Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 20, 2020: As Dubai residents and visitors continue to embrace everything on offer for the milestone 25th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF); a new competition has launched! The #DSFTurns25 challenge will reward members of the public who share their DSF moments using #DSFturns25 in celebration of the biggest festival to date.
Recognising that it is the people who live in Dubai and the tourists who visit the city that make DSF so memorable and significant each year, the DSF Hashtag Challenge was created to highlight the voice of those who attend the concerts, watch the daily fireworks, shop in the malls, visit the outdoor markets and take part in the raffle draws every year. Every day, one winner will win the daily prize of AED 1,000 in gift vouchers, which will be ......read more
Dubai, 19 January 2020: Emirati camel rider Yahya Al Malai Al-Ketbi duplicated the achievement of his brother, Khamis Ali Saeed Al Malai Al Ketbi, by dominating the second preliminary race of the 5th National Day Camel Marathon held at Al Marmoom Camel Race Track on Friday.
Organized by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) in cooperation with the Dubai Camel Racing Club, the National Day Camel Marathon is held annually in conjunction with the Arabian Camel Festival under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai.
Two preliminary races were held for camel riders above 30 years old prior to the 5th National Day Camel Marathon, which will take place on February 7, also at Al Marmoom Camel Race Track.
Yahya and his camel Al Ramas ......read more
Dubai, 16 January 2020: Ten teams from across the Emirates participated in the inaugural UAE Falconers League competitions, which kicked off on Wednesday at Dubai’s Al Ruwayyah desert area.
Organised jointly by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) and Abu Dhabi Falconers Club, the UAE Falconers League will have a total of nine rounds that will run until February 19 between Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Rounds 2, 3 and 4 will be held on January 28, 29 and 30 in Abu Dhabi before the falconry championship returns to Al Ruwayyah in Dubai for Rounds 5, 6 and 7 on February 10, 13 and 16. The penultimate (Round 8) and final round (Round 9) will be held on February 17 and 19 respectively in the Capital Abu Dhabi.
The competing teams are Al Shuaib, Habshan, Lehbab, Al Noukhba, Al Wathba, Al Sayramy, ......read more
The 2020 UCI WorldTour gets underway with the Tour Down Under in less than a week’s time. The UAE Team Emirates riders will face just over 900km of racing and more than 12,000km of climbing. Key general classification stages include stage 2 to Stirling, with its uphill finish, an even stiffer uphill finish in Paracombe on stage 3, and then the final finish atop Willunga Hill. Philipsen won stage 5 last year in unique circumstances so could be the man to watch this time around.
Sports Director Allan Peiper will lead the following riders:
- PHILIPSEN Jasper (Belgium)
- ULISSI Diego (Italy)
- BJERG Mikkel (Denmark)
- RIABUSHENKO Aleksandr (Belarus
- MARCATO Marco (Italy)
- LAENGEN Vegard Stake (Norway)
- BYSTROM Sven Erik (Norway)
Allan Peiper said: “UAE Team Emirates is really looking forward to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 14, 2020: Individual Emirati falconers have demonstrated their skills in breeding champion falcons in the General Public category of the ongoing Fazza Championship for Falconry-Telwah. The competitions have witnessed the participation of GCC falconers as well as teams from the Sheikhs categories.
Hundreds of birds have competed in the General Public category reserved for individual falcon breeders and owners at the annual heritage sport organised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) that will run until January 16 at Al Ruwwayyah desert area.
As one of the oldest traditional sports in the Arab region dating back to almost 2,000 years, falconry evolved from the Bedouin method of using falcons in hunting hares and houbara. Falcons, considered as the ......read more
Dubai, UAE; January 12, 2020: OSN, the region’s leading entertainment network has seen an impressive 13 wins and 46 nominations for 22 of its shows at this years Golden Globe awards.
Honouring the best in entertainment from 2019’s television and movies, the 77th Golden Globes recognised outstanding content. OSN shows dominated the nominations with hit shows like Killing Eve, Chernobyl and Fosse / Verdon each scooping up three nominations. Chernobyl took home two coveted awards while Fosse / Verdon took home one.
