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The Smurfs are turning 60 at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai

Dubai, 20 November 2018:   MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest Hollywood-inspired theme park is hosting the biggest ‘blue-themed’ birthday party. The party will be hosted at the Smurfs’ Village to celebrate the favourite blue characters turning 60, from 23rd to 24th November, 2pm to 6pm.  These tiny blue creatures have been spreading happiness for 60 years, so come and celebrate this special birthday along with Papa Smurf, Smurfette, Brainy Smurf, and Vanity Smurf.   To kick off the celebrations, guests can transform into a Smurf for a day at various face painting stations. Smurf hats will also be given to visitors because Smurfs are incomplete without the famous white hat and blue face! Adding to the excitement and birthday spirit, ......read more

Al Wasl Club Academy Rise to Second Place in the League Table after Defeating AD Elite in Week 5 of Dubai Sports Council Academies Championship

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 November 2018:   Week 5 of the Dubai Sports Council Academies Championship witnessed strong play by the Girls U18 UAE National Team, as Team A rose to the top of the League table after closing the gap with the du LaLiga HPC Team. The Girls U18 UAE National Team B beat Regional Sports Academy 3-0 at Dubai Sports City to reach third place in the League table.  In the Boys U18 category, du LaLiga HPC beat Spanish SS Iniesta 5-0 at the game played at Shabab Al Ahli stadium to maintain their position at the top of the League table. The match between AS Roma and Barca Academy ended in a draw and City FC beat LaLiga Academy 4-0.  In the Boys U16 category, Go Pro beat FSC Foxes 4-0. du LaLiga HPC maintained their position at the top of the League table after beating Al Wasl Club ......read more

Girls Crush it at duFC in Abu Dhabi Group Stage 2

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 19 Nov 2018 –   This weekend saw the second day of group stage matches in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain of the duFC, the only international scouting platform in partnership with LaLiga and home of the official UAE Schools and Streets Cups and UAE Girls Challenge.   This year a record number of girls’ teams participated, one third of which are government school teams.    Charging into week two’s competition, the girls from British School Al Khubairat (BSAK) continued their school’s winning streak, thrashing their way to the top of their group, while Um Al Emirate Government school surprised everyone with all wins. The knockout round of the Abu Dhabi Leg of the UAE Girls Challenge will be a heated competition worth watching.    “duFC is a priority for us,” ......read more

Al Fahim lives up to his potential with F4 win in India

Dubai, UAE, November 19, 2018:  Victory Team’s Ahmed Al Fahim lived up to his potential with an outright victory in the second race of the F4 category during the Grand Prix of India, the fifth round of the 2018 UIM F1H2O World Championship, on Sunday. Al Fahim, who was one of the few emirati talents given a break at the start of the season, finished the second race on the Krishna River in Amaravati to take maximum points and pull himself up into contention for overall honours. The race was always going to be an interesting one after Victory Team’s Al Fahim had claimed pole position with a fine lap of 53.61 seconds leaving England’s Sam Whittle in second and Team Abu Dhabi’s Mohammad Al Mehairbi in fifth. Race one winner Rudolf Mihaldinecz did not start the qualifying session leaving the field open for ......read more

Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization highlights cultural exchange between Islam, Europe and the world

‘Crossroads: Cultural Exchange between Islamic Civilization, Europe and Beyond’ marks museum’s 10-year anniversary  SHARJAH, 17 November, 2018:    Sheikh Khalid bin Abdullah bin Sultan Al Qasimi Chairman of Department of Seaports & Customs inaugurated ‘Crossroads: Cultural Exchange between Islamic Civilization, Europe and Beyond’ in Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, with the presence of H.E. Manal Ataya, Director-General of Sharjah Museums Authority, Prof. Christina Haak, Deputy Director General of State Museums of Berlin, Prof. Stefan Weber, Director of Museum of Islamic Art in Berlin. The exhibition is the result of a collaboration between Sharjah Museums Authority and the Museum of Islamic Art in Berlin and celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the Sharjah Museum of ......read more

Dubai Parks and Resorts announces unique UAE National Day offer to celebrate the 47th anniversary

