Dive into the vibrant tapestry of Maldivian culture with our exclusive Maldivian Day Program, a celebration of the rich traditions and exquisite craftsmanship that define this island paradise. The Maldives, with its blend of South Asian, Arabian, and African influences, is a treasure trove of customs lovingly preserved by generations.
Every month, our Maldivian Day Program showcases the exceptional skills of local artisans, masters of traditional crafts. Witness the artistry of “Thundu Kunaa,” intricately woven mats and baskets crafted from coconut palm, harmoniously blending practicality with visual splendor.
Experience the allure of “Dhivehi Libass,” the traditional Maldivian dress, a dazzling attire adorned with intricate needlework and vibrant hues. Delve into the fascinating art of “Laajehun,” where wood and coral come to life under the skillful hands of artisans, creating decorative pieces inspired by marine life and the island’s natural beauty.
For a hands-on experience, join local boat builders in crafting the iconic Maldivian “Dhoni” boats. These elegant vessels, characterized by their intricate carvings, offer a deep connection to the sea, echoing centuries of Maldivian maritime heritage.
In collaboration with the local community in GA. Vilingili, Mercure Maldives Kooddoo proudly presents this immersive program throughout the year. Engage with local artisans, unravel the stories behind each masterpiece, and participate in interactive workshops. Whether you’re a cultural enthusiast, art lover, or curious traveler, let Maldivian hospitality envelop you as you explore the intricate designs and create timeless memories rooted in tradition.