Al-Ardha, Kuwaiti Dance

Artist: Lulwa Age: 15 School: Kuwait English School, Green Unit City: Hawali Country: Kuwait Medium: colored pencil In my scene you see a traditional Kuwaiti dance known as “Al-Ardha.” It is usually performed in celebrations and special occasions. I am very fond and proud of my ancestors and citizenship. There is a local coffee shop […]

In My School

Artist: Maryam Age: 15 School: Kuwait Society for the Handicapped (VSA arts of Kuwait) City: Hawali Country: Kuwait Medium: wax, colored pencil I drew a big window of the art education room that is open completely when students are in the school. You can watch the students having an art lesson. You can see art […]

Group Prayer

Artist: Fahad Ata Age: 14 School: Kuwait Society for the Handicapped Country: Kuwait “We Muslims usually pray collective prayers in the mosque. In this scene I tried to show that we are connected with each other and pray with Imam (the priest) who leads the prayer. I chose this scene, because it shows a collective […]

“In The Desert

Artist: Abdullah Age: 18 School: Kuwait Society for the Handicapped Country: Kuwait “The scene shows my big brother who is training a falcon for hunting. You can see a traditional desert tent and a fire that is used for cooking and preparing tea. The desert is beautiful and green, because it is a spring season […]

My Grandfather and Crowded Street

Artist: Khalifa Bader Age: 18 School: Kuwait Society for the Handicapped Country: Kuwait My scene shows a crowded street in the morning with a lot of cars rushing in all directions. You can hear noise of horns pressed by drivers who are all in a hurry. In such situation, it is very difficult for my […]

A Water Well

Artist: Muhammad Age: 16 School: Kuwait Center for Autism Country: Kuwait In my scene my father is taking water for our needs from the water well that we use when we spend our vacation in the desert. At the time my mother was preparing food and I was riding a camel. I chose this scene […]

In The Park

Artist: Manal Age: 20 School: Kuwait Down’s Syndrome Centre Country: Kuwait In my scene I went with my mother and my brother to the park where we played, had a barbeque, and enjoyed ourselves. I chose this scene because I love trees and flowers, as well as seeing other people. My family consists of my […]

Pearl Diving Trip

Artist: Mariam Age: 14 School: Kuwait Society for the Handicapped City: Hawally Country: Kuwait In my scene I am standing at the beach with my mother watching my father and brothers who together with some neighbors and cousins go pearl diving. They wear traditional clothes for diving and sing old popular songs. I chose this […]

Qirqaian Celebration

Artist: Ghanima Age: 20 School: Khalifa School for Special Needs City: Hawally Country: Kuwait It is a Qirqaian night — a special occasion that occurs in the middle of the holy month of Ramadan. Neighbors and cousins exchange sweets and nuts. Children wear tradtional clothes and sing old songs. I chose this scene because I […]

Qirqaian Nights

Artist: Badriya Age: 14 School: Kuwait Society for the Handicapped City: Hawally Country: Kuwait My sister Zainab, wearing a traditional dress is receiving Qirqaian from our neighbor. During the holy month of Ramadan, there is a special occasion called Qirqaian. That is expecially for children and they all wear traditional clothes an My family consists […]

My Sister’s Wedding

Artist: Badriya Age: 13 School: VSA Arts of Kuwait City: Hawalli Country: KUWAIT In this scene I am at my sister’s wedding with my family, friends, and cousins. It was held in a big wedding hall. We are all wearing new clothes. I chose this scene because I like weddings very much. I also like […]

Picnic In The Desert

Artist: Hassan Al-Arabi Age: 14 School: VSA Arts of Kuwait City: Hawalli Country: KUWAIT In this scene I am playing football with my brothers in the desert. I chose this scene because I like to go to the desert and spend weekends and vacations there with my family, especially in the winter when the weather […]