Arab-American comedy Ramy was the first win of the night with the lead actor Ramy Youssef taking home the award for ‘Best Actor in a Comedy Series’. Top OSN show Succession won both ‘Best Series Drama’ and ‘Best Actor in a Drama Series’ for the suspenseful family ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 12th January 2020 – Season 5 of the award-winning du Football Champions, the only international scouting platform in partnership with LaLiga and home of the official UAE Schools and Streets Cups and UAE Girls Challenge, successfully kicked off its Abu Dhabi leg at Zayed Sports City.
Saturday kicked off for the UAE Streets Cup U14 category, with over 360 players registered, the largest group in that category in Abu Dhabi to date.
On the field, the Future Stars team crushed it scoring a perfect 9 points in the group stages, while netting 14 goals in their three matches, securing themselves a place in the Abu Dhabi Knockout Stage.
In addition to Future Stars from Group B, also moving forward are Dream Sports FC from Group A, MFC Ace from Group C and PROWL from Group D.
“It was a great day! ......read more
Saturday - January 11, 2020 - Due to prevailing weather conditions and in the interest of comfort of guests and all partners working on site, Global Village management has decided that the park will remain closed today, Saturday, January 11, 2020. The world’s leading multicultural Festival Park and the region’s first family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, will re-open tomorrow, Sunday, January 12, 2020. We look forward to welcoming guests from 4.00 pm to 12:00 am.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 09, 2020: The UAE Team Emirates team were joined by eight new riders during the off season as they modelled the new 2020 jersey during their training camp in Spain.
Davide Formolo, Brandon McNulty and Joseph Dombrowski three of the high-profile riders joined a team that already includes Fabio Aru, Alexander Kristoff, Fernando Gaviria and Tadej Pogacar.
Champion Systems again produced the new jersey, keeping the elegance and white clarity of the 2019 design with the exception of a sponsor swap at the bottom of the jersey.
Official launch video and other imagery offer a taste of what the fans will see and support in the upcoming 2020 season: https://we.tl/t-uA0jtI07ac
The first chance to see the team donning the new kit will be the ......read more
2019 was a breakthrough year for Mansoor, who secured impressive victories at both Super Showdown and Crown Jewel
WWE star Mansoor says his personal highlight of what was an incredible 2019 was beating Cesaro at Crown Jewel in Riyadh with his friends and family watching on from ringside.
There is no doubt 2019 was a year to remember for the Saudi-born wrestler, who as well as making his TV debut in February, went on to compete at two huge events in his home country.
The first of those, Super Showdown, took place in Jeddah in July, with Mansoor unbelievably defying the odds to come out on top in the 50-man Battle Royal.
“The Battle Royal was special because I was going in as a complete unknown,” he recalls.
“I thought if I could stay in until the last 10 people that would be great, and ......read more
By Monika Bickert, Vice President, Global Policy Management
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 08, 2020: People share millions of photos and videos on Facebook every day, creating some of the most compelling and creative visuals on our platform. Some of that content is manipulated, often for benign reasons, like making a video sharper or audio more clear. But there are people who engage in media manipulation in order to mislead.
Manipulations can be made through simple technology like Photoshop or through sophisticated tools that use artificial intelligence or “deep learning” techniques to create videos that distort reality – usually called “deepfakes.” While these videos are still rare on the internet, they present a significant challenge for our industry and society as ......read more
Dubai, 5 January 2020: The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) has announced the complete list of quarterfinalists for the 20th Fazza Championship for Youlah.
Eissa Al Ahbabi and Obaid Salem Al Nuaimi were the last two qualifiers who were announced during the fifth episode of the championship held at Global Village’s Meydan Fort over the weekend.
The two will join early qualifiers, Emirati Yuweels (Youlah performers) Abdullah Ali Al-Ketbi and Sultan Al Ketbi, who dominated the first qualifying round.
On December 20, two more Emirati yuweels advanced to the next stage. Rashid Al Mansouri and Rashid Sultan Al Darmaki both received high scores in the public voting.
