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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 20 September 2018

Submission date for Hajj souvenirs for exhibition extended

Abu Dhabi residents who have something to contribute now have until August 17

The dedicated Hajj exhibition will be showing at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre, Abu Dhabi from September 20. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
The dedicated Hajj exhibition will be showing at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre, Abu Dhabi from September 20. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National

If you haven't had a chance to submit souvenirs from Mecca for the upcoming Hajj: Memories of a Journey exhibition at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre (SZGMC), you still have time, submissions have been extended.

Organised by the Centre in cooperation with Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), the exhibition will include a gallery dedicated to the vital keepsakes and sentiments tied to the stories and memories created by the millions throughout the Muslim world, by showcasing live souvenirs and gifts that people have collected during their own Hajj journeys, or that they were gifted by family and friends upon their arrival from Mecca.

Submission of souvenirs to be exhibited as part of Hajj: Memories of a Journey is open until the August 17, 2017.

For those wishing to participate in Hajj: Memories of a Journey, contact opencall@tcaabudhabi.ae, or call Maitha Al Mansoori from TCA Abu Dhabi on +971 2 599 5267.

According to TCA Abu Dhabi, the Hajj exhibition seeks to capture this sentiment through displaying live souvenirs from pilgrims, and accentuate a gallery dedicated to this enduring tradition.

Opening on the September 20, 2017, Hajj: Memories of a Journey will be held on the grounds of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and will coincide with SZGMC’s 10th anniversary.

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