Celebrating 30 years

Celebration exhibition of the 30 years anniversary on the founding of the AlSadu Society

Celebrating 30 years of supporting culture, crafts and creativity.

This support continues through three interactive exhibits for top makers and shapers in Kuwait in the field of:

٠ALZAY Creative fashion

٠ALHULI Creative jewelry

٠ALSONAA’ Creative furniture design

The celebration highlights the role of the Kuwaiti designer and showcases their designs in costumes and ornaments and these designs are inspired by the heritage of Kuwaiti weaving (sadu) with its meanings, colors and patterns.

Date: March 22-24, 2022

ALZAY Creative Fashion

Exhibition: 14 Kuwaiti fashion designers and designers will be hosted, each of whom will implement a distinctive piece inspired by AlSadu with its meanings and colors, with an exclusive design.

Location: Bayt AlBader

Date: October 22-24, 2022

ALHULI Creative Jewelry

Exhibition: 7 Kuwaiti jewelry designers, each of whom will implement a distinctive piece inspired by AlSadu with its meanings and colors, with an exclusive design.

Location: Sadu House

Date: December 22-24, 2022

ALSONNAA Creative Furniture Design

Exhibition: 10 Kuwaiti designers and designers will be hosted, each of whom will implement a distinctive piece inspired by AlSadu with its meanings and colors, while integrating the contemporary environment in an exclusive design.

Location: Bayt AlBader

‏Chairpersons Word

The AlSadu Society was established in 1991 as a weaving craft cooperative, concerned with safeguarding Kuwait’s textile heritage, its related craftsmanship as well as honoring the fine skills and manual dexterity of the women weavers that carried it forward from generation to generations over the years.

‏This special 30th anniversary celebrates the thirty years of Al Sadu Society’s work in preserving these traditions and transferring them towards new contemporary horizons, that have enriched the cultural identity and contemporary creative expression.

Thirty years of documenting the techniques and artistic skills and their transmission through serious instruction and educational programs to young students and future generations.

Thirty years of encouraging youth to crafts and innovation in the field of weaving and weaving traditions.

Thirty years in highlighting Kuwaiti cultural heritage and spreading the awareness of it locally, regionally and globally. In 2020, the art of Sadu was selected on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.

“Together we work, together we celebrate”

Bibi Duaij J AlSabah

Chairperson AlSadu Society

November 2021