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Spotlight on the Sacred Art of Inshad; Call for Public and Private Support to Singers

Renowned Munshids (singers) from across arab world recall their individual journey; call for embracing new trends and subjects  SHARJAH, Sharjah Government Media Bureau, May 22, 2018 –   The glorious Islamic tradition of Inshad, celebrating the love of Allah and the Prophet, peace be upon him, today faces acute challenges and needs the patronage of public and private institutions as well as popular support. Speaking at the second Sharjah Ramadan Majlis last night (Monday, May 21) titled ‘Inshad: Influence and Art,’ at Al Majaz Amphitheatre, renowned munshids (singers) from across the Arab world recounted their individual journey as artists, besides singing some of their best ‘nasheed’ on the occasion, casting a spell on the audience.   The Sharjah Ramadan Majlis is being ......read more

Dynamic Colombian Rodriguez Storms Into Atco Psa Dubai World Series Finals as Line Up Is Decided

May 22, 2018 DUBAI UAE –  Following one of the most dramatic and competitive seasons ever on the PSA World Tour, the line-up for the season-ending ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals has been confirmed and the top eight male and female squash players in the world will descend on Dubai in just two weeks’ time to compete for the final title of the season. The fight for the points for the World Series Standings has been waged across the globe in eight World Series tournaments over the past nine months, and with the final qualification event concluded, the top 16 players will now battle it out for the coveted title at the Emirates Golf Club between June 5-9.  After a nail-biting week of competition, last week’s Allam British Open saw Colombia’s Miguel Angel Rodriguez storming into the top eight of ......read more

Sheikh Juma launches his Asian Games preparations with NAS Run

Dubai, UAE, May 22, 2018:   Sheikh Juma Dalmook Al Maktoum, winner of the Double Trap silver medal at the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games, tested his physical readiness for the 2018 Asian Games on Monday night by taking part in the Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament’s 10km Run. With His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, greeting the participants at the start and cheering them through the race from an open-top jeep, more than 1,500 runners took part in the 5km and 10km Run, crossing the finish line in the wee hours at the Nad Al Sheba Complex. Sheikh Ahmed Dalmook Al Maktoum and Sheikh Hamad Dalmook Al Maktoum – both brothers of Sheikh Juma –also took part in the race, along with Sheikh Rashid bin Ammar Al Nuaimi, Sheikh ......read more

A Great Victory for Real Madrid in Serbian Capital

Real Madrid has become the champion team of the exciting Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four 2018, following a decisive victory of 85-80 over its rival Fenerbahçe Doğuş Istanbul at Belgrade’s Štark Arena. This win also stands for the 10th EuroLeague Championship of the Spanish representative.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -- May 22nd, 2018: The Final Four came head to head in Europe’s highest-level basketball championship over the weekend at the Štark Arena, Serbia’s largest indoor arena. And the new champion Real Madrid was crowned as the victor on Sunday 20th May in the final stage of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague.    Friday night saw the first games of the Final Four. Reigning champions Fenerbahçe Doğuş Istanbul and Žalgiris Kaunas played the initial ......read more

The Puppeteer Behind ‘Star Wars'

Dubai, UAE, May 21, 2018:  He was inside Jabba the Hut in “Return of the Jedi,” helped make “The Muppets” come alive and has been pulling the strings on Yoda since he was 19 years old. Meet Dave Barclay, the puppet master, builder and animatronic supervisor responsible for some of your favorite characters on film and TV. He started his career as an assistant puppeteer for Yoda in “The Empire Strikes Back” under legendary puppeteer Frank Oz. Today, he’s the chief puppeteer responsible for Jabba the Hut, taking your favorite Star Wars characters from words on a page to a galaxy far, far away.          

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Defending champs Surprise down Raptor to reach semis

Dubai, UAE, May 21, 2018:   F3 will square off against defending champions Surprise for a place in the final of Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament’s Volleyball championship after edging Spinneys 3-2 in the battle for the top spot in Group B. Spinneys will take on Group A toppers F3 ‘A’ in the other semis. Both F3 and Spinneys had already qualified for the last four after defeating Leader Sport in their opening matches, but the top spot in Group B was at stake as they faced-off in the early hours of Monday. Winning the group meant avoiding F3 ‘A’ in the semis and F3 looked especially keen to do that as they came bolting out of the blocks to win the first set. Spinneys, however, refused to back down and the tie was eventually decided in the fifth, where F3 stamped their class for a 25-23, 20-25, ......read more

Victory Team confident of total assault in GP of Portimao

Dubai, UAE, May 21, 2018:  Led by four-time defending world champion Alex Carella, Dubai’s Victory Team stayed confident of an all-out assault for the opening round of the 2018 UIM F1H2O World Championship in Portimao, Portugal. Pushed into third and fourth on the start grid by Team Abu Dhabi going into the main race, both Alex Carella and Ahmed Al Hameli stayed confident they could even end up on the podium with a little bit of luck. “The more time I spend in the boat, the more confident I feel about this new boat,” Alex Carella said after the BRM Qualifying session at the Grand Prix of Portimao in Portugal. “I am confident we can both climb to the top of the standings as we keep getting better and better with each minute spent inside the new boats. Everything has been going as per plans and ......read more