Enjoy UAE National Day with special cultural activities and performances  Dubai, 14 November 2018: Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest theme park destination in the Middle East, will celebrate the UAE’s 47th National Day with an exciting offer and cultural activities across all its theme parks, including LEGOLAND® Dubai, MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, and the LEGOLAND® Water Park as well as RIVERLAND™ Dubai. Dubai Parks and Resorts is celebrating the National Day long-weekend with a unique offer, which allows visitors to upgrade their MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, LEGOLAND® Dubai and LEGOLAND® Water Park ticket and enjoy access to an additional theme park of their choice for just AED 47.  This offer is effective from November 18th and valid for use between November 30th to ......read more

Celebrated singer and songwriter Atif Aslam set to perform at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai

Dubai, 13 November 2018:   Well-known singer-songwriter Atif Aslam is set to dazzle visitors when he performs as part of ongoing celebrations this month at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the Middle East. Atif, has recorded several top-charts songs, will entertain visitors in front of the stunning Rajmahal Theatre, the flagship attraction set in the heart of the park. The design draws inspiration from the royal palaces of India and creates a lavish backdrop for live shows.  Families will be able to enjoy what is set to be the biggest and most eagerly anticipated concert of the year at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai when Atif takes the stage at 8pm on Friday November 23rd. Tickets will be priced at AED49 for guests who would like to visit ......read more

Asians shine at National Creative Art Contest

Hundreds of UAE students flaunt their creativity presenting unique perspectives  17 Emiratis amongst 24 different nationalities graduate from UCMAS brain development program this year, 26,000 trained November 13th, 2018; Dubai, UAE:   Creativity, colour and talent were the buzz words when 145 artists competed in the 7th UC DINOART National Art Competition held at the Sheikh Rashid Auditorium, Indian High School this weekend. The 2-hour competition brought to the fore hundreds of ideas under one roof as youngsters aged 5 years to 15 years of multiple nationalities and backgrounds presented their thoughts visually. After two rigorous but creative hours of drawing, colouring and painting, 57 winners were awarded prizes across 14 categories. Winning maximum number of prizes, Asian students came out as champions ......read more

Beach Soccer x Huawei : This year has seen some extraordinary performances

Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018:  Building on its long standing collaboration with Dubai Sports Council, Huawei was the presenting partner of the Intercontinental Beach Soccer Cup 2018 for the second year running. This year has seen some extraordinary performances and team efforts, reflecting a lot of Huawei’s principles, such connecting and empowering communities and celebrating speed and power. Huawei is proud to support Dubai Sports Council mission to make Dubai a pioneer in sporting excellence by developing and modernizing sporting operations and services. Huawei sees it has a role to play in supporting Dubai Sports Council achieve its goals with a shared passion for the pursuit of excellence, as could be seen in its latest smartphone, the HUAWEI MATE 20 series, also known as the King of Smartphones! Please find ......read more

Special Olympics Will Create a Legacy of Inclusion Through Art

Dubai, UAE, November 11, 2018:  Emirati artist Aisha Alblooshi led a group of young boys and girls with and without intellectual disabilities in a creative, fun, inclusive and inspiring doll-making workshop at Abu Dhabi’s Manarat Al Saadiyat on November 10th. The second in a series of Unified Art Workshops hosted by the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy and AMIDEAST, the interactive session involved children aged 12 to 18 years old and their families. A talented doll and miniatures artist, Ms Alblooshi builds her abstract creations using different materials and techniques. The Unified Art Workshops form part of a program of community events being held across the UAE to raise awareness of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, its ......read more

Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi Organises ‘Herfaty' Programme in Al Ain Palace Museum

Programme listed as part of the 5th International Handicrafts Festival in Al Ain Abu Dhabi, November 10, 2018:   As part of the 5th Traditional Handicrafts Festival, the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has organised the ‘Herfaty’ (My Craft) programme at Al Ain Palace Museum. The programme runs till April 16th, 2019, and aims to preserve the Emirati identity and heritage among the younger generation. The ‘Herfaty’ programme will include several workshops covering the crafts of Sadu, pottery, Tali, ropes, and Burqa. Participants of all ages will be introduced to Emirati traditional crafts, as well as studio set-ups to take pictures in traditional Emirati clothes. The Sadu workshop will cover the history of women who use this craft, which played a key role in the ......read more

Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai opens with an ambitious set of exhibitions and programmes featuring more than 40 artists; Centre represents an innovative new cultural hub for the region

