Two cultural events you don’t want to miss

If you’re looking for an art and culture fix this weekend, we’ve got you covered. 

Last chance to see what a Korean film festival brings to the capital and a cultural fix that’s completely free.

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Head on over to the Art Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi to peruse the latest Project Space exhibition, titled Rand Abdul Jabbar: Earthly Wonders, Celestial Beings, which is on until Saturday (29th June). The exhibition examines the cultural and architectural heritage of Iraq through sculptures, which blend archaeological artefacts with Iraqi tales and myths that have been passed down through generations. The work fuses history and mythology as a visual ode to Iraq and doesn’t cost visitors a thing.

Free. The Arts Center, NYU Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Island. Sat-Thu. 3pm-10pm. Visit: nyuad-artgallery.org 

 

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Catch the Korean Film Festival 2019 before it closes on Saturday (29th June). The final curtain will be drawn after the screening of A Resistance, the tragic story behind the historic Korean figure, Yoo Gwan-sun, who fought hard for the independence of Korea.

See this gripping tale and bid farewell to this year’s edition of the film festival with a special parting gift. The first 25 people who come to the festival counter at the venue will receive a pin with a miniature of Taegeukgi woodblock, which was used to mass print Taegeukgi for the March 1st Independence Movement.

AED 21, booking required. Vox Cinemas, Yas Mall, Yas Island. 6pm k-filmfest.com

 

More exciting things to do are coming in our weekend round-up. Keep checking in with our home page and social media – @adwuae on Twitter and Instagram and @abudhabiworld on Facebook

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