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Exhibition of Piri Reis maps opens in Croatia

Source : World Bulletin / 22 Nov 2013

"Piri Reis - cartographer of Suleiman the Magnificent" exhibition was opened on Saturday in Dubrovnik marking the 500th anniversary of world map published by Ottoman cartographer Piri Reis.

Exhibition was organized under the auspices of Turkish Embassy to Croatia and Turkish Foundation of Underwater Archeology, and will remain open until December 31.


UAE Science Festival Draws on Int'l Attraction

Source : OnIslam & News Agencies / 06 Nov 2013

Martin Croucher

A biologist will dissect squid and fish live on stage during a science exhibition next month in the capital of UAE.

The dissection, which organizers admit is “not for the squeamish”, will be performed by a biologist from Bahrain’s Science Centre and is among several exhibits at this year’s Abu Dhabi Science Festival from the wider region.


Makkah Exhibition showcases artifacts of holy mosques

Source : / 26 Oct 2013

The Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques has set up an exhibition to document the history and artifacts of the Haram Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah.

The manager of the Two Holy Mosques Exhibition, Mohammad Al-Jabri said that the exhibition will include artifacts, architectural and inscriptions from the Umayyad era until the present era.


Libya hosts construction exhibition to boost investment

Source : Reuters / 24 May 2013

Libya is hosting the ninth edition of the annual Building and Construction exhibition ‘Build Libya’ in its capital Tripoli.

The exhibition this year comes as part of the north African country’s efforts to boost local and foreign investments and improve its infrastructure two years after the revolution that toppled former president Muammar Qaddafi’s 42-year rule.


International museum of Women art exhibit works to dispel Muslim stereotyping

By Faiza Elmasry / 13 May 2013

The online Muslima exhibition, by the International Museum of Women, highlights the individuality of Muslim women and the rich diversity of their thoughts and contributions. The exhibit’s curator says one of the goals is to dispel negative stereotypes.


Morocco fair promotes self-sufficient agriculture in effort to cut imports

Source : Reuters / 29 Apr 2013

For the eighth year in a row, the central Moroccan city of Meknes hosted its annual agriculture event, attracting over 1,000 exhibitors from around the world.

This year’s International Agriculture Fair focused on food security and self-sufficiency, as many countries seek to reduce their dependence on imported foods.


Buraidah Date Festival draws 800,000 visitors

By Muhammad al-Harbi | 21 Sep 2012

More than 800,000 people have visited the Buraidah Date Festival over the past 55 days, which has brought in about SR 600 million in sales, said Khalid Al-Naqeedan, CEO of the festival.

During the 90-day festival, around 300,000 tons of dates will be sold, reaching a combined sales figure of more than SR 1 billion. Last year the festival saw sales reaching SR 800 million.


First Islamic museum in Australia to open in 2013

Source : Anadolu Agency | 19 Sep 2012

Australia's first Islamic museum will open in the Australian capital of Melbourne in 2013.

Speaking to Anadolu Agency correspondent on Tuesday, Moustafa Fahour, the founder of the Australia Islamic Museum, said that they decided to arise the Islamic art via establishing the museum.


Collection of the Foundation for Islamic Art Goes on Tour for the 1st Time

Source : IslamToday | 10 Sep 2012

The Foundation for Islamic Art, which boasts oneof the world's most important collections of Islamic Art at its 5-acre Shangra La estate in Honolulu Hawaii, is exhibiting works outside the estate for the first time.


‘Sultans of Science’ at the National Science Museum in Thailand

By Fouzia Khan | Arab News | 08 Aug 2012

Sultans of Science, a global traveling exhibition of MTE Studios, United Arab Emirates, will bring history back to life at the National Science Museum in Thailand from mid-August to mid-November 2012.


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