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  • kalhuhuhthu

    kalhuhuhthu

    A story created by Ahmed Ishan (Dinba), who participated in the Moodhu Maakandhu Festival, Held at AA. Ukulhas in 2015. Emmenge in partnership with IUCN Maldives held a Vaahaka Hedhun; a story making workshop, by inviting artists from across disciplines to create stories at Ukulhas during the festival period. Artists resided on the island for two days collecting and creating the stories. “Moodhu-Maakan’du Fest 2015″ (word derived from the local language, Dhivehi – “Moodhu” means The Sea, “Maa-kan’du” means the Open Ocean) […]

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  • Dhon Thuhthu

    Dhon Thuhthu

    A story created by Ahmed Ishan (Dinba), who participated in the Moodhu Maakandhu Festival, Held at AA. Ukulhas in 2015. Emmenge in partnership with IUCN Maldives held a Vaahaka Hedhun; a story making workshop, by inviting artists from across disciplines to create stories at Ukulhas during the festival period. Artists resided on the island for two days collecting and creating the stories. “Moodhu-Maakan’du Fest 2015″ (word derived from the local language, Dhivehi – “Moodhu” means The Sea, “Maa-kan’du” means the Open Ocean) […]

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  • Aiman The Innovator

    Aiman The Innovator

    A story created by the artists, Shamin Nizam & Ahmed Imad who participated in the Moodhu Maakandhu Festival, Held at AA. Ukulhas in 2015. Emmenge in partnership with IUCN Maldives held a Vaahaka Hedhun; a story making workshop, by inviting artists from across disciplines to create stories at Ukulhas during the festival period. Artists resided on the island for two days collecting and creating the stories. “Moodhu-Maakan’du Fest 2015″ (word derived from the local language, Dhivehi – “Moodhu” means The Sea, “Maa-kan’du” […]

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  • Shamhas First Dive Attempt

    Shamhas First Dive Attempt

    A story created by the artists; Shamin Nizam & Ahmed Imad, who participated in the Moodhu Maakandhu Festival, Held at AA. Ukulhas in 2015. Emmenge in partnership with IUCN Maldives held a Vaahaka Hedhun; a story making workshop, by inviting artists from across disciplines to create stories at Ukulhas during the festival period. Artists resided on the island for two days collecting and creating the stories. “Moodhu-Maakan’du Fest 2015″ (word derived from the local language, Dhivehi – “Moodhu” means The Sea, “Maa-kan’du” means the […]

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  • Ahmed Fulhu

    Ahmed Fulhu

    A story created by one of the artists, Ahmed Usama, who participated in the Moodhu Maakandhu Festival, Held at AA. Ukulhas in 2015. Emmenge in partnership with IUCN Maldives held a Vaahaka Hedhun; a story making workshop, by inviting artists from across disciplines to create stories at Ukulhas during the festival period. Artists resided on the island for two days collecting and creating the stories. “Moodhu-Maakan’du Fest 2015″ (word derived from the local language, Dhivehi – “Moodhu” means The Sea, “Maa-kan’du” means […]

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  • Bimudhaabba

    Bimudhaabba

    A story created by one of the artists, Maisha Yoosuf, who participated in the Moodhu Maakandhu Festival, Held at AA. Ukulhas in 2015. Emmenge in partnership with IUCN Maldives held a Vaahaka Hedhun; a story making workshop, by inviting artists from across disciplines to create stories at Ukulhas during the festival period. Artists resided on the island for two days collecting and creating the stories. “Moodhu-Maakan’du Fest 2015″ (word derived from the local language, Dhivehi – “Moodhu” means The Sea, “Maa-kan’du” means […]

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  • Art, history, education, and corporate sponsorship: The case of the 3000 photos

    Art, history, education, and corporate sponsorship: The case of the 3000 photos

    Islanders Education, the management of Billabong School issued a statement in response to the outrage on social in relation to a contributor’s comment on emmenge.com questioning the censorship of former President Nasheed from the “3000 Photos of our History” exhibition organised by the school and inaugurated by President Yameen at the National Art Gallery, Male’, Maldives on 7 August 2015. Prior to the hype on social media on this issue, the exhibition was advertised on the school’s Facebook page as “3000 […]

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  • Why did Billabong School censor President Nasheed from Maldives’ 2000 year history?

    Why did Billabong School censor President Nasheed from Maldives’ 2000 year history?

    Why did Billabong High International School in Male’, Maldives, erase the Maldives’ first democratically elected leader Mohamed Nasheed’s presence from it’s Independence Day photo exhibition named “3000 Photos of our History“? How strong and disturbing a precedent has the school management set for the school environment, teachings inside classes, and free, honest, intellectual discussion among school students on the subjects of history and politics of the country, by this very loud act of cowardice? Why did the school do it? […]

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  • The Stories of Ukulhas – Come Experience the Moodhu Maakandhu Festival

    The Stories of Ukulhas – Come Experience the Moodhu Maakandhu Festival

    Come experience the Stories from AA. Ukulhas, Maldives. emmenge.com/mmkf15

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