For the second year, the Ministry of Education launches its initiative of the journey to talent discovery "Masterpieces", in collaboration with local and international partners. This initiative aims to develop and refine the students' talents and abilities in the following fields: First- Music Masterpieces: Discover the musical talents and found a national school orchestra; Second- Theatre Masterpieces: Spread the theatrical school culture and establish a national school theatre group; Third- Visual Arts Masterpieces: Discover and nurture talented students in the various fields of visual arts, including painting and drawing, sculpture, photography, fashion design and graphic design, as well as the use of contemporary media; Fourth- Traditional Arts Masterpieces: Discover and nurture distinguished students in the field of Emirati culture; Fifth- Cinema Masterpieces: Discover the students' talents in movie production; Sixth- Poetry Masterpieces: Discover the students' talents in the writing and declamation of poetic and Nabataean poetry.
Specialized workshops and training seminars will be provided to develop and nurture the skills and talents of our students, with the support of an elite group of local and international professionals, in the fields of Music, Drama, Visual Arts, Emirati Culture, Cinematography and Poetry. "Masterpieces" will provide the selected students with unique opportunities, to meet and interact with some of the best professionals in these fields. There will be more initiatives for students to enhance their creative thinking and cognitive and social development, and to raise their level of competence, as well as to reinforce their national identity and their positive and well-disciplined behavior. The initiative will also offer the students the opportunity to participate in special programs and events inside and outside the country.