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Dubai Festival City to launch new major show – IMAGINE, A Child's Dream

Fireworks and Free Live Concert on 4th May Dubai, UAE, 24 April 2017:  Dubai Festival City is hosting a free event on 4th May 2017 to launch its newest show, IMAGINE – A Child’s Dream. Shoppers are promised an evening of stellar entertainment with jaw-dropping fireworks, and for the first time in the UAE, a live performance by the winner of The Voice Kids Arabia 2016, Lynn Al Hayek. According to Steven Cleaver - Director, Shopping Centres Dubai, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate, “The new show will really demonstrate what our global attraction, IMAGINE can do. Our shoppers will be amazed at the technology that brings this story to life – something that they have never seen before.”  First unveiled in December 2016, IMAGINE plays out a magical 360-degree story across Festival Bay every evening ......read more

The Mysteries of Science Unveiled at Sharjah Children's Reading Festival

Ukraine scientists show there’s nothing to fear… Sharjah, 24 April, 2017: A troupe of Ukrainian scientists and lab technicians has marked its Middle East debut by entertaining thousands of youngsters – and parents – at the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival, being held at the Expo Centre Sharjah until April 29. From levitation with a simple balloon and hairdryer to an industrial leaf blower and a beach ball, the audience learnt the principles of aerodynamics and thermal energy. A liquid nitrogen show explained the reason for the low boiling point of dry ice and a fun relay of fire was created with soapy water and lighter fluid – don’t try this at home! Technician and manager of ‘The Magic Lab Show’, Andrew Bortov believes in trying to break down the barriers of science. ......read more

Du LaLiga HPC Crowned as First Champions of the UAE FA Academy League

•    League-leaders du LaLiga HPC defeat UAE juggernauts Al Ain FC 8-0 in match of the season •    du LaLiga HPC remain undefeated in inaugural season with 11 successive wins 24 April 2017, Dubai, UAE – This week has seen the culmination of the first season of the UAE FA Academy League (FAAL), the official youth football league that has enabled UAE national clubs for the first time to play competitive matches against top private football academies. The deciding match of the season took place between Al Ain FC and du LaLiga High Performance Centre (HPC), in a much anticipated first face-off for both teams.  The opening minute saw a deflected cross from du LaLiga HPC’s Rajeh Al Qasem, recovered and smashed into the back of the net by the HPC vice-captain Mohannad ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Aim for Top Result at Tour de Romandie

Meinjtes and Ulissi set sights on General Classification at Tour de Romandie Saturday, 22 April 2017, United Arab Emirates: UAE Team Emirates’ duo  Louis Meinjtes and Diego Ulissi are focused on achieving strong results at this week’s Tour de Romandie which starts on Tuesday, April 25 with a Prologue time-trial in Aigle (Switzerland), and finishes five days later in Lausanne.  The Tour De Romandie takes place throughout the Romandie region, in the French-speaking part of Switzerland. The race began in 1947 and traditionally starts with an individual time trial Prologue (an individual time trial of usually less than 8 km before a stage race, used to determine which rider wears the leader's jersey on the first stage) in Geneva and ends with another individual time-trial (a stage of the race where riders ......read more

Top Ten Finish for UAE Team Emirates' Diego Ulissi at 81st La Flèche Wallonne

Ulissi finishes 10th at The Walloon Arrow and looks ahead to Liège–Bastogne–Liège Dubai, UAE, April 22, 2017:  UAE Team Emirates’, all-rounder Diego Ulissi finished in top 10 at - La Flèche Wallonne – on Wednesday 18 April 2017 which was won by Alejandro Valverde (Movistar). The 200.5 kilometers race starting from Binche concluded on the steep Mur de Huy. The dramatic finale saw Bob Jungels (Quick-Step) attempting a solo breakaway that was quickly neutralized by the other teams when they caught up with him in the last kilometer. Ulissi maintained his performance and was consistently in the front of the peloton.  Reflecting on the race, the Italian all-rounder Ulissi said: “I had a feeling today was going to be a good day despite it being cold. In the finale the team did a great job ......read more

Global Village's award for Media Excellence, and Mostafa Abdul Azim won Global Village's award for Media Creativity

Dubai, April 22, 2017:  Anjana Kumar from GN Xpress Newspaper went on to win Best Coverage in English Publications, Derek Baldwin of Gulf News won Best Article in an English publication, Prince B. Naiyer from Malyalam Manorama won Best Coverage in Asian Media while Firos Khan won Best Article in the Asian Media category. Christopher Maxwell from Time Out Dubai won the award for Best Coverage of a Global Village Experience and Faisal Bin Ahmed from Asianet News won the Best TV Coverage award. Khaleej Times won the award for Media Innovation in Online Coverage.  “Media plays a big role in communicating our vision and highlighting our achievements to our visiting guests – they are our voice and we recognize that. For this reason, we thank all journalists, photographers, and media publications who have contributed to ......read more

Dubai Culture to Showcase the Emirate's Cultural, Artistic and Heritage Highlights at Arabian Travel Market 2017

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 April, 2017: Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate's dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has announced its participation in Arabian Travel Market 2017 (ATM) – the leading global platform for the Middle East inbound and outbound travel industry – as part of Dubai Tourism’s stand at the event. Now in its 24th year, the show will see the Authority shedding light on the Emirate’s cultural, artistic and heritage highlights from 24th to 27th April at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), Hall 3, Stand ME3110. Moza Suwaidan, Director Projects & Events at Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, commented: “Arabian Travel Market offers us the opportunity to promote Dubai’s flourishing artistic and cultural scene to over 40,000 travel ......read more

Day 2 Newsroom Roundup

20 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: Today concludes F8 2017, our annual two-day event where developers and businesses come together to explore the future of technology. In the opening keynote, Facebook Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer talked about our goal to develop technology that will help everyone build global community. To do that, we're investing in three foundational technologies over the next 10 years: connectivity, artificial intelligence and virtual reality. Schroepfer and other keynote speakers — Head of Connectivity Lab Yael Maguire, Director of Applied Machine Learning Joaquin  Quiñonero Candela, Chief Scientist at Oculus Research Michael Abrash and Vice President of Building 8 Regina Dugan — shared updates and visions for some of our long-term focus areas. Read more about the topics ......read more

KEGS Crowned 2017 Conares Golf Society League Champions

Sharjah – April 20, 2017: The Conares Golf Society League 17 final held at Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club with the last two golf societies from around the Emirates left to decide who could become the winners of the best amateur tournament in the Middle East (2013-15). KEGS and Sport2Business (2) lined out their best squad of players to compete in this double match play betterball format. Match one saw Chris Redley & Mike Townsend from the KEGS take on Michael Lennon & Peter Donaldson of Sport2Business (2) in the opening match. This match was led most of the way by the Chris & Mike. After the front nine the KEGS duo had a comfortable 3 hole advantage. Michael and Peter did all they could to get back in the game but evenly suffered a 5&4 loss leaving them in the hands of their team mates to force a playoff should ......read more

duFC's UAE Girls Challenge Winners Experience Trip of a Lifetime at Old Trafford

Dubai’s youth female champions witness an unforgettable match at Old Trafford as their heroes Manchester United take on league leaders Chelsea in electric atmosphere with over 75,000 fans Winning girls team recognized for their superior skills and pro-attitude by Manchester United coaches Dubai, UAE – 19 April 2017 – The duFC’s UAE Girls Challenge winning team from Go Pro Sports were given the trip of a lifetime to Old Trafford over the weekend, where they participated in a exclusive training clinic led by Manchester United coaches and watched live one of the most anticipated matches of the season the Manchester United v. Chelsea match, courtesy of Chevrolet. The girls who played a challenging finals match against Adastra from Dubai where thrilled to spend the weekend in Manchester and walk in the ......read more

Etihad Rail employees visit Wahat Al Karama

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 19 April 2017:  Etihad Rail employees visited the Wahat Al Karama memorial site in commemoration of the sacrifices made by the UAE’s brave martyrs. Wahat Al Karama, which means “the oasis of dignity”, is a permanent tribute to the Emiratis who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving the nation. A group of staff members toured the national landmark to learn more about the heroes through the Memorial, the Pavilion of Honour and the Memorial Plaza which embody the values of unity, solidarity, and synergy that are deeply embedded into the UAE’s culture. The tour began at the central memorial piece, comprising of aluminium tablets that lean on one another as a symbolic representation of the bond between citizens and the servicemen and women who protect them. Staff then spent a moment at the ......read more

Facebook F8 Day 1: News Recap and Assets

Day 1 Newsroom Roundup Today marks the first day of F8 2017, our annual event where developers and businesses come together to explore the future of technology. More than 4,000 people attended the event at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California, and millions watched the keynote via Facebook Live. Mark Zuckerberg opened the conference to talk about how technology can help us build stronger communities — from the local level, up to the global level. For the past decade, Facebook has focused on connecting friends and families. Now, with that foundation, our next focus will be giving people the power to build community. Technology gives communities new ways to connect, and one of the most exciting areas for this is augmented reality. Mark talked about how the camera is the first augmented reality platform and ......read more

UAE Team Emirates' Aim for a Top Ten at 81st La Flèche Wallonne

Rui Costa and Diego Ulissi to tackle notorious climb of the 'Mur de Huy' 19 April 2017 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates: UAE Team Emirates, led by in-form Portuguese rider Rui Costa, is heading to the second Ardennes Classics of the season and first of two Belgian races- La Flèche Wallonne – this Wednesday 18 April 2017 with hopes of a top ten result following the climb of the iconic Mur de Huy (which translates to 'Wall of Huy').    Costa, who has participated in La Flèche Wallonne across the years placed in the top ten in last year’s edition. Commenting ahead of the race, UAE Team Emirates’ Captain Rui Costa said: “La Flèche Wallonne, is a peculiar race, and usually happens in the middle of the week and is the final rehearsal for the Liège–Bastogne–Liège. The ......read more

