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Pottery Barn Kids launches new ‘Back-to-School' collection

Frozen and Mackenzie are the perfect lines for kids looking for colour, character and durability Dubai, UAE, July 18, 2018:  Pottery Barn Kids has unveiled its ‘Back-to-School’ Collection with a creative line-up of must-have school accessories – including backpacks, lunchboxes and water bottles for the little ones. Popular collections include the ‘Disney Frozen’ collection featuring best-loved characters from the film, including Anna, Elsa, Hans and everyone’s favourite snowman Olaf.  For kids looking for a slightly different style, the Mackenzie backpacks are the perfect buy for the pre-kindergarten to the pre-teen years. The backpacks come loaded with design details like ergonomic padding, side pockets and sturdy zippers – perfect for rough and tough usage. It also has a ......read more

Dubai Health Authority launches scientific research competition to celebrate Year of Zayed.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 July 2018:   To celebrate the Year of Zayed, Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has launched a scientific research competition to recognize remarkable talent in the country in the medical field.   The year 2018 marks 100 years since the birth of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Founding Father of the UAE. DHA has held several initiatives to mark the Year of Zayed.    The competition aims to celebrate the Founding Father’s legacy and his pivotal role in the development of the health sector of the UAE and beyond. It also aims to encourage, foster and promote medical research.    Khalid Al Jallaf, Chairman of the Year of Zayed team and Project Manager to the Director General’s office, “We launched the competition in collaboration ......read more

Egypt leads race to win Cartoon Network's Toon Cup from among 70 countries worldwide

Millions of kids are competing to win the Toon Cup for their country Dubai, 16th July 2018:   Even as the FIFA World Cup has captured the imagination of football fans the world over, millions of kids are competing in the race to win Cartoon Network’s Toon Cup 2018. As worldwide rankings stand, Egypt leads the global leader-board from among 70 countries. Toon Cup encourages children to create their toon football teams using their favourite Cartoon Network characters, play against teams of kids from other countries and compete for the title by gaining maximum points. The country with the highest number of victories will be crowned winner on 31th July 2018. In addition to Egypt, the top countries in the running from the Middle East region include Turkey and Saudi Arabia. Toon Cup is a multi-platform online football ......read more

Vegard Stake Laengen's Stage-by-Stage Guide to the Tour De France 2018: Week Two

Dubai, UAE, July 16, 2018:  Heading into the second week of the Tour de France, Norwegian National Road Race Champion Vegard Stake Laengen analyses UAE Team Emirates’ chances of more success.   After a dramatic week one on the tour – which saw UAE Team Emirates’ Dan Martin make history and take home the team’s first ever Tour de France stage win – we sat with Vegard Stake Laengen to discuss the week ahead, his experiences of these stages and the challenges his teammates will be face as they prepare for the first real mountain tests of this year’s tour.    Stage Ten (Annecy - Le Grand-Bornand)   “The first mountain stage of the tour – there is a lot of climbing, but I think someone like Dan Martin could relish that. The last climb, Colombiere, I ......read more

Ingenious inventions roll-in as the James Dyson Award deadline nears

If you haven’t entered your project yet, there’s still time.   Dubai, UAE, July 16, 2018:  A device tackling ocean plastic waste, a heavy-lifting exoskeleton and an automated pollination system are just some of the thought-provoking entries that have entered the 2018 James Dyson Award so far.    Sustainability Our oceans are swamped with eight millions tonnes of waste every year. To abate a potential crisis in our ecosystem, technology must react quickly and students in Spain think they may have the answer. L.I.F.E. (Living Incorporated Filter Ecosystem) is engineered to dissolve plastic waste, filter toxic water and foster life underwater. Click here for more information.   The future of work Reports suggest that 800million jobs could be lost by 2030 due to automation,  ......read more

Martin Survives a Brutal Day of Racing on the Cobbles of Stage Nine

Dubai, UAE, July 16, 2018:  It was a brutal day of racing for UAE Team Emirates as they battled through Stage 9, a 156.5km route from Arras Citadelle to Roubaix with over 22 kilometres of cobbles to contend with. It was a stage fraught with crashes, but the team rode courageously and no casualties were taken on the pave.    GC Contender Dan Martin, who had sustained injuries in Stage 8, was able to stay safe inside the peloton, well protected by the team during the early parts of the race. As the riders began to split up along the road, Martin was carefully chaperoned to the front of the race by Oliviero Troia and finally delivered to the line with the main bunch after nearly three and half hours of chaotic racing on sections of road known as the ‘hell in the north’. After dropping down the GC table in ......read more

Luck Not on the Side of the Irish as Martin Gets Caught in Crash on Stage 8 of the Tour

Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2018:  After yesterday’s stage, it was a day of more flat roads, this time in Normandy, as UAE Team Emirates took on Stage 8 of the Tour de France – a relatively short 181km route from Dreux to Amiens. It was another day made for the sprinters, with the peloton setting off at a pedestrian pace for the first half of the race. The stage looked to be a straight forward affair for the team until misfortune struck with 16kms to go and Dan Martin was involved in a crash that put him two minutes behind the lead riders. UAE Teams Emirates’ domestiques put in a valiant effort to help Martin close the gap and catch the front group, but with so little distance left of the race - and a number of teams pushing hard to catch the breakaway - it was always going to be a big ask. After giving it everything over ......read more

Martin Is the Man of the Moment as He Claims UAE Team Emirates' First Ever Tour De France Stage Win

Dubai, UAE, July 14, 2018:  Today, Dan Martin earned the second Tour de France stage win of his career and in doing so became the first ever UAE Team Emirates rider to claim the coveted prize. The Irishman, who finished sixth in yesterday’s race, has looked strong in the saddle all week and had highlighted this stage as one of his main goals for the Tour. The team protected Martin well throughout the 181km route from Brest to Mur de Bretagne allowing him to match all the attacks and accelerations in the final kilometres of the race. On the final climb to the line, Martin timed his own attack to perfection and, as the gradient ramped up to 12%, he animated the race by powering away from the peloton and holding off the chasers to take  UAE Team Emirates’ first stage win of this year Tour de ......read more

Martin on a Mission as He Claims Sixth Spot for UAE Team Emirates in Stage Five of the Tour

Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018:  Today UAE Team Emirates took on a race of two halves as they tackled Stage five of the Tour – a 204.5km course from Lorient to Quimper that began as a pan flat coastal course, before heading inland towards a series of short and tough climbs on highly technical Breton roads, which suited Dan Martin’s style of riding.    Once again, the team worked well within the peloton, protecting Martin and avoiding a number of crashes along the route. As the race unfolded the terrain began to favour the figure of Dan Martin who came to the front of the pack and – in the last few kilometres – started to up his tempo, going toe-to-toe with the Tour’s fast men. The final run in took the riders into an uphill sprint which Martin contested well, narrowly missing out on fifth ......read more

Confidence in Follower Counts

Dubai, July 12, 2018:  As part of our ongoing and global effort to build trust and encourage healthy conversation on Twitter, every part of the service matters. Follower counts are a visible feature, and we want everyone to have confidence that the numbers are meaningful and accurate. Over the years, we’ve locked accounts when we detected sudden changes in account behavior. In these situations, we reach out to the owners of the accounts and unless they validate the account and reset their passwords, we keep them locked with no ability to log in. This week, we’ll be removing these locked accounts from follower counts across profiles globally. As a result, the number of followers displayed on many profiles may go down.  Most people will see a change of four followers or fewer; others with larger follower counts ......read more

New short indie movie ‘The Peril' is a wake-up call to parents about internet safety for kids

1 in 3 internet users in the world is a child, says UNICEF report Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 July 2018:  Under the Patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Hend Al Qassemi, the independent short film ‘The Peril’ by producer/director Zenofer Fathima officially premiered today at Marriott Hotel in Al Jaddaf, Dubai.  The Peril is a breathtaking narrative that aims to raise awareness on the unseen dangers of children using technology. In an era of tablets, smartphones and touchscreens, more and more children have increasing digital presence, which inevitably translates to increased exposure to possible perils of the digital world.  Late last year, UNICEF released its very first comprehensive report on the well-being of children in the digital space.  Titled ‘The State of the World’s ......read more

Exceptional in every sense - the recap of the Tour of Slovenia Cycling Race 2018

Dubai, UAE, July 10, 2018:  This year’s 25th annual Tour of Slovenia was exceptional in every sense. Through Eurosport broadcast and social networks, we brought the I Feel Slovenia brand to the world and presented Slovenia as an amazing green country with friendly people and several landmarks worth seeing. This year, the organisers of the Tour of Slovenia decided to present the award for the best host of this international event, as the atmosphere throughout all five stages added to the attractiveness of the race and the promotion of Slovenian tourism.  Hearty cheering pays off This year, the organisers of the Tour of Slovenia decided to present the award for the best host of this international event. The competition was open to all hosts of starts, flying starts and finishes, as well as the destinations which the ......read more

Tridom, Ras Al Khaimah's first indoor adventure park, opens its doors in Manar Mall

Tridom, part of the Landmark Leisure Group, inaugurates with the tallest indoor drop tower in the Middle East at a height of 130 ft in Al Hamra’s Manar Mall, Ras Al Khaimah Introducing a unique entertainment experience to the Northern Emirates, Tridom hosts many indoor rides and attractions as well as the largest indoor play area in the UAE  Based on a swiping power card system, patrons at Tridom can top up their card to use to play in the big and kiddie rides, as well as the play zone, and video games and redemption novelty games area, without paying an entrance fee  Dubai, United Arab Emirates July 9, 2018:  Tridom, Ras Al Khaimah’s largest indoor adventure and entertainment park, is inaugurated at the newly refurbished Manar Mall by the Al Hamra Group. The family fun oriented indoor hub of ......read more

