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DIFF365 Warms Audiences with Creative Light Comedy "Brigsby Bear"

Saturday Night Live’s Kyle Mooney stars in Dave McCary's feature debut Dubai, 23 July 2017: DIFF365@VOX powered by du once again brings UAE cinema fans one of the world’s top independent films. Following Andrew Rossi’s fashion-themed non-fiction “The First Monday in May”, the all-year around initiative lightens the mood with a cuddly comedy. “Brigsby Bear” is Saturday Night Live’s (SNL) Dave McCary’s debut feature starring his childhood friend and colleague at SNL, Kyle Mooney, along with famed voice and film actor Mark Hamill.  The film premiered at Sundance Film Festival where it was applauded for its insightful examination of the young generation’s obsession with pop culture and the deep feeling of loss that can occur when those formative pieces of ......read more

B4U Plus Ranked Top Asian Channel in The Middle East

IPSOS ranks B4U plus the second most viewed channel in the Middle East UAE– July 20, 2017:  The leading Bollywood entertainment channel, B4U Plus today announced that it is ranked the second most preferred and viewed Asian entertainment channel in the UAE by the leading market research company, IPSOS. In its recent affluent survey, IPSOS has ranked B4U Plus second - due to its highly engaging content and popularity among females from the age group of 25 – 44.  In addition, it popular ‘Star Stop’ programme (airs every Saturdays at 19:00 hours) which features candid interviews with actors and celebrities is ranked as the number 1 television show across all the Asian channels with an average GRPs of 11.7.  B4U Plus is the only free to air channel that has a viewership of over 8 million in the ......read more

Documentary on Leonardo da Vinci by former Dubai-based artist gets international attention

Dubai, UAE, July 20, 2017:  Canadian University Dubai and Sylvain Tremblay, a Montreal/New York based artist and former lecturer in Art History at the University, recently premiered a documentary titled The Master Project: Leonardo Da Vinci, which follows the life of the renowned Renaissance artist at the Chateau du Close Luce in Amboise, France.  The documentary follows Tremblay as he explores Leonardo Da Vinci’s life from his birth in Tuscany to his death at the Chateau du Close Luce. The film was shown by the Chateau as part of their 500th anniversary celebrations. In addition, Tremblay also painted a portrait of Da Vinci in the garden of the Chateau du Close Luce following the premiere. Tremblay was inspired to create the documentary, with director Stephane Chabas, Canadian University Dubai’s Media ......read more

Facebook Announcement: Ability to create or link Groups to Pages

Today, Facebook has rolled out the ability for Pages to create new Facebook Groups, or to link existing Facebook Groups with their Page. This feature began testing in April and is now available globally. This new tool will help the nearly 10 million Page admins who also administer a Group to build communities and drive authentic conversations in Groups around their business, brand, or non-profit as their Page identity.

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Second Edition of Prolight + Sound Middle East on Track for Greater Success in Dubai

Leading AV brands look to capitalise from promising ME region Dubai, UAE: Already the Middle East region's premier exhibition for the pro-AV, events and entertainment industry, Prolight + Sound Middle East 2017, is expecting to attract more than 40 exhibitors, representing close to100 brands from over eleven countries, drawn in by the exciting potential held out by the many mega events scheduled for the near future, as well as the rapidly growing events industry with its demand for the latest in professional AV equipment. "The Middle East, with its rapid evolvement as a region that hosts a large number of mega events and international headline-grabbing shows, is a natural market for the latest professional AV services," said Ahmed Pauwels, CEO of organisers, Messe Frankfurt Middle East. "Prolight + Sound ......read more

The Valuable Collection of the Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan at Etihad Museum

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 July 2017:  The Etihad Museum commemorates one of the most important moments in the UAE’s history – the birth of the nation at the 1971 Union Agreement. The seven Founding Fathers, whose inspiring lives are celebrated at the museum with a dedicated display. By sharing the personal history and belongings of these pioneering men, the Etihad Museum brings the story to life for visitors and gives them a human insight into the events surrounding this historical event.   The Founding Fathers display begins with Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Ruler of Abu Dhabi and ‘Father of the Nation’, and gives visitors a chance to view personal objects including his cane, prayer beads, sunglasses, wrist watch, and a pocket watch. The collection was curated with the help of the Zayed ......read more

Meintjes Holds on to Top 10 GC Standing

Weather wreaks havoc for riders as UAE Team Emirates’ Meintjes retains eighth in GC standings 19 July 2017, United Arab Emirates:  UAE Team Emirates’ Louis Meintjes has held on to eighth place in the General Classification (GC) standings after strong crosswinds marred stage 16 of the Tour de France. With 15km to go and the peloton splitting, Meintjes joined fellow GC contender Dan Martin (Quick-Step Floors) at the back of the pack, finishing the race in 29th place.    Australian Michael Matthew (Team Sunweb) took the stage victory in a photo finish with Edvald Boasson Hagen (Dimension Data), whilst Chris Froome (Team Sky) retains the Yellow Jersey for stage 17.    Commenting on today’s difficult stage, Louis Meintjes said: “I’m disappointed of course. I ......read more

