The wonderful Nour Festival of Arts, organised by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, has returned this fourth year with an even more incredible array of artistic talent, events and performances than ever before, all hailing from the Middle East and North Africa region.Read More
The 2012 UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture
The Arab British Centre (ABC) has just been announced as this year’s joint-winner of the prestigious 2012 UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture with Professor Mustapha Cherif of Algeria. Both are due to receive and split the generous gift of $60,000 at a prize-giving ceremony in Paris on April 25, 2013 at UNESCO’s Headquarters.Read More
This November 2012 week is super special. Having been privy to the many months of complex background planning with frustrations, setback and lots of challenges, my sister Najlaa El-Ageli and her friend Nessrin Gebreel will finally see the fruits of their labour in the launch of The Libyan Art Exhibition, to be held at the Arab British Centre in London.Read More
Mid-February 2011 - A surprise email arrived in my Inbox from a talented and well-established British photographer, James O Jenkins, asking if I would like to sit for a photo-portrait to represent Libya's participation at the London 2012 Olympics.Read More
Attending Royal Ascot in 2010 was an incredible indulgent experience. So when I received another generous invitation to re-attend by Rudi and Margaret, of course I said yes.