Richard Quest explores our ‘World of Wonder' in new CNN series

Dubai, UAE, July 09, 2018:  “Quest’s World of Wonder can be summed up in one sentence: We’re going to interesting places to meet fascinating people,” says Richard Quest, host of the new immersive travel series on CNN International.   He continues: “We’re not tourists, we’re travelers. It’s a show about meeting the people who reveal the heart of the city and help you understand what makes the place tick, leading you to that ‘wow’ moment when you realize you belong.”   Each month Quest will travel to a different destination to dig deep into its DNA, exploring what drives a city and the people who live in it. Viewers will meet larger than life characters who explain how the city’s past has created a unique fabric that is still evolving today. But this ......read more

Kristoff Cashes in as European Champion Secures Another Top Five Finish

Dubai, UAE, July 09, 2018:   It was a positive day at the saddle for UAE Team Emirates’ Alexander Kristoff as the Norwegian followed up yesterday’s top five finish with another, crossing the line in fifth place during today’s Stage two. The European Champion came into the final stretch alongside his fellow sprint specialists as they battled it out in the closing kilometre in what was another thrilling, but dramatic finish.  The day’s breakaway went early and managed to hold off the peloton until they were 14km from the end. Once together, the group started to take their positions, navigating a number of tough corners and roundabouts as they approached La Roche-Sur-Yon. Avoiding a big crash just 2km from the finish – which took out a number of riders including the yellow jersey wearer, ......read more

Dubai Parks and Resorts and GEMS Education launch the second annual Summer Camp

Dubai, UAE, July 07, 2018:  Following last year’s successful Summer Camp, Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, has partnered with Gems Education for a second year in a row to organize a Summer Camp for children that will offer endless opportunities for fun and games, as well as boost their confidence and creativity.    Children will get the chance to explore the four theme parks and meet their favorite character Master Po from the famous movie Kung Fu Panda. In addition, they will be able to go on a treasure hunt at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, brush up on their dance moves at indoor dance classes at Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, and enjoy the LEGO® themed rides, attractions and building experiences at LEGOLAND® Dubai.   The Summer Camp programme ......read more

CNN's Inside the Middle East explores the rising profile of the Arab film industry

Dubai, UAE, July 05, 2018:  This month on CNN’s Inside the Middle East, host Becky Anderson examines how the Arab Film Industry was projected onto the world stage at the Cannes Film Festival - the largest international showcase of cinematic art. 2018 witnessed the largest presence of films from the region since the festival began in 1946, and for the first time ever, four Middle Eastern movies competed for the prestigious Palme d'Or Award. Inside the Middle East speaks to filmmakers and industry insiders to understand how Arab cinema has developed to be recognised on such a scale in Cannes. CNN meets award-winning Lebanese actress and director Nadine Labaki, who has been acknowledged as the region’s most high-profile presence on the French Riviera in the last decade. Labaki tells the programme that this year ......read more

Free Entry to Modhesh World Every Sunday for Kids

Dubai, UAE - 4 July 2018:   Modhesh, the ever-smiling mascot of Dubai’s summer, welcomes all families living in the UAE to bring their children down to Modhesh World and embark on exciting adventures this summer and enjoy free entrance every Sunday from 24 June until 19 August 2018.  The offer invites all UAE residents aged 4-10 to experience Modhesh World at Dubai World Trade Centre to enter free of charge every Sunday until 19 August 2018. Prior registration by parents is required via the Modhesh World website and a confirmation email must be presented at the entrance and an Emirates ID may be requested. Up to 5 children per family within the designated age range can enter free of charge on Sundays, with games and F&B offerings to be paid for separately. Kids can enjoy a fun-filled environment jam-packed ......read more

Abu Dhabi Sports Council Partners with ADNOC to Stage First ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon

Long-distance race to take place on December 7 Range of events open to elite professional athletes, seasoned amateurs and first-time marathon participants Partnership reinforces ADNOC’s corporate social responsibility commitments Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – July 4, 2018:   The Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced, today, the inauguration of the ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon, which will be held, for the first time, on December 7, 2018, bringing the world’s oldest race to one of the world’s most modern cities, deepening ADNOC’s commitment to the Abu Dhabi community. A three-year partnership agreement, conferring naming rights for the event to ADNOC, which will serve as Title Sponsor, was signed between H.E. Aref Hamad Al Awani, ......read more

wasl properties reveals grand-prize winner of ‘Zayed Ramadan Competition'

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 3 July 2018:   wasl properties has announced the winners of its ‘Zayed Ramadan Competition’. The competition took place throughout Ramadan and aimed to celebrate children’s creativity, highlight their innovation, and reward their artistic talents.  wasl committee selected Zobiya Javed Ansari, Sameeksha, Zunerah, and Therese to be the four winners of the year. Each was given a Nintendo Switch console and Zobiya Javed Ansari was deemed the Grand winner, receiving the grand-prize scholarship tuition of AED 25,000. Zainab Mohammed, Chief Property Management and Marketing Officer at wasl properties, commented: “Participation in this competition was open to children under the age of 13 and was open for wasl tenants only. Adults, on the other hand, had the chance to ......read more

Record Number of Nominations Expected for 10th MBR Creative Sports Awards

60 more days to go before the closure of the nomination window Dubai, UAE, July 03, 2018:  With less than 60 days to go before the closure of nomination window for the 10th Mohammed Bin Rashid Creative Sports Awards, organisers have been impressed with the number of nominations they have received until now and are confident of scaling new highs in this Year of Zayed. The nomination window, which opened on April 1, is set to close at midnight on August 31 and Her Excellency Moaza Al Marri, Secretary General of the Awards, revealed they have already received “dozens of applications in every category”. “We are really pleased with the interest and number of applications we have received thus far, and we are not surprised because the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award enjoys a prestigious ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Announce Strongest Tour Line-up as Countdown Begins to Cycling Showpiece

Dubai, UAE, July 01, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates has announced its strongest ever Tour de France line-up as the they prepare to make their second appearance at cycling’s most prestigious race (7 – 29 July). The team will be fronted by General Classification (GC) contender Dan Martin, whilst reigning European Champion, Alexander Kristoff will be the sides big hope in the sprint stages. The duo will rely on the support of teammates Darwin Atapuma, Marco Marcato, Kristijan Durasek, Oliviero Troia, Roberto Ferrari and Rory Sutherland.     In Irishman Martin, UAE Team Emirates has one of the most accomplished Tour riders. In 2017, he secured eight top 10 finishes and finished sixth in the overall GC – despite competing in 12 stages with a broken vertebrae. Martin will also be hoping to break a trend of ......read more

Top Travel Picks to Ensure a Tantrum Free Trip

Your Summer 2018 Children’s Travel Essentials!  Dubai, UAE, June 27, 2018:  As summer approaches, it is time to start planning ahead, even more so when little people are involved! To ensure a tantrum-free trip, careful preparation is key – fail to prepare, prepare to fail! From durable drinks bottles to keep your children regularly hydrated to cute backpacks to fill with their favourite travel friendly toys and games, and some firm natural skincare staples, we have compiled all of your travel essentials and have you thoroughly covered this summer.  Remember, happy children equal happy parents and with these handpicked must-have children’s travel items, you will be well on the way to lots of family fun on your travels this summer, with not a tantrum in sight!  ClevaMama ClevaFoam 3 in 1 ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Launches Youth Academy

Professional cycling team reaching out into the community to inspire the next generation of UAE cyclists   Dubai, UAE, June 27, 2018:  As part of its ongoing commitment to inspire the next generation of cyclists, UAE Team Emirates has partnered with Dubai-based sports activity provider Just Play, to launch the UAE Team Emirates Youth Academy – a summer cycling programme, hosted at this year’s Dubai Sports World.   The three-week initiative – which targets boys and girls from 11-16 years-old and starts on Sunday 8th July – coincides with the world’s most prestigious cycling race, the Tour de France. The coaching clinics will teach youngsters the basics of indoor cycling, using professional training bikes in a purpose built, air-conditioned studio. Each session has been designed in ......read more

Families join LEGOLAND® Dubai and Beacon of Hope UAE in spreading light and joy this Ramadan

1,000 LEGO® lanterns were built as part of LEGOLAND Dubai’s special building experience, in partnership with the Beacon of Hope UAE initiative For every LEGO lantern built, LEGOLAND Dubai is set to donate a ‘Beacon-In-A-Box’ DIY-light kit to children in impoverished areas of the world Dubai, 26 June 2018 –   LEGOLAND® Dubai celebrated the spirit of the season this Ramadan, as the theme park brought families together to build for a good cause. A total of 1,000 traditional Ramadan lanterns were built out of LEGO® bricks by guests during the Holy Month, and through a partnership with Beacon of Hope UAE, a non-profit initiative founded by Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, the park is set to bring light to disadvantaged children from around the ......read more

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Upsets and Thrills on Opening Day of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships…

Dubai, UAE, February 20, 2018:   There were upsets and thrilling battles on the opening day of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, as former champion Agnieszka Radwanska failed to reach the second round as she fell 7-5 6-4 to Daria Kasatkina, and Johanna Konta made tournament history. Radwanska won the title in 2012 but last year she suffered a number of injury and illness ......read more

Nikai's search for best legacy recipe makes three Dubai residents winners…

The electronics giant ran a consumer competition on their Facebook page Dubai, February 19, 2018:  Nikai Electronics, a part of the Nikai Group of companies, has concluded its search for best legacy recipes on its popular social media platforms recently. The campaign, which received an overwhelming response from various nationalities across the GCC, was held to draw in the best recipes ......read more

Get Your Weekend Entertainment Fix at Boxpark…

Dubai, UAE, 19 February 2018:   Boxpark, the offbeat destination by Meraas, promises an action-packed week filled with entertainment options for the entire family. Immerse yourself in the Chinese New Year celebrations and for all movie enthusiast, there’s no place better than Roxy, the city’s only boutique cinema experience to catch all the Oscar nominated ......read more