Young Artistic Talents to Display Their Expertise at First Abu Dhabi Unplugged Event

TCA Abu Dhabi launches programme of performing arts showcasing contemporary culture  Abu Dhabi, UAE – 18 July 2017:   Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) is launching a series of live performing art shows called ‘Abu Dhabi Unplugged’ to allow young people to display their innovative talents, creativity, skills and abilities in public.   The initial event, being held on Friday July 21st at Yas Mall from 5pm until 10pm, will be the first in a programme of similar performances in the emirate to provide a platform for youngsters to express their artistic skills through a series of public performances including singing, hip-hop, performing arts, acting, music, stand-up comedy and other artistic performances.   Members of the public are encouraged to attend the ......read more

Dubai Culture Launches the Second Edition of its Reading Corner at Modhesh World

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 July, 2017:  Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate's dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has launched the second edition of its reading corner at Modhesh World – Dubai’s ultimate indoor fun destination for families and kids. Following the success of last year’s reading corner, the new edition features an expanded range of educational and entertainment activities for children alongside Dubai Summer Surprises at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The reading corner allows children and their parents to read and spend quality time together throughout the festival, which began on 3rd July and will continue until 12th August 2017 from 11:00AM to 11:00PM daily.  Dubai Culture’s 2016 installation generated a high level of attendance and ......read more

Etihad Museum Honours the Founding Fathers

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 July 2017:  The Etihad Museum has been a very prestigious landmark in the UAE since its inspection and tells the story of the 1971 Union Agreement through the eyes of the Founding Fathers. The museum honours the Founding Fathers dedication, commitment and patriotism by showcasing their achievements and some of their private collections while inviting individuals from all walks of life to follow their shining example in everyday life.  The museum’s story begins with the Founding Fathers display, which features majestic portraits of the seven rulers of the emirates: Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Ruler of Abu Dhabi; Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai; Sheikh Khalid bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, Ruler of Sharjah; Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman; Sheikh ......read more

Abu Dhabi University & Ministry of Community Development step-up collaboration in empowering People of Determination

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 17 July, 2017:  A delegation from Abu Dhabi University’s Dubai Campus (ADU) recently met with representatives from the Welfare & Rehabilitation for People of Determination Department at the Ministry of Community Development to discuss opportunities for collaboration in identifying and developing the talents of people with special needs on par with international standards in education and vocational training. During the visit, the delegation headed by Dr. Ibrahim Sidawi, Director of ADU’s Dubai campus, offered insights into the University’s diverse portfolio of locally and internationally accredited bachelor, master and doctoral programs. He explained that the University’s postgraduate programs specializing in education such as the Master of Science in Special Education, the Master of ......read more

Ulissi Snatches Second for UAE Team Emirates

Italian Ulissi sprints to second place, securing team’s best result of the Tour    17 July 2017, United Arab Emirates:  UAE Team Emirates’ Diego Ulissi produced an inspirational ride to grab second place on stage 15 and in doing so, recorded the best result for the team on this year’s Tour. The Italian looked full of confidence as he joined the counter-attacking group early on in the race and was successful in the sprint finish, overcoming three other riders in the battle to the finish line.    There was also good news for UAE Team Emirates’ Louis Meintjes, whose result in today’s stage meant a climb up the General Classification standings. The South African now sits in eighth place.    Bauke Mollema (Trek – SegaFredo) recorded his first ever Tour de ......read more

Meintjes Holds on to Top 10 GC Position in Stage 14

UAE Team Emirates’ Louis Meintjes maintains top ten whilst teammate Marcato finishes in top 20   16 July 2017, United Arab Emirates:  Stage 14 saw UAE Team Emirates’, Louis Meintjes hold on to his ninth position in the overall General Classification standings whilst Italian teammate Marco Marcato finished amongst the top 20. This stage saw Chris Froome (Team Sky) regain the Maillot Jaune with an 18 second lead between him and his next rival Fabio Aru (Astana Pro Team). The stage was won by Michael Matthews (Team Sunweb) who finished 15 and 25 seconds ahead of UAE Team Emirates’ Marcato and Meintjes respectively.   Commenting on stage 14, South African Louis Meintjes said: “The last 10 km was very fast and quite scary and unfortunately towards the end a lot of the riders were in front of ......read more

‘Dubai Culture' Launches ‘Our Summer is filled with Culture & Arts' 2017 Programme at the Dubai Public Library

A full programme of educational and entertaining activities across five branches of Dubai Public Library Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 July 2017:  Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate's dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage – has announced the launch of its ‘Our Summer is filled with Culture & Arts’ 2017 Programme at the Dubai Public Library.  The activities will be held across five Dubai Public Library branches and will start on the 16th of July and will run till the 10th of August 2017. Dubai Public Library branches are offering a range of activities for children, which have been designed to develop their skills and help them benefit during their free time away from school during the summer break.  The programme includes activities such as: ......read more

