Dubai Culture manages and supports arts and culture in the Emirate of Dubai. It is also responsible for preserving Dubai’s cultural heritage. Since its establishment in 2008, Dubai Culture has played a central role in establishing the city as a centre for culture and arts in the region and the world in line with the Dubai Strategic Plan 2021. Dubai Culture is a platform of cultural exchange and innovation that enriches the cultural scene, preserves Emirati heritage and nurtures creative talent and social cohesion. It raises public awareness about the value of the culture, heritage and arts sector.