Ataya (meaning giving) is a charity exhibition organized by the Emirates Red Crescent under the patronage and vision of H.H. Sheikha Shamsa Bint Hamdan Al Nahyan.

Ataya consists of a wide range and variety of distinctive fashion, jewelry, home accessories and furniture, all of which are selectively picked by the higher committee of the exhibition. Exhibits are all by talented regional and international designers and artists.

Event information

IPIC Arena
Zayed Sports City,
Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street,
Abu Dhabi

Ladies Only
30th April – 3rd May 2017
3.00pm -10.00pm

4th May 2017
3.00pm -10.00pm

Admission AED 50

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Our Ambassador

“I am passionate about promoting the arts and creativity and Ataya is a fantastic platform for artists, designers and artisans to bring their work to a wider public.”

How to participate

If you are a talented artist, designer or artisan and you would like to take part in future Ataya Charitable Exhibition then e-mail your contact details and some examples of your work to

The Ataya Higher Committee of the exhibition will contact you if your application is successful.

Ataya Exhibition supports humanitarian projects and service to the needy, both within and outside the United Arab Emirates. As a humanitarian organization, if your project requires support, please get in touch with us on ataya Email for assistance. We will evaluate your project and revert with our reply.

Ataya 2015

Last year’s proceeds was used to build and operate a women and children’s hospital in Northern Iraq close to the city of Erbil that will give refugees access to much needed healthcare.
They desperately need our help. Click on the button below to find out how you can help.

Become a volunteer

Ataya would not work without a dedicated team of volunteers. If you would like to get involved then e-mail us your contact details