Top Ten in GC for UAE Team Emirates' Meintjes After Stage 12 of Le Tour

South African Louis Meintjes finished in top five of the 12th stage of the Tour de France moving to tenth in the GC   Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2017:   Stage 12 came to a conclusion with UAE Team Emirates’ Louis Meintjes taking fifth place as part of the leaders group crossing the finish line, moving him up to tenth position in the overall General Classification of Tour de France.   The stage was won by Romain Bardet (Fra) (AG2R La Monidale) whilst Fabio Aru (Ita) (Astana Pro Team) clinched the GC lead taking the Maillot Jaune from Chris Froome (Team Sky) after he missed a turn and lost 21 seconds in the final 300 metres of the stage.    Commenting on his top five finish, South African Louis Meintjes said: “Towards the end everything happened very fast. I’m really pleased with my ......read more

Al Dhaheri Triumphs Over Top Ranked Drivers To Win At Adria Raceway

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 15 July 2017:  Rashid Al Dhaheri, overcame one of the toughest fields in junior international karting with a stunning performance to win the fourth edition of the Trofeo Adria Raceway, in Italy on Sunday this weekend. The nine year-old triumphed over a field of over 50 international drivers in the Mini Class, aged between 8-12, the majority of whom were from the top Italian junior categories and the prestigious WSK championship. After two days of practice and testing, the Abu Dhabi schoolboy signalled his intent early by claiming pole position in qualifying on a hot track that made conditions challenging and careful tyre management essential thanks to an over-abundance of grip. In the Pre-Final, Rashid started from pole position but dropped a place early on. However, towards the end of the eight lap race ......read more

Marco Marcato Produces Aggressive Ride For UAE Team Emirates As Swift Grabs Ninth

Italian Marcato led breakaway for 175km of stage 11, whilst teammate Swift sprints to top 10 finish   15 July 2017, United Arab Emirates:  UAE Team Emirates’ Marco Marcato produced an exciting attacking display during stage 11 of the Tour de France, leading the breakaway for over 175km of the 203.5km race. Fellow UAE Team Emirates rider, Ben Swift also had a promising race, finishing ninth amongst General Classification (GC) contenders in a solid sprint finish.   It was another stage win for Marcel Kittel (Quick-Step Floors) whose breath-taking sprint to the line earned him a fifth stage win of the Tour. Chris Froome (Team Sky) retained the Yellow Jersey.    Commenting on the breakaway, Marco Marcato said: “We tried since the start to make the breakaway. We knew it was difficult to ......read more

Jawaher Al Qasimi: Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council Builds International Bridges for UAE's Talent

Sharjah-based crafts council launches pop-up store with Fenwick of Bond Street UAE Ambassador to the UK: Irthi pop-up store represents UAE’s rich aesthetic experience and heritage Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2017:  Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council launched yesterday (Tuesday) its pop-up retail space in collaboration with luxury department store Fenwick of Bond Street, in London, reinforcing its status as a leading platform for designers in the United Arab Emirates to reach a key global audience. On the occasion of the launch, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment, and Royal Patron of Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council, emphasised that some of the most creative and talented artists and designers in the United Arab ......read more

JCDecaux Strengthens Its Presence in the Middle East With a New Street Furniture Contract in Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13th July – JCDecaux SA (Euronext Paris: DEC), the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide, announced today that it has won with its Emirati partner, DXB Media Advertising, a new street furniture contract in Dubai (population 2.7 million) for 10 years, following a competitive tender by RTA (Roads and Transport Authority). This contract will be exercised jointly by an entity that will be ultimately 75% owned by JCDecaux and 25% by DXB Média Advertising.     This exclusive contract covers the installation, operation, upkeep and maintenance of 418 advertising lamp posts strategically positioned along the famous Jumeirah Beach Road, as well as 50 fully-interactive e-Village® situated in iconic locations around the city. This intelligent street furniture initiative is part of ......read more

UAE Team Emirates in Dordogne After First Rest Day

Peloton rides through Dordogne during stage ten after first rest day of the Tour de France   12 July 2017, United Arab Emirates:   After an exciting first part of Le Tour, stage ten began and ended in the Dordogne region of France, with the General Classification standings broadly the same as stage nine. UAE Team Emirates’ Louis Meintjes retained 11th place in the overall GC whilst second in the Youth Classification. The stage was won by a sprint to the line by Marcel Kittel (Quick – Step Floors) with Chris Froome (Team Sky) retaining the Yellow Jersey.     Following their first rest day UAE Team Emirates will now tackle the last of the flat stages before the peloton reaches Paris. Stage 11 is best suited for sprinters and those looking to gain seconds on rival contenders. The 203.5km flat ......read more

SWS Senior Cup Victory for Romaldo Labrooy at Dubai Kartdrome

Labrooy takes top senior spoils while Mohammed Ismail continues Masters winning ways Dubai, UAE, 11 July 2017:  The first Sodi World Series (SWS) race night took place at Dubai Kartdrome last night (10 July), with 25 competitors braving the warm UAE summer temperatures to battle for top honours. The consistency delivered on the track by Romaldo Labrooy paid off and saw him picking up the evening’s top honours with a win and second place, holding off Aron Demirovski in race one, and finishing second to Anjum Shaikh, only two seconds behind, in race two. Masters class winner Mohammed Ismail pulled a double heat win while combining it with the front runners in the senior’s category despite his kart weighing 10kg heavier. After a win and 6th place finish in the final round of the SWS Ramadan Challenge, a ......read more

