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Jaguar Racing Complete Global Debut of Jaguar I-pace Etrophy Racecar

Alejandro Agag drives the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY racecar in global debut in Berlin Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY will be the official support series to ABB FIA Formula E Championship Dubai, UAE, 24 May 2018:  The Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY racecar charged ahead as it made its global debut in Berlin. Founder and CEO of Formula E Alejandro Agag had the honour of marking this historical moment alongside Jaguar Racing as he drove the racecar around the iconic Tempelhof Circuit.    Alejandro Agag put the eTROPHY racecar through its paces on the track and completed five laps in front of the crowds in Berlin. While demonstrating its dynamic capabilities, the eTROPHY racecar gave a glimpse of the future of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship to a global audience.    Gerd Mäuser, Chairman of Jaguar Racing: ......read more

Tunisian Besbes gets ready for the World Championships with NAS Fencing gold

Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2018:  Tunisian Azza Besbes believes she will be taking back a lot of positives from Dubai as she returns home from the 6th Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament with the Women’s Sabre International gold. A five-time African champion and winner of the sabre individual silver medal at last year’s World Fencing Championship in Leipzig, Besbes, 27, defeated Dutchwoman Marleen Buitenhuis 15-6 at the Nad Al Sheba Complex on Wednesday night to clinch gold. She had earlier duelled in the Foil Local third-place playoff, but lost 15-8 to Ashwaq Al Messabi of Baniyas. That loss, however, failed to dampen her spirits.  “Overall, it has been a great trip for me,” said Besbes, who was born in Abu Dhabi and lived here before moving to France to pursue her fencing dreams. “This is the off ......read more

Kristoff Hopes for Hometown Heroics as Hammer Series Starts in Stavanger

Hammer Series | UAE Team Emirates – Wednesday 24 May 2018 - Dubai, UAE: UAE Team Emirates’ European Champion, Alexander Kristoff will line-up alongside fellow Norwegian, Sven Erik Bystrøm as the duo take on the first ever Hammer Series Stavanger this weekend (25 – 27 May). Whilst Bystrøm will be hoping to impress on home turf, the race has extra impetus for Kristoff, who will be racing in his hometown. Joining them are teammates Simone Petilli, Oliviero Troia and Przemysław Niemiec. Commenting ahead of this weekend’s race, Kristoff said: “It’s cool to race in Stavanger because I live there and I regularly train on those roads. Competing where people know you personally gives you a lot of motivation and makes this  race special.” The Hammer Series Stavanger is the ......read more

Girl Rising and HP Celebrate Stories of Change

The Girl Rising Creative Challenge, Powered by HP Call for Submissions Is Now Open  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 23, 2018 –   HP and Girl Rising are now accepting submissions for the Girl Rising Creative Challenge, Powered by HP. This global challenge is designed to encourage individuals to share stories of how they or people within their own communities are making the world a better place for girls and young women through technology. Submissions, in the form of video, audio, essays and artwork, will be accepted through Girl Rising’s website from May 22 through August 15, 2018.   “Gender-based discrimination keeps millions of girls and women from reaching their full potential. Yet countless individuals are taking action in their communities every day, bringing about new opportunities for ......read more

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

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

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

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

Sheikh Juma launches his Asian Games preparations with NAS Run

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

A Great Victory for Real Madrid in Serbian Capital

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

The Puppeteer Behind ‘Star Wars'

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

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Defending champs Surprise down Raptor to reach semis

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

Victory Team confident of total assault in GP of Portimao

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

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

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

Defending champions Surprise stunned in NAS Volleyball opener

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

Victory Team to mount challenge for F1 crown this weekend

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Facebook Launches Youth Portal, a Central Place for Teens

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

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

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

UAE Shooting and Archery Federation Unveils its Official Corporate Logo

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Victory Team prepares for a grand season ahead

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

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

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

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Juniors light up Fazza Championship for Falconry - Telwah…

3 year-old Ahmed Jumaa Al Falahi is youngest falconer to compete this year  DUBAI, 7th January 2018:  The Fazza Championship for Falconry - Telwah (the lure), the first falconry competition of the new Fazza Heritage Championship season, organized and supervised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) saw the emergence of a new generation of falconers in Dubai on ......read more

IKEA Introduces 'arabic Reassembled' as Part of Uae Initiative to Spread Love for the Arabic ...…

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Dubai Studio City Launches Video Competition for Content Creators…

