Quoz Arts Fest draws huge attention

January 30, 2020 | By RetailME Bureau

The eighth edition of Quoz Arts Fest by Alserkal welcomed 38,000 visitors on January 24 & 25. Having emerged as one of the region’s foremost annual arts and culture festival, Quoz Arts Fest is led by thinkers and makers from the music, art, design and performance realms in the UAE and beyond.

The eighth edition featured over 190 performances, exhibitions, workshops and events led by 120 cultural partners. What’s more, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, toured the Quoz Arts Fest on January 24, along with Alserkal founder, Abdelmonem Bin Eisa Alserkal.

“Quoz Arts Fest began as a way to celebrate the creative thinkers and makers of the Al Quoz neighbourhood and beyond. Our key mandate at Alserkal has always been to support the home-grown talent and artistic thought generated here, and the 8th edition of Quoz Arts Fest not only cemented its position as the region’s biggest arts and culture festival, but also reinforced Alserkal Avenue and its initiatives as the heart of the GCC’s creative ecosystem. As we annually engage more than 600,000 visitors, with 38,000 visiting us during Quoz Arts Fest 2020, this reflects the commitment our community holds for arts and culture programmes, and Dubai’s position as a cultural epicentre,” said Alserkal Director, Vilma Jurkute.

The highlights of the Quoz Arts Fest included return of the home-grown start-up driven Good Vibes Market, Reel Palestine Film Festival closing screenings in collaboration with Cinema Akil, a free concert by Jordanian-Palestinian shamstep band 47Soul. In addition, there was an exhibition titled ‘New National Dish: UAE by Centre for Genomic Gastronomy’, produced by Alserkal, and inspired by FOOD: Bigger than the Plate at the V&A (supported by the British Council, DCMS, and GREAT through the UK-Gulf Culture and Sport Programme).

Alserkal has announced that the ninth edition of Quoz Arts Fest will take place over three days, from 28-30 January 2021.



Previous Article Next Article


UAE gears up to celebrate this year’s National Day celebrations in the 

Continue Reading

November 28, 2021 | By Zubina Ahmed

UAE-based Etisalat Group has signed an agreement with elGrocer, a leading online 

Continue Reading

November 18, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

Amazon.ae announced that the 11.11 sale is back once again this year 

Continue Reading

November 8, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

Abu Dhabi Cooperative Society’s COOP City store is now open in Lake 

Continue Reading

November 3, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

Union Coop, a consumer cooperative in the UAE, revealed that 78% of 

Continue Reading

August 24, 2021 | By Jibran Chouguley

Union Coop has opened its 23rd branch within the UAE in Jumeirah 

Continue Reading

August 2, 2021 | By Jibran Chouguley

Nando’s has revealed their revamped Sheikh Zayed Road outlet where newcomers and 

Continue Reading

July 8, 2021 | By Jibran Chouguley

UAE-based Al Maya Group announced that it will be boosting import of 

Continue Reading

June 24, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

UAE-based grocery retail chain, Grandiose has opened its first hypermarket in Abu 

Continue Reading

June 2, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

UAE-based Carrefour announced its theme and plans for Ramadan 2021. The brand 

Continue Reading

March 31, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

Locally owned supermarket Spinneys celebrates 60 years of doing business in the 

Continue Reading

March 9, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau
Almarai, Carrefour, Emirates have the most loyal customers

UAE-based Carrefour will become the first retailer in the region to offer new levels 

Continue Reading

February 22, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

Download Images RetailME Magazine