Etihad Museum Launches ‘Teachers Pack' In Celebration of International Museums Day

Enhancing the museum’s position as a key educational and knowledge sharing centre in partnership with the Ministry of Education and KHDA Launching the pack is aligned with this year’s International Museum’s Day theme: ‘Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new publics’  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 May 2018:   Etihad Museum, an entity managed by Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has launched a ‘Teachers Pack’ as part of the educational programmes to celebrate International Museums Day. This year, the international occasion falls on 18th May and will take place under the theme ‘Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new publics’.   Dubai Culture partnered ......read more

Defending champions Surprise stunned in NAS Volleyball opener

DUBAI – Surprise, they never saw it coming. Dubai, UAE, May 19, 2018:  The reigning NAS Volleyball champions, boasting two of the world’s top spikers in their ranks and high on confidence, were expected to open their 2018 Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament campaign with a win against F3 ‘A’. Instead, Surprise were stunned 3-2, despite a fightback from 0-2 down.  In the deciding fifth set, the two teams went toe-to-toe until 7-7, but then F3 ‘A’ started inching ahead to eventually prevail 25-20, 25-17, 14-25, 13-25, 15-12 in an engrossing battle that lasted an hour and 55 minutes. In the second volleyball match of the night, F3 scored a 3-0 (29-27, 25-15, 25-23) win over Leader Sport. “Surprise are the champions from 12 months ago and they also have two of the world’s best ......read more

Victory Team to mount challenge for F1 crown this weekend

Dubai, UAE, May 19, 2018:  Dubai’s Victory Team will be mounting their most serious challenge for a maiden F1 world title with a two-boat strategy when a total of 19 drivers take to the waters at this weekend’s (May 18-20) Grand Prix of Portimao in Portugal. Several teams have made changes this season with four-time world champion Alex Carella joining Ahmed Al Hameli for the Victory Team, while the Poland’s Bartek Marszalek has teamed up with Norwegian Marit Strømøy in the Emirates Racing Team. Three-time World Champion and last year’s Portugal race winner Philippe Chiappe will continue to head the CTIC F1 Shenzhen China Team, while last year’s race runner-up Sami Selio and Filip Roms will be hoping for a better fortune this year in their Mad-Croc Baba Racing Team. Germany’s Mike ......read more

Lexus sweeps two podium finishes at round two of 2018 AUTOBACS SUPER GT 500 series

Lexus LC 500 demonstrates its prowess on the track in second race of the season, taking four of the top five positions   Dubai, UAE – 17 May 2018:  Extending its stunning performance at the 2018 AUTOBACS SUPER GT 500 series, Lexus claimed two podium finishes in the second round of the GT500 class held recently at Fuji Speedway. The No. 39 Lexus LC 500 DENSO KOBELCO SARD, co-piloted by Heikki Kovalainen and Sho Tsuboi, finished second, while the No. 38 Lexus LC 500 ZENT CERUMO, driven by Yuji Tachikawa and Hiroaki Ishiura, scored third place in the closely-fought 500-km race.    “I congratulate the teams on their outstanding performance. These podium finishes add to our proven track record in motorsports. The DNA from our racing products trickles down to our production vehicles, helping us ......read more

Al Ain FC Confirmed as UAE Host Team for Fifa Club World Cup UAE 2018

The Boss Joins the Club!  Dubai, UAE, May 17, 2018:  Al Ain FC Chairman His Excellency Ghanem Mubarak Al Hejari promises Arabian Gulf League champions will make the UAE proud against continental kings from across the globe Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Wednesday, 16 May 2018: Al Ain FC have been confirmed as the second qualifier for the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018, with the tournament’s hosts determined to put on a show against the big names of world club football this December.   The recently-crowned Arabian Gulf League (AGL) champions, nicknamed ‘The Boss’, join North and Central American CONCACAF champions C. D. Guadalajara in securing their spot in FIFA’s annual showcase to crown the best club side on the planet. Al Ain FC and C. D. Guadalajara will be joined by the ......read more

Aru Impressed with Team Spirit as Italian Champion Secures Top Ten Finish

Dubai, UAE | UAE Team Emirates – Wednesday 17 May 2018   UAE Team Emirates’ Fabio Aru secured a top 10 finish in what was a thrilling day of racing at the Giro d’Italia. Working closely with his teammates, Marco Marcato and Diego Ulissi, the trio managed to avoid the effects of a late crash which occured at the front of the peloton, with Aru crossing the line just 27 seconds behind the stage winner – a result which puts the Italian National Champion into the top 10 of the General Classification (GC).    Stage 11 offered a chance for the all-rounders to gain the extra seconds as the peloton tackled a rolling course that saw a number of breakaway attempts foiled by the main group. With 143km to go, an eight-man breakaway managed to build up a short gap from the peloton, but were ......read more