The contemporary arts institution features 10 gallery spaces; the Gulf’s first open-access arts library and resource centre; 7 desert gardens; commissions, studio and events spaces; a restaurant and shop  Opening programming includes a significant group exhibition, four solo shows, several site-specific installations and new commissions, the inauguration of a pioneering Youth Assembly and the launch of an open-air sculpture park adjacent to the Centre Further details about the next six months of staggered exhibitions and public programmes will be shared in the coming months Dubai, United Arab Emirates | November 10, 2018 –   Today marks the opening of the much-anticipated Jameel Arts Centre, an innovative cultural destination developed by Art Jameel, the independent organisation that supports arts, ......read more

Minister of Community Development salutes Dubai Women's Triathlon participants

Dubai, UAE, November 10, 2018:  Her Excellency Hessa bint Essa Buhumaid, UAE’s Minister of Community Development, saluted the spirit of the contestants in the second Dubai Women’s Triathlon after presenting the winners with their medals. Organised by the Women’s Sports Committee of the Dubai Sports Council in association with the Dubai Ladies Club, the second edition of the women’s only triathlon attracted 324 participants of different age and nationalities, including People of Determination and 121 Emiratis, who were assured of complete privacy as no men were allowed near the swimming competition. Ladies were given lifeguard duties. Irishwoman Deirdre Casey, a veteran of more than 50 triathlons, took the top honours in the Olympic Standard race with a time of 02:07:42, Great Britain’s Helen ......read more

Lamia set to headline 1st Emarat National Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship

Dubai Sports Council announces details of country’s first rhythmic gymnastics championship Dubai, UAE, November 06, 2018:   In this remarkable Year of Zayed, and to honor the 100th Birth Anniversary of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Founding Father of UAE, Dubai Youth Olympic School of Rhythmic Gymnastics, in partnership with Al Habtoor Group and Dubai Duty Free, are delighted to announce the 1st Emarat National Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship 2018, which will be held at the Al Habtoor Tennis Academy in Al Habtoor City, Dubai, on November 16, 2018.  Being held under the aegis of Dubai Sports Council, the Emarat National Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship is the first of its kind championship to be held in the UAE with nearly 200 athletes from local sports clubs, public and private schools ......read more

Triumphant First Daman Dxb Swimfest at Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Over 1,000 swimmers take to the open water in front of the iconic Burj Al Arab, as Chad Le Clos inspires swimmers of all ages at the Daman DXB SwimFest 2018    Dubai, UAE, November 06, 2018:  The inaugural Daman DXB SwimFest 2018, presented by Jumeirah Beach Hotel & Wild Wadi, was hugely successful as over 1,000 swimmers, friends and families descended on to the beautiful Jumeirah Beach Hotel waterfront to take part in the Swim the Burj Al Arab challenge, Junior Splash Dash and Relay races.     Chad Le Clos, multiple World and Olympic champion, was excited to be a part of the one day fitness festival as he started each of the races, getting involved and inspiring the large waves of swimmers who were ready to give each of the races their best shot. Le Clos commented: ......read more

National Geographic Launches Mars 2 into Orbit with Season 2 Premiering Nov 15 on National Geographic 9:00pm UAE time/8:00pm KSA time

Catch award-winning heavyweights Elon Musk, Michio Kaku and former NASA Chief Ellen Stofan share their views on the Red Planet Produced by Academy Award winners Ron Howard and Brian Grazer Dubai, UAE, November 06, 2018:   National Geographic season 2 of the critically acclaimed series mars will premiere on November 15 with new and returning mars crew and real-world big thinkers in six-episode series. The genre-busting Mars series taps into World-renowned Experts in Human Exploration, Including Elon Musk, Michio Kaku, former NASA Chief Ellen Stofan And Author Jared Diamond and delves under the Martian surface to confront the demands, perils and advantages of colonizing the Red Planet. Hailed by critics as “thought provoking, “visually stunning,” “ambitious,” “wonderfully ......read more

New exhibit by acclaimed calligrapher Tagalsir Hassan opens at Sharjah Calligraphy Museum