ACT TOO opens enrollment for Summer Acting Programme 2017

Dubai, July 11, 2017:  If you’re looking for something a little cooler and adventurous this summer, come join the ACT TOO summer acting program at Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre (DUCTAC). Whether it’s to boost your communication skills or simply do something creative in a professional theatre setting, this two-week course welcomes adult students of all levels to discover the art of acting. In six two-hour action-packed sessions, topics covered include: Improvisation, Voice & Movement, Shakespeare for beginners, Character development, Scene study and Presentation style. PRE-REGISTER to reserve a spot: class size limited to 15. Location: DUCTAC Mall of the Emirates Level 2, Balcony Lounge Schedule: July 24th - August 5th,, 2017 Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays - 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm. Cost: AED ......read more

Lexus Short Film ‘Game' Wins the Bronze Lion in Cannes

Dubai, UAE – 11 July 2017: Lexus and The Weinstein Company have announced that Jeannie Donohoe’s film Game has won a Bronze Entertainment Lion for Cinema and Theatrical Fiction Film at Cannes Lions. Game, about a young athlete who defies the odds to pursue a sports passion, was one of four films released this year as part of Season 3 of the Lexus Short Films series.  Lexus Short Films aims to engage with film enthusiasts and audiences to develop and nurture a new generation of emerging filmmakers. Now in its fourth season, the series continues to exemplify Lexus and The Weinstein Company’s shared commitment to arts and innovation by recognizing and supporting up-and-coming talent. Submissions are now open for Season 4 until August 24th, 2017 at www.withoutabox.com/LSF.  “Being recognized with a ......read more

UAE Team Emirates' Louis Meintjes 11th in GC After Dramatic Queen Stage

South African moves up to 11th place in the overall General Classification after a tough stage nine   Dubai, UAE, July 10, 2017:  One of the toughest stages on this year’s Tour saw UAE Team Emirates’ Louis Meintjes moving up in the General Classification and Youth Classification to place 11th and second respectively. The stage was won by Rigoberto Uran (Cannondale-Drapac) while Chris Froome (Team Sky) retained the Yellow Jersey.     Speaking after the stage the South African UAE Team Emirates’ rider said: “Today was terrible but the team was great and they really helped me. However, at the end I didn’t have the legs to follow through on the last climb and I faltered for a bit, then I kept on fighting till the end. The way from the descent to the finish was very fast which made ......read more

Meintjes 12th As Tour Prepare For Gruelling Stage Nine

South African secures 12th place in stage eight as riders gear up for the biggest test on the Tour    9 July 2017, United Arab Emirates:  UAE Team Emirates’ Louis Meintjes finished 12th on stage eight of the Tour, in what were challenging conditions for all riders. With temperatures again hitting 30 degrees and the most difficult test to come – tomorrow’s stage nine – General Classification (GC) contenders failed to make any headway in the race for the yellow jersey.    Lilian Calmejane (Direct Energie) was able to open up a considerable gap on the breakaway group, as the Frenchman crossed the line 37 seconds ahead of his nearest opponent. The results leave Meintjes in 13th place in the overall GC standings and 3rd in the Youth standings going into stage nine – set to be ......read more

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Ramadan Challenge Round Three Senior Up Victory for Ali…

Ismail prevails in Masters and Al Azhari brothers make Junior Cup history Dubai, UAE, 13 June 2017:  Hussain Umid Ali joined the ranks as the latest Senior Cup victor on Monday night (12 June) at Dubai Kartdrome, Mohammed Ismail earned his first Masters win and Keanu Al Azhari seized control of the Junior Cup making SWS history with his brothers in an all-sibling finish on the ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Meintjes finishes Eighth at Critérium Du Dauphiné as Tour de France Build-up ...…

Third place on final stage propels South African into a top ten General Classification spot  Monday, 12 June 2017, United Arab Emirates:  The 69th Critérium Du Dauphiné, one of the traditional curtain-raisers and preparation races for the Tour de France, concluded on Sunday with UAE Team Emirates’ Louis Meintjes finishing eighth in the overall General Classification after a ......read more

Cash Prizes of $800,000 at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam® Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Season 3 [2017-18] Will ...…

  Black Belt winners in all categories will receive cash prizes of: 1st - $2,500 | 2nd - $1,500 | 3rd - $1,000   The Best Academy in each of the five host cities will receive cash prizes of: 1st - $3,000 | 2nd - $2,000 | 3rd - $1,000   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 12th June, 2017: The UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation® (UAEJJF), the official authority for the sport of jiu-jitsu in the United ......read more

Second Place for Brit Ben Swift on Legendary Alpe D'Huez…

Impressive finish for UAE Team Emirates’ Swift at Critérium Du Dauphiné stage seven as Meintjes moves into 11th in General Classification Sunday, 11 June 2017, United Arab Emirates: UAE Team Emirates’ Ben Swift clinched a podium finish at the top of the legendary Alpe d’Huez mountain on the seventh stage of the Critérium Du Dauphiné on Saturday, as teammate Louis Meintjes ......read more

