Cultural Centers Services Package
Rental of MCY theatres, halls and areas
Rental of theatres, halls and other facilities in cultural centers for organizing various activities and events in the cultural fields
Per Day Government/ Semi Government Entities Private Companies / Individuals National Theatre Abu Dhabi Services Rental of Halls Rental of the main lobby 4000 8000 Rental of a movie theatre 2000 4000 Rental of a theatre hall for shows 15000 25000 Rental of a training room 5000 7500 Rental of a VIP lounge 8000 12000 Rental of the foyer 1000 2000 Rental of devices and equipment Rental of laser equipment 2000 4000 Rental of a star screensaver 4000 8000 Rental of a smoke machine – (2) units 400 600 Rental of a cloud machine 400 600 Rental of mobile lighting machines – 275 watts (8) bulbs 3000 5000 Rental of mobile lighting machines: 250 watts (10) bulbs 2000 4000 Rental of the Ministry's General Office’s meeting rooms Rental of large meeting room 1000 1500 Rental of small meeting room 500 800 Culture Centres Services Al Dhafra Culture Center Rental of conference room 1000 1500 Rental of sub-exhibition hall 5000 65000 Rental of lobby hall 1000 1500 Rental of seminar hall and cinema 4000 5000 Ras Al Khaimah Cultural Center Rental of theatre hall 6000 8000 Rental of sub-exhibition hall (grand hall) 3000 6000 Rental of seminars (multimedia) 2000 4000 Rental of lobby 1000 1000 Rental of conference room 1000 1500 Fujairah Culture Center Rental of theatre hall for shows 5000 6500 Rental of conference room 1000 1500 Rental of small lobby 500 800
Federal Youth Authority
Creative Centers Department
G2G & G2B & G2C
All Community members
Institutions: Government Entities / Private Institutions / NGOs
Submit Service Request
Payment for Service
The Beneficiary /Tenant will comply with security and technical measures, and the good manners applicable in the UAE.
The Beneficiary / Tenant will inform the booking officer at the National Theatre of the name of the person responsible for the event, and the person authorised to complete the administrative procedures, at least one month before the event date.
The Beneficiary / Tenant undertakes to:
Provide a copy of the event's agenda, including start and end times (not later than 1:00 am), and will comply with the agenda before the ministry.
Adhere to the dates scheduled for decoration and training provided by the National Theatre department, which will be between the hours of 8:00 am and 10:00 pm.
The theatre technician must be informed of any additions to the theatre systems (sound / lighting). The theatre personnel must also be notified of these additions in advance, and these additions will be installed under their supervision. The Beneficiary shall bear full responsibility for any damage that may result from these additions to individuals or the theatre building and its contents.
The Beneficiary / Tenant shall take all approvals from third parties.
The work at the National Theatre building will be suspended for one hour during Friday prayers, where all activities will cease at the time of prayer, taking into account the observance of the Adhan during every day of the week
It is prohibited to introduce food and beverages of any kind into the theatre at any time, whether while decorating or during rehearsals or show times.
The Beneficiary / Tenant will bring the necessary technical assistance and other labour when there are no workers in the theatre to help them, and the Beneficiary / Tenant will supervise them directly and bear all expenses and wages.
The Beneficiary / Tenant will pay the rental fee in advance in e-dirham, with a payment of AED 5,000 in cash as a refundable deposit that can be collected after the event. The insurance amount will be refunded based on the original receipt issued by the National Theatre.
Decorations and equipment will be transferred outside the theatre without any damage to theatre assets. A certain amount will be deducted from the insurance paid for these damages, should damages be incurred. The ministry is entitled to modify or change the value of insurance before, during, or after the event, and will have the right to estimate the damages.
The public will not be allowed to climb the stage during or after the event, and the Beneficiary / Charterer will bear full responsibility in the event of any damage resulting from the audience.
Smoking is strictly prohibited in the National Theatre building and all its facilities.
Students, children or show groups will not be left in the theatre, or on the stage, without a supervisor being present during rehearsals or show times.
No unauthorised changes will be made in the theatre hall, its stage, or in the floor, walls and appliances, including anything that may leave a permanent mark or damage, such as nails, adhesives and dyes. It is strictly forbidden to paste ads and pictures on the walls and to place any chairs in the corridors or inside the theatre hall, in accordance with instructions from the Department of Civil Defence.
The beneficiary will provide the batteries for the wireless microphones if they are used on the stage.
All equipment, materials and boards for the event will be inserted and removed from designated doors only, and Beneficiaries must remove them immediately after the event, or before 7:00 am the day immediately after the event.
The Beneficiary / Tenant will bear full responsibility for the safety of all facilities inside and outside the halls / theatre, and will protect the property from any damage that may be caused by the audience or people associated with the Beneficiary before, during or after the event.
The use of water and fire, including firecrackers and fumes, is be strictly prohibited during the event.
Smoke machines, fog machines, or hydrogen smoke is strictly prohibited, except with special permission from theatre management.
Log in to the e-Services portal or smartphone application.
Fill out the Rental of Theaters, Halls and Areas of the Ministry application page and attach the required documents.
Obtain security approval.
Pay the fees related to the rented facility.
The Ministry completes booking procedures and hands over the facility to the client.
The Ministry submits a receipt to the client after the end of the rental period.
Copy of applicant's identity card in case of an individual applicant. Lecturer’s / artist’s CV.
Upload a copy of the applicant's identity card in case of an individual applicant. Upload the lecturer’s / artist’s CV and include the following details: Name / means of communication with the lecturer or artist / lecturer’s or artist’s achievements / scientific and professional biography.
Lecturer’s / artist’s CV.
Upload incorporation document (both for government and private sector).
Document of incorporation (private entities).
Upload incorporation document (private sector).
Official letter from the government / private entity requesting the facility required for the event.
Upload the official letter from the government / private entity requesting the facility required for the event.
Copy of the authorized person's ID.
Upload the lecturer’s / artist’s CV and include the following details: Name / means of communication with the lecturer or artist / lecturer’s or artist’s achievements / scientific and professional biography.
Lecturer’s / artist’s CV.
Al Dhafra Cultural Center
Fujairah Cultural Center
RAK Cultural Center
Lateefa Eid Al Faraj
Director of Culture and Knowledge Centres
November 7, 2018