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Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives Collaborates with Maldivian Artists

Movenpick all together talent from Maldives. Atheek as artist and Dtune as a music band.
Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives is working with local artists to showcase and promote their talents across the world.

In line with the commitment of Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts to support and empower local communities, Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives is working with local artists to showcase and promote their talents across the world.

As part of a new global digital campaign #ALLtogether by Accor, Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives collaborates with renowned Maldivian artist, Hussain Atheek, and Detune band one of the most popular bands in the Maldives.

If you are looking for a creative outlet this week, internationally exhibited Maldivian artist @atikey demonstrates how to create your own abstract work of art with this acrylic pour painting tutorial on 22nd July 2020.

Hussain Atheek is a self-taught artist who started painting at the age of 9 and now has more than 12 years of experience as an inspiring and talented artist. Atheek likes to explore and experiment with contrasting forms of art, such as digital art, portraits and concept art, using a range of media including soft pastels, acrylic, and oil color. Apart from participating in different national and international art competitions and exhibitions, Atheek has over a good decade of field experience in organizing art events, exhibitions and festivals and expertise in providing consultancy services. He operates art studios in various high end resorts in the Maldives which involves curating creative spaces that foster inspiration, organising, supporting and coordinating regular classes and workshops for guests, organising collaborative group exhibitions and arranging a resident artist on a rolling basis to conduct on-site art events.

In addition to studio management, live art sessions as well as showcasing various forms of art such as henna art, local crafts, and face painting are held at the aforementioned studios in Kandima Maldives and One&Only Reethi Rah. Workshops and live art sessions are also conducted in other resorts such as W Maldives and Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu on demand.

Take a few minutes to unwind and groove to the original music of home-grown Maldivian quintet @DetuneBand , performing their new song Mee Raaje – ‘This is Maldives’. If you’ve never heard a Maldivian song, don’t miss it on 23rd July 2020.

“Detune Band” A family of five , was founded in the year 2006. They perform a mixture of various genres like funk, electric, acoustics, jazz, reggae, blues, classical and Maldivian music. One of their best experiences have been performing in the ITB Fair, in Berlin and Germany in the years 2007 and 2014 representing Maldives.

“One Down”, their first album written and composed by the five members of Detune Band was released on April 5, 2014. The album consists of a complete mixture of original compositions based on real life experiences of the journey they took as a family.

Certified from the Berkley College of Music, USA, they envision themselves as constantly learning and moving forward in the music industry. Detune Band’s vision is to see the music industry in the Maldives evolving with the new generations. Introducing new talents and empowering the youth by sharing what they have learned and assisting them to step up on to the platforms. They are also keep a keen interest in introducing a unique pinch of musical enhancement in to the Maldivian culture.

Feature image by Mövenpick Resort Kuredhivaru
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Siyam World Hosts Summer Football Camp With Spanish Goalkeeper Star Player José Manuel Pepe Reina Páez

Get ready to kick it up a notch as Siyam World Maldives gears up for an epic summer football camp. This camp is hosted by none other than Spanish football sensation, José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez. Guests can join in on the fun from June 23rd to 26th, 2024. Building on its tradition of hosting world-class football camps and following the success of its spring series featuring international legends and star players, this event promises to be a highlight of the summer.

Pepe Reina is set to bring his A-game to Siyam World for an unforgettable football experience. The trill can be experienced at its premier sports complex and full-size soccer pitch – The World Sports Arena. The three-day summer football camp in June runs from 16:30 – 18:00 hrs. This camp also offers participants the chance to receive personalized coaching from the star goalkeeper himself. Along with a series of skill-building drills, friendly matches, and fun football-related activities, this camp is designed to inspire and excite football enthusiasts of all ages. Dressed in their personalized Rascal training kits, young players aged from five to 12 will seize the perfect opportunity to refine all aspects of their game. This includes everything from tactics to technical skills. This unique experience promises to enhance their abilities and provide memories that will last a lifetime.

José Manuel “Pepe” Reina Páez is a Spanish professional footballer renowned for his exceptional skills as a goalkeeper. He is also known for his dedication to nurturing young talent. With a career spanning La Liga and beyond, Pepe Reina brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the game.

Our goal is to inspire our young guests to dream big. Seeing a legend or a star player in person can help these youngsters realize that making their dreams a reality is possible, says Ausy Waseem – Resort Manager at Siyam World.

Legendary Line-Ups at Siyam World

But that’s not all! Siyam World is no stranger to hosting football legends and star players. Earlier this year, the resort scored big with a legendary line-up featuring Wayne Bridge, Adrian San Miguel Castillo, Francesco Totti, and Michael Owen.  These stars led unforgettable spring football camps. Guests had the chance to hone their skills on our impressive sports complex and soccer pitch at The World Sports Arena. With this, guests were able to soak up world-class coaching and immersive experiences as well. 

Furthermore, Siyam World has also had the pleasure of hosting several other football legends and star players recently. This includes players such as EstebanCuchu” Cambiasso, Carlos Puyol, Marco Materazzi, and Robert Pirès. Joining them were players like Harvey Elliott, Kostas Tsimikas, Juan Sebastián Verón, Roberto Pires, Eric Abidal, Nicola Ventola, Bobo Vieri, and Jay Jay Okocha.

Now, it’s time to keep the momentum going with “Pepe Reina” leading the charge. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to train with one of football’s greatest. And now, you can do that at one of the most beautiful locations in the world!

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