Former Junior champion Jumaa Obaid Al Abdul also made it to the quarterfinals as well as Mansour Bin Obaid ......read more
Cristiano Ronaldo bags his sixth Best Men’s Player of the Year award
Lucy Bronze wins the first-ever Best Women's Player of the Year award
UAE, Dubai, 30 December 2019: the 11th edition of the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards draws to a conclusion with great success, at the culmination of a two-day session that saw the most influencial personalities in the world of international football appear on the stage of the Dubai International Sports Conference to discuss the most current issues in the football world.
This year, 17 awards were presented during the Globe Soccer evening event, which saw Portuguese champion Cristiano Ronaldo honored for the sixth time as Best Men’s Player of the Year.
Therefore, Cristiano once again wins the top prize ......read more
Dubai, 29 December 2019: The new season of the Fazza Championship for Falconry-Telwah, organised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC), starts on Monday (December 30) at Al Ruwayyah, Dubai.
Held under the generous directives of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, the falconry championship, which is one of the oldest and largest tournaments of its kind, will run until January 16 next year, with participation from Emirati and GCC falconers.
Deeply rooted to Emirati culture and traditions, the Fazza Championship for Falconry – Telwah will continue to hone the skills of top falconers and find new talents in the season that promises to be the biggest so far.
Falconry is a traditional and highly valued custom in the UAE, reflecting the Bedouin love of this ......read more
• New survey conducted by INFINITI Middle East as part of major new road safety awareness campaign
• More than half (55%) of parents in the UAE do not feel that children should be wearing seat belts at all ages
• According to UAE law, everybody in the vehicle has to wear a seat belt at all times, and children up to four years of age must be provided with a child safety seat
Dubai, UAE, 29 December 2019: More than half (55%) of parents don’t know the legal requirements for child seat belt use in the UAE, according to new survey.
Whilst 91% of parents said they require children to wear a seatbelt in the car, the research, conducted by INFINITI Middle East, showed conflicting opinions on the age when the safety practice should be ......read more
13 works longlisted out of 438 nominations
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 29 December 2019: The Sheikh Zayed Book Award has announced the longlist for the ‘Literature’ category of the Award’s 14th edition (2019/2020), selecting 13 works out of 438 nominations. The majority of longlisted authors hail from UAE, Iraq, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Palestine, Egypt and Lebanon.
The ‘Literature’ longlist consists of 11 novels and two works of poetry.
The longlisted novels are as follows:
1.‘Abna wa Ahtheya’ (Sons and Shoes), by Mohsen Al-Ramli (Iraq/Spain), published by Dar al-Mada in 2018.
2.‘Takecardia’, by Amir Taj al-Ser (Sudan), published by Hachet Antoine/Nofal in 2019.
3.‘Al Hai Al Hai’, by Ali Al-Shaali (UAE), issued ......read more
Pledge to Enhance Female Representation in Gaming
DUBAI – December 23, 2019: As part of its continuous engagement of the gaming community in the Middle East, Lenovo hosted it’s first-ever tournament for female gamers in the region – the Girl Legion Cup. Held in collaboration with Gamers Hub Middle East at Warehouse Four, Dubai, the event drew together a host of gaming talent from across the UAE to compete as well as share industry expertise and attend panel discussions from key industry opinion leaders
During the course of the day, female gamers had the opportunity to socialize and compete, playing popular titles such as PUBG Mobile, Fortnite, League of Legends, Overwatch and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.
Within a panel discussion, Muna Al Nuaimi, Strategy Expert – Department of ......read more
We have great drivers, but fantastic team spirit is key to success, says powerboat racing legend
Abu Dhabi, 23rd December, 2019: Guido Cappellini has quickly set his sights on more world titles for Team Abu Dhabi after a spectacular season which brought an unprecedented quadruple success.
Team manager Cappellini has now delivered 11 world championships to Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club since taking charge in February 2015.
Shaun Torrente’s second UIM F1H2O World Championship driver’s title arrived in dramatic style in Sharjah last weekend along with a third successive team crown.