Lars Jan Selected for the 3rd Audemars Piguet Art Commission 2017…

Press conference: 12.30-1.30pm, Wednesday 14 June 2017 Location: Audemars Piguet Lounge, Collectors Lounge, Art Basel Prior Accreditation is essential for access into the lounge Le Brassus, 6 June 2017:  Audemars Piguet is delighted to announce that LA-based, American artist Lars Jan has been selected to create the 3rd Audemars Piguet Art Commission. The multidisciplinary artist will ......read more

Massaro and Elshorbagy Triumph in PSA Dubai World Series Finals…

June 11, 2017, DUBAI UAE: The PSA Dubai World Series Finals reached a thrilling conclusion tonight at Dubai Opera as England’s Laura Massaro successfully defended her title, and Egypt’s Mohamed Elshorbagy claimed his first PSA World Series Finals trophy. The 33 year old Massaro was appearing in the final of the World Series Finals for a third time in a row and in beating World ......read more

Double Victory for UAE Team Emirates as Modelo Wins Sprint in Switzerland and Polanc Takes National ...…

Saturday, 10 June 2017, United Arab Emirates: UAE Team Emirates celebrated twin victories in Europe on Thursday as Jan Polanc won his National Time Trial Championship at the Ljubljana-Domzale-Ljubljana in Slovenia, while hot on his heels a few hours later, Italian Sacha Modolo won the sprint stage at the Grand Prix Canton d’Argovie - Gippingen in Switzerland.  25-year old Polanc ......read more

Dubai Culture Launches Programme for Dubai Festival for Youth Theatre 2017 and 2018…

2017 programme includes 10 specialised academic workshops supervised by experts from the Higher Institute of Theatrical Arts in Cairo A more comprehensive programme will be launched in 2018 to support the requirements of the performance arts sector in Dubai and the UAE in general  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 June, 2017: In the run up to the eleventh edition of the Dubai ......read more

Dubai Opera Stage is Set for Finals Showdown…

June 10, 2017, DUBAI UAE: The PSA Dubai World Series Finals semi-finals served up all the drama usually expected on an Opera House stage tonight, as the players fought it out for a place in the final of the lucrative season-ending squash extravaganza. And it will be two England – Egypt finals as defending champion Laura Massaro will meet World Champion Nour El Sherbini in the ......read more

Beauty Is the Most Viewed Topic in The UAE on Facebook…

79% of people in the UAE have increased video viewing on Facebook over the past year Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 8 June 2017:  Mobile devices and the visual web are making beauty more transparent and accessible than ever before for women in the UAE. This has led to the emergence of real women who are shaping beauty trends alongside established beauty brands and recognized industry ......read more

Du LaLiga HPC Announces Squad Selected for August LaLiga Training Camp & Competitive Matches…

Top Talents in U18 and U16 categories train to play competitive matches against top LaLiga Youth clubs including Sevilla, UD Almeria, Granada, Malaga and Cadiz Dubai, UAE – 8 June 2017 –  du LaLiga High Performance Center (HPC) announced today the names of its top 18 talents in each of the U18 and U16 categories will be travelling to Spain in August for a 21-day intensive ......read more

First semi-finalists decided in PSA Dubai World Series Finals…

June 8, 2017, Dubai, UAE:  Squash fans in Dubai were treated to another thrilling day’s play yesterday in the group stages in the PSA Dubai World Series Finals, and by the end of the day’s play the first semi-finalists had been decided. The early session saw two players move one step closer to the title, with French World No.3 Camille Serme and Marwan ElShorbagy posting their ......read more

UAE Team Emirates sets sights on Top Five at Tour de Suisse…

Three time winner Rui Costa aims for top five GC position at 81st Tour de Suisse   United Arab Emirates. Thursday, 07 June 2017:  Three-time winner of Tour de Suisse, Rui Costa, will look for a top five place inthe General Classification in the 2017 edition. The Portuguese World Champion will lead UAE Team Emirates during the race which takes place over nine days in Switzerland from ......read more

Audemars Piguet Ambassador Renato Paratore Wins the Nordea Masters at Age 20…

Renato Paratore wears a Royal Oak in steel with blue dial Ref. 15400ST.OO.1220ST.03 Dubai - UAE, Monday 7th June 2017 – Renato Paratore won his first European Tour Title in Malmö, Sweden at the Nordea Masters on Sunday June 4th. Renato displayed impressive composure under pressure as he battled to regain the lead and beat Chris Wood and Matt Fitzpatrick by one shot. He carded a 3 ......read more

Diff Partners with Sennheiser in the Year of Giving to Improve the Cinema Experience for audiences ...…

Sennheiser endorsed by the National Media Council (NMC) brings its state of the art hearing and visual assistance platform CinemaConnect, to DIFF 365@VOX powered by du, the exciting new film platform at Mall of the Emirates and the Festival this December Dubai, 7 June 2017: In support of the ‘The Year of Giving', as announced by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, ......read more

