Eight GCC media won the Gold Hospitality Package to attend the 2017 UEFA Champions League finals in Cardiff
Dubai, 24 March 2017: Sony Mobile Communications MEA announces eight winners of its UEFA Champions League competition for GCC journalists that was held in Kuala Lumpur over three days, from 16-19 March 2017.
23 select GCC journalists participated in a series of challenges and competitions including an amazing race, a treasure hunt and a bubble football challenge. They also attended a briefing on new Sony Mobile smartphones including Xperia XZ Premium, awarded the Best New Smartphone at MWC 2017; Xperia XA1 and XA1 Ultra; and previewed its latest mid-range smartphone, the Xperia L1.
As part of the day-long amazing race across Kuala Lumpur, participants deduced clues, navigated the city, interacted with ......read more
Timetable of events; Dressage starts 8am, Show Jumping 9.30am and Cross Country 2pm
Dubai, UAE, March 24, 2017: The grand finale of the 11th edition of Spinneys Cup Equestrian Championship, organised by Emirates Equestrian Federation, will take place on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Desert Palm Equestrian Centre, Dubai. The prestigious Equestrian Championship is organized in association with Dubai Police, Dubai Tourism and MASERATI.
Known as one of the largest equestrian shows in the region, this show has grown in popularity and registered numbers since its inception. More than 3,000 visitors registered to attend the show, which incorporates three Olympic disciplines - namely Dressage, Show Jumping and Cross Country, all in one day. The show is the culmination to a very full season for the Emirates Equestrian Federation ......read more
A group of 22 young dancers, from 14 different countries set to represent UAE in front of Disneyland crowds on 28th March
22 March 2017, UAE, Dubai: Step Up Academy, a homegrown dance school from Dubai, has announced that it is the first and only group from the UAE to be chosen to perform live at one of the largest and most high profile venues in the world, Disneyland Paris. On 28th March, the unique group of 22 young dancers from 14 different countries will showcase their talent at the ‘Perform in the Magic’ show in front of an audience of more than one thousand spectators – proudly representing the rich diversity of the UAE as well as its position as a hub for high quality art and dance.
Following a strict audition process, the young group made it through with the support of their five dance teachers ......read more
Cracking Art comes to Spain as part of the Barcelona Designers’ Collective by La Roca Village, a platform that discovers, promotes and sustains talent and creativity
Challenging the norms of contemporary art, a multicoloured invasion of super-sized animals will surprise visitors to the Village from 1 March to 31 May
Talent, creativity and innovation. Fashion and art come together once again this season at La Roca Village in a blaze of colour and light to convey the essence of spring. The artistic movement Cracking Art presents its first exhibition in Spain, at the invitation of the Barcelona Designers’ Collective by La Roca Village. From 1 March to 31 May, La Roca Village will host a surprising and multicoloured invasion of 40 large artworks of snails, rabbits, swallows and frogs created out of plastic, a material ......read more
For the first time in the region, BurJuman presents the exciting ‘60 seconds to BurJuman’ adventure game for the whole family
Test your skills for a chance to win fantastic prizes
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2017: These school holidays, shoppers at BurJuman are in for a treat! Between March 26 and April 15, for the first time in the region, the mall is hosting the ‘60 Seconds to BurJuman’ adventure game, and everyone is invited to take part. With games of skill and dexterity located in fun-filled arenas throughout the mall, shoppers and visitors can take on challenges and get a chance to win fantastic prizes too.
Open daily from 4pm to 10pm, pit your wits against an array of challenges, which you have just 60 seconds to complete! Discover the action-packed game zones at Main Atriums on Level S1 and ......read more
duFC Finals witnesses Clasico Revival with Puyol’s team beating Salgado’s
Presence of the country’s senior sports and educational authorities attests to the importance of this scouting platform for the country’s football future
Six-month nationwide tournament with over 7,000 players, 1,060 games, 3,864 goals
Dubai, UAE – March 19, 2017 – Against the deafening cheers of 10,000 supports and spectators at Dubai Mall throughout the day, du Football Champions crowned the 2016/2017 season winners of the UAE Schools & Streets Cup, the nation’s official youth football Cups.
In recognition of the platform’s importance at a national level, the Finals were attended by H.E. Ibrahim Abdul Malik, General Secretary of the General Authority of Youth & Sports Welfare, Mr. ......read more
To be hosted by Jaggu and Tarana, the current season will premiere on 26th March, every Sunday at 8pm on Colors TV
Dubai, UAE, 19th March 2017: Following the stupendous success of the previous seasons, IndiaCast brings to you yet another entertaining edition of COLORS CricQuiz - the most definitive cricket quizzing championship for the viewers of COLORS TV in Middle East and Africa. All set to premiere on Sunday, March 26th at 8PM (UAE time), the 4th Season of this nail biting quiz show will be hosted by Presenter extraordinaire, Jaggu and Tarana.