Kristoff Secures First Win for UAE Team Emirates as Team Gears Up for Abu Dhabi Tour…

Dubai, UAE, February 19, 2018:  Alexander Kristoff recorded his first victory of the 2018 season and his first in UAE Team Emirates’ colours as the European Champion took home the final stage on the Tour of Oman, adding to his two previous victories on this stage in 2016 and 2017.     The Norwegian produced a thrilling display in the final sprint finish to take ......read more

Costa Looks to Retain Abu Dhabi Tour Title as UAE Team Emirates Confirm Star-studded Line Up…

Dubai, UAE, February 18, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Rui Costa will return to the UAE this week as the former World Champion attempts to defend his title at the Abu Dhabi Tour (21-25 February) alongside a first-class rider line up. Competing alongside the Portuguese legend will be Italian Champion Fabio Aru, who makes his team debut and reigning European Champion Alexander Kristoff, who ......read more

Celebrate Chinese New Year with LEGOLAND® Dubai…

Discover an awesome celebration filled with festivities that welcome the Year of the Dog from 15-24 February  Dubai, UAE, 15 February 2018 –   LEGOLAND® Dubai, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest integrated theme park destination in the region, is gearing up to welcome Lunar New Year with a host of festive round-the-clock activities for the ......read more

Keys Ready to Make Her Mark at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships…

February 14 2018 – DUBAI, UAE:   US Open finalist Madison Keys has already made a massive impression on the sport elsewhere, and now she is primed and ready to add the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships title to her lengthening list of accomplishments. She became one of the youngest players to win a match on the WTA Tour, at the age of 14 years and 48 days, and was the first ......read more

Phenomenal development in falconry racing from small beginnings: HHC Deputy CEO…

Fakhr Al Ajyal Championship for Falconry - Telwah  Over 5,000 falcons registered in the take-off area in two championships in Dubai this season   Farms in Russia, Kazakhstan, England, Scotland and Germany breeding special falcons to meet demand in the UAE and GCC  DUBAI, 13th February 2018:  The Emirati heritage sport of falconry has not only realized ......read more

Dubai Electronic Security Center Receives Overwhelming Interest From Regional and Global ...…

The competition encourages innovation and academic research in the field of cyber security in the UAE and globally  The award embodies the essence of the Year of Zayed’s vision and UAE Month of Innovation  Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 13 February 2018:   Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC) today announced that the call for submission for the ......read more

UAE Team Emirates' Mirza Takes Gold at Asian Cycling Championships…

Dubai, UAE, February 13, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Yousif Mirza scooped gold at the Asian Cycling Championships in Myanmar, adding to the two silver medals he picked up at the competition in 2015 and 2017, as part of the UAE National Team. Mirza, the first professional Emirati cyclist to ride on the UCI World Tour and compete at the Olympic Games, beat his opposition in the narrow ......read more

ADNOC Schools Team Wins Etihad Artificial Intelligence Competition…

ADNOC students beat out four other teams to take top spot in Abu Dhabi carrier’s innovation challenge Abu Dhabi, UAE – February 12, 2018:   A team of five students from ADNOC Schools reached first place in Etihad Airways’ Artificial Intelligence Competition, held in Abu Dhabi. With five teams and over 40 students participating, the competition challenged the ......read more

Garbiñe Muguruza Hungry for Success at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships…

February 12 2018 – DUBAI, UAE:   Wimbledon champion and former world number one Garbiñe Muguruza will be hungry for success when she begins her bid for the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships trophy next week. The Spaniard enjoyed a fantastic 2017, winning at the All England Club to add a second Grand Slam crown to the one she earned in Paris a year earlier. By beating ......read more

Arab Duo Showcase Team's Potential in Final Stage of Dubai Tour…

Dubai, UAE, February 11, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Alexander Kristoff finished ninth in the General Classification (GC) of the Dubai Tour, after yet another strong ride with fantastic support from his new team mates. The European Champion went into today’s final stage with the hope of scooping a podium position, but suffered another spate of bad luck after being caught up behind ......read more

Dubai Culture Announces an Exciting Line-up of Artists for SIKKA Art Fair 2018…

Over 40 submissions selected by the Authority’s judging panel  SIKKA Art Fair is a flagship event of Dubai Art season, the Emirate’s annual city-wide celebration of arts and culture  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 February 2018:   Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has ......read more

'Stranger Things' Spring Camp!…

Dubai’s most exciting drama camp for children & teens    Dubai, UAE, February 10, 2018:  From monsters and spaceships to pinball and bowling to best friends and prom… throw some crazy 80s music in there and what do you have? A unique drama camp based on the HIT NETFLIX TV SHOW ‘STRANGER THINGS’! Are your kids ready to venture to the UPSIDE ......read more