Videos can be submitted until 25 January 2018  Lucky winner to receive all-inclusive three-month membership at in 5   Dubai-UAE: 7 January, 2018 –  Dubai Studio City, a regional platform for companies within the broadcasting, filmmaking, media production and entertainment sectors, in collaboration with in5, an enabling platform for entrepreneurs in tech, design ......read more

DIFF 365@VOX Powered by Du Set to Charm With Indian Comedy Drama, Newton…

Dubai, UAE, 07 January, 2018:  DIFF 365@VOX powered by du, continues its run of compelling, challenging and entertaining global independent cinema with India's nomination for the Oscars, the hit feature film 'Newton'. 'Newton', the second feature from Indian filmmaker Amit V. Masurkar, promises to have audiences both laughing and engrossed with its charming take on a ......read more

Dubai Fitness Challenge Inspires Over a Million People, Leaving Active Lifestyle Legacy…

Huge involvement from schools plus increased levels of regular exercise and high satisfaction scores were among the key outcomes of the Dubai Fitness Challenge, providing an important foundation for becoming the most active city in the world 90% of participants achieved an average of at least 30 daily minutes of activity 93% would participate in challenge again, 91% would be ......read more

Al Tayer Motors Marks 7th Association with Gamilati Endurance Cup for Mares…

Dubai, UAE, 4 January 2018.   Al Tayer Motors, the UAE’s official Land Rover importer-dealer, began its association with the Gamilati Endurance Cup for Mares in 2012 and the December 2017 staging marks the company’s seventh sponsorship of the event. The Gamilati Endurance Cup for Mares, being held as part of the HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Festival, ......read more

Atlantis, the Palm and Amstur Caviar Break the Guiness World Record™ Title for the World Largest ...…

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Middle East students win prestigious awards at 2017 ICT Skill Competition Final in China…

Dubai, UAE – 30 December 2017:  Thirteen teams of students from across the region won prizes at Huawei’s International ICT Skill Competition finals this week. The winners were selected following a grueling five months of qualifying rounds that saw participation from 10 countries in the Middle East. Their prizes were awarded at the ICT Talent Cultivation & Award Ceremony ......read more

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Dubai Customs kicks off 23rd Carpet & Art Oasis 2018…

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Thrills and spills in third episode of AED 1 million Fazza Championship for Youlah…

Emiratis Saeed Mohammed Al Ketbi (number 6) and Matar Ali Ahmed Rashed Al Habsi (number 7) selected to compete in the next round   DUBAI, 23rd December 2017:   The third episode of the 18th edition of the Fazza Championship for Youlah and 13th edition of Al Meydan Program produced some scintillating performance at Al Meydan Fort in Global Village on Friday 22nd December night ......read more

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9th Skyline Inter-School Sports Festival…

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December 16, 2017, Dubai, UAE:  Dubai fan favourite Kidambi Srikanth crashed out of the Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017 at the Hamdan Sports Complex tonight, frustrated by his failure to recapture the sparkling form that swept him to four tour titles this season. Again plagued by inconsistency and unsure strokes, India’s top gun fell in straight games to Chou Tien Chen who, ......read more

Stars Popescu, Novosjolov and Beljajeva headline International Epee Cup…

MK Fencing Academy’s International Epee Cup to see the world’s best in action at the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex this weekend Dubai, UAE, December 14, 2017:  Some of the world’s top fencers, including Romanian legend Ana Maria Popescu, two-time World Champion Nikolai Novosjolov and reigning women’s world No1 Julia Beljajeva, will be in Dubai this weekend, regaling ......read more

DIFF Closes With Full Force on the Red Carpet…

140 films from near and far brought cinephiles, film fans and industry professionals together  Final day recognises excellence in regional filmmaking with Muhr Awards announced Dubai, 14 December 2017:   Eight days of DIFF’s trademark silver-screen magic closed today with an epic Closing Night Gala, marking the close of the 14th edition of the Festival. DIFF took ......read more

MEPRA announces winners of its 2017 awards…

58 award winners announced at the MEPRA Awards INFINITI Middle East with TBWA RAAD, OMD and Four Communications Group win Best Integrated Campaign of the year Etihad Airways wins in-house team of the year December 14, 2017 Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The region’s public relations industry gathered last night in Dubai to celebrate the 9th annual Middle East Public Relations ......read more

Masdar Park at Masdar City reopens for the Abu Dhabi community…

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; December 13, 2017 –  Masdar Park at Masdar City has reopened with even more family attractions, further enhancing the city’s image as a popular community destination.   The expanded park, now double in size at 2,500 square metres, includes more F&B outlets, a children’s playground, music wall, sports facilities and design ......read more

