Today, the General Foundation for the Cultural Village inaugurated an artistic mural by the plastic artist Gerson Jimenez, symbolizing the friendship between the State of Qatar and the Dominican Republic, in Building 16 in Katara, inspired by the aesthetics of the Rosa de Bayahibe flower, the national flower of this island in the Caribbean. . His Excellency Mr. Jorge Bahsa Hazem, Ambassador of the Dominican Republic to the State, said in a speech during the inauguration of the mural that this artwork expresses friendship and mutual appreciation between the two countries, and represents a gift from the people of his country to their brothers in Qatar, within the framework of the Dominican Week in Katara, appreciating the efforts Dr. Khaled bin Ibrahim Al-Sulaiti, Director General of the General Foundation for the Cultural Village, in promoting cultural cooperation between the two sides. For his part, the artist Gerson Jiminer, in an exclusive statement to Qatar News Agency (QNA), praised his choice to complete this mural, and the employment of a symbol that reflects his love and appreciation for Qatar and its people, and celebrates the beauty of nature represented in the flower of Bayahibi, noting that he used a mixture of Acrylic colors that radiate joy and stimulate positive feelings, and celebrate Katara visitors from all over the world. The plastic artist also emphasized that his role as an artist is to make people happy and spread joy in their souls. It is noteworthy that the mural represents the second participation of the Dominican artist Gerson Jimenez in Katara, after his personal exhibition. "faces of the world" Which was organized by the General Foundation for the Cultural Village in cooperation with the Dominican Embassy in the country last December as part of the cultural events accompanying the FIFA,Football,Soccer,Football,Soccer World Cup Qatar 2022, which was devoted to drawing portraits of soccer stars.
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