ADMAF | Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF)
For 20 years, the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) has been nurturing the creativity of a nation. Today, its impact can be seen in the fields of culture, education, health and welfare as well as the wider community. Reflecting the vision of Abu Dhabi as a global cultural capital, ADMAF’s reach now extends far beyond the UAE, reaching around the globe to build bridges of cross-cultural dialogue and understanding. Join us as we celebrate our anniversary. Discover the story of ADMAF.
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ADMAF 20

For 20 years, the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) has been nurturing the creativity of a nation. Today, its impact can be seen in the fields of culture, education, health and welfare as well as the wider community. Reflecting the vision of Abu Dhabi as a global cultural capital, ADMAF’s reach now extends far beyond the UAE, reaching around the globe to build bridges of cross-cultural dialogue and understanding.
Join us as we celebrate our anniversary. Discover the story of ADMAF.

One  – A Vision Becomes Reality

 

 

 

 

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I had a complete conviction that the ultimate value of a nation lies in its culture

 

 

H.E. Hoda Al Khamis-Kanoo, Founder of ADMAF

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One – A Vision Becomes Reality
One – A Vision Becomes Reality

One  – A Vision Becomes Reality

 

 

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I had a complete conviction that the ultimate value of a nation lies in its culture

H.E. Hoda Al Khamis-Kanoo, Founder of ADMAF

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One – A Vision Becomes Reality

One  – A Vision Becomes Reality

 

 

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I had a complete conviction that the ultimate value of a nation lies in its culture

H.E. Hoda Al Khamis-Kanoo, Founder of ADMAF

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Two – New Expressions Old Traditions

Two  – New Expressions Old Traditions

 

 

 

 

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ADMAF supports Emirati artists on an international platform. It is very important that it is willing and able to expand its spirit and support beyond the UAE

 

 

Khalid Shafar, Designer & Cultural Excellence Fellow 2016

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Two – New Expressions Old Traditions

Two  – New Expressions Old Traditions

 

 

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ADMAF supports Emirati artists on an international platform. It is very important that it is willing and able to expand its spirit and support beyond the UAE

Khalid Shafar, Designer & Cultural Excellence Fellow 2016

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Two – New Expressions Old Traditions

Two  – New Expressions Old Traditions

 

 

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ADMAF supports Emirati artists on an international platform. It is very important that it is willing and able to expand its spirit and support beyond the UAE

Khalid Shafar, Designer & Cultural Excellence Fellow 2016

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Three – The Power of Culture

 

 

 

 

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ADMAF continues to be a trailblazer, changing the cultural landscape of the UAE

 

 

Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, Founder of Barjeel Art Foundation

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Three – The Power of Culture
Three – The Power of Culture

Three – The Power of Culture

 

 

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ADMAF continues to be a trailblazer, changing the cultural landscape of the UAE

Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, Founder of Barjeel Art Foundation

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Three – The Power of Culture

Three – The Power of Culture

 

 

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ADMAF continues to be a trailblazer, changing the cultural landscape of the UAE

Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, Founder of Barjeel Art Foundation

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Four – Creativity: Rewarding Excellence

Four – Creativity: Rewarding Excellence

 

 

 

 

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Because of the funding I received I was able to expand creatively, not to mention invest in more equipment. ADMAF is the main catalyst for the improvement of the UAE film industry

 

 

Ahmed Zain, Filmmaker

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Four – Creativity: Rewarding Excellence

Four – Creativity: Rewarding Excellence

 

 

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Because of the funding I received I was able to expand creatively, not to mention invest in more equipment. ADMAF is the main catalyst for the improvement of the UAE film industry

Ahmed Zain, Filmmaker

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Four – Creativity: Rewarding Excellence

Four – Creativity: Rewarding Excellence

 

 

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Because of the funding I received I was able to expand creatively, not to mention invest in more equipment. ADMAF is the main catalyst for the improvement of the UAE film industry

Ahmed Zain, Filmmaker

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Five – Education: Investing in Tomorrow

 

 

 

 

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The support of ADMAF throughout the years has enriched our curricular programmes. It has not only been supportive in various ways but also motivated faculty and students to think outside the box

 

 

H.E. Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, President of Zayed University

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Five – Education: Investing in Tomorrow
Five – Education: Investing in Tomorrow

Five – Education: Investing in Tomorrow

 

 

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The support of ADMAF throughout the years has enriched our curricular programmes. It has not only been supportive in various ways but also motivated faculty and students to think outside the box

H.E. Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, President of Zayed University

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Five – Education: Investing in Tomorrow

Five – Education: Investing in Tomorrow

 

 

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The support of ADMAF throughout the years has enriched our curricular programmes. It has not only been supportive in various ways but also motivated faculty and students to think outside the box

H.E. Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, President of Zayed University

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Six – Community: Build, Bond, Bridge

Six – Community: Build, Bond, Bridge

 

 

 

 

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ADMAF is using art as a tool to address issues in society. This is the key… using art as a bridge

 

 

Jalal Luqman, visual artist

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Six – Community: Build, Bond, Bridge

Six – Community: Build, Bond, Bridge

 

 

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ADMAF is using art as a tool to address issues in society. This is the key… using art as a bridge

Jalal Luqman, visual artist

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Six – Community: Build, Bond, Bridge

Six – Community: Build, Bond, Bridge

 

 

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ADMAF is using art as a tool to address issues in society. This is the key… using art as a bridge

Jalal Luqman, visual artist

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Seven – Behind the Scenes

Seven – Behind the Scenes

 

 

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ADMAF has grown into an unbelievable organisation

Plácido Domingo

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Seven – Behind the Scenes

Seven – Behind the Scenes

 

 

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ADMAF has grown into an unbelievable organisation

Plácido Domingo

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Seven – Behind the Scenes

 

 

 

 

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ADMAF has grown into an unbelievable organisation

 

 

Plácido Domingo

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Seven – Behind the Scenes