Incredible Line Up Heading to Dubai for PSA Dubai World Series Finals

•    World’s top eight male and female squash players heading to Dubai •    Men’s line up finalized, includes Dubai defending champion Gregory Gaultier and Karim Abdel Gawad who will be world number one next month April 18 2017, DUBAI UAE – After a thrilling finish in the last qualifying event for the 2017 PSA Dubai World Series Finals at El Gouna, Egypt, 2016 defending champion Gregory Gaultier of France is on track to take his fourth PSA World Series Finals title in a row when he heads to Dubai in June. Gaultier, known as “The General”, defeated Karim Abdel Gawad to take his 38th career PSA World Tour title in El Gouna, and became the first non-Egyptian winner of the tournament. Gaultier is among a star studded line up of players who are now packing their bags ......read more

UAE Team Emirates‘ Anass Ait EL Abdia Conquers Tour Du Maroc

El Abdia clinches the Tour Du Maroc Yellow Jersey as Overall Race Winner 18 April 2017, Dubai - United Arab Emirates: UAE Team Emirates’ rider and Moroccan National Champion Anass Ait el Abdia, sealed the General Classification title at the tenth and final stage of the Tour Du Maroc (Rabat-Casablanca, which was won by Galdoune), thanks primarily to his victory in the fourth stage, Houed Laou-El Hoceima. The victory is the fourth of his career; following on from the 2016 National Championships, Tour du Prince 2015, and the Taghir stage of the Tour du Maroc 2014. "I'm happy and proud, this victory comes at an important moment in my career,” said the 24 year old Moroccan rider, “I participated in the Tour Du Maroc as part of the Moroccan National Team and I am happy to have been able to finish with ......read more

Al Jazira Club Thrash E-Sports; du LaLiga HPC Maintain the Lead; Al Ahli Club Take Another Hit on Home Turf

Week 10 of the du UAE FA Academy League Results Dubai, UAE - 17 April 2017 – In the final weeks in the nation’s du UAE FA Academy League week 10 saw the top teams battling it out against strong contenders to hold on to their lead.  With goals galore scored throughout the weekend it was du LaLiga HPC and EFF who kept their lead at the top of the league table. Over in Abu Dhabi, in a surprise turn of events Al Jazira Club overwhelmed Dubai’s E-Sports playing the beautiful game with focus and determination.  The team worked like a well-oiled machine every pass made with precision and intention to enable Saeed Al Maamri to score a super hat-trick in a record breaking 13 minutes from kick-off.   Mohammed Khalid scored another two for Al Jazira before the half-time whistle.  Al Jazira played a ......read more

Abu Dhabi Ports Annual Football Challenge Kicked off

Abu Dhabi-UAE: April 16, 2017 - Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate's commercial and community ports as well as Khalifa Industrial Zone, announced the kick off of their annual Stakeholders & Partners Football Tournament 2017. The tournament, which is the second to take place, has become known to attract highly competitive teams from different partners and stakeholders of the ports. The tournament, held on the grounds of Zayed Port, will take place from April 10th to May 2nd and includes teams from Abu Dhabi Terminals, The General Authority for the Security of Ports Borders and Free Zones, Critical Infrastructure and Coastal Protection Authority (CICPA), Abu Dhabi Ports, The General Directorate of Civil Defence Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Sports Council, ADNOC, Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, ......read more

Dubai Film and TV Commission Partners with Dubai Foundation for Women and Children and Reel Cinemas to host film screenings for children

In Support of The Year of Giving 2017 in the UAE Dubai, UAE; 16 April 2017: In line with its commitment to ‘The Year of Giving’, as declared the by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Abu Dhabi. The Dubai Film and TV Commission (DFTC) launched the first of many initiatives that it’s planning to run throughout the year to contribute to giving back to the community and spreading the good will spirit across the Emirate. This month, DFTC partnered with Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWAC), and Reel Cinemas – the dynamic cinema brand under Emaar Entertainment, to host children’s film screenings under the theme ‘A Smile for Every Child’. The initiative aims to offer children an opportunity to experience the joy of watching ......read more

du Football Champions awarded Gold for its successful engagement of UAE youth

April 15, 2017 – Dubai, UAE – duFC, a partnership with LaLiga, which created the only international scouting platform in the Middle East and featuring the UAE’s Schools and Streets Cups, received a Gold award for the Best Sport Marketing Campaign of the year at the 2017 SPIA awards last night. This latest award follows earlier awards which recognized the platform for quality execution winning the 5-star event under Dubai’s official Sports Events Ranking System a few months ago, one of only 4 other events and winning the gold SPIA award for best youth development.    This latest award recognizes the impact of duFC’s marketing campaign, whose creative execution enabled it to reach the largest number of male and female football enthusiasts to partake in their favorite sport and fulfill their ......read more

Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi Steers Peugeot 3008DKR to Victory

The first Emirati in 25 years to create history at the FIA calendar-marked challenge Dubai, April 15, 2017 – The PEUGEOT 3008DKR scorched the best time on the fifth and final stage of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, with UAE’s celebrated racing driver on the wheel, Sheikh Khalid bin Faisal Al Qassimi, who claimed an historic overall victory on the third round of 2017 FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup.  PEUGEOT SPORT’s official driver Sheikh Khalid proved to be very strong in racing the dunes of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge aboard his PEUGEOT 3008DKR – run by PH Sport. Scoring an epic last stage win with a steady pace, he went over the 5 days of intense action and 1 324km of timed sections with the overall best chrono (19h16min24,8).  The victory is history-making as no Emirati has won the Abu ......read more

ADFC Showcases Abu Dhabi at International Film Locations Event

  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 13 April 2017: A delegation from Abu Dhabi Film Commission (ADFC) and twofour54 has been in Los Angeles drumming up business for Abu Dhabi’s growing film and television production industry. Manager of Abu Dhabi Film Commission, Jassim Al Nowais and twofour54’s Head of Production Mick Flannigan were among the team who attended the AFCI Locations Show and Global Production & Finance Conference in Los Angeles, the world's largest production centre. The event acts as a marketplace, connecting commercial, film and television professionals to global production locations and film funding resources. ADFC was a Gold Sponsor of the event and took part in two panel discussions. Mr Al Nowais gave a talk on the benefits of Abu Dhabi as a filming destination; while Mr Flannigan participated in a panel ......read more

His Highness Sheikh Hasher bin Maktoum Al Maktoum opens Third Edition of World Art Dubai

DUBAI’S PREMIER ART FAIR MAKES ART ACCESSIBLE TO ALL Four-day art fair offers new opportunities for aspiring collectors to connect with affordable works of art by more than 150 artists and galleries Global art sales valued at USD45 billion with half of all affordable art transactions concluded below the USD1,200 mark  Dubai, UAE, April 13, 2017: His Highness Sheikh Hasher bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, Director-General of Dubai’s Department of Information, officially opened the third season of World Art Dubai, the region’s premier platform for affordable and accessible art, at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) today.  Running until Saturday, 15 April, World Art Dubai 2017 features an impressive collection of more than 3,000 paintings, prints, sculptures and photographs starting at just USD100. The ......read more

Dubai Garden Glow hosts children's musical evenings on weekends

The event partners with Sing & Swing Training Center to celebrate young musical talents Dubai - April 12, 2017: The Children’s Musical Evenings, hosted at Zabeel Park as part of Dubai Garden Glow, the city’s leading family entertainment destination with a first unique glow theme park in the Middle East, comes back with exciting performances every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from the following weekends.  The first round of the musical fest was performed on April 6 and 7, 2017. The Children’s Musical Evenings event is an effort to promote music amongst children and engage the young visitors creatively at the Zabeel Park. The event provides a great platform for the young talent at Sing & Swing Training Centre, a member of Thomsun Group.  The children performing at the Musical Evenings are aged ......read more

Fun and games with ‘60 Seconds to BurJuman' these school holidays.

For the first time in the region, BurJuman presents the exciting ‘60 seconds to BurJuman’ adventure game for the whole family Test your skills for a chance to win fantastic prizes  Dubai, UAE, April 12, 2017:  These school holidays, shoppers at BurJuman are in for a treat! Between March 26 and April 15, for the first time in the region, the mall is hosting the ‘60 Seconds to BurJuman’ adventure game, and everyone is invited to take part. With games of skill and dexterity located in fun-filled arenas throughout the mall, shoppers can take on challenges and see if they can come out triumphant!  Open daily from 4pm to 10pm, customers can pit their wits against an array of challenges, which they have just 60 seconds to complete! Discover the action-packed game zones at Main Atrium on Level S1, ......read more

Dr. Mashoor Gulati's Comedy Clinic in Dubai on April 20th

Popular comedians Sunil Grover aka Dr. Mashoor Gulati and Kiku Sharda alias Nurse Bumper from the Kapil Sharma Show to charm the audience with their laughter riot Dubai, UAE, April 11, 2017:  Donning his white quote and armed with doses of hilarious laughter, Sunil Grover - aka Dr. Mashoor Gulati - of the Kapil Sharma Show fame is all set to enthrall his audience in Dubai soon. The popular actor, known for his slapstick comedy and witty dialogues will be entertaining us on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Sheikh Rashid Auditorium, Indian High School, Oud Metha. Assisting the good doctor on the stage will be the feisty nurse Bumper (Kiku Sharda) and together the performance promises to be a complete laughter therapy.  Dr. Mashoor Gulati’s Comedy Clinic is being jointly organized by Maruti Entertainment and Milestone ......read more

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Rising Star Svitolina Sets Sights on Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Title…

February 18, 2017 – DUBAI, UAE:  Elina Svitolina is thrilled to be back at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships and will go into her matches full of confidence after a spectacular year in which she claimed victories over world number ones Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber that have left her knocking on the door of the top 10. She enjoyed many other triumphs too, and one of ......read more

10th edition of Saluki Championships to kick-off with 10 qualifying rounds in Amateurs category…

Top three fastest qualifiers in each round to advance to the final round DUBAI, 18th February 2017:  The 10th edition of the Saluki Championship organized by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) will kick-off on Saturday 18th February in Al Marmoum area of Dubai commencing at 1.00pm.  The tournament will see some changes in the qualifying format for the first time in the ......read more

Women's Week Promises World Class Tennis…

February 16, 2017 – DUBAI, UAE:  With just days to go until the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships extravaganza gets underway, organisers are making sure everything is in place for two weeks of some of the best tennis action in the world on court and an exciting entertainment program in the Tennis Village. With tickets still available the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium will ......read more

The 16th Eurocom Worldwide Conference takes off in the Middle Eastern metropole Dubai (UAE) on 17 ...…

Agency leaders from five continents will share best practices to lead clients on the digital journey in the era of content marketing Dubai, UAE, February 15, 2017:  Eurocom Worldwide, one of the largest independent PR networks, has chosen the global city of Dubai, UAE, as the location for its 16th Annual Member Conference. On 17 March 2017 agency leaders from across Europe, the US and ......read more

LOEWE Announces Finalists for Craft Prize…

Dubai, UAE, February 15, 2017:  LOEWE is pleased to announce the names of the 26 participants that have been selected by a panel of experts for the 2017 edition of the LOEWE Craft Prize. The finalists are (in alphabetical order, with nationality): Adi Toch, Israel Anne Low, Canada Artesanías Panikua, Mexico Bae Sejin, Republic of Korea Brendan Lee Satish Tang, ......read more

Nearly 50 per cent of all tennis players suffer from tennis elbow at some point in their career…

United Arab Emirates, Dubai – 14th February, 2017:  Dubai is gearing up to host some of the world’s most elite tennis players for an upcoming tournament. The action-packed event is fact paced and exciting as both top seeded male and female players volley and smash their way to victory, winning a prestigious trophy and prize money. However the road to Grand Slam glory and a ......read more

F3 falconer Rashid Bin Mijrin ‘Stars' in ‘Al Noukhba' Super Finals of ‘Fakhr Al Ajyal'…

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan’s falcon ‘Ghaith’ honoured for winning the Hurr Wahish Farkh Tilwah final DUBAI, 14th February 2017:  Khalifa Bin Mijrin-led F3-K team underlined their supremacy by winning the Sheikhs category in the 'Noukba' (Elite) Super Finals of the ‘Fakhr Al Ajyal’ Championship for Falconry organized by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage ......read more

Sheikh Sultan's Move to Form New Media Council Will Bolster the Critical Sector…

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Neumann Launches its First Monitor with Digital Signal Processing…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates– 14 February, 2017– Neumann.Berlin today launched the KH 80 DSP, its first studio monitor with digital signal processing, which has been designed as an ideal monitor solution for recording, mixing and mastering in project, music, broadcasting and post-production studios. “Our DSP engine is an in-house development that primarily takes a formerly ......read more

MRM Team and Hamdan Saeed Jaber grab honours in RC Airplane Finals in ‘Fakhr Al Ajyal' Championship ...…

Falcons named ‘Rare’ and ‘66’ clock fastest times in chilly and windy conditions DUBAI, 13th February 2017:  MRM team and Hamdan Saeed Jaber (the falconer’s name is Khalfan Butti Al Qubaisi) emerged champions in the RC Airplane finals in the Sheikhs and General Public category respectively in the fifth edition of the Fakhr Al Ajyal (‘The Pride of the ......read more

beIN expands customer services support…

United Arab Emirates, February 13, 2017 - beIN, a global leader in TV production, distribution and media rights acquisition, has revealed its move to expand its customer support services with a new localized contact number for its customers in the UAE. With the new local number, customers can now call 8005522 and directly speak with a beIN customer service representative—obtaining essential ......read more

Kuznetsova Sets Her Sights on Finally Claiming the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Trophy…

February 13, 2017 – DUBAI, UAE:  After three finals appearances over thirteen years, tour veteran Svetlana Kuznetsova has set her sights on finally laying claim to the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships trophy. The 31 year old Russian has fallen just short on three occasions, finishing as runner-up to Justine Henin in 2004, Elena Dementieva in 2008 and Caroline Wozniacki in 2011. ......read more

Tomorrow's marketing leaders challenged at Middlesex University Dubai's Top Marketing Consultants ...…