Facebook Launches Youth Portal, a Central Place for Teens

The Facebook Youth Portal and our Ongoing Work with Teens By Antigone Davis, Global Head of Safety and Karuna Nain, Global Policy Programs Manager    Dubai, UAE, May 16, 2018:  It's important that teens can use Facebook in the ways that matter to them while having access to the information and tools they need to keep their information protected and themselves safe. Today we're excited to launch our Youth Portal, a central place for teens looking for answers and inspiration about Facebook. The site is available on desktop and mobile in 60 languages across the world and includes:  Information on how to safely get the most out of popular Facebook products such as Pages, Groups, Events, and Profile A “Peer Voices” section with first person accounts from teens about how they are using ......read more

Emaar Entertainment Marks the ‘Year of Zayed' this Ramadan by Celebrating the Values of the UAE's Founding Father

All leisure attractions of Emaar Entertainment to highlight one noble value of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan throughout the Holy Month and Eid Values of Tolerance, Co-existence, Faith, Education and Vision to be highlighted  May 16, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: Emaar Entertainment is marking the ‘Year of Zayed’ this Holy Month of Ramadan through a unique tribute that celebrates the values of the nation’s founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.    Joining the nation in celebrating the 100th birth anniversary of Sheikh Zayed, Emaar Entertainment has attributed a core value to each of its attractions with the goal of building these values in the minds of the people and encouraging them to uphold them.    Accordingly, KidZania® Dubai will communicate the ......read more

UAE Shooting and Archery Federation Unveils its Official Corporate Logo

The Federation organises the “Year of Zayed Shotgun Championship 2018” and forms its new board of directors through to 2020 [Al Ain- United Arab Emirates, May 15, 2018] – The UAE Shooting and Archery Federation unveiled its new official corporate logo at a press conference held in Al Ain yesterday. The event was on the sidelines of launching the “Year of Zayed Shotgun Championship 2018”, attracting a number of dignitaries plus representatives of local and international media. Organized by the UAE Shooting and Archery Federation, the Championship was launched on Friday 11 May on the fields of Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting and Golf Club. More than 40 competitors representing different clubs and sports bodies will take part in different tournament events scheduled to conclude on May 14. “We have ......read more

Saint-Gobain announces the winners of the 14th edition of its MultiComfort House Students Contest

Dubai, UAE, May 15, 2018:  Saint-Gobain presented the awards for the international final of its 14th MultiComfort House Students Contest following the competition held in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) chaired by Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Saint-Gobain group, and Mr. Dawood AbdulRahman Al Hajiri, Director General of Dubai Municipality. Created in 2004, the objective of Saint-Gobain’s students contest is to develop a project based on the principles of the Multi-Comfort concept: an optimum indoor environment ensuring the right level of fresh air, thermal, visual and acoustic comfort provided in a sustainable and energy efficient manner. The task for the 14th international edition of the Saint-Gobain’s MultiComfort House Students Contest, developed in close collaboration with ......read more

OMEGA Welcomes Sailing Sensations Peter Burling and Blair Tuke as Brand Ambassadors

May 14, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: OMEGA is proud to announce that Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have joined the brand as its newest sailing ambassadors. Peter and Blair are two of the world’s most successful young sailors. As crewmates of Emirates Team Zealand in 2017, the two Kiwis lifted the famous America’s Cup, a moment that also positioned Burling - then aged 26 - as the youngest winning helmsman in the competition’s history. Four years earlier in 2013, they were both winners of the inaugural Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, in which Burling was also the skipper. Proud to welcome the two young sailors into the OMEGA family, Mr. Raynald Aeschlimann, President and CEO of OMEGA, praised Burling and Tuke for their "drive to succeed at the highest level" and went on to say that "Peter and Blair are both ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Continue Giro Pursuit With Aru in Top 15 Standings

Dubai, UAE, May 14, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Fabio Aru, now 15th in the General Classification (GC), lost time following Stage nine of the Giro d’Italia. The Italian National Champion, who finished 24th, battled hard on today’s 225km route – the first 100km played out on the flat, whilst the second half saw the peloton tackle steep climbs and finish atop the brutal Gran Sasso d’Italia. The race was won by pink jersey wearer, Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott).   Commenting on his performance, Aru said: “It has been a difficult day for me. I could not keep up with the pace of the other riders on the final climb. I didn’t have a good feeling so the result was not what I had hoped, and I’m not happy about it. These things can happen during the period of 21 days, it is part of our ......read more

Victory Team prepares for a grand season ahead

Dubai-based team to participate in Class 1, F1, F2, F4 and Aquabikes Championships this season Dubai, UAE, May 13, 2018:  The Dubai-based Victory Team has eased into its final preparations to mount a multi-pronged challenge in the international world of watersports this season. As per the calendar prepared by the Jebel Ali-based set-up, Victory Team will be participating in the Class 1, Formula 1, Formula 2 and Formula 4 in the world of powerboat racing, while also making its debut on the UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship through multi-world champion Kevin Reiterer. Even though Victory Team made its offshore powerboat racing debut in 1986, it wasn’t until 1992 that it made an actual entry as a guest with two boats. The impact was huge with the Victory Team boats taking the first and second positions in both the ......read more

