Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Events and Exhibitions(Events & Exhibitions)
Filter PR by
  
Celebration in Bahrain for Aga Khan Award Laureate “Revitalisation of Muharraq”
 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 13, 2020:    The Revitalisation of Muharraq, a series of restoration and reuse projects that highlight the World Heritage site’s pearling history, was celebrated today at a ceremony under the presence and patronage of H.E. Sheikh Khaled Bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain; H.E. Sheikha Mai Bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, President of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities, and Farrokh Derakhshani, Director of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture.  The event was held at the Pearling Path Visitors Centre in Muharraq.

Initiated as a series of restoration and adaptive reuse sites, the project evolved into a comprehensive programme that aimed to re-balance the city’s demographic makeup by creating public spaces, providing community and cultural venues, and improving the overall environment. Eventually known as the “Pearling Path”, it sought to entice local families back through improvements to the environment and the provision of community and cultural venues. 


The pearling industry was historically crucial to Bahrain’s economy, with the former capital Muharraq as its global centre. The project highlights that history by preserving a number of sites and numerous buildings, from humble divers’ houses to prestigious courtyard residences.  All are connected through a visitor pathway, with vacant plots landscaped as public spaces.


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 4654 times
PR Category : Events & Exhibitions
Posted on : Monday, January 13, 2020  2:31:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : Saudi Plastics and Petrochem Exhibition & Saudi Print and Pa...
Next Story : AIM 2020 organize competitions in 72 countries to identify ...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Foreo Reveals the Ultimate Valentine's Gift List for Women [18184-Views]
Zeitun Cosmetics Launch in UAE [15098-Views]
Elegant diamond-swathed Kalpa Kalparisma set to dazzle fine watch enthusiasts [12633-Views]
Beleaf's Top 5 Vegan Supplements [12474-Views]
Foreo Reveals the Ultimate Valentine's Gift List for Men [12328-Views]
160 Years Young: Tag Heuer Kicks Off a Milestone Anniversary With the Re-edition of a Heue... [12322-Views]
Oris pays tribute to the world's greatest jazz musicians with Art Blakey Limited Edition t... [11035-Views]
Traversetolo Vitre in blue dial makes stunning impact [10553-Views]
Beleaf Opens its Fifth Store in Springs Souk [10547-Views]
Why this is the right time for TMCs to automate their processes? [7033-Views]
Sergio Garcia and Tommy Fleetwood Tee off at the 2020 OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic [6246-Views]
Medical software company Evolucare Technologies presents its high-performance solutions at... [5179-Views]
MoHAP's Training & Development Center Receives the Silver Award from the American Heart As... [4587-Views]
Secure Technologies and Artificial Intelligence in Focus for Airbus at Intersec 2020 [4496-Views]
The best crossbody bags for spring [4441-Views]
Pink Lady [4148-Views]
Western Digital collaborates with Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) for Duba... [4038-Views]
Union Coop Signs two MoUs with Dubai Foundation for Women and Children [3849-Views]
World security, safety and fire protection experts converge in Dubai for Intersec [3831-Views]
MBRU faculty performs pioneering surgery at Mediclinic to treat rare swallowing disorder [3800-Views]
Lacoste Eyewear Launches the New Paris Collection [3788-Views]
DHA Drives Forward Patient Care with Pioneering 3D Printing Lab [3770-Views]
Sanad Powertech Awarded Shams Power Company Maintenance Contract [3752-Views]
Plaza Premium Lounge Dubai Creates a Lasting Impression for Travellers Departing Dubai Int... [3739-Views]
Healthy is the Word at the Mum Mum Culinary School in Kidzania® [3733-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories