President Mohamed Nasheed opened the exhibition titled “Painting Dreams” by Uz. Hasen Didi at the National Art Gallery on Friday evening.
President Nasheed also released the official catalogue of the exhibition and thanked Didi for his numerous contributions to Maldivian society.
Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture wrote in the catalogue: “[His paintings and photographs] can be deemed as symbolic of what the 20th century meant to many Maldivians.”
“Painting Dreams” is the first exhibition to open at the National Art Gallery this season and will remain until 20 May 2010.