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UAE 46 … and the Winner is …

UAE 46 … and the Winner is …


Swiss Art Gate UAE in collaboration with the non-profit organization “Wanna Read?”, led by Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, is pleased to announce the winner of the UAE 46 art competition to help celebrate “UAE 46” National Day. An exhibition displaying the winning art will be held at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi from 27 November to 15 December 2017.

The art competition and exhibition aim to commemorate the UAE National Day in a creative and artistic manner and to celebrate, reflect, and appreciate the achievements of the UAE. With this project, Swiss Art Gate UAE will support the charity foundation “Wanna Read?”.

We are proud to announce Eduardo V. Yap Jr. as the winner of the UAE 46 art competition. Mr. Yap, originally from the Philippines, is a resident of Al Ain. His winning artwork is 150 cm x 100 cm in size and executed with acrylic and fiber materials on canvas.

We are pleased to declare Zahra Goulamhoussen as the second place winner. Ms. Goulamhoussen is of Indian origin and lives in Dubai.

From both artworks 46 Limited Edition Prints 85 x 60 cm are available for AED 2,200 only on our website. The original works will be auctioned. You can place a bid by sending an email to info ADD Swissartgateuae DOT com

10% of the proceeds will go to “WannaRead?”, initiative that provides hospitalized children a stimulating and enriching environment by offering an abundance of books.