‘Versatile Letters’, an extensive collection of works by the influential UAE-based artist, to run from Nov 5th to Dec 18th, 2018  SHARJAH, UAE, 6th November, 2018:   Sharjah Calligraphy Museum today opened an exhibition devoted to the work of Tagalsir Hassan, the acclaimed UAE-based calligrapher. ‘Versatile Letters’ pays tribute to Tagalsir Hassan who has been a leading figure in the preservation, promotion and continuing development of Arabic calligraphy in the Emirates and around the region for more than four decades. The opening was attended by His Excellency  Mohammed Al Murr- Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library Council, HE Abdullah Mohammed Alowis - Chairman of the Department of Culture, HE Bilal Al Budoor Chairman of the Cultural and Scientific Association, HE ......read more

YRF to release Thugs of Hindostan on 4DX across the Middle East

Dubai, UAE, November 06, 2018:  Thugs of Hindostan, dubbed to be India’s biggest film ever, will hit the cinemas in the UAE and across the Middle East on November 8, 2018.  Yash Raj Films is taking this extravagant action-adventure to a whole new level of cinematic experience. The Amitabh Bachchan- Aamir Khan starrer will be released in 4DX, the latest movie theatre immersive experience that has taken the world by storm. Watching a film in 4DX is like being a part of the story in more ways than one. One can touch, feel and sense many moments that happens onscreen. From explosions of fog, smoke or a gentle breeze, this viewing experience makes a viewer feel all of it, while sitting on specially designed seats with specially positioned sound systems. One can also smell different scents and feel a turbulent storm raging ......read more

Novo Cinemas to Showcase the First BTS Feature Film for Four Days Only!

Burn the Stage: the Movie is the first BTS feature film that delivers the most intimate look to date of the 2017 BTS LIVE TRILOGY EPISODE III THE WINGS TOUR Dubai, UAE, November 05, 2018:   Novo Cinemas, the region’s most innovative cinema chain, is set to welcome a hoard of screaming fans as they showcase famed band BTS’ first ever film; Burn the Stage: the Movie. The movie takes fans behind the scenes of what it’s like to be part of the world’s biggest band and follows on from their massively successful YouTube series of the same name. Available at Novo cinemas throughout the UAE from 15th – 18th November only, the full movie features moments from the band’s Wings tour last year, which drew more than 550,000 fans across 40 concerts spanning 19 cities, and offers an intimate ......read more

Rafael Carino Returns to Abu Dhabi Legends Series Against Alexandre Barauna at Abu Dhabi Grand Slam® Rio De Janeiro

Black belt 5th degree Rafael Carino will defend his Abu Dhabi Legends title against black belt 5th degree Alexandre Barauna. Abu Dhabi Grand Slam® Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Rio de Janeiro takes place at the Carioca Arena on 16, 17 & 18 November. Registration deadline is on 9 November. Dubai, UAE, November 05, 2018:   The Abu Dhabi Legends Series will return in Rio de Janeiro at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam®, with last year’s champion Rafael Carino to face off against Alexandre Barauna at the Carioca Arena. Black belt 5th degree legend of the sport and a former UFC fighter, Carino stole the show at last year’s Abu Dhabi Legends Series in Rio de Janeiro when he beat Carlão Barreto with a takedown to win the gold by a 2-0 lead. Commenting on his upcoming challenge, Rafael Carono said, ......read more

Meet the Team at Al Bait Sharjah

Dubai, UAE, November 04, 2018:  Surrounded by history and culture, in the heritage precinct ‘Heart of Sharjah’ stands the region’s most ambitious projects – ‘Al Bait Sharjah’. Developed to restore Arabian heritage and Emirati hospitality, Al Bait, literally meaning ‘the home’, is a unique collection of four heritage houses once owned by local families who impacted Sharjah’s history with innovative achievements in business, government and publishing. The heritage resort deeply inspired by its own past, comes together in a collection of 53 luxurious guest rooms and suites, which can be booked through the resort’s website from December 1, 2018. Al Bait Sharjah is carefully re-modelled and designed to provide world-class hospitality services and luxurious guest ......read more

CEO of Novo Cinemas Reveals Why the Brand Is the Leading Cinema Pioneer in the Region

Debbie Stanford-Kristiansen shared her vision with the MENA Cinema Forum, with innovation and bespoke offerings laying at the heart of the strategy and approach. 4th November 2018, Dubai:   The CEO of Novo Cinemas, Debbie Stanford-Kristiansen, recently shared her vision at the MENA Cinema Forum of what the brand is doing – and will need to do – in order to maintain its position at the forefront of innovation within the industry. As the award-winning chief executive officer of one of the most forward-thinking cinema brands in the region, she has pioneered a rich legacy of firsts that has seen the chain continue to rank at the forefront of the ever-growing entertainment sector.  Addressing the industry’s most influential decision makers, she revealed that Novo has built its reputation founded on ......read more