Competition challenged third year Business students to apply classroom marketing fundamentals to real-life situations Winners were presented with one year affiliate membership with the Chartered Institute of Marketing Dubai, UAE, 13 February 2017:  Tomorrow’s marketing leaders were given the opportunity to apply their classroom skills and knowledge to real world situations ......read more

Dubai Culture Hosts a Series of Stamp Design Workshops for Children and Families…

Workshops to take place on the side-lines of the UAE Postal History Exhibition, hosted by Etihad Museum  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 February, 2017:  Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, recently announced that it will host a series of three postal stamp design workshops for children aged 5-15 ......read more

Al Noor - Samsung Hope For Children Family Fun Fair: A Fun Packed Weekend For The Family…

Al Noor Training Centre and Samsung Gulf Electronics invites each one of you across the UAE to be part of the Al Noor - Samsung Hope for children Family Fun Fair 2017. Dubai, 12th February 2017, UAE:  Al Noor - Samsung Hope for Children Family Fun Fair 2017 will be the perfect place to spend time with family and enjoy the lovely weather along with lots of exciting activities. It will be ......read more

Round One Victory for Batelco Racing Drag965 at Dubai Kartdrome Endurance Championship…

Team Emirates tops Corporate Class and Dubai Falcon Racing Team best in Nations Cup Dubai, UAE, 12 February 2017:  After twelve hours and 555 laps of endurance kart racing Batelco Racing Drag965 claimed victory at midnight on Saturday (11 February), winning Round One of the Dubai Kartdrome Endurance Championship.  The Emirati squad of Dubai Falcon Racing Team took top honours in the ......read more

60 falconers to ‘Al Noukhba' Super Finals of ‘Fakhr Al Ajyal'…

F3 falconer Khalifa Bin Mijrin wins five out of eight Tilwah finals DUBAI, 12th February 2017:  Sixty falcons will vie for the 'Noukba' (Elite) title in the Super Finals which will be held on Monday, February 13, after winning the first three places in the finals of the 20 Tilwah events in the ‘Fakhr Al Ajyal’ Championship for Falconry organized by the Hamdan Bin ......read more

Majestic win for Sheikh Hamdan's falcon ‘Ghaith' in ‘Fakhr Al Ajyal' Championship for Falconry ...…

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Sharjah Biennial 13: Opening Week Programme Release…

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MRM falcon is fastest in qualifying round of RC Airplane (Sheikhs category) of Fazza Championship ...…

Final round begins with Tilwah events on Friday which will see 200 qualifiers competing in 20 categories  DUBAI, 9th February 2017:  The qualifying round of the RC (Remote Controlled) Airplane category of the Sheikhs and General Public category of the Falconry Championship Tilwah ‘Fakhr Al Ajyal’ organized by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) concluded on ......read more

New Season for Endurance Championship…

CG Pro and Fly Emirates set to defend titles in Round One at Dubai Kartdrome Dubai, UAE, 9 February 2017:  The new Endurance Championship season kicks off at midday on Friday (10 February) with the Round One 12 Hour Endurance Race at Dubai Kartdrome. The Choueiri Group (CG) has launched an ambitious strategy for 2017, fielding three teams covering all categories, as well as a new ......read more

MustaNGroup Wins Bloomberg Square Mile Relay at the Dubai International Financial Centre…

9 February 2017, Dubai, UAE:  The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Dubai saw a record turnout of more than 750 corporates take on the one-mile (1.6km) route around Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) during the annual corporate relay race. 75 of Dubai’s biggest businesses including MasterCard, HSBC, Barclays, Arab Bank and National Bank of Fujairah challenged each other on the ......read more

Creativity and Culture at the Core of Khazzan X Cadillac's First Exhibition…

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F3 and MRM falconers clock fastest times in qualifiers of Fazza Championship for Falconry Tilwah ...…

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Seven-year Old Dubai Boy Wins Global IKEA Drawing Competition…

A soft toy designed by Shane Mathew will now be sold on IKEA shelves around the world February 8, 2017, Dubai:  A drawing of a fluffy lion by seven-year old Shane Mathew, who lives in the UAE with his parents, is among 10 designs selected by IKEA from thousands of global submissions. These designs will be transformed into soft toys as part of IKEA’s “Let’s Play for ......read more

Qatar falconers dominate GCC event in Fazza Championship for Falconry Tilwah ‘Fakhr Al Ajyal'…

Falcons named after global superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Usain Bolt  DUBAI, 8th February 2017:  Falconers from Qatar ruled the roost in the GCC category over two days of exciting competition in the Falconry Championship Tilwah ‘Fakhr Al Ajyal’ organized by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) in Dubai. The championship is being held at the dedicated Fazza ......read more

Umid Ali Wins SWS Senior Cup Race Night…

Maiden SWS Junior Cup victory for Renner Dubai, UAE, 7 February 2017:  After a hard fought contest, Hussain Umid Ali notched up another Sodi World Series (SWS) Senior win, Heiki Eelma returned to dominate the Masters category, Abigail Birch set a new lap record and Alexander Renner earned his first SWS Junior Cup victory at the Dubai Kartdrome on Monday night (6 February). Veteran ......read more

