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The National Archives rehabilitates its corner in KidZania and supports it with interactive games and informative films

The corner of the National Archives in the international children's educational and entertainment city, KidZania Dubai, witnessed a quantum leap and a fundamental modernization, represented by rehabilitating the place and providing it with interactive devices based on enriching the visitor with knowledge and enhancing intelligence through play, experience, fun and pleasure. The rehabilitation of the place came in light of the visitors' needs and suggestions.

In the history of the Emirates, its heritage and customs, and in genealogy

The National Archives rehabilitates its corner in KidZania and supports it with interactive games and informative films

 

The corner of the National Archives in the international children's educational and entertainment city, KidZania Dubai, witnessed a quantum leap and a fundamental modernization, represented by rehabilitating the place and providing it with interactive devices based on enriching the visitor with knowledge and enhancing intelligence through play, experience, fun and pleasure. The rehabilitation of the place came in light of the visitors' needs and suggestions.

Since its establishment in 2013, the National Archives corner in KidZania has contributed to introducing the new generation to the civilizational and cultural heritage of the United Arab Emirates and its great leaders, deepening the sense of national identity, promoting loyalty and belonging to the homeland, and preparing a good citizen capable of giving and giving.

The National Archives Corner in KidZania has been rehabilitated and strengthened with many interactive games capable of developing children's cognitive intelligence. The interactive games in the National Archives Corner achieve more communication between children and their parents. Perhaps the preparation of the "family tree" comes at the forefront of interactive games. The child can practice creating his own "family tree" by entering data, designs and applications inspired by the Emirati environment. This fun experience enriches the child's knowledge of his genealogy. What increases the importance of this interactive game and others in the corner of the National Archives is that all knowledge in it is in both Arabic languages. and English.

 

The National Archives corner displays on a 360-degree screen an educational film that was prepared and filmed in cooperation between the National Archives and the Emirates Heritage Club. Before the oil period, such as: pearl diving and traditional fishing. The film also deals with popular games in the Emirates, customs and traditions, land and sea heritage, health and education in the ancient Emirati society, and compares all the previously mentioned aspects with the prosperous present that the UAE was able to achieve. Under its wise leadership, it achieved for its people and residents on its lands.

 

The corner of the National Archives in the world of KidZania was equipped with a green screen system through which the visitor takes memorial photos during virtual visits to antiquities, forts and castles.

It is worth noting that the National Archives corner in KidZania - Dubai had received, until June of this year 2017, about 64,000 visitors and about 1,500 educational institutions.