Presenting Katrina Kaif in her hottest desi avatar as Suraiyya in Thugs of Hindostan

Dubai – November 04, 2018:   Yash Raj Films Thugs of Hindostan is the biggest visual spectacle hitting the big screen this Diwali. It boasts of a larger than life, never seen before action extravaganza and an incredible casting coup that brings together two of the biggest legends of Indian cinema, Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan on screen for the first time. In keeping with the innovative marketing move to introduce the primary characters of the film through motion posters, YRF today unveiled Katrina Kaif in her hottest desi avatar to date. She plays the role of an outrageously beautiful performer Suraiyya in Thugs of Hindostan. Suraiyya is the most gorgeous girl in British India who makes every man go weak in their knees. She is the best dancer of the country that people throng to watch. With a casting that also ......read more

Author Dubai Abulhoul Calls for the Preservation of Emirati Folktales

Interacts with young readers at the Sharjah International Book Fair 2018  Sharjah, November 3, 2018:  Kalimat, an imprint of the UAE-based publisher Kalimat Group (KG), known for its quality Arabic children's and young adults’ books, brought accomplished Emirati author, Dubai Abulhoul to the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2018) to speak at a cultural session titled ‘Culture, Youth and Literature’, yesterday (Friday).   Abulhoul, who wrote her first novel Galagolia: The Hidden Divination when she was 13 years old, referred to the most memorable characters in Emirati folklore as she discussed its role in igniting young people’s curiosity and love for reading. She said that more books in this genre must be produced for children, as folktale characters have this wonderful quality ......read more

Le Clos Excited About the First Daman DXB Swimfest

Over 1,000 swimmers will participate in the UAE’s first SwimFest this Saturday 3rd November as part of Dubai Fitness Challenge  Dubai, UAE, November 03, 2018:  Participant numbers are strong ahead of the inaugural Daman DXB SwimFest, presented by Jumeirah Beach Hotel & Wild Wadi. Swimmers are looking forward to taking to the open water this Saturday off the iconic beach at the newly refurbished Jumeirah Beach Hotel as part of Dubai’s first SwimFest, organised by Professional Sports Group with Chad Le Clos, and sanctioned by the UAE Swimming Federation & Dubai Sports Council. Hosted by multiple World and Olympic champion Chad Le Clos, the SwimFest offers swimmers of all ages and abilities the chance to take part in a host of races including the Dubai Mile, Swim the Burj Al Arab, Adult Relays, Family Fun ......read more

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Sharjah Summer Festival to kick off tomorrow with exciting, family-driven activities…

Families and friends are in for a major treat starting tomorrow, (Wednesday, July 11, 2018), until the end of August of this year. Shopping malls and institutions in Sharjah are sure to thrill you with exciting offers from a range of popular retail stores and family-centric activities at the opening of the 1st Sharjah Summer Festival. The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) ......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 ......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, ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......read more

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

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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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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, ......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 ......read more

From South Korea to Dalma Mall – join Pinkfong and Baby Shark for family fun!…

Abu Dhabi - June 25, 2018:  Start your Abu Dhabi Summer Season 2018 off right, then don’t miss out the opportunity to meet the character of your children’s dreams of the world famous Pinkfong and Baby Shark at Dalma Mall, Abu Dhabi’s leading shopping mall. Running between 28 and 30 June, families can make their children’s dreams come true with the adorable Prince ......read more

Young Guns Make Their Mark as Uae Team Emirates Finish Top of the Team Standings…

Dubai, UAE, June 25, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ young guns produced one of the team’s best overall performances of the season, with Edward Ravasi, Valerio Conti and Simone Petilli all finishing in the top 10 of the General Classification (GC) at the Adriatica Ionica Race, and in doing so, took UAE Team Emirates to the top of the overall team standings.    The team ......read more

Watermelon Communications joins 3AW global media network…

DUBAI – June 25, 2018:   Watermelon Communications, the leading homegrown marketing and communications agency in the region, today announced its alliance with 3AW, a global network of independent full-service communication agencies. Watermelon is the only entity from the GCC region to be invited and included in the 3AW network of global communications, advertising and marketing ......read more