It followed the team’s World Endurance Championships triumph earlier in the year, and Rashed Al Qemzi’s achievement in landing the UIM F2 world driver’s title ......read more
• World No.1 secures record fifth Mubadala World Tennis Championship title with 6-7, 7-5, 7-6 victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas
• More than 15,000 fans cheered on eight high-octane matches across three days
• Championship once again brings the best in sports and entertainment to UAE capital
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 22 December, 2019: Rafael Nadal marked his 10th Mubadala World Tennis Championship anniversary by picking up a record fifth Abu Dhabi title with victory over the in-form Stefanos Tsitsipas in a scintillating final at a sold-out Abu Dhabi International Tennis Centre, Zayed Sports City on Saturday night.
Three days of high-intensity on-court action and the best entertainment in the Tennis Village, culminated in a gripping final contest between the World No. 1 and ......read more
• World No.1 to challenge for record fifth Abu Dhabi title after roaring to semi-final victory over Karen Khachanov
• Final at Abu Dhabi’s International Tennis Centre, not before 7pm on Saturday
• Khachanov to face World No. 2 Djokovic in third-place play-off at 5pm
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 21 December, 2019: Rafael Nadal turned on the style at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship on Friday night, roaring to victory over Russia’s Karen Khachanov to set up a mouthwatering final with the in-form Stefanos Tsitsipas on Saturday, 21 December.
Nadal, winner of 19 Grand Slams, showed why he is starting the new season as the top-ranked player on the planet with a blistering display of power-hitting and agility to dismiss semi-final opponent Khachanov ......read more
14 Years-old Day Handpicked to Race for Lennox Racing Team
Dubai, UAE, 19 December 2019: Last month Scuderia Ferrari Formula One driver Charles Leclerc launched his own kart brand in association with Birel ART, and local Dubai Kartdrome racer Jamie Day, who has already tested and raced on the chassis, has been officially selected to be a factory driver running under the established Lennox Racing Team based in Italy.
2019 Junior Dubai O Plate champion Jamie Day is set to step up to senior karts in the 2020 European competitions and World Championship in OK Category, which is the highest level in the World.
Day, who has been karting since he was the age of four, began his racing career at Dubai Kartdrome with the Dubai Bambino Cup at five years old and then the Sodi World Series (SWS) Junior Cup ......read more
Team Abu Dhabi’s Al Mulla still on course for another freestyle crown despite engine problems in qualifying
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 18th December, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Tayer refused to accept that his hopes of a first world aquabikes title are over after his challenge was damaged by mechanical problems at the Grand Prix of Sharjah today.
Al Tayer, lying joint second in the Runabout GP1 series, seven points behind Poland’s championship leader, Andrzej Wisniewski, failed to reach the second qualifying session because of a technical issue blocking the flow of fuel to his engine.
It means he will start the first of tomorrow’s two motos at 10am in 25th position, and faces a major challenge to climb through the field in order to gain a better slot for ......read more
New Immersive VR Destination Backed by Hollywood’s Biggest Hitters Set to Open in the Mall of the Emirates on 19 December 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 December 2019: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and Dreamscape Immersive, the location-based VR entertainment company, backed by some of Hollywood’s heaviest hitters, today announced the opening of Dreamscape’s first international location at Mall of the Emirates on 19 December, 2019.
Speaking on the announcement, Alain Bejjani, Chief Executive Officer at Majid Al Futtaim - Holding, said: “The future of the entertainment industry lies in the hands of those who can enable human interaction through fulfilling, meaningful and memorable ......read more
Penalty lap proves decisive as Torrente, Al Mansoori miss out to Maritimo in spectacular grand finale
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 14 December, 2019: Australians Tom Barry-Cotter and Ross Willaton clinched the 2019 UIM XCAT World Championship with victory in the Dubai Grand Prix today as Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente and Faleh Al Mansoori saw their hopes of a second successive title ended in dramatic style.
A penalty lap imposed on the defending champions for missing a buoy in Abu Dhabi 4 proved decisive as Barry-Cotter and Willaton swept past them in Maritimo to win the weekend’s second race by 34.85 seconds from Rashed Al Tayer and Majed Al Mansoori in Abu Dhabi 5
The Dubai Police crew of Arif Al Zaffain and Nadir Bin Hendi took third position ahead of Torrente and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 14, 2019: Her Excellency Hessa Bint Essa Buhumaid, UAE’s Minister of Community Development, crowned the winners of the 3rd Dubai Women’s Triathlon, which is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the UAE National Olympic Committee and Chairman of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award.
