Contemporary Saudi art shown at UNESCO displays ‘intercultural convergence’
Prince Muhammad Bin Salman Foundation (Misk Foundation) launched an exhibition titled ‘Incense Route’ at the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris last Monday.
The launching ceremony was held in the presence of UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova, Saudi Ambassador to France Khaled Al-Anqari, Permanent Representative of Saudi Arabia to UNESCO Ibrahim Al-Balawi, Secretary General of Misk Foundation Badar Al-Asakir, and several other officials, diplomats and cultural figures at Segur Hall of UNESCO.
Speaking on the occasion, Bokova praised the commendable efforts of the Foundation in organizing an event whose message is of intercultural convergence, youth assistance and education, a message and work being carried out by the UNESCO itself. Highlighting the significance of holding such an exhibition, she emphasized the importance of artistic culture and its key role in the society.
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