MOHAP celebrates World Blood Donor Day; honors volunteers and blood donors…

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Alfahim Announces New Three-year Partnership With UAE Triathlon Federation…

ALFAHIM’s tie up with UAE Triathlon Federation highlights its commitment to the long-term development of the Emirates and health of residents. Partnership will see ALFAHIM work with the Federation to boost participation in triathlon and sporting events across the UAE. The Federation aims to increase number of youngsters and Emiratis regularly taking part in sports. June 19, ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Blend Youth and Experience as They Announce Line-up for Italian Showcase…

Dubai, UAE, June 19, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates will continue its preparations for the Tour de France as a team of seven riders gear up to take on the  Adriatica Ionica Race (20-24 June). The team will be fronted by Valerio Conti, who goes into the five-stage race in high spirits, having impressed in recent weeks at the Giro d’Italia and Criterium du Dauphiné. The young Italian will ......read more

Winning Wednesday: UAE Team Emirates Celebrate Two Podiums in Two Races…

Dubai, UAE, June 14, 2018:   Within minutes of each other, UAE Team Emirates were celebrating two victories on Wednesday afternoon. Italian Diego Ulissi took control of the fifth stage of the Tour de Suisse, breaking away on the uphill finish in Leukerbad ahead of a group of 15 chasing riders. Ulissi timed his attack perfectly and, from 300metres out, romped home to pick up the 30th win ......read more

Medeor 24x7 International Hospital, Al Ain - Quran Competition…

Dubai, UAE, June 13, 2018:  Medeor 24x7 International Hospital Al Ain recently hosted a successful Quran Competition in partnership with Awqaf Al-Ain. More than 120 students participated in two different categories of recitation and three 3 winners were picked up from each category by a panel of judges well versed in the Quran. The Competition categories and winners were announced as ......read more

How to follow the #WorldCup on Twitter…

Dubai, June 13, 2018:  With one day to go until the 2018 @FIFAWorldCup in Russia, the countdown has begun, and the conversation continues to heat up. This how-to-follow guide offers football fans everything needed to get closer to the #WorldCup action as it unfolds on Twitter.   Official World Cup emojis   Fans around the world can Tweet with hashtags in seven languages ......read more

Facebook for iPhone now available in Arabic…

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Martin Shines as UAE Team Emirates Secure Second Spot at Dauphine…

Dubai, UAE, June 11, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Dan Martin secured fourth spot in the overall General Classification (GC) standings at this year’s Critérium du Dauphiné in France. Martin’s impressive result came after he produced yet another strong display on the seventh and final stage of the race, finishing sixth behind eventual winner, Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott). ......read more

Year of Zayed Celebrated in a Short Film Featuring Renowned Businessman and Philanthropist Dr B. R. ...…

The short film, Estimrariya, emphasizes on the timeless principles of Sheikh Zayed Abu Dhabi – 11th June 2018:  In attendance of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE’s Minister of Tolerance, Abu Dhabi witnessed the premiere of ‘Estimrariya’, a short film that pays tribute to the legacy of the founding father of the nation, the late Sheikh Zayed ......read more

Skyline Book Fair 2018…

Dubai, UAE, June 10, 2018:  While most people rely on the internet to read these days, one cannot deny the feeling of holding a real book. Skyline University College organized the Skyline Book Fair 2018 with the theme, “Year of Zayed on May 14-15, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. SUC Library Department also conducted an Inter-School Competition on Storytelling, Drawing, and Oratory ......read more

Sprint Superstar! Kristoff Rules the Roost, Securing Top Spot for Uae Team Emirates…

Dubai, UAE, June 9, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Alexander Kristoff secured top spot at the GP du canton d’Argovie in Switzerland as the sprint sensation took his tally to four wins for the season. The European champion, who joined UAE Team Emirates at the start of this season, showed just why the team were so keen to obtain his services, as he unleashed a  powerful surge to ......read more

Modhesh World Set for 19th Edition With Packed Lineup of Family Fun…

19th edition of Modhesh World runs from  7 June - 25 August at  Dubai World Trade Centre Region’s much awaited family edutainment destination to offer immersive experiences  80-day excitement includes interactive shows by Dubai’s lovable mascot Modhesh and world’s most famous cat Hello Kitty Dubai, UAE 7 June 2018:   Modhesh World, one of the ......read more

