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Address Jabal Omar Makkah to Host a Captivating Calligraphy Exhibition Featuring Talented Saudi Artists

Address Jabal Omar Makkah to Host a Captivating Calligraphy Exhibition Featuring Talented Saudi Artists

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Set to take place on May 2nd in the hotel’s lobby, this event will showcase the rich history and cultural heritage of the Kingdom through exquisite calligraphy artworks

Makkah, Saudi Arabia (29 April 2024):  Address Jabal Omar Makkah, the iconic luxury hospitality destination in the heart of Makkah, is delighted to announce its upcoming calligraphy exhibition, set to be hosted on May 2nd. Located in Makkah and overlooking the city’s most famous landmarks, this astonishing hotel prides itself on celebrating the diverse culture and artistic talents of the region, which is evident in the stunning Arabic calligraphy featured on the walls of its Sky Musallah, the hotel’s record-breaking prayer room.

The exhibition, which will be held in the hotel’s spectacular lobby lounge, promises to be a mesmerising showcase of calligraphy artistry. It will shed light on the beauty and intricacy of Arabic script, its history that dates back to the early Islamic period, and the endless ways of interpreting and embodying cultural expressions through strokes and curves. The event will feature exquisite calligraphy pieces, accompanied by live demonstrations where artists will create eye-catching artworks on-site, offering attendees an immersive experience of artistic creation in real time.

Address Jabal Omar Makkah is committed to supporting and showcasing the talent of local artists, reflecting its dedication to the cultural richness of Saudi Arabia. In line with this ethos, the exhibition will feature renowned artists from various regions in the Kingdom. The extensive list of stellar artists includes Nafeela Aadhil, an expert in engraving and luxury calligraphy, Amina Mohamed, a talented Arabic calligrapher, and Raad Al Dlaimy, whose experience spans traditional and contemporary calligraphy on various surfaces including ceramic.

The exhibition will also offer engaging activities for visitors and their little ones. The hotel will have a dedicated corner for kids, featuring printouts of beautiful calligraphy designs and stationery for colouring, fostering imagination and sparking creativity. Children are in for a delightful treat as well, with a Calligraphy Cookie and an Icing Workshop arranged by the hotel’s skilled kitchen staff, making the event a memorable and enjoyable experience for all.

“We are thrilled to present this exceptional exhibition, highlighting the timeless art of calligraphy and showcasing the incredible talent of Local artists.” Said The Management of Address Jabal Omar Makkah. “Calligraphy holds a profound significance in our society, deeply engrained in our rich history and artistic legacy, and embodying the essence of Saudi culture and heritage.”

Built on the ethos of embracing Saudi culture in every facet of the property, Address Jabal Omar Makkah is a beacon of tradition and modernity, seamlessly integrating cultural influences into every aspect of its identity and guest experience. The hotel has recently been awarded a Guinness World Record for its Sky Mussallah, entering the category of the “Highest Prayer Room Within a Skybridge”. Commencing in just a few days, Address Jabal Omar Makkah warmly invites you to attend the exhibition and immerse yourself in the world of calligraphy, where artistry meets cultural heritage.

Calligraphy Exhibition at Address Jabal Omar Makkah

When: May 2nd between 4 pm and 11 pm

Where: The hotel’s lobby lounge

What: Calligraphy art exhibition featuring local artists


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