Day One of PSA Dubai World Series Finals Serves Up Spectacular Squash…

June 7, 2017, DUBAI UAE: The first day of play in the PSA Dubai World Series Finals served up some spectacular squash in the stunning Dubai Opera yesterday.  The first session saw every match go to three games, and some surprise results as World Champion and top seed Karim Abdel Gawad was toppled by Simon Rosner, and three time World Champion Nick Matthew fell to Marwan ElShorbagy in ......read more

French Double At 2016/17 PSA Awards…

June 06, 2017 - Dubai, UAE: There was double delight for France at the 2016/17 PSA Awards as Men's World No.1 Gregory Gaultier and Women's World No.3 Camille Serme collected the Player of Year Awards during a gala dinner at the Vida Hotel, Dubai.   On the eve of the PSA Dubai World Series Finals, Gaultier, who begins the defence of his title today (June 6) against Ali Farag, was ......read more

Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open returns this November…

Tournament dates announced as Abu Dhabi celebrates Women’s Golf Day Abu Dhabi, UAE - June 6, 2017:  The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open (FBMLO) will return to Saadiyat Beach Golf Club from November 1st – 4th, organizers announced today. The tournament dates were confirmed as Abu Dhabi celebrated Women’s Golf Day with a series of events and activities at its flagship ......read more

Focused on Clarity, Facebook Redesigns Security Settings Page…

At Facebook, we work around the clock to help create a safe and secure community for the people who use our products each day. But security is about more than strong infrastructure. It’s also about giving you simple, helpful tools to help protect yourself. That's why over the past few weeks, we have rolled out a new security settings page that makes it easier than ever to take control ......read more

2017 Ramadan Challenge Round Two Senior Cup Triumph for Al Barwani…

Rubio wins Masters Class and Agha collects Junior Cup Dubai, UAE, 6 June 2017: The Round Two Senior Cup at Dubai Kartdrome on Monday night (5 June) saw a return to form from Five-time Sodi World Series (SWS) UAE Champion and 2015 Ramadan Challenge title holder Atef Al Barwani, with Dario Rubio topping the Masters category of the Senior Cup and Kamal Agha scoring double win to take home the ......read more

Squash Stars Take to the Stage at Dubai Opera This Week…

June 5, 2017, Dubai, UAE:  The elite of world squash are back in Dubai this week to battle it out for one of the most prestigious and fiercely contested titles in the sport, the season-ending PSA Dubai World Series Finals, which will take place at the Dubai Opera from 6-10 June. Only the eight top-ranked players from the PSA Road to Dubai Rankings have earned a place at the prestigious ......read more

Palestinian filmmaker, Farah Nabulsi, invited to UN in New York to screen her three films…

Palestinian filmmaker, Farah Nabulsi, invited to UN in New York to screen her three films, highlighting the injustice faced by Palestinians as 50th anniversary of occupation approaches Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2017:  Farah Nabulsi, the filmmaker and the daughter of Palestinians living in diaspora, has today screened her three short films in the trustee council chambers at the United Nations in ......read more

Gawad Hoping to End ‘Dream' Season on a High at PSA Dubai World Series Finals…

May 31, 2017, DUBAI UAE: Egyptian World No.1 Karim Abdel Gawad says he is relishing the chance to compete in the PSA Dubai World Series Finals for the first time in his career, when he will hope to cap a dream year with victory at the season-ending event taking place at Dubai Opera, June 6-10. The 25-year-old finished top of the PSA Road to Dubai Standings after claiming maximum points at the ......read more

7th Edition of Dubai Sports World Kicks Off Tomorrow With The Biggest Range of Sports Ever…

May 31, 2017 Visitors to enjoy 13 action-packed weeks of sports and fitness at the region’s largest indoor summer sports arena DSW runs from June 1st to September 2nd, 2017 Dubai, UAE – The 7th edition of Dubai Sports World (DSW), the region’s largest indoor summer sports arena, opens its doors to visitors tomorrow (June 1st), with an exciting line-up of over 17 sports ......read more

Dubai-based artist to bring out 'Faces of Dubai' as a multimedia project…

Dubai, May 31, 2017: Dubai-based visual artist Yasir Saeed today announced the second edition of his renowned Faces of Dubai photo project, which will be launched as a multimedia edition in Q4 of this year. Faces of Dubai is a documentary tribute to the city of Dubai, UAE. The project is a platform that documents the perspectives of its residents on life in this city through portraits that ......read more

Mirza Joins UAE Team Emirates in Hammer Series…

UAE Team Emirates compete in inaugural Hammer Series to crown World’s Best Team United Arab Emirates. Tuesday, 30 May 2017: UAE Team Emirates’ Emirati rider Yousif Mirza will join teammates in the inaugural edition of the Hammer Series. The new professional road cycling series will take place between 2 – 4 June in Sportzone Limburg, in the Netherlands, with the opening ......read more

TV Dramas Must Tackle National Issues, Engage Youth - Experts at Sharjah Ramadan Majlis…

  OPENING SESSION OF SHARJAH RAMADAN MAJLIS DEBATES THE STATE OF UAE AND GULF DRAMA; ATTRACTS TOP ACTORS AND PLAYWRIGHTS   SHARJAH/Sharjah Government Media Bureau, May 30, 2017 – The popular Sharjah Ramadan Majlis held its inaugural session last night (Monday, May 29) by calling for the Gulf and Emirati television dramas to train their spotlight on national issues and ......read more