Badminton's Elite Honoured at Player of the Year Awards…

 Gideon/Sukamuljo and Chen Qingchen take top honours Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017:  Indonesia’s Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo and China’s Chen Qingchen walked away with the Player of the Year honours in the male and female category respectively at the Players’ Reception and Gala Dinner in Dubai last night.   The Indonesians, winners ......read more

Win 3000 Dollars with Splash…

Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2017:  We are opening entries for all talented photographers from across the region to participate in Splash competition for choosing 12 images for Splash 2018 calendar.   Splash will select 12 winners , 12 images , each winner will get 3000$ and his selected image will be in Splash 2018 calendar   Splash invites you to add your name to fashion's ......read more

Dubai-based teen star Polina Butorina releases her debut album ‘Ocean of Emotions'…

Dubai, December 12, 2017:  UAE-based Russian teen actor and singer-songwriter Polina Butorina released her debut album, titled ‘Ocean of Emotions’, in Dubai. The anthology of 10 original English songs are written and sung by the 15-year-old student of Raffles International School Dubai.   The album was launched simultaneously with the premiere of the recent Hollywood ......read more

Registration Opens for the Fazza Championships for Falconry 2018…

Dubai, 11 December 2017:  Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) has announced the opening of the registration in Fazza Championships for Falconry 2018.   The first in the series: Fazza Championship for Falconry Tilwah (lures) will kick-start on the 2nd until the 15 of January 2018. The following falconry tournament: Fakhr Al Ajyal will take place from the 1st till the 15th of ......read more

DIFF Welcomes Robert Bosch Stiftung to the Festival's 14th Edition…

Mohamed Ismail Laouti’s The Syrians nominated to progress to the next round of the Film Prize of the Robert Bosch Stiftung   Dubai, 11th December, 2017:  The Dubai International Film Festival, renowned for its ongoing support of local and international cinema, and its commitment to recognising and rewarding incredible filmmaking talent, presents the Robert Bosch Stiftung ......read more

Stirring Cinema and Engaging Conversation at DIFF's Fourth Day…

Rob Reiner, Sverrir Gudnason, Ser’Darius Blain and Madison Iseman grace the Madinat red carpets Madinat Souk abuzz during Q&A with Morgan Spurlock, Jeremy Chilnick and Matthew Galkin Dubai, 10 December 2017:  Saturday at the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) showcased works of adventure and action, beginning with the political drama ‘Shock and Awe’ from ......read more

Cate Blanchett Announces Haifaa Al Mansour as Winner of Sixth IWC Filmmaker Award at Dubai ...…

Dubai, UAE, December 9, 2017:  Academy Award winner, Hollywood actress and IWC Schaffhausen Ambassador Cate Blanchett presented the sixth IWC Filmmaker Award to Haifaa Al Mansour from Saudi Arabia for her project, “Miss Camel”. The award ceremony was held at the IWC “For the Love of Cinema” gala event in the One&Only Royal Mirage’s Arabian Court during the ......read more

DIFF Brings Iconic Stars and Adventure for the Whole Family…

Legend of stage and screen Sir Patrick Stewart thrilled fans with ‘In Conversation’ at Souk Madinat  Red carpets featured tales from the across the globe, from the Australian outback and the Arabian Gulf to post-war England and Soviet Russia Luis Fonsi raised the roof with his hits at the Global Gift Gala Dubai, 9 December 2017:  December 8th saw cinema take over ......read more

Together for Egyptian Cinema: A Million happy viewers…

Empire will distribute Synergy Films’ lineup exclusively in the Middle-East. The lineup includes a minimum of 9 movies to be released in 2018 with an ultimate goal of 1 Million admissions Synergy Films will be the sole acquisition agent of Empire International for Egyptian films. Dubai, December 7th, 2017:  Empire International and Synergy Films have today announced a new ......read more

ClevaMama makes bedtime a breeze…

Dubai, UAE, December 7, 2017:  With the busy festive and new year period just around the corner, it’s an exciting time for the whole family. It can be lovely to experience the season through the eyes of your child, but all the excitement and changes of routine can lead to many little ones – who used to sleep perfectly through the night – regressing in their sleep habits and ......read more

Nissan teams up with Desailly and Basler to set fans ultimate Challenge…

Dubai, UAE, December 7, 2017:  To celebrate the end of the UEFA Champions League group stage, Nissan surprised football fans on their way to a match by challenging them to put their playing skills and knowledge of Europe’s biggest club competition to the test. Teaming up with former stars and UCL legends Marcel Desailly and Mario Basler, Nissan took to the streets of London and ......read more