Kristoff Secures Fourth as European Champion Edges Closer to a Podium Finish…

Dubai, UAE, February 10, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Alexander Kristoff showed why the team were desperate to secure his services for this season, as the rider once again featured in the top five during stage four on the Dubai Tour. Kristoff, the reigning European Champion battled against the attacking peloton as they frantically tried to reign in the sole break away rider in the final ......read more

MB&F M.A.D. Gallery presents aeronautical artwork "Nose Art” by French photographer Manolo ...…

The MB&F M.A.D.Gallery takes flight with French photographer Manolo Chrétien and his powerful aeronautical artwork.  The photographs Dubai, UAE – 10 February, 2018:   Acclaimed artist and photographer Manolo Chrétien unearths his deeply rooted passion for aviation in the Nose Art exhibition at the MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, debuting in February 2018. In a powerful yet ......read more

Women's Week Promises World Class Tennis – Tickets Only 55dhs…

February 8, 2018 – DUBAI, UAE:   With a spectacular line-up which includes seven of the world’s top ten female players, the excitement is building for the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships which gets underway in just over a week’s time at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium in Garhoud. One of the best fields to be seen outside of a Grand Slam will be in action ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Scoop Another Top 10 Finish as Students Fly Flag for UAE Cycling…

Dubai, UAE, February 08, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates capped off stage three of the Dubai Tour with another hard fought performance, which culminated in Alexander Kristoff securing a top 10 finish following a bunched sprint to the line. Ahead of the race, the reigning European Champion joined team-mates; Yousif Mirza, the UAE National Champion, former U23 World Champion Sven Erik Bystrom, Anass ......read more

Omega Opens Its Olympic Exhibition in Seoul…

Dubai, UAE, February 08, 2018:  In celebration of its role as Official Timekeeper of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, the Swiss watchmaker OMEGA has proudly opened its ‘OMEGA Olympic Games Exhibition’ inside the Lotte World Mall in Seoul, South Korea. The launch event included many guests of honour including Alain Zobrist, CEO of OMEGA Timing; Julia Choi, CEO of Swatch ......read more

Students Fly the Flag for UAE Cycling at Dubai Tour…

Dubai, UAE, February 08, 2018:  Ahead of the third stage of the Dubai Tour 2018, children from Dubai College and Nord Anglia Dubai were invited to meet UAE Team Emirates at the Dubai Tour fan village.   Riders including the reigning European Champion, Alexander Kristoff, UAE National Champion Yousif Mirza, former U23 World Champion Sven Erik Bystrom, Filippo Ganna, Simone Consonni ......read more

Briton's falconry ambitions soar as falcon ‘English' takes flight…

Fakhr Al Ajyal Championship for Falconry - Telwah 16-year-old Emirati Khalifa Al Falasi competes in the General Public category DUBAI, 7th February 2018:   Dubai-based British falconer Harry Ian Garland has embraced the Emirati heritage sport of falconry with the same passion and pride as people in the Gulf after participating in the sixth edition of the Fakhr Al Ajyal (Pride ......read more

Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Partner Schools Programme a Hit With Children Across Dubai…

February 6, 2018; Dubai, UAE:   Schools across Dubai have been getting into the swing of things in the lead up to the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, with over a thousand children from ten schools participating in the Partner Schools Programme. Schools across the emirate have been invited to participate in the programme, which was developed to create a legacy from the ......read more

DIFF365 Presents the Acclaimed Egyptian Drama ‘cactus Flower'…

Dubai, 6 February 2018:  DIFF365@VOX powered by du presents audiences ‘Cactus Flower’ from award winning Egyptian director Hala Elkoussy at VOX Cinemas (cinema 9), Mall of the Emirates from 8 February – 21 February, 2018. ‘Cactus Flower’ is the story of three strangers who come together after a banal catastrophe leaves them homeless in Cairo, a city on the ......read more

Sharjah Family Development Centres to hold 16th Annual Family Forum from February 13 to 15…

Sharjah – February 5, 2018:   Under the patronage and in the presence of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, and his wife H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, the Department of Family Development Centres (FDC), one of the institutions of the ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Target Glory on Home Turf as They Prepare for Dubai Tour…

Dubai, UAE, February 04, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ are targeting glory on home soil with the Dubai Tour (6 – 10 February) the first stop in a series of races across the GCC that includes; The Tour of Oman (13 – 18 February) and concludes at the end of February with the Abu Dhabi Tour (21 – 25 February).   The line-up for the Dubai Tour – the first ......read more

Young Guns Have Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Title in Their Sight…

February 4 2018 – DUBAI, UAE:  Two of the most exciting young players on the ATP World Tour will be vying for the prestigious Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships title when play gets underway later this month, with both Lucas Pouille and Karen Khachanov ready to make their mark and continue their climb up the rankings. Pouille already signalled his intent here last year when he ......read more

Artistic Vases that Define the UAE's Three Distinct Stages of Development now on Tour around Region…