Sheikh Hamdan's falcon ‘Ghaith' breaks record in Fazza Championship for Falconry Tilwah ‘Fakhr Al ...…

The ‘Phenomenon’ clocks fastest time of 19.252 seconds to be leading qualifier in Hurr Wahish Farkh  DUBAI, 6 February 2017:  The falcon of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, ‘Ghaith’, produced another brilliant performance on the fourth day of the series of the Fazza Championships for Falconry: ......read more

Sergio Garcia wins the OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic 2017…

OMEGA ambassador Sergio Garcia takes home the trophy and a stunning OMEGA Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M Master Co-Axial Dubai, UAE, February 6, 2017:  Following four days of enthralling golf, the “Major of the Middle East” has concluded in victory for Sergio Garcia. The popular Spanish golfer, who played strongly throughout the competition, finished with a three point lead on the ......read more

du UAE FAAL Heats Up with Fierce Competition to Lead League Standings…

Al Ain and du LaLiga HPC lead the standings table Al Jazeera point loss streak continues; Al Ahli recovered their first week loss  5 February 2017, Dubai, UAE – du UAE FAAL witnessed fierce competition in its second week with teams battling it out across the UAE to earn their place at the top of the League standings. After only one week of play in the UAE’s official FA ......read more

F3 falcons in stunning show on third day of Fazza Championship for Falconry Tilwah ‘Fakhr Al Ajyal'…

Organizers extend season finale event until 13 February to make up for day lost due to adverse weather conditions   DUBAI, 5 February 2017:  Falcons of F3 falconer Khalifa Bin Mijrin produced another stupendous performance when the fifth edition of the Fakhr Al Ajyal (‘The Pride of the Generation’) Championship for Falconry Tilwah organized and supervised by the ......read more

Statement from Global Village Management…

Dubai, UAE, February 4, 2017:  Due to current bad weather conditions, and in order to ensure the safety of Global Village's guests and staff members, Global Village's Management has taken the decision of not operating today, Friday February 3, 2017.  Global Village will open its doors back tomorrow, Saturday February 4, 2017, starting 4pm welcoming its guests with regular ......read more

F3 falconers reign supreme for second day in Fazza Championship for Falconry Tilwah ‘Fakhr Al Ajyal'…

Khalifa Ahmed Bin Mijrin’s clocked the identical fastest times of 18.676 seconds in the qualifying round of Jeer Tabaa Farkh and Jeer Tabaa Jernas events DUBAI, 4th February 2017:  Falcons of F3 falconers reigned supreme for the second consecutive day in the fifth edition of the Fakhr Al Ajyal (‘The Pride of the Generation’) Championship for Falconry Tilwah organized and ......read more

A New Venture From Kairali Kalakendram, Asha Sharath Cultural Center to Open in Qusais…

Dubai, UAE, February 2, 2017:  The Asha Sharath Cultural Center, a latest venture from renowned actress & Indian classical dancer Mrs. Asha Sharath, will be inaugurated in Al-Qusais on 2nd February, 7 pm. The centre is conceptualized and established to create a global platform for Acting and Modelling. The Asha Sharath Cultural Center is an extension of Kairali Kalakendram, an institute ......read more

Flying start for F3 falconers in Fazza Championship for Falconry Tilwah ‘Fakhr Al Ajyal'…

Highlight of championship will be crowning of the champions of the series with two Categories for Super Finals (‘Al Nukhba’)   DUBAI, 2nd February 2017:  The fifth edition of the Fakhr Al Ajyal (‘The Pride of the Generation’) Championship for Falconry Tilwah organized and supervised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) got off to a flying start with ......read more

Dubai Showjumping Championship marks another successful year of thrilling equestrian fans…

Dubai, UAE, February 2, 2017:  The UAE’s equestrian fans were in for a treat this past weekend at the precision filled CSI-W Dubai Show Jumping Championship. Held at the Emirates Equestrian Centre, the event once again had esteemed Swiss watchmaker Longines lend its touch of elegance to the event as official timekeeper. Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice President of Longines and Head ......read more

Archaeological Excavations Cast New Light on Abu Dhabi's Earliest Inhabitants…

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 1 February 2017:  Remarkable discoveries by archaeologists from Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) at ancient sites on the island of Marawah and in Baynunah have revealed new information on Abu Dhabi’s earliest inhabitants, evidencing a rich history stretching back over 7,000 years.  Artefacts excavated from a village on ......read more

Little Guests of Global Village to Enjoy 20 days of Special Activities at ‘Kids Fest'…

A fun-filled agenda awaits children of all ages at Global Village from February 5th to 25th February during the ‘Kids Fest’.  Dubai, 1st February 2017:  For its 21st season, Global Village, the region’s first-ever multicultural festival park, is launching its ‘Kids Fest’ festival in its second season with a brand new program of activities aiming towards ......read more

