“Water: H2O = Life” Exhibition goes online

ABU DHABI - The Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage has officially launched a website dedicated to its exhibition: "Water: H2O = Life." The Exhibition is held in Qasr Al Hosn Cultural Quarter Hall in Abu Dhabi from 19th, September 2011 and will continue until 5th, January 2012.
The new website contains valuable information in both languages Arabic and English, as well as a variety of downloadable publications such as educational guides, illustrated local folktales, water heritage in the UAE, and exhibition brochure.
Visitors can also enjoy browsing through multimedia features on this website including educational videos, photo galleries of events such as the opening, local school visits to the exhibition, seminars, as well as a collection of rare, black and white pictures of the Aflaj in Abu Dhabi.
The exhibition’s programs are also listed, enabling users to find out which activities are taking place and plan on attending them. There is also a media center with an abundance of information for press and the public.
Social media is heavily utilized throughout the duration of this exhibition as interacting with visitors and interested visitors is a key priority. Therefore, ADACH always provides the latest news, videos and pictures through social networking platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, allowing them to interact directly with organizers and ask questions on a daily basis.
“Water: H2O = Life" water exhibition, organized in cooperation with the American Museum of Natural History, offers visitors first-hand information about the power of water and its importance in nature and our daily lives, while shedding light on the challenges we faced for the sustainable management of this vital, but limited, resource.
Using interactive and three-dimensional environments, and through more than 90 subjects and models, the exhibition reviews the multi-cultural aspects of water, including the role it played in the establishment of civilizations.
The displayed detailed models and sculptures address the issues of water quality and availability, and what communities and ecosystems around the world face in this field.
In addition, the Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage issued a number of illustrated folktales about water from the UAE heritage in both Arabic and English. These publications, available for free download on the website, target children and youth and are used to instill cultural values and remind people about the hardships their past generations endured due to the scarcity of water.
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