Nova Maldives Resort: Inaugural Local Art Market

Nova, the shining new gem in the Maldives’ resort scene, recently announced its first-ever local art market on the 6th and 7th of October 2023.

In a tribute to the mesmerizing Maldivian underwater world, Nova has invited a group of exceptionally talented local artists to showcase their creativity and craftsmanship to the resort’s esteemed guests.

Embracing Local Artistry in the Heart of South Ari Atoll

Nestled amidst the captivating beauty of South Ari Atoll, Nova has always been deeply committed to sustainable community development. True to its brand ethos of being rooted in the local culture, this unique event provides a stage for six Maldivian artists to present their work and foster their artistic growth, all while immersing visitors in a captivating world of indigenous artistry.

Nova Maldives Resort: Inaugural Local Art Market

Nova’s guests will have the privilege of exploring an exquisite collection of meticulously handcrafted treasures. This selection includes intricate jewellery pieces, breathtaking hand-carved sculptures, and enchanting paintings that capture the vibrancy of the Indian Ocean’s underwater realm. Each piece tells a unique narrative of marine life, reflecting the distinct style and passion of the talented artisans who pour their hearts into their creations.

Engaging Workshops and Creative Insights

Throughout the event, Nova will host a series of interactive workshops, allowing guests to engage directly with the artists. Participants will gain valuable insights into the artists’ techniques and creative processes, fostering a deeper appreciation for their craft. Visitors will also have the opportunity to craft their own one-of-a-kind artworks inspired by the mesmerizing underwater beauty that surrounds Nova.

Nova Maldives Resort: Inaugural Local Art Market

Culture enthusiasts will find plenty to engage with at Nova’s local art market. Dhivehi language classes will provide a unique opportunity to learn the native language, allowing guests to connect more deeply with the local culture. The rhythmic beats of traditional Maldivian music, known as BoduBeru, will enchant the senses. For those seeking more active experiences, Nova offers the chance to master local games such as “Thin Hama” and “Ohvalu Gondi” through weekly activities.

Culinary Adventures and Authentic Local Lifestyle

Nova is more than just a resort; it’s a gateway to experiencing the authentic local lifestyle. Guests can tantalize their taste buds with Maldivian-themed culinary journeys, immersing themselves in the rich and diverse flavours of the region.

Nova is committed to curating unparalleled experiences for its guests, seamlessly blending the beauty of the natural surroundings with the magic of artistic expression. Through events like the local art market, Nova invites visitors to embark on a journey of discovery, where the allure of the Maldives‘ underwater world meets the creativity of its talented local artists. Come and be enchanted by the fusion of nature and artistry at Nova, where every moment is a masterpiece waiting to be explored.

Nova Maldives Resort: Inaugural Local Art Market


Nova Maldives Resort’s inaugural local art market promises to be a truly remarkable event that transcends the boundaries of a typical resort experience. With a deep commitment to the local community and culture, Nova invites its guests to not only witness but actively engage in the vibrant world of Maldivian artistry.

This gathering of talented local artists, exquisite handcrafted treasures, interactive workshops, and immersive cultural experiences all underscore Nova’s dedication to offering a unique and enriching stay for its visitors.

As Nova continues to bridge the gap between nature’s wonders and the magic of artistic expression, it beckons travellers to explore the profound connection between the underwater beauty of the Maldives and the boundless creativity it inspires. Nova stands as a testament to the harmonious fusion of art and nature, where each moment is a masterpiece waiting to be uncovered and cherished.

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