Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center closed the activities of the fifth edition of the Young Cultural Guide 2018, which was held under the theme "Inspire Zayed".
The Center honored the 60 members of the program, between 7 and 11 years old, who distributed gifts and certificates of participation during a ceremony in honor of the closing ceremony at the headquarters of the mosque.
The training program, which included eight cultural workshops, four in Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and four cultural workshops at Zayed Foundation, aims to invest the summer holidays in activities that offer participants humanitarian and national concepts that stimulate their passion and desire for knowledge through an integrated process. Including learning, exploration, planning and innovation. Young people are recognized as the most important cultural and tourist attractions in the world and play a prominent role in establishing a culture of tolerance and spreading the tolerant image of the true Islamic religion. N concepts and values in the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan laid down -taib God Therah-, in the UAE society, which in the extension of the national identity form.
The program included workshops at the Sheikh Zayed Foundation to highlight the life of Sheikh Zayed and his noble heritage and noble values that illuminated the ways of growth and progress in the country.The young people were given the opportunity to learn more about the beautiful biography of Sheikh Zayed and his wonderful journey in the building of the country. Excellence in it.
Dr. Yousif Al Obaidli, Director General of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, said: "This program seeks to familiarize young people with the legacy of the late sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may God bless his soul and his noble vision and values . " national.
He added that the themes of the workshops are part of the message of the whole, both of the value and the human aspect derived from the Islamic religion, moderate and moderate, or of the aesthetic aspect that stands out in the unique Islamic architecture and aspects of creativity down to the smallest details.
The Director-General of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center emphasized the Center's intention to continue to consolidate its status as one of the most important cultural agents at local and international level and to play its part in enriching the cultural and civilization movement. deepen through a system of activities and activities that strengthen his leadership in promoting the values of tolerance and coexistence, in line with his vision and strategic plan in accordance with the guidelines of wise leadership.
Saeed Al Shehhi, director of the ministry of community services and visitors to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, said that the main workshops were the outstanding capacities of the national students who demonstrated their ability to communicate with the human and aesthetic concepts in these workshops. Tolerance and consolidation of their manifestations in their awareness and behavior, which is the value discussed in the first two workshops, as some workshops discussed the idea of tolerance on the theoretical side, while some were concerned about the definition of the performance of the founding father and his role in establishing a country that leads in all areas of vinegar Promote values, work to manifest tolerance on his virtuous path, willingly by God, and ensure that all people of the United Arab Emirates are all in this good quality, which has become part of the personality of the state and has contributed to deepening the universal respect and appreciation of his wise leadership and people. Religions and beliefs, and welcomes cultural diversity and civilization.
Al-Shehhi explained that the cultural workshops were aimed at developing the aesthetic awareness of the students and the ability to taste Islamic art, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the most prominent examples of our time. The workshops covered domes and calligraphy, while one of the workshops was devoted to mosaic or mosaic, It is known that the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is known for its 82 white domes. Arabic calligraphy and mosaics are artifacts produced by the most skilled artisans inspired by various schools of Islamic art, which reflect the richness, diversity, geographical and temporal scope and tributaries Multiple.
The workshops are based on excursions in the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and the Zayed Zayed Foundation, and on innovative applications that are suitable for the theme of the workshop, such as the formation of domed domes and their decoration with carvings, and the drawing of paintings with acrylic colors. by pressing sponge inscriptions on canvas or inscriptions The word 'tolerance & # 39; with decorative lines and writing lyrics about the late sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan – may God be pleased with him – and the selection of photos that express his achievements and the selection of some of his words and words . These innovative methods include deepening meanings and religious values and national students, and developing their ability to observe, understand and express themselves, enrich their knowledge and skills, and encourage them to recognize their talents, cherish and develop.
Mr. Saleh Al-Zubaidi, the leader of one of the participants, said that the program is a useful program during the school holiday, that contributes to the preparation of the program's staff and prepares them culturally and establishes information for this age group , adding that the participants are creative when education and education is based on interaction and participation, the body of their ideas and innovations and worked on the development of their culture and the definition of the types of Arabic fonts and their characteristics.
Mohammed Omran Al Qassimi, the parent of one of the participants, emphasized that the program has strengthened the feelings of belonging and loyalty among young people and has considerable dimensions. It brings our children closer to cultural life and social and behavioral aspects and knows more about the efforts of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque to disseminate the values of the UAE. The principles of patriotism and the noble values of all who belong to this generous country, emphasizing how important it is not to leave their children's parents behind, spend hours with electronic devices, especially the summer period, and the search for useful alternatives to them Games, such as sharing the child in socio-cultural activities such as small children mosque cultural program guide, which allows students to consolidate useful memories. For their part, they expressed their gratitude and gratitude to all employees of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center for their efforts to achieve this remarkable success of the program and other programs that are held annually at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, under the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, is under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs The center is the core of the cultural and intellectual movement that surrounds the mosque concentrates. Reflect the concepts and values established by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, those values rooted in conscience and consciousness, which are an extension of the national identity inspired by the teachings of our true religion.