Uae Team Emirates Head to the USA, as Kristoff & Mirza Look for Gold in Golden State

Dubai, UAE, May 12, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates continue their UCI World Tour this week, with European Champion Alexander Kristoff captaining a team heading for the Tour of California (13-19 May). The Norwegian goes into the tour in fine form having picked up his first win in UAE colours at Eschborn-Frankfurt. He is supported by the UAE National Champion, Yousif Mirza who is also going through somewhat of a purple patch, after a series of victories in the UAE and Asia, as well as picking up a recent UAE sporting recognition award.   Joining the duo will be teammates: Anass Ait El Abdia, Sven Erik Bystrom, Filippo Ganna, Kristijan Durasek and Edward Ravasi.    Commenting on the upcoming race, Kristoff said: “I hope to take at least one stage win like I did in 2016. I am well-trained and I feel ready to ......read more

Aru Gets Top 10 Finish for UAE Team Emirates at the Summit of Mount Etna

Dubai, UAE, May 12, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’s Fabio Aru fought hard up one of the tour’s most challenging climbs today, earning a well-deserved 9th place finish. The impressive ride also pushed the Italian Champion higher up the General Classification (GC) standings, and he now sits in 10th position, just 1:12 behind the race leader.   The 169km route was designed for climbers and featured the first summit finish of the Giro. Starting in Catlanissetta, the race moved through the middle of Sicily as it made its way to Mount Etna, with a number of punchy inclines along the way. After an hour of cycling a group of 28 riders kicked, with UAE Team Emirates’ Diego Ulissi, Jan Polanc and Manuele Mori going up the road with the breakaway and keeping the peloton at bay until the foot of Mount ......read more

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center honours winners in Fourth edition of "Al Mutwasef" competition

Students, teachers and parents compete in Emirati proverbs Dubai, May 10, 2018:   Under the patronage and supervision of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC), winners of the fourth edition of the Al Mutwasef competition ceremony was held today, Wednesday 9th of May, at Abu Hanifa Boys School in Al Quoz, Dubai.   The competition tagline was inspired by the words of the UAE's Founding Father, the late Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who said: “Whoever has no past has neither present nor future.”   Al Mutwasef is an educational initiative by HHC that promotes the Emirati heritage. The competition, organised in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Abu Hanifa Boys School is inspired by the work of the Emirati author Abdullah Hamdan bin Dalmook who compiled, ......read more

Over 1100 UAE children test their minds at mental math competition

UAE students shine at the National Abacus Championships The 15th UCMAS National Abacus Mental & Arithmetic Competition saw students use their brains faster than a calculator Children attempt to solve 200 Maths sums in mere 8 minutes May 6, 2018; Dubai, UAE:   Agility of mind was tested to the core as hundreds of nimble-minded, quick thinking youngsters took on the challenge of mental arithmetic at the 15th UCMAS National Abacus Mental & Arithmetic Competition 2018. The contest tested over 1100 children on their arithmetic skills, involved answering a whopping 200 math problems in a matter of mere 8 minutes.  In all, 242 children from across UAE within the age bracket of 6 years to 13 years won under various categories in the high-intensity, mentally stimulating contest, out of which 9 children bagged ......read more

The Spirit of Ramadan Builds up at LEGOLAND® Dubai

LEGOLAND® Dubai shares light and joy for families this Ramadan in partnership with the Beacon of Hope initiative The theme park is set to welcome guests with new opening hours, activities and Ramadan Nights Iftar ticket  Dubai, 2 May 2018 –  Ramadan is set to bring joy and rewards in equal measure to LEGOLAND® Dubai. The theme park welcomes families to celebrate with special offers, new opening hours, activities, as well as a newly announced partnership with Beacon of Hope, a non-profit initiative founded by Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan.    Back by popular demand is the awesome building experience at MINILAND, which invites guests to build traditional Ramadan lanterns out of LEGO bricks. This year however, LEGOLAND Dubai is set to partner with Beacon of Hope to ......read more

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Kristoff Out to Cause Upset as UAE Team Emirates Announce Tour of Flanders Line-up…

Dubai, UAE, March 31, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ European Champion Alexander Kristoff is hoping he can cause an upset at the upcoming Tour of Flanders and rediscover the form that saw him win the 2015 edition. The Norwegian has finished in the top 10 in each of his last five appearances in this race and goes into it with hopes of replicating his early season form that saw him pick up ......read more

Prokop, Quintanilla Celebrate First Victories in Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge Powered by Nissan…

