(MENAFN - Arab News) The Art and Skills Institute launched an exhibition entitled "Inspiration" which was held with the cooperation of the Japanese Embassy.
"The show drew its topic from Japanese culture, nature, history and society," the Japanese Embassy said in a statement.
Japanese Ambassador Jiro Kodera graced the occasion and congratulated Princess Adwa bint Yazid bin Abdullah, head of the institute, for the exhibition's success.
Princess Adwa, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah's niece, praised the embassy's cooperation.
During the show, Kanaki Aono of the Japanese Embassy conducted lectures about Japan and held a calligraphy workshop. Participants expressed appreciation for their very first calligraphy experience as also for learning how to write using Japanese characters.
The Art and Skills Institute offers degrees to Saudi women interested in fashion design and visual art and is affiliated with the Box Hill Institute in Australia. Degrees from the institute are recognized by the Australian government.