Delegation of the European Union to the United Arab Emirates

Europe Day Opera Recital at the Paris-Sorbonne University in Abu Dhabi

20/05/2016 - 00:00
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On 9 May, an opera recital was held under the patronage of the UAE's Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan.

Iwona Socha

Soprano Iwona Socha and pianist Joanna Steczek flew in from Cracow especially for this recital in celebration of Europe Day in Abu Dhabi. The Head of the EU Delegation gave a welcoming address and Sheikh Nahyan gave a keynote speech. The recital attendees included officials from the Federal National Council, Emirati educational institutions and diplomats from around the world. The recital was organised in partnership with the Embassy of the Republic of Poland.

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