Saudi Arabia’s Al Shegawi wins T2 crown in Nissan Patrol, Spaniards capture buggies title, Dutchman Koolen is crowned quads champion   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 31 March, 2018:   Czech driver Martin Prokop and Chilean rider Pablo Quintanilla completed their paths to victory in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge powered by Nissan today, avoiding any late dramas as the event ......read more

A world of entertainment, this April on ITV Choice…

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - Media OutReach - 26 March 2018 - ITV Choice kicks off April with an extraordinary new game show, Change Your Tune. Hosted by Baz Ashmawy, this unique singing competition challenges five truly terrible singers to 'change their tune'. In front of a live studio audience, contestants start the show by displaying just how bad they really are, before undergoing weeks of ......read more

Reading is Fundamental at Emirates Post Group…

27 March, 2018, Dubai, UAE:  Emirates Post Group (EPG) organised reading activities supporting the ‘UAE Reading Month’ initiative. The initiative launched in 2016, under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and reinforced by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ......read more

Dubai's Best Youth Footballers Secure Their Spots in du Football Champions' National Semi-Finals…

Dubai, UAE – 27 March 2018 –   The highly anticipated Dubai knockouts stage of the official UAE Schools & Streets Cups, the nations official youth football tournament, saw a fantastic line up of the strongest Dubai Schools and Streets Cups teams competing for the few remaining spots in the national semi-finals of du Football Champions, where they will meet their ......read more

Golden Mile Galleria's Kids' Carnival promises four days of fun, food and entertainment…

Dubai, 27 March 2018:   Wondering what to do over the weekend to keep the kids entertained?  Head over to Golden Mile Galleria which will transform into a colourful carnival with a host of thrilling skills-based games, live entertainment and mouthwatering food for two consecutive weekends: 30/31 March and 6/7 April. Children will be enthralled by a full carnival atmosphere with ......read more

Jillian Bosolo adjudged Spinneys Cup winner…

DUBAI – March 26, 2018:   The grand finale of the 13th edition of Spinneys Cup Championship, organised by UAE Equestrian & Racing Federation, witnessed a record crowd of 2,600 enthusiasts at the Desert Palm Polo Club in Dubai. Riders and horses from Al Habtoor Polo Club, Dubai Equestrian & Polo Club, Jebal Ali Equestrian Club, Al Ruwayyah Equestrian Club, Team Z7 joined ......read more

Prokop, Quintanilla Hit the Front in Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge Powered by Nissan…

Czech driver takes lead on dramatic Nissan stage as Chilean rider moves ahead in battle of the bikes   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 26 March, 2018:   Czech driver Martin Prokop and Chilean rider Pablo Quintanilla were the big winners today as the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge powered by Nissan served up a potent reminder of how difficult it is to find a path to victory in this ......read more

Tenth Edition of Sharjah Children's Reading Festival Begins April 18…

The festival will host renowned local and international authors, celebrities and social media influencers   Sharjah, March 26, 2018:  The Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF), will run from 18-28 April 2018 at the Sharjah Expo Centre. The cultural festival will feature an array of cultural activities, artistic shows, educational, recreational and sporting events and ......read more

Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed attends Saluki finals…

Dubai, March 25, 2018:  His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, witnessed the season finale by attending the 11th Saluki Championship finals today, Sunday  25th of March. The Saluki Championship organised by Hamdan bin Mohammed Heritage Centre (HHC) was held in Al Marmoum (Circle 11) in Dubai.   His Highness Sheikh Hamdan, watched the ......read more

Al Seef hosts The Tale of Zayed through Art in partnership with Dubai Culture…

Colourful Year of Zayed art activation features paintings inspired by the life and legacy of the UAE’s founding father   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 March 2018:  This Dubai Art Season, Al Seef has partnered with the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) to host The Tale of Zayed through Art, an exclusive Year of Zayed event, as an extension of the annual ......read more

Dubai Culture Launches ‘Best Book Cover Design' Competition for ‘Year of Zayed 2018' Book…

Al Nabouda: The competition aims to highlight the values of the Founding Father, which are the foundation of our nation and remain instilled in us today  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 March 2018:   Dubai Culture & Arts Authority’s (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has launched a ‘Best Book Cover Design’ ......read more

Aventura offers great discounts for the whole family this spring holiday…

Dubai, UAE, March 24, 2018:  Searching for ways to keep your kids active and entertained this spring holiday? Then look no further than Aventura Parks. Dubai’s first adventure park is dedicated to giving children and adults the opportunity to experience the great outdoors, zip-lining through the natural Ghaf forest of Mushrif Park and testing mental and physical agility all whilst ......read more

The first helipad cinema in Dubai to screen Disney classics, Frozen, Moana and The Lion King over ...…

Come and see Elsa, Moana and Simba on the Helipad Cinema    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 March 2018:   After proving a huge success to date, Dubai’s first ever Cinema on a Helipad at Dubai Festival City will be screening some of the best Disney films each weekend until 14th April.    Following the comedy film ‘All Nighter’ ......read more