The auditions conducted last month saw a huge footfall with over 500 cricket fans in teams of two queuing up to showcase their knowledge about the game of cricket. The top 15 teams thus selected will now be seen contesting with each other on National platform over a period of eight ......read more
Islam Imran from Egypt walked away with a brand new Maserati Quattroporte Zegna on winning the grand finale against eight top players from the Middle East
Dubai, March 19, 2017: La3eeb, the region’s largest online football gaming platform, hosted the grand finale of its eight-week long gaming competition in a live online match in Dubai recently. The gala event, which was attended by the crème de la crème of the region's football community, was held amidst great fanfare at the luxurious Park Hyatt Hotel in Dubai.
Islam Imran from Egypt, residing in Riyadh, KSA, was announced the winner of the competition, walking away with a grand prize of a brand new Maserati Quattroporte Zegna.
The judging panel consisted of legendary football players Hazem Emam from Egypt and Fahad Al-Harifi Al-Bishi from Saudi Arabia ......read more
Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization features work of renowned British Muslim photographer Peter Sanders.
Exhibition at Sharjah Museum of Civilization runs until June 11.
SHARJAH, March 17, 2016: Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization today opened an exhibition giving a rare glimpse into the lives of Muslims in China as documented by the world’s preeminent photographer of Muslim communities.
The exhibition Moments in the Lives of Muslims in China – Through the Lens of Peter Sanders is a comprehensive photo essay of 50 large-scale images that reflects the vibrant and diverse lives of Muslims at work, at school, at rest, and at worship in all corners of the country.
The images were captured over a period of 20 years by British photographer Peter Sanders, himself a Muslim. The exhibition ......read more
Crowning of winners take place in festive atmosphere after over 1,000 shooters competed for honours
DUBAI, 17th March 2017: The Fazza Championships for Shooting Saktoun for Locals organized and supervised by Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Centre concluded on Thursday at the Dubai Police Shooting Square in Ruwayyah area, with over 1,000 participants competing in five categories to win handsome cash prizes allocated to the first three positions.
The crowning of the winners of the tournament after several days of intense competition took place amid a festive atmosphere in the presence of HE Abdullah Hamdan Bin Dalmook, CEO of HHC; Brigadier General Mohammed Obaid Al Muhairi, Head of the tournament organizing committee; and other senior officials of HHC.
The duo of Rashed Al Kaabi and Saeed Al Kaabi clinched first place in the ......read more
Emirati Arabic books on track for landmark publishing initiative
Sharjah, March 17th, 2017: During its participation in the 46th edition of the London Book Fair, the management of the ‘1001 Titles’ initiative has announced that it has reached 60% of its target to launch 1,001 Emirati Arabic books in two years, keeping it on track for a regional publishing milestone.
Majd Al Shehhi, Manager of ‘1001 Titles’, highlighted the idea behind initiating 1001 titles to an audience of authors and publishers. The highly ambitious initiative came about following a study ordered by Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Founder and Patron of the Emirates Publishers Association (EPA), which showed the number of titles published by Emirati publishing houses was decreasing every year.
The first-of-its-kind ......read more
Final round of Gulf, Juniors and Open categories takes place on Saturday 18th March at Hamdan Sports Complex
DUBAI, 17th March 2017: The 11th Fazza Championship for Freediving organized and supervised by the Hamdan bin Mohammed Heritage Centre at Hamdan Sports Complex in Ruwayyah, saw the participation of men and women in the Juniors, Gulf and Open (Professionals) as they competed in the largest tournament of its kind and one of the most challenging traditional sports.
The qualifying rounds to select the best 10 divers in the Open, Gulf and Junior categories took place on Thursday 16th March with 30 of the participants advancing to the final round which will be held on Saturday 18th March commencing at 3.00 pm to vie for major honours in a competition that has gained international acclaim over the past decade.
Hamad Al ......read more
Team Corum, comprising Patrick Maleitzke, Philip Sommer and Lukas Sdrenka won the 15th CORUM Snow Polo World Cup at Kitzbühel, by besting the cream of the assembled international polo field by a superior 12.5-6 margin. On their way to victory, Team Corum achieved a goal difference of plus 20.5, which is one of the best ever recorded in the history of the Kitzbühel event.
While presenting the winners with a Bubble Luminova timepiece each, CORUM CEO Davide Traxler said “This is our first time in Kitzbühel and I am proud to associate CORUM with this major event which is also a great platform for us as we share an identical target group of customers. It has been 3 extraordinary days and CORUM is not only proud to support this fabulous sport but also this impressive team. We look forward to 2018!”
This was ......read more
Jameel Arts Centre Dubai to open in 2018
Art Jameel expands institutional partnerships via a new collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art
DUbai, UAE, March 15, 2017: Art Jameel, a non-profit organisation that supports arts, education and heritage in the Middle East, today announced a number of ini-tiatives designed to enrich the thriving cultural scene in the region and beyond.
