H.E. NOURA BINT MOHAMMED AL KAABI VISITED ISTITUTO MARANGONI IN MILANO
Dubai, 29thJuly 2022 – Istituto Marangoni, one of the leading fashion and design schools in the world, was visited by Her Excellency Nourabint Mohammed Al Kaabi, UAE Minister of Culture and Youth and Chairperson of the UAE National Commission for Education, Culture and Science.
Her Excellency was accompanied by a delegation from the UAE Ministry of Culture and Youth that accompanied her duringthe four-day official trip to Milan.
Mrs. Stefania Valenti, Istituto Marangoni Managing Director, welcomed the delegation and set forth discussions for future collaborations with the Ministry to support UAE creative and entrepreneurial development in the fields of Fashion, Art and Design.
“It was an honour for Istituto Marangoni to welcome Her Excellency Nourabint Mohammed Al Kaabi and her delegation, and to appreciate the mutual exchange of best practices within the education field of the creative arts, while introducing Istituto Marangoni students’ amazing projects, innovative teaching methodologies and the new Metaverse project just launched by the School.” said Valenti.
During the visit H.E. Nourabint Mohammed al Kaabi reiterated, “The Ministry of Culture and Youths supportsIstituto Marangoniwhich will open in Dubai in September, welcoming the opportunities the school will offer to graduate students in the fashion, art and design fields.”
Her Excellency welcomed further collaboration with the Institute, by potentially offering internship and fellowship programs in Milan, London and other cities of interest, in addition to working together to expand the Institute presence and offerings across the United Arab Emirates and other academic institutions.
Istituto Marangoni will open its doors in Dubai International Financial District in September and it will be the first International Fashion & Design School to open in the UAE.With established schools in Milan, Florence, Paris, London, Mumbai, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Miami, the Dubai Campus will be the 10th school of Istituto Marangoni’s network.
Istituto Marangoni has been educating internationally-recognised and award-winning fashion and design stars for decades and from September it will train and inspire the next generation of professionals in the Middle East fashion, design and creative industry.
Istituto Marangoni was founded in 1935 in Milan as ‘Istituto Artisticodell’Abbigliamento Marangoni’, and has been a top educational choice for creatives in the worlds of fashion, art and design for over 87 years now. With four generations of students from 5 continents, it was the springboard for over 45,000 luxury professionals, including Domenico Dolce, Alessandro Sartori, Paula Cademartori, Gilda Ambrosio, Julie de Libran and Nicola Brognano. Istituto Marangoni currently welcomes about 5,000 students from 107 different countries every year in its schools in the world capitals of fashion, art and design, including Milano (School of Fashion and School of Design), Firenze (School of Fashion & Art), Paris, London, Mumbai, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Miami.