Sikka Art and Design Festival

The festival is held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikh Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, It is a flagship event unde the umbrella of Dubai Art Season. The festival will feature a series of unique creative events, activities, and will showcase artworks of Emirati talents and artists residing in the UAE and GCC. The 11th edition of the festival will be held from February 25 to March 5, 2023, at Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood. 

The theme of the 11th edition of the Sikka Art and Design Festival was inspired by creativity, the influences of colours and the masterpieces that bloom on blank canvases. This year, Dubai Culture is presenting an exceptional version of Sikka in an inspiring atmosphere that celebrates art, music, cinema, and design, among other various events held with the participation of creative individuals.

Dubai Culture

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority is the custodian of Dubai’s cultural and creative sector. Under the leadership of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture, the Authority is committed to enriching Dubai’s cultural scene based on the UAE’s heritage, and is building bridges of constructive dialogue between various cultures to enhance Dubai’s position as a global centre for culture, an incubator for creativity, and a thriving hub for talent.

The Authority is committed to preserving and celebrating Dubai’s history and highlighting its contemporary cultural and creative fabric through a series of mega cultural initiatives, events and projects, and the various cultural and heritage assets under its remit, including the management of 6 historical destinations, 6 museums, Al Jalila Cultural Centre for Children and 8 Dubai Public Libraries.