Royal Bridges Convergence

Royal from around the world gathered at the Ritz Carlton in Dubai on November 29th and 30th for the Royal Bridges Convergence, which brought together exceptional mix of royal and princely artists from around the world celebrating contemporary art. 

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Royal Artists Raise Funds for UN World Food Program in Dubai The Royal Bridges global artistic movement of artist members from royal families will donate the funds raised from its inaugural auction in Dubai on November 29 to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to help end hunger worldwide. Organized by ArtBahrain and co-founded by HE Shaikh Rashid bin Khalifa Al Khalifa and Managing Director Baron Henri Estramant, Royal Bridges is comprised of leading artists at the forefront of contemporary art, design, and performance that hail from imperial, royal, princely, and noble houses from around the world. Get the full story on #artbahrain #art #bahrain #uae #qatar #kuwait #oman #saudi #gcc #gccart #menaart #artworld #wecovertheworld #ab #dubai #royalbridges #royalartist #UN #WFP #convergence

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Royal Bridges inaugural edition hailed a resounding success The inaugural edition of Royal Bridges– a global movement comprising of artist members from royal lineage– made history in Dubai at the Ritz Carlton, DIFC on the 29th-30th of November, 2016. Hailed a resounding success, the event collectively saw the attendance and support of more than 30 royals and dignitaries from princely and noble houses from Europe, Middle East, the Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. Concluding the series of cultural events, on the 30th of November, Royal Bridges—in collaboration with Christie’s– raised close to half a million dirhams in funding for the World Food Programme’s initiatives. Get the full story on our website #artbahrain #art #bahrain #uae #qatar #kuwait #oman #saudi #dubai #gcc #gccart #menaart #artworld #wecovertheworld #ab #royalartist #royalbridges #convergence #anewartmovement

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Featuring a plethora of paintings, sculptures, jewellery designs and musical performances, the Royal Bridges Convergence looked at global interchange in modern and contemporary art by providing a firsthand view at the work of twenty-first century royal and princely artists’ across disciplines who have proven professional record and international recognition. The event was hosted by Shaikh Rashid bin Khalifa Al Khalifa and Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan bin Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Among the royals present for opening and the Gala Dinner/Auction were;

  • Princess Tessy of Luxembourg
  • Princess Tatiana of Greece
  • Princess Märtha Louise of Norway
  • the Queen Mother of Bhutan
  • Princess Norodom Veasna Diva of Cambodia
  • Princess Esther Kamatari of Burundi
  • The Dowager Princess of Turnovo Miriam of Bulgaria
  • Princess Ede Sapieha-Rozanska
  • Taimur Al-Said of Oman
  • Princess Vidita Singh of Barwani
  • Princess Sophie of Romania
  • Sheikha Sayyida Basma Bint Fakhri Al Said
  • the Marquise of Castelldosríus
  • Princess Ede Sapieha
  • Sayyida Susan Al Said
  • Princess Alexandra zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg
  • Prince Christian Ludwig of Prussia
  • The Duke of Anhalt
  • Prince Eduard II and Duke Eberhard of Württemberg
  • Princess Basmah bint Saud Al Saud of Saudi Arabia
  • Prince Rostislav Romanov of Russia
  • Princess Sibylle of Prussia and many others.

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