Mark Zuckerberg tells CNN he is 'happy to' testify before Congress…

Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018:  LAURIE SEGALL, CNN SENIOR TECHNOLOGY CORRESPONDENT:  I want to start with just a basic question, Mark.  What happened?  What went wrong?     MARK ZUCKERERG, FACEBOOK CEO:  So this was a major breach of trust, and I’m really sorry that this happened.  You know, we have a basic responsibility to protect people's ......read more

Saif Al Ameri Keeps His Nerve to Win Season Four of TRD 86 Cup…

Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, 22 March 2018:   Saif Al Ameri not only finished in second and first place in the two races of Round 6 of last weekend’s TRD 86 Cup, but his total points tally means he has won the championship outright. As the drivers lined up for the final time in the 2017-18 season – the fourth in its history – Saif Al Ameri bravely fought off the ......read more

27th Edition of ArtMap Celebrates Dubai Culture's 10th Anniversary…

The new edition of ArtMap provides full information on Dubai Art Season 2018 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 March 2018:   Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has launched the 27th edition of ArtMap, which celebrates the Authority’s 10th anniversary. ArtMap is published bi-annually in ......read more

Khalifa Fund signs strategic agreement to fuel entrepreneurial culture among Emirati talent…

UAE - March 21, 2018: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, Honorary Chairman of the University Leadership Consortium and BUNYAN Initiative for the Capacity-Building of the Youth, the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development successfully signed a strategic agreement with the University Leadership Consortium (ULC), a capacity-building and ......read more

International Artists Showcase Works Created in Dubai: Art Dubai…

Five international artists reveal new artworks this week, created at in5 as part of Art Dubai’s first residency programme Dubai-UAE: 21 March, 2018 –   Throughout March, and in support of propelling the UAE onto the international stage as a leading hub for the arts, in5, an enabling platform for entrepreneurs and start-ups launched by TECOM Group, which seeks to nurture ......read more

Dubai's Top Teams in the duFC Enter the KO Stages…

Dubai, UAE – 21 March 2018 –   In the final week of the Dubai group stages of duFC’s official UAE Schools & Streets Cups, teams battled it out in their final efforts to top their groups and get one step closer to the du Football Champions Finals. In the nation’s only international scouting tournament, LaLiga scouts were also on the lookout for the top ......read more

International Toyota Dream Car Art Contest sees double the participation rates in its 4th UAE run…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 March 2018:   Al-Futtaim Toyota, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, sees around 50% increase in the number of participants in the 4th UAE edition of the 12th global Toyota Dream Car Art Contest. Over 2,000 children aged 5 to 15 from 45 UAE schools have participated in Toyota’s global initiative, designed to encourage design of future ......read more

Emirati long-distance runner wins gold and the hearts of spectators…

Mariam Al Zaabi finishes in first place in her division of 1,500 meter race at New York University Abu Dhabi York University Abu Dhabi 20 March 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE long-distance runner Mariam Al Zaabi brought the crowd to their feet with a heart-warming and gold medal-winning effort in the 1,500-meter race at New York University Abu Dhabi. Day two of the Special Olympics IX MENA Games Abu ......read more

Home Centre Hosts Design Competition to Promote Young UAE Talent…

Competition organised in collaboration with Dubai Design & Fashion Council Dubai-UAE: 20 March, 2018 –   Home Centre, the region’s leading home retailer, is set to launch a design competition in collaboration with the Dubai Design & Fashion Council (DDFC) for young and emerging talent in the region.  With the aim of promoting art and design, the contest ......read more

Emirati bowler Saleh Al Marri takes home gold at Abu Dhabi's Special Olympics IX MENA Games 2018…

Athlete’s mother, Umm Saleh, says Special Olympics has helped to boost her son’s self-confidence around others as well as his enthusiasm for sport 20 March 2018, Abu Dhabi:  Umm Saleh fills with pride each time her son rolls a bowling ball to record another game-winning strike. Saleh Al Marri dominates the lanes wherever he plays. The 24-year-old Emirati is a bowling sensation ......read more

SIKKA Art Fair 2018 Features ‘Saudi House' by Culture-Focused Tamashee…

The ‘Saudi House’ promotes cultural cooperation and collaboration between the UAE and the KSA in line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 March 2018:   SIKKA Art Fair 2018, a flagship event of Dubai Art Season and the first annual initiative of its kind focused on supporting and showcasing Saudi, ......read more

Uk Teacher Andria Zafirakou Wins Us$1 Million Global Teacher Prize 2018…

Formula one champion Lewis Hamilton races to ceremony to deliver trophy  Ceremony hosted by Trevor Noah and included a musical performance by Jennifer Hudson     Dubai, UAE; 19 March 2018:   Andria Zafirakou, an art and textiles teacher from Alperton Community School, Brent, London, has been named as the winner of the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher ......read more

Emirati woman grabs first place in women's category of 18th Fazza Open Championship for Shooting…