Savour The Exotic Colours and Style of Traditional and Contemporary African Fashion at Global ...…

Dubai, UAE, February 1, 2017:  Fashion trends emerging from Africa are rapidly becoming a global phenomenon, and there is now no better place this season to experience a truly vibrant blend of traditional and contemporary creations than at Global Village. Countries from North, West and East Africa are showcasing their unique styles enabling visitors a first-hand experience of how ......read more

Alpen Capital hits high musical notes with yet another successful Global Fusion…

Dubai, January 31, 2017:  Alpen Capital and Alpen Asset Advisors hosted the thirteenth edition of the hugely-popular annual musical concert Global Fusion on 28th January, 2017, at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai. Centered on the theme of ‘One World Experience’, the musical extravaganza brought together an incredible line up of artistes from around world to create a mesmerizing ......read more

‘Make It Happen' Wishes Wall at Dubai Culture to Spread Happiness and Positivity from the Inside out…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 31 January, 2017:  Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has announced that Make it Happen, the first internal happiness initiative in the Authority’s happiness program, has generated an overwhelmingly positive response among its employees. Launched on the 16th January, the initiative invites the team to submit their wishes to The ......read more

Sharjah Sports Set to Take the UAE's World Repertoire of Premier Desert Rallying to New Heights…

The Sharjah Sports Desert Festival 2017 will feature the best off-roading vehicle categories including MX1, MX2 and more  Sharjah, 31 January 2017:  Registration applications to participate in Sharjah Sports Channel’s debut edition of a world-class desert rallying championship – the Sharjah Sports Desert Festival 2017 (SSDF 2017) – have been flooding the ......read more

Australian Open Champion Federer Heads Winning Field at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships…

January 30, 2017 – DUBAI, UAE:  Roger Federer's stunning victory in the final of the Australian Open has established him as a leading contender to claim the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships trophy for an incredible eighth time when play commences in just a few weeks’ time. The Swiss superstar returned from a seven month injury break in spectacular style to climax a ......read more

Dubai International Baja Gives UAE New Place at Top In Cross Country Rallying World…

Sulayem says new rally creating three-event regional desert sweep is big boost for Middle East motor sport   Dubai, UAE, 29 January, 2017:  The Automobile and Touring Club of UAE (ATCUAE) today underlined its plans to establish the new Dubai International Baja as the country’s second top flight event in the world of cross country rallying. Taking place from 9 to 11 March in ......read more

Heroes welcome for riders after successful conclusion of ‘Camel Trek' expedition in the desert of ...…

Leader of the convoy Khalifa bin Sabeen hails the resilience displayed by the group of Emiratis and expatriates   DUBAI, 29th January 2017:  The participants in the third edition of the ‘Camel Trek’ organized and supervised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) were overwhelmed by the hero’s welcome they received after successfully completing a journey of ......read more

BBC Worldwide Heads to DISCOP Dubai Following Stellar Start To 2017…

Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2017:  BBC Worldwide has announced that a raft of high profile deals have been completed across the Middle East and Mediterranean region in the run up to DISCOP Dubai, spanning all business areas. A significant multi-year factual output deal has been agreed with Turkish Free to Air broadcaster NTV for landmark documentaries including Planet Earth II, Forces of ......read more

National Race Days Power Weekend at Dubai Autodrome…

F4 UAE Championship and Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East return to the racing line-up Dubai, UAE, 29 January 2017:  Six championship series were contested on the 4.29 kilometre International Circuit at Dubai Autodrome during the National Race Days (NRD) Power Weekend (27-28 January). The premiere F4 UAE Championship and renowned Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East returned to ......read more

Dubai Outlet Mall To Host The Glamorous 2017 Star Hunt Challenge…

Taking place on the 17th February; the 6th edition of the event offers lucrative prospects to aspiring models The organisers received an overwhelming number of registrations; revealing 30 finalists  Dubai, UAE – January 29, 2017:  Dubai Outlet Mall today announced that it will host the 6th Star Hunt Challenge 2017 on 17th February, 2017 at its premises.  The Star ......read more

Winning entry announced for The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award 2017…

Sculptural installation inspired by desert environment wins prestigious annual award Abu Dhabi, January 29, 2017:  Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Shamsa bint Hamdan Al Nahyan, NYU Abu Dhabi, in partnership with Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF), has announced NYU Abu Dhabi alumna and current graduate student at La Sorbonne, Anna Kurkova, as the winner of the fifth edition ......read more

Dubai Women Establishment delegation visit Etihad Museum…

In celebration of its recent inauguration Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2017:HE Shamsa Saleh: “Etihad Museum is one of the most important historical destinations in the UAE, and a testament to those who contributed to the establishment of the union.” Abdullah Mohammed Al Falasi: “We were pleased to receive Dubai Women Establishment’s delegation and we look forward to ......read more

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