced on a 337cm x 590cm canvas by the artist/s, to be owned by Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, and also painted by the artist/s on one of the largest walls at the Waterfront Market.
Entry for the Waterfront Market Murals and Art Competition is open to all UAE nationals and residents above the age of 18 years.
50 YEARS OF ACHIEVEMENTS
2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of the UAE and this is your opportunity to show us the country’s 50 years of achievements through your eyes.
From the first raising of the UAE flag and the introduction of the UAE dirham as its currency, to the launch of Emirates Airlines, the building of the Burj Al Arab and later the Burj Khalifa, the UAE has achieved so much in just 50 years and this is your chance to hero our great country through art.
The winner will also be rewarded with AED 50,000 cash, generously gifted by the Waterfront Market.