Senior Cup Victory for Azzam in First Round of 2017 SWS Ramadan Challenge…

Elmosi tops Masters and White makes Junior Cup history Dubai, UAE, 30 May 2017:  Defending champ Rami Azzam returned to Dubai Kartdome to take an emphatic first round win in the Sodi World Series (SWS) Ramadan Challenge on Monday night (29 May) with Gianluca Elmosi dominating the Masters category and newcomer Katherine White stunning the field with a historic Junior Cup ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Battle Through 100th Giro d'talia…

  UAE Team Emirates’ impressive debut at 100th Giro d’Italia concludes with Polanc 11th in General Classification Monday, 29 May 2017, United Arab Emirates: The three week Grand Tour concluded on Sunday, 29 May with UAE Team Emirates’ Jan Polanc in 11th place in the General Classification while Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) claimed the overall lead after a ......read more

Special Ramadan Offer for Families to See World's Best Squash Players for Free…

May 29, 2017, DUBAI UAE: It’s game on at Dubai Opera next week when the world’s best squash players arrive in Dubai for the PSA Dubai World Series Finals, and in a fantastic offer organisers announced today that entry to the afternoon sessions on June 6,7, and 8 will be free for families. Only the top eight players on the Road to Dubai standings qualified for a coveted place at the ......read more

Netflix Announces Its First Turkish Original Series…

Dubai, May 29, 2017 - Netflix, the world’s leading entertainment network, continues its investment in international content with the announcement of its first original series from Turkey. Weaving a hero-driven action story with Ottoman and Turkish legend and history, the 10-episode series will be written and produced in Turkey and is expected to launch to Netflix members around the world ......read more

Dubai Studio City Participates at Broadcast Asia 2017 Conference in Singapore…

  -    DSC targets rapidly-developing Asia Pacific media industry to foster growth of filmmaking and broadcasting sectors in the UAE and across the Middle East   Dubai-UAE: May 29, 2017 – Dubai Studio City (DSC), a leading hub for the broadcasting, media production, film, music and entertainment sectors, participated at the Broadcast Asia 2017 conference in ......read more

Premier Futsal collaborates with Dubai Sports Council to host semi-finals and finals of Season Two ...…

Dubai Sports channel to be the official telecasting partners Leading broadcast and communication group, Mediapro, enters Indian market with an alliance with Premier Futsal Dubai, May 29, 2017:  Premier Futsal, the most watched Futsal tournament in the world, is all set to go international with Season Two of the home-grown sporting event. The international foray of the sporting ......read more

AED 1 for unlimited FUN! All you need to know about Funday Monday at Fun City.…

Fun City’s Fun Day Monday promotion makes an ordinary weekday become a fun filled day for children and parents.  Dubai, UAE, May 29, 2017:  Mondays in the UAE have never been the same ever since Fun City, the largest Family Entertainment Center in the region launched its immensely popular ‘Fun Day Monday’ promotion throughout its centers in UAE.  Fun ......read more

Splash ‘n' Party announces Ramadan and Summer Camp specials!…

Dubai’s hugely popular kids’ aqua park promises a splashing time this summer with announcement of generous offerings  Dubai, UAE, May 28, 2017:  Treat kids to some soaking wet play at Splash ‘n’ Party - Dubai’s favourite Kids waterpark. With the kid’s holiday break fast approaching and hours of recreational time needing to be filled, Splash ......read more

Celta Vigo and Al Ain Clubs Select Du LaLiga HPC Players for Pro-Football Careers…

  du LaLiga new season teams in intensive training; U18 & 16 teams getting ready for Spain August scouting trip Dubai, UAE – 24 May 2017 –  du LaLiga High Performance Center (HPC) announced today that two of its football talents, Ahmed El Yamani and Rashed Ahmed, have been scouted by the Spanish LaLiga club Celta Vigo and UAE Al Ain club respectively for ......read more

Teenage artist Aamir Kudel visualizes life with his debut solo exhibition in Dubai…

The seventeen-year-old Indian boy showcases his talent with a series of 13 exquisite works of art titled ‘Visions of Life’ DUBAI – May 24, 2017:  Aamir Kudel, a seventeen-year-old Indian artist in Dubai, recently conducted his debut solo exhibition in Dubai with a series of 13 exquisite works of art titled ‘Visions of Life’ painted with oil on ......read more

Shaikh Takes SWS Senior Cup Victory Ahead of World Finals…

Agha tops SWS Junior Cup, second Masters win in a row for Eelma Dubai, UAE, 23 May 2017:  Veteran racers produced a strong showing at the Sodi World Series (SWS) Sprint Races on Monday night (22 May) at Dubai Kartdrom with Anjum Shaikh and Kamal Agha displaying peak form ahead of their participation in the Paris SWS World Finals on Thursday (25 May). Both drivers went two-for-two on ......read more

IWC Schaffhausen and DIFF Support Arab Filmmakers with Sixth IWC Filmmaker Award…