Organised by the Women’s Sports Committee of Dubai Sports Council, the 3rd Dubai Women’s Triathlon saw the participation of 363 ladies of different abilities from diverse backgrounds.
His Excellency Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council (DSC), was present at the event along with Lamia Abdulaziz Khan, a member of DSC’s Board of Directors and Chairperson of the Women’s ......read more
90 photographs from across the region have been shortlisted over both the adults and kids categories
More than a third of the shortlisted images featured GCC souqs
Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 11, 2019 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi (NGAD) and Almarai have announced today the shortlisted entries for the 9th edition of ‘Moments’ its annual regional ......read more
Sony Music’s child stars Rawan & Rayan release inspirational Arabic song and video to promote inclusion and tolerance for all
Dubai, 11 November 2019: Cartoon Network Middle East has teamed up with Sony Music Entertainment Middle East to release a unique and impactful song featuring YouTube stars; the sisters Rawan and Rayan. The Song entitled “Ya ......read more
For just AED 49, UAE residents can enjoy a full day at Motiongate Dubai and experience exhilarating rides, shows and much more!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 11, 2019: MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, the region’s largest indoor movies-inspired theme park, featuring immersive rides and attractions, marks the ‘Year of Tolerance’ with an ......read more
Blume Dolls Meet & Greet: Coming to a toy store near you this November and December
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 11, 2019: Blume Dolls are one of the hottest toys of 2019 and are on the top of Christmas must have toy lists across the world for girls aged 3 to 8 years. With 22 to collect, each doll has their own ......read more
Bangla Tigers started community outreach programmes to engage part of the 1-million strong Bangladeshi expatriates to encourage them to visit and enjoy the Abu Dhabi T10 matches at the Zayed Cricket Stadium from 15-24 November, 2019
Dubai, UAE, November 7, 2019: An international cricket tournament, Bangabandhu Cricket League, will be held in the UAE in ......read more
Dubai, November 5, 2019: In line with developing young writers, the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) has awarded winners of the 3rd edition of the HHC Short Story Writing Competition.
The announcement was made during a special honouring ceremony led by HE Abdullah Hamdan bin Dalmook, CEO of HHC, in the presence of other officials, at the Center’s ......read more
Bangla Tigers started community outreach programmes to engage part of the 1-million strong Bangladeshi expatriates to encourage them to visit and enjoy the Abu Dhabi T10 matches at the Zayed Cricket Stadium from 15-24 November, 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 05, 2019: Bangla Tigers, the first and only Bangladeshi-owned franchise team at the Abu Dhabi ......read more
Tony®-, Emmy®- and Grammy® Award-Winning Erivo Will Portray Grammy Award Winner and Musical Icon Franklin in the Next Installment of the Emmy-Winning Anthology Series GENIUS
Previously Announced, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks (“Topdog/Underdog”) Is Executive Producer and Showrunner
The Aretha Franklin Estate Joins GENIUS: ARETHA, the First-Ever, ......read more
Torrente, Al Mansoori lead XCAT series into final round as team-mates grab another second place in China
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 3 November, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente and Faleh Al Mansoori have another UIM XCAT World Championship title within their grasp after a day of drama in China which saw Australians Tom Barry-Cotter and Ross ......read more
Children from across the UAE came together to exhibit their creativity and innovative artistic thoughts
Over 400 students graduated in the largest worldwide skill development program to enhance Math, Science and Arts skills; over a million students trained globally
12 Emiratis among the 21 nationalities that graduated this year
November 2nd, 2019; Dubai, UAE: Indians ......read more
Torrente, Al Mansoori battle to second place finish in China as team-mates also grab podium spot
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2 November, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente and Faleh Al Mansoori retained their overall lead in the UIM XCAT World Championship today with a battling second place finish in the first of three races making up this weekend’s ......read more
Enjoy live shows, special AKS Halloween party and Trick-or-Treating from October 30th to November 1st
