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The Crossway Foundation is a London-based charitable foundation delivering arts and education initiatives for young people across the UK and the Middle East. The Foundation has recently merged with the award winning Offscreen Education Programme to deliver an extended programme of activities. In partnership with The Prince’s Regeneration Trust, the Foundation aims to acquire and restore a historic building which will be the Foundation’s permanent home in the Olympic boroughs of East London.
Edge of Arabia
Edge of Arabia is an independent arts initiative developing the appreciation of contemporary Arab art and culture with a particular focus on Saudi Arabia. As a social enterprise Edge of Arabia is committed to reaching new audiences and improving understanding through touring, non-commercial and free exhibitions, through publications, and through education programmes targeting schools and universities.
ALJCI (Abdul Latif Jameel Community Initiatives)
Abdul Latif Jameel Community Initiatives was formally set up in 2003 as the philanthropic section of the ALJ Company. By supporting training and community initiatives, ALJCI aims to increase employment, tackle social issues and support community development.
KSA Ministry of Culture and Information
The Ministry of Information was established in 1962. In 2003, responsibility for culture was added to the Ministry's portfolio. Within the Kingdom, the Ministry provides a focal point for all information about Saudi Arabia. Through its country-wide network of Information Centers it offers to Saudi Arabian citizens a ready source of data on the history and culture of the Kingdom. The Ministry of Culture and Information is responsible for the Kingdom's television broadcasting, radio broadcasting, the press and publication of printed material. It is also responsible for the Kingdom's relations with the foreign press.
Etihad is the Abu Dhabi-based national airline of the United Arab Emirates. Created in 2003 the airline now flies to 63 destinations in Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, the Middle East and North America operating a fleet of 53 of the most modern, environmentally-efficient aircraft. Etihad employs more than 8,000 members of staff from more than 120 nationalities.
Established in January 2009, Athr Gallery is a leading contemporary art gallery based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Athr Gallery represents a range of contemporary Saudi artists, working in a variety of media, across the country. Additionally, Athr gallery is actively involved in education projects, through public lectures and forums. Their aim is to generate dialogue and learning within a wider artistic sphere.
Since its inception in 1998, the Townhouse Gallery of contemporary art has established itself as one of the region’s leading independent spaces for the arts, providing an extensive programme of visual arts, film, theatre and music. In addition, community development initiatives as well as educational programmes figure significantly in their multiple mandates.
Launched in 2007 in Dubai, Brownbook has successfully remained independent and is today one of the most widely read magazines in the Middle East and North Africa. Living in a region steeped in well-worn clichés, Brownbook takes on the task of reintroducing the Middle East to itself. The magazine is published six times a year and with extensive coverage of lifestyle, design, architecture and travel, they are an essential guide to the region.