Porcelain vessels designed by Sheikha Hind currently being displayed as part of PostCraft Collection Sharjah, February 04, 2018:  The uniquely different stages of the UAE’s development form the artistic focus of a collection of vases that is currently touring around the region. Designed and produced by Sheikha Hind Al bint Majed Al Qassimi, proprietor of the Designed by Hind brand, ......read more

Kids Fest returns to Season 22 of Global Village…

Kids will have the chance to perform on the Main Cultural Stage of Global Village within the Global Show Academy The festival, dedicated to celebrating children, runs from 3rd to 24th February 2018 A football challenge for children will be held during Kids Fest 4 February, 2018 -Dubai, UAE:   Global Village, the region’s first multicultural festival park, and a family ......read more

Hamdan Al Ahbabi eyes AED 1 million Fazza Championship for Youlah after achieving perfect score of ...…

Saeed Al Kaabi will face-off against  Matar Al Habsi in the second semi-final next Friday DUBAI, 4 February 2018:  Hamdan bin Musleh Al Ahbabi displayed magnificent all-round skills to become the first contestant to achieve a perfect score of 50 during the ninth episode of the 18th edition of the AED 1 million Fazza Championship for Youlah and 13th edition of Al Meydan Program ......read more

Robin Singh Sports Academy's Elite School League concludes with Gems Modern Academy as winners …

Gems Modern Academy won the match by eight wickets United Arab Emirates, Dubai, February 3rd 2018:  Students from Gems Modern Academy school were at their best in the Final Round of Elite School League (ESL), a cricket tournament conducted by Robin Singh Sports Academy with Aster and Transworld Group as title sponsors at the Ajman MCC ground on February 2nd. The League produced not only ......read more

Team F3-K steal limelight with treble triumph on first day of Fakhr Al Ajyal Championship for ...…

Tournament is a qualifier for the ‘Noukhba’ (Elite) Super Finals to held on 15th February in Ruwayyah   DUBAI, 1st February 2018:  Team F3-K headed by falconer Khalifa Bin Mijrin began their quest to qualify for the ‘Noukhba’ (Elite) Super Finals with a hat-trick of victories on the opening day of the sixth edition of the Fakhr Al Ajyal (Pride of the ......read more

Playworld Village presents international toy brands to booming regional market at Paperworld Middle ...…

ME children’s toy sector on upward track as UAE leads consumer spending on toys and games Dubai, UAE, February 01, 2018:   The Middle East toys and games market, valued at US$3.5 billion in 2017, will be on an upward track in 2018, with the UAE at the forefront of consumer spending on items such as action figures, arts and crafts, plush toys, puzzles, sport equipment, and ......read more

Elite falconers to vie for top honours in Fakhr Al Ajyal Championship for Falconry - Telwah…

The ‘Pride of the Generation’ will be held from 1st to 15th February in Ruwayyah DUBAI, 31st January 2018:   Elite falconers will spring into action during the next fortnight when the sixth edition of the Fakhr Al Ajyal (Pride of the Generation) Championship for Falconry Telwah organized and supervised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) begins on Thursday ......read more

Global Village guests to enjoy incredible concert by Lebanese superstar Elissa…

Dubai, Wednesday, 31st January 2018:   Lebanese superstar Elissa, one of the most recognised artistes in the Arab world, will perform a special concert for Global Village guests on Friday, 2nd February 2018, starting at 9:00 pm at the Main Cultural Stage. Elissa has been brought to the region’s leading family destination for culture, shopping and entertainment in cooperation with ......read more

Alpen Capital's Global Fusion concert showcases a mesmerizing union of different musical genres…

Dubai, January 31, 2018:  Alpen Capital and Alpen Asset Advisors hosted the 14th edition of the hugely-popular annual musical concert Global Fusion on 27th January, 2018, at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai. This year’s Global Fusion concept was themed around “Wind”, one of the five basic elements of nature which has been musically interpreted since time immemorial. The ......read more

The Maserati Polo Tour 2018 kicks off at the legendary “Snow Polo World Cup St. Moritz” in ...…

Dubai, UAE, January 30, 2018:  The Maserati Polo Tour 2018 began with a thrilling start at the “Snow Polo World Cup St. Moritz” that took place in the spectacular setting of the frozen lake of St. Moritz from 26th – 28th January 2018 and saw Team Cartier claim victory over Team Maserati  by 4.5 to 4, in a breathtaking final. Over the three days of the tournament, ......read more

Li Haotong wins the 2018 OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic…

The player takes home the trophy and a stunning OMEGA Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M Master Chronometer Dubai, UAE, January 29th 2018:  Following four days of enthralling golf, the “Major of the Middle East” has concluded in victory for Li Haotong. The golfer, who played strongly throughout the competition, finished with a 1 point lead on the renowned Majlis course at the Emirates ......read more

Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia tee off at the 2018 OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic…

Dubai, 25th January, 2018:  OMEGA ambassadors, Sergio Garcia and Rory McIlroy, have teed off on a gloriously sunny day at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai to get the 29th edition of the OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic underway.  While the current and defending champion Sergio Garcia will be looking to earn his second win at the tournament, the Northern Irishman, Rory McIlroy, will ......read more