Dubai, 29 October 2019: BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the premier Bollywood-themed park that is part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, is hosting a spooktacular BOLLYWEEN celebration this Halloween, ......read more
28th October, 2019; Dubai, UAE: The rebranded team of the revolutionary T10 cricket league unveiled its jersey, team anthem and sizzling Bollywood diva Sunny Leone as the brand ambassador on 28th October in Dubai. Present on the Occasion were bold and beautiful Sunny Leone, proud owners of the team Mr. Neelesh Bhatnager - Owner of NB venture, Rizwan Sajan, Founder and Chairman – ......read more
• Global Village to host regional-first Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® museum attraction
• Biggest-ever Global Village entertainment lineup set to enthrall for 159 days
• New Indian Chaat Bazaar with authentic Indian vegetarian cuisine
• Biggest and best-ever Carnaval Funfair comes to life with new rides
• Korea and Azerbaijan join Global Village ......read more
Oct 24th, 2019 – Dubai: The Rivoli Group will be hosting the third qualifier round of the OMEGA Nations Golf Tour 2019 on November 6th at the Dubai Hills Golf Club. This tournament is an extension of the second series of the OMEGA Nations Golf Tour 2019 which began in March of this year, with the finals that are scheduled to be held on December 4th at the same ......read more
World’s first ‘Digital-to-Physical’ talent hunt programme allows amateur and professional cricketers from all over the world to demonstrate their talents through smartphone app
Date: Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE, October 24, 2019: Eoin Morgan, the World Cup-winning skipper of England, has urged young cricketers to join him in Abu Dhabi T10, as a ......read more
Guests can enjoy sumptuous Diwali buffet, exciting rides, live entertainment acts and much more
Dubai, 23 Oct 2019: BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the premier Bollywood-themed park in the region, is hosting a family-friendly Diwali celebration from October 24th to November 2nd.
Guests can enjoy park entry with unlimited access to rides and live shows ......read more
Go Spooky & Groovy with Festival of Fright
Dubai-October 22, 2019: IMG Worlds of Adventure, the world’s largest indoor theme park has returned with the spookiest Halloween event “Festival of Fright” on 31st October, 2019. The park will shed its skin to reveal the haunted old tombstones and forbidden wasteland of nightmare offering all the guests a ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 21, 2019: UAE Team Emirates’ Fernando Gaviria earned his second stage win at the Tour of Guangxi with a well timed sprint finish, beating Pascal Ackermann (BORA-Hansgrohe) and Matteo Trentin (Mitchelton-Scott) to victory.
The longest stage of the tour from Liuzhou to Guilin, spanning over 212.2km, took riders into the hills ......read more
Team Abu Dhabi’s reigning world champion back in control as championship heads for climax in UAE
Abu Dhabi, 20th October, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente took an important step towards retaining his drivers’ title in the UIM F1H2O World Championship today with victory in a dramatic Grand Prix of China.
The ninth Grand Prix win of ......read more
Matar: Man, without ambition, is soulless body
Matar: I always have a dream to be role model
Ajman-UAE: October 20, 2019: As everyone, male or female, old or young, may face some difficulties and hard times in this life, some easily give up, some resist for some time, while others are so resilient and never lose hope.
27-year-old Emirati young man ......read more
Enjoy rain showers with music, dance and entertainment
Dubai, 15 October 2019: Following the success of Baarish, BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the first and only theme park in the Middle East showcasing an authentic Bollywood experience, is hosting another exclusive celebration ‘Baarish 2.0’ with rain, music, dance, lip smacking delicacies and much more on October ......read more
Dubai, 13 October 2019: The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) offers pages of Emirati history in the form of a heritage village built annually at the Global Village, which is set to open on October 29 in Dubai.
Intended to portray the country’s rich customs and architectural tradition, each structure at HHC’s heritage village is designed to take visitors to ......read more
Team Abu Dhabi rider Al Mulla wins again to stay on course for another world title
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 12th October, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Tayer produced a battling performance in China today to preserve his world aquabikes title challenge as team-mate Rashed Al Mulla extended his winning sequence.