Stars Grace the Red Carpet for DIFF's Opening Night…

Sir Patrick Stewart, Cate Blanchett, Wahid Hamid, Irrfan Khan, Hend Sabri and Sonam Kapoor, amongst the stars who walked the DIFF Opening Carpet  Youssra, Mona Wassef, Aida Riad, Abdel Rahman Abu Zahra, Safeya Al Omary, Ahmed Helmy, Ahmad Ezz, Menna Shalaby, Olga Kurylenko, Claes Bang, Vanessa Williams also in attendance, shining a spotlight on global cinema  Dubai, 7 December ......read more

Ghantoot present 17th Emirates Open Polo Championship International…

Dubai, UAE, December 6, 2017:  The 2017-2018 Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club season moves into top gear when the UAE’s only Royal Polo Club hosts the prestigious 17th Emirates Open Polo Championship International this month. Officially presented by Maserati – Premier Motors, the tournament starts on Sunday, December 10 and culminates in the grand final on Friday, December ......read more

The Le Clos VIP Lounge at Dubai International Film Festival is Set to Lure Celebrities with ...…

Three of the Maldives luxury resorts Amilla Fushi, Huvafen Fushi and Finolu offering blissful vacations Favorite brand to the stars, Issa with House of Fraser to debut its latest collection Fine Jewellery Label INTISARS Debuts on the Red Carpet Dubai, UAE, December 6, 2017:  As Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) gears up to celebrate its 14th edition (6-13 December),the team at ......read more

DIFF to Enchant Dubai With Eight Days of Compelling Cinema…

14th Festival will welcome incredible lineup of films and stars with 140 works screened over eight days  Dubai Film Market brings exceptional opportunities for knowledge sharing and networking with 28 industry talks, panel discussions, masterclasses and events  Tickets on sale now at www.diff.ae, VOX at Mall of the Emirates, Madinat Theatre and Madinat Arena  Four awards ......read more

The Verses of Peace Exhibition begins at the Abu Dhabi World Trade Centre…

Dubai, UAE, December 4, 2017:  With a view to propagate the message of peace to the world, The Islamic Art Forum in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Art Hub opened their “Verses of Peace” Exhibition showcasing works of well known artists around the globe including the work of Syrian artist Aksam Talla and Salvatore Savoca from Italy, Mohammad Althagafi from Saudi Arabia. At the ......read more

Legend Yevgeniya Kanayeva to grace Dubai International Rhythmic Gymnastics Cup…

Dubai, UAE, December 4, 2017:  Following a successful debut last year, the Dubai International Rhythmic Gymnastics - DuGym Cup is back, promising a bigger and better show this weekend. Organised by DuGym Rhythmic Gymnastics, UAE’s first club of its sort, and supported by the Dubai Sports Council, the second edition of the tournament, which had attracted 285 gymnasts from 21 ......read more

DIFF Welcomes Quantum Global to Sponsor the Prestigious Muhr Awards Competition…

Dubai, 04 December 2017:  The Dubai International Film Festival is pleased to announce that Quantum Global are the latest sponsor to join the roster of benefactors at the Festival’s 14th edition. Quantum Global partner with DIFF to sponsor the Muhr Awards – now entering its twelfth year of competition – a showcase that honours the best of cinema from the United Arab ......read more

Irrfan Khan: One of the True Greats of Cinema to Receive DIFF Honorary Award at the Festival's 14th ...…

Dubai, 04 December 2017:  The Dubai International Film Festival welcomes one of India’s most prominent and celebrated actors ever, Irrfan Khan, to receive the DIFF Honorary Award in commendation of his contributions to film throughout an illustrious and imperious career that began over 30 years ago. With his name emblazoned on the world stage Irrfan Khan, the former Muhr AsiaAfrica ......read more

The largest theater production celebrating the UAE National Day in the history of Global Village…

‘Belad Alkhair’ sings about the love of the homeland  Dubai, 4 December 2017:  Global Village, the region’s first and largest multi-cultural festival park, commenced on Friday the celebrations for the 46th National Day of the UAE with the epic performance of "Belad Alkhair", which is one of the largest theater production in the history of the Global ......read more

“42 participate at the National Day Camel Marathon "…

The Al Balooshi brothers in emphatic victory, complete a first and second double in the events closest finish Dubai, 4 December, 2017:  The third edition of the National Day Camel Marathon was held on Sunday, December 3rd, at Dubai International Endurance City in Seih Al-Salam, Dubai. With 42 participants, who set off in the early hours of the morning, around a challenging 25km ......read more

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