Stars of the Stage! Dubai's Best Value Summer Camp for Children & Teens…

Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2018:  Did you know that drama, dance and singing is great exercise for your kids? What’s more, it unlocks their creative side and allows them to use their imagination and be free… completely away from screens, tablets and laptops!  At Hayley’s Comet Theatre Company, your kids ages 6-14 years can join the camp at James & Alex Dance Studios ......read more

Massaro on Track to Defend Title, Rosner Through to Semi-finals…

Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2018:  Defending champion Laura Massaro took a step closer towards the knockout semi-finals with a victory over England teammate Sarah-Jane Perry in the afternoon session on Day 2 of the ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals at Emirates Golf Club today, while Germany’s Simon Rosner notched up a second win to secure a place in the semi-finals. Massaro, 34, is firmly ......read more

Sprint Superstars in Action as UAE Team Emirates Take on Gp Du Canton D'argovie…

Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates will line-up for the GP Du Canton d’Argovie (7 June) with a strong line up of riders including reigning European Champion, Alexander Kristoff. The Norwegian will be supported by team mates: Ben Swfit, Roberto Ferrari, Filippo Ganna, Oliviero Troia, Jan Polanc and Simone Consonni as they prepare for a race which is traditionally used as a ......read more

Salim Assaf honored in Paris…

Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2018:  The multi-talented artist, singer, composer and lyricist Salim Assaf, headed to Paris on Monday morning to attend the Ceremony by the Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music, and was awarded the title of “Professional Members”, In the presence of the Chairman of S.A.C.E.M – Jean-Claude Petit and the international music composer ......read more

Dubai Municipality clinch NAS Wheelchair Basketball crown…

Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2018:  Dubai Municipality clinched the Nad Al Sheba Wheelchair Basketball Championship title with a facile 63-46 win over Dubai Public Prosecution at the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex on Tuesday night. Dominant throughout their campaign, Dubai Municipality gave another commanding performance to deal Dubai Public Prosecution their third defeat in the final of the NAS ......read more

Twitter And Goal Launch First Sports Live Show in MENA – #YallaGoal – During 2018 FIFA World Cup™…

Rani, Unilever and Infiniti Commit as Show’s First Sponsors; The Show Premieres on June 11 Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2018:  Twitter and Goal today announced that they are kicking off the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ with the launch of the first sports live show in the Middle East & North Africa region, “#YallaGoal”, on the platform. Hosted in Arabic, the biweekly ......read more

GAZOO Racing's Lexus LC sweeps first place in SP-PRO of ý24 Hours of Nürburgring ý…

Lexus LC claims a class win on its debut in the German endurance race    Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2018:  Overcoming the challenges of one of the world’s most demanding circuits, the No. 56 GAZOO Racing’s Lexus LC, driven by Takeshi Tsuchiya, Takamitsu Matsui, Naoya Gamo, and Yuichi Nakayama, made a remarkable debut race and claimed the first position in the SP-PRO ......read more

Yas Island gears up for exciting celebrations this Eid Al Fitr…

For first time, celebrations will include fireworks on all three days of Eid Al Fitr 24-hour celebrations at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Yas Mall on June 15 June 5, 2018 - Yas Island, UAE:   Yas Island, the UAE’s premier entertainment destination, has announced an exciting program of celebrations taking place across the Island during Eid Al Fitr. From a thrilling ......read more

Egypt Take Top Honours at PSA Awards…

Dubai, UAE, June 5, 2018:  Egyptian World No.1s Mohamed ElShorbagy and Nour El Sherbini were the big winners at the 2017/18 PSA Awards as they collected the Player of Year Awards in recognition of their exploits over the past season on the PSA World Tour during a gala dinner held at the Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina last night. On the eve of the season-ending ATCO PSA ......read more

Khalifa Fund launches the second edition of ‘Pitch@PalaceUAE' and the first of ‘Pitch@PalaceGCC' ...…

Abu Dhabi, June 03, 2018: After the tremendous success of ‘Pitch@PalaceUAE’, Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development has launched the second edition of the competition and the first edition of ‘Pitch@PalaceGCC’. The competition, organized in partnership with the ‘Pitch@Palace Global’ competition launched by H.R.H Prince Andrew, Duke of York in the United ......read more