New International Boxing chief to be picked in Dubai on Saturday…

Dubai, UAE, January 25, 2018:   Representatives of more than 120 national boxing federations will assemble in Dubai this weekend for an Extraordinary Congress of the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA), where they will discuss administrative reforms and pick a new chief to lead the organisation. The UAE Boxing Federation (UAEBF) will host the Congress on Saturday at the ......read more

Dubai Customs' Carpet & Art Oasis 2018 hits AED 20 million in sales…

Dubai – 25 Jan 2018:  Dubai Customs has brought down the curtain on the 23rd edition of Carpet and Art Oasis 2018, with sales hitting AED 20 million. Themed ‘A Fabric of Creativity’, the exhibition organised by Dubai Customs in association with Oilfields Supply Center Ltd featured more than 200,000 exquisite and rare carpets, and over 45 exhibitors from around the world, ......read more

Saudi Competes in Record Number of Events at Arab Women Sports Tournament 2018…

KSA women participate in basketball, table tennis, fencing, Karate and athletics Sharjah, January 24, 2018:  A strong contingent of Saudi women athletes will be out in force at the fourth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), which runs from February 2-12, 2018. Organised by the Sharjah Women Sports Foundation, (SWSF), under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint ......read more

Create Awareness of Thalassemia using Art as a Medium…

24 January, 2018; Dubai:   The Alif, a painting exhibition by Dr. Sana Sajan a passionate artist and philanthropist 2018 edit has been inaugurated at AnYahh art gallery on 23rd January by H.H. Sheikha Hind Bint Faisal Al Qassimi and Adel Sajan Director Danube Group. To grace the occasion present on the evening were members of the private office of H.H Sheikh Saeed Bin Ahmed Al Maktoum, ......read more

Barcelona's handball stars to battle in Dubai for $500,000 prize-purse…

December’s ‘500 Super Final Handball’ will see the nine-time European champions take on Polish club Vive Kielce DUBAI January 23, 2018:   Come December and two of Europe’s biggest teams, nine-time European Champions League winners FC Barcelona Handbol and 2016 continental champions PGE Vive Kielce, will land in Dubai to battle for a prize-purse of ......read more

Record numbers expected for 6th edition of Fakhr Al Ajyal (Pride of Generations) Championship for ...…

There will be five races each day from 1st to 15th February in Ruwayyah DUBAI, 23rd January 2018:  The sixth edition of the Fakhr Al Ajyal (‘The Pride of the Generation’) Championship for Falconry Telwah organized and supervised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) will be held from 1st to 15th February 2018 in the dedicated Fazza Falconry Championship site in ......read more

Heist Thriller ‘Good Time' From Acclaimed Independent Filmmakers Safdie Brothers Hits DIFF365…

Robert Pattinson’s best performance to date in electrifying twisted thriller exclusive to DIFF365@VOX Cinemas powered by Du this month Dubai, 23 January 2018:  DIFF’s independent cinema showcase, DIFF365@VOX Cinemas powered by Du, welcomes the most exciting and latest cinema from around the world for a year-round festival.  From 25 January - 7 February, DIFF365 presents ......read more

Conares lauds blind cricket tournament champions…

DUBAI - Jan 22, 2018:  Conares, a leading provider of downstream steel products in the GCC region, lauded Indian blind cricket team on winning against Pakistan team at the One Day International Blind Cricket World Cup match recently held at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.   His Excellency Vipul, Indian Consul General in Dubai, hosted the team at the Consulate premises along with Mr. ......read more

UAE Team Emirates to Take on Vuelta a San Juan in Second Race of 2018 Season…

UAE Team Emirates continue their UCI World Tour 2018 season today as riders head to Argentina for the Vuelta a San Juan between 21 – 28 January, with UAE National Road Race Championship winner, Yousif Mirza flying the flag for UAE Team Emirates.    Mirza, the first professional Emirati rider to ride for a team on the UCI World Tour, last competed for the team at the Colorado ......read more

Diego Ulissi Finishes Fourth as UAE Team Emirates Get Season Off to a Positive Start…

Dubai, UAE, January 21, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Diego Ulissi narrowly missed out on a podium finish at the opening race of the UCI World Tour 2018 season, as the Italian finished fourth at the Santos Tour Down Under, just four seconds off third-place and 20 behind the eventual winner, Mitchelton-Scott’s, Daryl Impey.    UAE Team Emirates’ riders who ......read more

International acclaim for heritage sports as suspense continues in AED 1 million Fazza Championship ...…

Saeed Al Ketbi advances to the ‘Golden Square’ round during the seventh episode of competition   DUBAI, 21 January 2018:  The traditional Emirati folk art of Youlah is gaining international acclaim thanks to the brilliant performances in the 18th edition of the Fazza Championship for Youlah and 13th edition of Al Meydan Program being held to packed audiences ......read more

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