Top shooters touted as future Olympians 2500 contestants competed for 4 days Dubai, 18th March 2018:   An Emirati woman grabbed first place at the 18th Fazza Open Championship for Shooting (Saktoun Rifle) after seeing tough competition from veteran rifle shooters in the region and overcoming windy condition on Saturday at the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Shooting Range in Ruwayyah, ......read more

Curtin University Dubai announces winners of Urban Arts Festival…

Dubai, March 18, 2018:   Curtin University Dubai has announced the winners of their inaugural Curtin Urban Arts Festival, a creative event with workshops, masterclasses, and competitions that challenged the artistic abilities of students in the UAE. Winners were selected from more than 300 entries from leading schools and colleges across the UAE. In the Photography Competition, ......read more

Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Inaugurates SIKKA Art Fair 2018…

In celebration of the UAE’s Year of Zayed 2018, the eighth edition of SIKKA Art Fair upholds the values of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan The Saudi House, a SIKKA Art Fair 2018 highlight, will promote cultural cooperation and collaboration between the UAE and the KSA Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 March 2018:   Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin ......read more

Milan-san Remo a Dream Target as Uae Team Emirates Announce Super-seven Line Up…

Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates has announced a super-seven line up for Friday’s Milan-San Remo race, with Abu Dhabi Tour stage winner and reigning European Champion, Alexander Kristoff leading the team as they look to secure their first race win of the 2018 UCI World Tour season.                   Kristoff, ......read more

Etihad Airways and Uae National Special Olympics Team Welcome Kuwait Special Olympics Team to Abu ...…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 15, 2018:   Etihad Airways and the UAE Special Olympics team last night welcomed the Kuwait Special Olympics team and supporters at Abu Dhabi Airport. Etihad had provided the Kuwait team with flights as a symbol of support to the UAE’s sister country. The Kuwaiti delegation of 84 visitors includes 54 athletes representing seven sporting ......read more

2XL launches “Caspar” living room collection in grey…

Dubai, UAE; March 15, 2018:   2XL, a home-grown luxury furnishings brand, has launched Caspar, a grey coloured sophisticated living room collection which conforms to a variety of interiors. It can easily blend in with warm wall colours for a laid-back look or one can spruce it up with pops of colour for a stylish upgrade. Caspar comes as a set of four-seater and two single-seater ......read more

Students from Emirates Diplomatic Academy to volunteer at Special Olympics IX MENA Games Abu Dhabi…

Celebrating athletes of determination, from 14 to 22 March  15, March 2018 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates:  Twenty-three students from the Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA), the UAE’s leading international relations and diplomatic institution, will volunteer at the Special Olympics IX MENA Games Abu Dhabi. The upcoming event, set to take place from 14 to 22 ......read more

Cadillac Alghanim kicks off world-class opportunity in Kuwait…

Exclusive opportunity for Cadillac car buyers to win one of EIGHT luxury packages to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals The ‘Daring Greatly Gets You to the World Cup’ initiative is running from March alongside other offers Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2018:  With the 2018 FIFA World Cup fast approaching, Cadillac Alghanim is giving its customers the chance to win a ......read more

Booz Allen Hamilton and Kaggle Launch Annual Data Science Competition which calls on World's Top ...…

Fourth annual Data Science Bowl Calls on Global Data Science Community to Confront Deadly Diseases through Artificial Intelligence   Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2018:   Somewhere, buried in one of tens of millions of cell samples, could lie the next great breakthrough in disease prevention or cure. But, one of the great barriers to finding it could be the need for human eyes to ......read more

Saudi Al Sheghawi takes T2 crown while Kuwaiti Musallam repeats quads triumph in Al Qudra desert…

Przygonski Battles to Dubai International Baja Victory as Emirati Rider Al Balooshi Claims First World Cup Bikes Win Dubai, UAE, 11 March, 2018:  Polish driver Jakub Przygonski battled his way to victory in the Dubai International Baja powered by Nissan and AW Rostamani today as top UAE rider Mohammed Al Balooshi claimed his first World Cup bikes triumph to climax two days of ......read more

Alexey Firsov Solo Exhibition…

New art collection to be showcased at Le Patio  Dubai, UAE, March 11, 2018:  The St. Regis Dubai, in collaboration with Sulty Events and Entertainment and Alina Hannah, Client Advisory Middle East for Christie’s, will open the sixth installation of the “Perspective: Art Exhibition” featuring a solo exhibition by Russian artist, Alexey Firsov in the surrounding area ......read more

Matar Al Habsi wins AED 1 million Fazza Championship for Youlah…

DUBAI, 10th March 2018:   Matar Ali Ahmed Rashed Al Habsi hailing from Ras Al Khaimah was crowned as the Youlah champion at a gala ceremony during the 13th and final episode of the 18th edition of the AED 1 million Fazza Championship for Youlah and 13th edition of Al Meydan Program at Al Meydan Fort of Global Village on Friday 9th March. The packed arena went delirious with ......read more

UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation® Conducted the Official Weigh-ins of Abu Dhabi Grand Slam® in London at ...…

