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12 November 2018
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Costumes as an expression of National Pride and Cultural Identity
Location: Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Center for Culture & Research
Time: 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Shaikh Ebrahim Centre for Culture and Research hosts a cultural and artistic lecture featuring Hana Chidiac, Director of African and Middle Eastern Acquisitions Department at the Quai Branly Museum, Egyptian professor Shahira Mehrez, a researcher in architecture and traditional arts, and Iraqi professor Laila Beyo, a specialist in the study of textiles. The theme of this lecture revolves around the art of weaving in production of traditional costumes and what these items of clothing reflect in terms of heritage, history and customs of their respective countries, as well as being a source of strengthening national identity for individual Arab countries.

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Shaikh Ebrahim Center