Dubai, UAE, May 23, 2017:  IWC Schaffhausen and the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) have begun taking submissions for the sixth IWC Filmmaker Award. The award comes with a USD 100,000 cash prize and aims to bring a feature-length film project being developed by a Gulf director to the screen. The winner will be announced at the IWC gala dinner during the 14th edition of the DIFF in ......read more

Former World Number Ones Gaultier, Ashour, Elshorbagy and Willstrop to Meet in Dubai World Series ...…

  May 22, 2017, DUBAI UAE: The 2016/17 PSA Dubai World Series Finals - taking place at Dubai Opera on June 6-10 - looks certain to deliver a blockbuster climax to the squash season after a quartet of former World number ones in the guise of Gregory Gaultier, Ramy Ashour, Mohamed ElShorbagy and James Willstrop were drawn together in a mouth-watering group stage. The lucrative ......read more

Thirty Days of Entertainment and Enlightenment for Children at SLC's Ramadan Camps…

Holy month camps will offer religious, artistic and educational activities Sharjah, May 22, 2017:  Children are set to enjoy an array of artistic, entertainment and religious activities at a number of camps being hosted by Sharjah Ladies Club (SLC) this Ramadan. Running from May 28 to June 22, the programmes at each of the venues have been carefully formulated to align with the spiritual ......read more

Pirelli sets sail for America's Cup 2017 adventure with Emirates New Zealand…

From the race track to the ocean! DUBAI, May 22, 2017:  Pirelli has swapped the racing circuit for the high seas after partnering with two-time winner Emirates Team New Zealand for the 2017 America’s Cup 2017. Pirelli, one of the world’s leading tyre manufacturers, will be the official sponsor of Emirates Team New Zealand as they look for a third win in sailing’s premier ......read more

Emirates Airline Festival of Literature Student Competitions Now Open!…

Can You Write Your Way To Stardom?  Dubai, 22 May 2017: Young writers and poets in the UAE have a new chance to unleash their creative talents as the annual Emirates Airline Festival of Literature student writing competitions open today. The Oxford University Press Story Writing Competition and Taaleem Award for poetry have become integral additions to the academic calendar, with the ......read more

11th Place for UAE Team Emirates' Polanc at Stage 15…

Jan Polanc crosses finish line amongst first group at 100th Giro d’Italia Monday, 22 May 2017, United Arab Emirates: UAE Team Emirates’ Jan Polanc came 11th after he successfully bridged the gap on the final straight of stage 15 and crossed the finish line as part of the first group of riders. Bob Jungels (Quick - Step Floors) took the sprint win in Bergamo to claim the 15th ......read more

UAE Team Emirates' Laengen Sixth in General Classification at Tour of California…

Vegard Stake Laengen is sixth overall at the inaugural edition of the Amgen Tour of California United Arab Emirates. Sunday, 21 May 2017: The curtain was drawn on the seventh and final stage of Amgen Tour of California with UAE Team Emirates’ rider Vegard Stake Laengen placing sixth overall in the final General Classification. The stage was won by Evan Huffman (Rally Cycling) while ......read more

Splash ‘n' Party Celebrates ‘End of School Carnival'…

Little ones can experience a thrilling time with carnival games, and fun with water balloons and water guns Dubai, UAE – May 21, 2017:  With summer vacations getting closer, Splash ‘n’ Party is organizing their first ever, ‘End of School Carnival’ on the 21st May to get the tiny tots celebrating early.  With most of the actual schoolwork completed and ......read more

Mika Singh and Daler Mehndi live in concert in Dubai on Friday, May 19…

Turban Kings arrive in Dubai Brother duo to perform together in Dubai for the first time Daler Mehndi performing in Dubai after 8 years, singer to sing all his hit numbers from Bahubali 2, Dangal to the old favourites Mika says Dubai is an amazing city and he does about 7 shows a year. May 18th, 2017; Dubai, UAE:  Get ready to groove as the brother duo and singing singhs are all set ......read more

Dubai Chamber announces winners of Dubai Smartpreneur Competition…

Winners announced during prestigious ceremony at ArabNet Digital Summit in Dubai Top three winners received cash prizes and access to training and support Dubai, UAE, May 18, 2017:  The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced on Wednesday the top three winners of the 2nd cycle of the Dubai Smartpreneur Competition during the closing ceremony for the 5th ArabNet Digital ......read more

Podium Finish for Portuguese World Champion…

UAE Team Emirates secure two riders in top ten with Rui Costa second and Simone Petilli placing eighth in stage 11 of Giro d’Italia Thursday, 18 May 2017, United Arab Emirates: UAE Team Emirates’ World Champion Rui Costa clinched a podium position with teammate Simone Petilli in top ten after facing four tough ascents during the 11th stage that concluded Wednesday 17 May. ......read more

Call for Nominations for the 2017 Global Citizen Award…

Dubai, UAE, May 17, 2017:  Global Residence and Citizenship advisory firm, Henley & Partners is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2017 Global Citizen Award. The Award was established to pay tribute to individuals who work towards improving and supporting the global community, and whose actions have contributed to building a more peaceful and tolerant ......read more

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