All Black belts made weight ahead of their final appearance in season three  The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam® in London will begin tomorrow Saturday 10th March at 11am   Dubai, UAE, March 10, 2018:   The UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation®, the official authority for the sport of Jiu-Jitsu in the United Arab Emirates, conducted the official Weigh-ins today at the Copper Box Arena, ......read more

Reading Champions Declared at 10th Emirates Airline Festival of Literature…

Another Triumphant Year for the Chevron Readers’ Cup Concludes Dubai, 10 March 2018:   Winners of the UAE’s annual book battle, the Chevron Readers’ Cup, were declared at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature today. The reading quiz concluded its most successful year since its inception with almost 3000 students from schools across the GCC ......read more

SMCCU opens its doors for SIKKA Art Fair…

Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding hosts for SIKKA Art Fair 2018    Dubai, UAE, March 08, 2018:  If you are heading to the SIKKA Art Fair this year and want a taste of genuine Emirati culture in the historical neighbourhood of Al Fahidi, be sure to visit SMCCU. The centre is hosting various activities and an exhibition from 17th - 26th March. Details and timings as ......read more

Preps for the Fazza Championships for Shooting Saktoun Riffle begin on March 11…

DUBAI, 8th March 2018:   The Fazza Championship for Shooting - Saktoun Rifle which is open to locals, residents and GCC nationals will kick-off with training beginning on Sunday 11th March from 8am to 4pm at the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Shooting Range in Ruwayyah, Dubai. Shooters will continue training for three consecutive days in preparation for the Fazza Championship for Shooting - ......read more

Emirates NBD Poetry for All Competition Honours Students and Performers of Determination at the ...…

Dubai, 8 March 2018:   The annual Emirates Airline Festival of Literature poetry performance competition concluded today following an intense final round of the Emirates NBD Poetry for All competition. Winners were crowned by Festival 2018 poets Khalid AlBudoor, Nujoom Nasser Alghanem, Afra Atiq and Harry Baker.    An unprecedented number of performers entered the ......read more

Johnson's® Baby Launches Its First Semi-therapeutic Product Range…

JOHNSON’S® Baby tent at JBR to showcase new HEAD-TO-TOE® range on 8th and 9th March, 2018 Dubai, UAE, 8 March, 2018:   JOHNSON’S® Baby, today officially launched its first semi-therapeutic product line, JOHNSON’S® Baby HEAD-TO-TOE®, at Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) over a panel discussion, which brought together brand representatives, an ......read more

Emirates Post organizes various sports activities as part of the third edition of the UAE National ...…

March 8, 2018, Dubai, UAE:-   Emirates Post organized a variety of sports activities for its employees as part of UAE National Sports Day aimed at emphasizing the importance of leading an active and healthy lifestyle. The various activities witnessed employees participate in running and stair-climbing competitions, as well as table tennis, mini-basketball and football tournaments. ......read more

The Kuwait Business Council and Emaar Properties Hosts the artist "Daffy" and his band at ...…

In a live concert on the evening of 9 March Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6/3/2018:  The Kuwait Business Council in Dubai and the Northern Emirates (KuwaitBC) revealed the hosting of the young Kuwaiti artist " Daffy " and his famous band in #CelebrateKuwait. The concert comes as part of the first event of the Kuwaiti youth talents in Dubai, to be held in cooperation with Emaar ......read more

UAE Team Emirates' Italian Duo Out to Secure Victory on Home Soil…

Dubai, UAE, March 06, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates will head to their second Italian race of the season, Tirreno-Adricatico, with two riders vying for the overall General Classification (GC).    The side will be led by Italian duo Fabio Aru and Diego Ulissi, the latter finishing in the top 10 of the recent Abu Dhabi Tour. Joining the riders will be team-mates; Jan Polanc, Filippo ......read more

Emirati Rider Aims for World Cup Breakthrough in Dubai…

Balooshi pursues victory in Dubai International Baja as team-mate Jaffar chases podium place in bid to inspire new wave of young Arab riders Dubai, UAE, 5 March, 2018:   Top Emirati rider Mohammed Al Balooshi has set his sights firmly on a World Cup breakthrough next weekend as he looks to lead his team of Arab challengers to collective success in the Dubai International Baja powered ......read more

Dubai Customs honours ‘Innovator Award' winners…

Dubai – 05 March 2018:  The Service Innovation Department of Dubai Customs (DC)  honoured the winners of Innovator Award, an innovation-centred internal competition among DC employees and business units. The winners were congratulated and recognized by Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, DC Director, in presence of executive directors, heads of departments and a number of staff. The event ......read more

UAE-based artist pays tribute to HH Sheikh Zayed through his magnificent artwork…

Worked ceaselessly for 70 days to complete the 11ft x 5.5ft painting, representing the unique vision of the founding father of the nation March 4, 2018; Dubai, UAE:   Converting the founding father of the UAE’s vision and mission into a visual delight, UAE-based artist Akbar Saheb creates a work of art that pays apt tribute to HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan and his ......read more

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