Al Tayer’s hopes of a second Grand Prix ......read more
Emirati world champion claims another freestyle pole position as Al Tayer aims to stay on title trail
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 10th October, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashid Al Mulla underlined his status as the world’s top aquabikes freestyle rider with another dominant display in the Grand Prix of Qingdao in China today.
The reigning world champion stayed on course ......read more
Al Tayer ready for tough battle as Al Mulla looks to extend Grand Prix winning sequence
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 9th October, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi’s bid for a double title success in the 2019 UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship reaches an important stage in China this weekend when Rashid Al Mulla and Rashed Al Tayer aim for decisive victories.
Reigning world freestyle ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 07, 2019: Pure Born was created from a simple ethos. Live clean, give back and smile often. Now known as their happiness formulation, Pure Born has used this ethical ethos to propel to amazing heights in less than two years. Now a market leader in the organic nappies category, with a legion of fans in the shape of mums and kids, the brand has ......read more
Award-winning artist to perform concert on the water in Dubai
Dubai, 1 October 2019: The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah will host a spectacular live performance by Dua Lipa, the record-breaking, award-winning global music superstar and New Rules hitmaker, on Friday, 15 November 2019.
Dua Lipa will wow crowds with a live concert on a purpose-built stage on the ......read more
Enjoy rides and vibrant live shows along with the movie
Dubai, 30 Sept 2019: BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the first and only theme park in the Middle East showcasing an authentic Bollywood experience, is offering guests a chance to watch the biggest action-entertainer Indian movie of the year ‘WAR’ starring Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff and Vaani Kapoor.
Guests can explore ......read more
• School rivals to face off in FIFA ‘20 tournaments from 12 to 13 December as part of 2019 GIRLGAMER Esports Festival at Meydan Grandstand
• Scholarships worth AED255,000 on offer for senior, junior tournament winners, runners-up
• Career and education fair promoting professional gaming, esports opportunities to take place on sidelines of event
• ......read more
‘Rangilu Gujarat’ at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai marks grand Navratri celebrations in October
Dubai, 26 September 2019: BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the first and only theme park in the Middle East showcasing an authentic Bollywood experience, is hosting the biggest Navratri celebration in Dubai from October 10th to 11th. Guests will be able to enjoy live concerts, thrilling ......read more
Learn African and Caribbean culture-inspired dance styles from master choreographers on Friday, 27 September #
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 25, 2019: Get ready for a celebration of movement and music featuring energetic dance performances, workshops with international instructors and an adrenaline-charged Afrobeats competition at The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah on ......read more
Prizes totalling more than AEDs 25,000 were awarded to winners
Dubai, UAE, 24 September 2019: BurJuman's second Rising Stars competition came to a spectacular close on Friday, 20 September 2019 with a night filled with incredible performances that truly lit up the stage. At the end of the evening, wowed by the overall calibre of the finalists, difficult decisions had to be ......read more
In order to strengthen the spirit of Islamic brotherhood
Dubai, 23 September 2019: As part of its ongoing efforts to support new Muslims in Dubai, and in line with the objectives of Article 9 of the 50-Year-Charter launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Centre for Islamic Culture ......read more
Come enjoy the dancing spirit with the DANS community with practices in different dance genres.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 23, 2019: DANS, a leading multi-purpose dance school in Dubai, announced that it has relocated its studio premises to Al Quoz aimed at enhancing convenience for the growing community of dancers in the city. The centre teaches established ......read more
More than 400 participants representing 28 different countries take part
September 22, 2019 - DUBAI, UAE –More than 400 participants representing 28 different countries, including 170-plus Emiratis, took part in the 10th edition of the Ice Warrior Challenge organised by Ski Dubai at the weekend.