Al Taher knock fancied Fuhood Zaabeel out of NAS Futsal Championships…

Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2018:  Defending champions Al Taher put in a consummate team performance on Sunday night, fighting back from a goal down to beat fancied Fuhood Zaabeel 2-1 and book their place in the last four of the 2018 Nad Al Sheba Futsal Championship. Led by their diminutive Iranian captain Ali Asghar Hassanzadeh, a three-time AFC Futsal Player of the Year, Al Taher bounced back ......read more

Ulissi Finishes Fourth at GP Lugano…

Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Diego Ulissi finished just shy of a podium place at the GP Lugano on Sunday, after crossing the line fourth in the 185km race in southern Switzerland. The one day race, which was won by Hermann Pernsteiner (Bahrain-Merida), was Ulissi’s first competitive ride since completing the Giro d’Italia last month.    After ......read more

Medeor 24x7 International Hospital, Al Ain celebrates the spirit of Ramadan…

Dubai, UAE, June 3, 2018:  Bringing together 30 talented Urban Sketchers Dubai under one roof to sketch and draw their surroundings on location, and share their work with the world, one drawing at a time. Winners won exciting prizes, goody bags and their sketches will be exhibited within the hospital lobby during the whole month of Ramadan. In the pictures are the 1st, 2nd ......read more

Al Dhaheri Powers to a Clean Sweep In China…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, June 3, 2018:  Despite his young age Rashid Al Dhaheri's racing exploits have seen him rapidly rise through the ranks of the karting scene in the UAE and Italy. In a further career development Rashid has taken part in his first race in China where he powered to a clean-sweep of victories. The Abu Dhabi schoolboy made his debut in the China ASEAN ROK Cup at the Nanning ......read more

Ulissi Targets One-day Success at GPLugano…

Dubai, UAE, June 2, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’Diego Ulissi will embark on his first ride since the Giro d’Italia as the Italian tackles the GP Lugano on Sunday 3rd June alongside the experienced Ben Swift and a team of young guns including: Anass Ait El Abdia, Filippo Ganna, Aleksandr Riabushenko, Jan Polanc and Simone Consonni. The team will be supported by technical director ......read more

Pre-registration for the Montegrappa Writing Prize is now open to aspiring authors in the GCC…

Dubai, UAE, June 2, 2018:  Organisers of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature have announced that pre-registration for the Montegrappa Writing Prize is now open. The competition has produced eight published authors in the last five years and is regarded in the region as one of the most significant ways for aspiring writers to get their work noticed. First-time novelists from the ......read more

Marwan Elshorbagy Withdraws From World Series Finals to Hand Nick Matthew Dubai Swansong…

Dubai, UAE, May 31, 2018:  Egypt’s World No.3 Marwan ElShorbagy has withdrawn from next week’s ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals due to a hamstring injury - meaning three-time World Champion England’s Nick Matthew will make the final appearances of his career at the season-ending tournament held at Emirates Golf Club between June 5-9. Defeat to German qualifier ......read more

Rodriguez Proud to Reach Dubai World Series Finals…

Dubai, UAE, May 30, 2018:  Colombia’s World No.14 Miguel Angel Rodriguez cannot wait to return to Dubai when the ATCO PSA World Series Finals light up the Emirates Golf Club from June 5-9. The 32-year-old is currently in the form of his life after claiming his first ever World Series title at the prestigious Allam British Open, when he defeated World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy to make ......read more

Yas Waterworld is Open during Ramadan – and Kids Enter Free!…

Experience non-stop fun for the whole family, with special extended hours during the very first Yas Waterworld Family Night Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, May 29, 2018:   Yas Waterworld, the Middle East’s Leading Waterpark, is keeping its doors open to guests throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan. Yas Waterworld will continue to be operational over the coming weeks. ......read more

Defending champions Al Taher shocked in NAS Futsal opener…

Abdallah’s own goal gifts Al Bahri a 2-1 win over the 2017 champions, while MKS sizzle in 5-0 win over The Emperor Dubai, UAE, May 29, 2018:  Defending champions Al Taher made an inauspicious start to their Nad Al Sheba Futsal Championship campaign on Monday night as Ahmad Abdallah’s own goal in the final seconds of the match gifting Al Bahri a 2-1 win. In the other matches ......read more

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