The future of culture in a post-pandemic world: the fifth edition of the Cultural Summit…

Abu Dhabi Cultural Summit

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, April 12 /PRNewswire/

  • The summit will be held under the title “Living Culture” from 16-18 May 2022 in Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi.
  • The event brings together leaders from art, culture, politics, media and technology from over 90 countries
  • The summit is organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi with prominent international partners
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The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced the launch of the fifth edition of its leading global forum, the Abu Dhabi Culture Summit, which will be under the title “Living Culture”, the physical event revolving around creative cultural solutions to the world’s most pressing problems today, in the period May 16-18, 2022 in Manarat Al Saadiyat, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

This year’s theme “Living Culture” explores the current issues driving change in the cultural and creative industries (CCI) and the broader cultural field today. The impact of the pandemic on cultural production and its diffusion has transformed our relationship with culture and made it a more vital and dynamic part of our daily lives, as new cultural ecosystems emerge, characterized by greater fluidity, cooperation and resource sharing, to support and sustain the cultural and creative industries, and at the same time, emerging from the landscape The evolving global media presents challenges and opportunities for its preservation. and promoting cultural diversity and inclusion.

His Excellency Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, stated: “Over the past year, cultural leaders around the world have recognized that the cultural crisis that followed the pandemic was profound and unprecedented. Now the recovery process is gaining momentum and we are taking practical steps to shape and strengthen the cultural industry regionally and globally through partnership, discussion and collaboration. On the occasion of the Cultural Summit in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, Brilliant and creative minds will meet again and exchange views on the power of collectivism in emerging societies. Without culture there can be no economic prosperity. That’s why we focus on results and transformative action that leads to effective cultural solutions to the global challenges of our time.”

Each of the three days of the event will examine these issues from a different perspective and engage in discussions aimed at finding solutions to key challenges and opportunities in a world transformed by the coronavirus.

at Live cultural ecosystems The severe impact of the pandemic on the cultural sector will be examined from an industry perspective and the resulting need for new, more dynamic and dynamic cultural and creative environments – for systems that are more adaptable, resilient and able to respond more quickly to change – to be discussed.

live in culture The topic is illuminated from the perspective of society. It is about the massive increase in the creation and distribution of digital content that has arisen as a result of the disruptions in the cultural and creative industries due to the pandemic.

cultural diversity, Energy It will explore how the cultural and creative industries and broader cultural resources are powerful drivers of identity formation and integration in a diverse global environment – both physical and digital.

Through a series of panel discussions, keynotes, presentations, presentations and talks, Culture Summit Abu Dhabi will draw on the expertise of intellectuals, artists, educators and creative professionals to find answers to the pressing questions of our time. These include, among others, the effects of digital media and artificial intelligence, creative ecosystems and ancient habits, representation and designs of public spaces.

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi is organizing the Cultural Summit Abu Dhabi 2022 in cooperation with international partner organizations that provide expertise in a variety of fields from culture and arts to media, technology and business. The partners are UNESCO, Economist Impact, Google, Design Museum London, and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Other participating partners include Image Nation Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Film Commission, Sandstorm Comics, The Cultural Foundation, Louvre Abu Dhabi, Berkeley Abu Dhabi, Recording Academy and Cultural Resource.

Anyone wishing to attend the Cultural Summit Abu Dhabi 2022 can register their interest on the website The event is by invitation only and places are limited.

Information about the Ministry of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi

The Department of Culture and Tourism in Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) works to promote the sustainable growth of the culture and tourism sector in Abu Dhabi, drive economic progress and contribute to the realization of Abu Dhabi’s ambitions on the international scene. Working in partnership with organizations that position the emirate as a leading international travel destination, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi aspires to unify the ecosystem around a shared vision of the emirate’s potential, coordinate efforts and investments, provide innovative solutions, and use the best tools, policies and systems to support the cultural and tourism industries.

The vision of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi is defined by the emirate’s people, heritage and landscapes. We work to strengthen Abu Dhabi’s position as a place of originality, innovation and unparalleled experiences, represented by its vibrant traditions of hospitality, pioneering initiatives and innovative thinking.

For more information about the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi and the destination, visit and

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