Organised under the aegis of Dubai Sports Council, Ice Warrior X saw nearly 100 ladies ......read more
Ownership team promises to add and develop Bangladeshi cricket talent
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 21, 2019: Abu Dhabi T10, the world’s only ten-over cricket league to be officially sanctioned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and licensed by the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), today welcomed its newest team – Bangla Tigers – who are poised ......read more
Emirati Astronauts Countdown to ISS Space Mission Take-off on September 25
Film premieres September 19 at 8pm UAE time on National Geographic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, September 19, 2019 --- National Geographic, in partnership with Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), announced today the release of the first long film documenting the UAE’s extraordinary journey into ......read more
Dubai, 18 September 2019: Dreamed of dancing in the rain in Dubai? With BAARISH, you can practice your best Bollywood moves under raindrops at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the first and only theme park in the Middle East showcasing an authentic Bollywood experience.
Guests can immerse themselves into music, dance and entertainment at the Mumbai Chowk zone near Victoria Station Café ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 18, 2019: Hundreds of adrenaline junkies will trek to Ski Dubai this Friday to challenge one of the toughest commando assault course when the Ice Warrior Challenge returns for its 10th season.
Organised by Ski Dubai and supported by Dubai Sports Council, the 2019 Ice Warrior Challenge, which is scheduled for a 6.30am start on September ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 17, 2019: As the dust settles on UAE Team Emirates’ success at the Vuelta a Espana, an all Italian squad of five head home to compete in two back-to-back one day races with the 195.5km Giro della Toscana in Lissone (September 18) and the 198.2km Coppa Sabatini in Legnano (19 September).
Sports Director Marco Marzano will ......read more
Emirati driver underlines F2 dominance in Portugal to become world champion with third race victory
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 16 September, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi are half way towards their target of landing four major powerboat racing titles this season following Rashed Al Qemzi’s triumph in the UIM F2 World Championship.
Al Qemzi, who clinched his second F2 crown in three ......read more
The Search for the region’s best Videographers and Filmmakers has begun – Register NOW!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 16, 2019: Nikon Middle East FZE is pleased to announce their very own Film Festival, Cinema Z, inviting all professional filmmakers and videography enthusiasts to participate and win over $20,000 worth of exciting ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 16, 2019: History was made for the UAE today, as 20-year-old Tadej Pogacar stepped onto the Vuelta a Espana podium and proudly displayed the country’s flag on his jersey as he celebrated a landmark third place finish at one of the biggest bike races in the world. As he raised his hands in triumph, he became the first rider in UAE ......read more
Level 43 to serenade guests with a weekly Saxophone Night
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 15, 2019: Offering unmatched 360-degree views of Dubai's iconic skyline, Level 43 Sky Lounge is among the popular nightlife spots of the city. The outdoor views at this sky lounge are truly mesmerising post sun-down, and Level 43 is all set to get even more exciting with a ......read more
** Dubai’s premier photography studio are on the hunt for a fresh new face – why not enter your little one today! **
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 15, 2019: Is your little nipper aged between 1 and 6 years old? If so, they stand a chance of being chosen as the brand-new face of The Studio, Dubai’s top photography studio located in The Courtyard, Al ......read more
Team Abu Dhabi driver in confident mood as he looks to clinch F2 world title
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 15 September, 2019: T eam Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi produced more of the form which has seen him dominate the 2019 UIM F2 World Championship today in the countdown to the Grand Prix of Portugal.
The Emirati driver, who is looking to secure his second F2 world title in three ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 15, 2019: UAE Team Emirates’ king of the climbs, Tadej Pogacar, blew away the competition in the mountains today to take his third stage win at La Vuelta and in doing so not only secured a place on the podium in Madrid, but claimed the coveted white jersey as the best young rider in the race.
Pogacar went ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 14, 2019: It was a bittersweet day for UAE Team Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar, after a solid performance earned him a top 10 finish in stage 18 of La Vuelta, but also ended with him handing over the white jersey to Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana). Pogacar now sits in 5th place in the overall classification just 1:18” off a podium spot and ......read more
Wrappup (Voicea) represented the UAE last year at The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) GSEA, which is hosted by Entrepreneurship Organisation (EO) on an annual basis
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11th September 2019: The startup ecosystem in Middle East & North Africa continue to grow. 2018 was big and 2019 has turned out to be bigger with tech and tech-enabled companies in the ......read more