A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the last half of December 2019.
Every March the celebrated Art Dubai Fair takes places in the United Arab Emirates. A vibrant, new city that emerged from the desert a few decades ago and has managed to become one of the top destinations worldwide.
The exhibition “Abdul Qader Al Rais: 50 Years of Art” brings together the evolution of the career of this pioneering figure in the Emirati art scene which somehow mirrors the progress experienced by the United Arab Emirates. Abdul Qader Al Rais beautiful, sensitive works are a testament of the cultural traditions of his country.
This week Muslims across Japan celebrated the Islamic festival of Eid ul Adha which brought together people from many different ethnic groups. Near mosques, young children could be seen running around with their families, and friends enjoyed the occasion.
The International Islamia School Otsuka opens in Tokyo, offering children trilingual education in English, Japanese, and Arabic
Foreign resident works to bring Japanese education to his native city in Egypt