Under the guidance of H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Deputy Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) and the Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT) have established a talent development program for visual and performing arts for students in Grades 1 to 12. International and national experts have designed this program based on an international assessment model for evaluating potential candidates, and identifying artistically gifted and talented students.
Programme objectivesThe program aims to identify the talented students in visual and performing arts, and to improve and develop their capabilities and art skills to enable them to represent the United Arab Emirate in local and international events.
What is the purpose of the program?
- Explore emerging talent in visual and performing arts
- Sponsor and support talented and gifted students in visual arts and performing arts.
- Qualify specialized staff in the field of identifying art gifted students and support them.
- Educate and spread awareness in the educational field and the society.
What are the benefits of the program?
- Improve talented art students through implementing specialized programs, and participating in events, camps, and summer activities.
- Enhance student talents through participating in local and international art events, competitions and conferences.
- Support student talents by establishing showcases and annual events to present talented student art works during the program.
- Offer university scholarship for talented students that interested in studying arts.
Who can apply for the program?The program targets gifted and talented students in arts of grades 1-12 in public and private schools in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
Where will this program will be implemented?
- Abu Dhabi
- Al Ain
- Al Dhafra
What is the area of your talent?
- Drawing / Painting.
- Photography (Digital and Print).
- Graphic Design.
- Traditional Handcrafts.
- Al Azi.
- Vocal Performing Arts.
- Theatre & Drama.
How do you apply?
Please note that registration is now closed for 2019. Students wishing to enrol in our program in 2020 should follow our social media accounts for information about the new registration dates.