Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa is set to host its first Festive Artisan Market on 22 December, a unique cultural event to showcase distinctive collections by prominent local artists and designers.
Guests will be able to explore products made by local artisans and designers, and to experience a taste of the Maldivian culture with live performances and culinary delights. The day will also mark the official kick-off of seasonal festivities with a ‘Tree and Festive Lighting Ceremony.’
“The Artisan Market is a distinctive way for guests visiting the resort to celebrate the festive season and enjoy a day of fun and festivities with their family, friends and loved ones,” said Mohamed El Aghoury, General Manager.
“At Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, we believe in the power of the community and foster connections. We invite you all to join us at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa for the holiday season with this gala celebration of local art and culture.”
The Festive Artisan Market will take place at the resort’s picturesque Kakuni beach from 1 to 5pm.
Participants include Oevaali Art Shop, a jewelry and premium gifting brand; Mula Maldives for reef-friendly sun screen; Island Bazaar with a range of apparel and accessories; Island Cultures for paintings by Eagan Baadeu; and Toddy showcasing clothing, beach essentials and jewelry.
The vendors were selected for their unique offerings and to showcase the local culture and the community by giving them a platform to display their work, the resort said.