Building upon its strong history of exhibitions, educational initiatives, institutional partnerships and community outreach, Art Jameel is entering a new phase of development, marked by two major announcements today: a new Arts Centre in Dubai, due to open in winter 2018 and a long-term partnership with New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, which will enable the Museum to acquire works by modern and contemporary artists from the ......read more
Britain aiming for win at the first Spring Classic of the season following second and third places at the same race in previous years
16 March 2017, United Arab Emirates: UAE Team Emirates will line-up at the first Spring Classic of the year, Milan-San Remo, this Saturday with in-form British rider, Ben Swift, looking to better his previous results at the famous race. Swift previously finished in second and third places when riding for Team Sky in 2016 and 2014 respectively.
One of the most exciting and prestigious one day races of the season, Milan-San Remo is the first ‘Monument’ race of the year, also known by its Italian name La Classica di Primavera ("The Spring Classic") or "La Classicissima". Despite being known as the ‘sprinters’ classic’, the race is not a ......read more
Launch of DIFC Art Integration Programme, showcased world-class sculptures and thought-provoking installations
Dubai-UAE: 14 March 2017: Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading international financial hub and destination for lifestyle, arts and culture, welcomed His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, in the company of his Excellency Essa Kazim, the Governor of DIFC, for the first edition of Art Nights in 2017. Under the theme of ‘Art Fresco’, the event welcomed over 3,000 visitors.
A highlight on the Dubai event calendar, Art Nights showcased artists from across the globe and launched the DIFC Art Integration Programme, with exhibits from world-renowned artists Sir Tony Cragg and Oliviero Rainaldi in the Gate Village and around the ......read more
Major works from Arab collection come to Jordan for the first time:
Opens: 9 March till 31 May 2017
Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2017: Sharjah-based Barjeel Art Foundation inaugurated an art exhibition from its permanent collection at the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts in Amman. UAE Ambassador to Jordan Bilal Rabie Al Budoor attended the opening, which was held under the patronage of Princess Rym al-Ali and Princess Wijdan Ali, founder of the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts.
Curated by Suheyla Takesh and Dr. Khalid Khreis, this exhibition explores the development of landscape painting and portraiture in the Arab World in the first half of the 20th century. It looks into evolving styles and approaches towards representation, along with the artists’ subjective perspectives and understanding of the world.
The ......read more
Total of 500 participants expected to participate in the tournament ahead of final on 15th March
DUBAI, 14th March 2017: More than 100 competitors participated on the first day of qualifiers in the Fazza Championship for Shooting Saktoun Riffle for Locals organized and supervised by Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Centre (HHC) in the Dubai Police Shooting Square at Ruwayyah on Sunday 12th March 2017.
It is the largest tournament of its kind dedicated for Locals in the UAE with lucrative cash awards and is expected to attract to attract 500 men, juniors and women competitors ahead of the finals to be held on Wednesday 15th March.
Participants registered from early morning in the Men and Junior Men's categories qualifying round which will take place on the first two days of competition while the 'Plates' Team ......read more
‘The Race to the Sun’ wrapped up today with Sergio Henao (Team Sky) Clinching the Yellow Jersey
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017: The Paris- Nice WorldTour race has come to an end with Sergio Henao (Team Sky) as overall leader. Sergio Henao (Team Sky) held on to win Paris-Nice by two seconds with Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) in second place and David De La Cruz (Quick-Step Floors) in third; Diego Ulissi (UAE Team Emirates) was 7th at 21".
Consistent and remarkable performance was displayed on part of the UCI World Tour team, UAE Team Emirates, who are now looking ahead to enhancing their performance for the remainder of the season.
Diego Ulissi: "Paris-Nice was an interesting test of my ability for me. I’d previously consistently participated in Tirreno-Adriatico across several years, however ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 13 March 2017: With the finals of duFC just one step away, the Abu Dhabi, Northern Emirates and Dubai’s 32 strongest teams in the UAE Schools, Streets Cups faced off in the national semi-finals on Saturday to secure their place in the finals of duFC, in partnership with Liga.
The competition’s most intense match day yet witnessed dramatic exits and some favorites clearing their way to the nationwide Finals to be held on March 18, 2017 at Dubai Mall’s Ice Rink in front of thousands of spectators.
The stakes were even higher as teams were not only battling it out to take home the gold and an unforgettable trip to Spain to watch FC Barcelona in a live match in Malaga but also to impress the LaLiga scouts who were closely observing every match of the only international ......read more
Spring festivals and events being held between March 17 – April 29, 2017, across several Yas Island attractions
Trailblazing Blue Man Group to perform at du Forum from April 18 – 22, followed by a UAE-debut headline show by highly-acclaimed recording artist Olly Murs on April 28
Extensive line-up of hands-on activities and captivating entertainment for the whole family at the Yas Marina, Yas Mall and Yas Waterworld
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2017: Yas Island, the UAE’s premier entertainment destination, is set to embrace a fresh spring season with its colourful ‘Spring into Yas’ campaign— rolling out an extensive array of family-friendly events and entertaining activities from March 17 to April 29, 2017. The upcoming season will see bold performances by the theatrical Blue Man Group ......read more
UAE FA Academy League Week 7 Results
12 March 2017, Dubai, UAE: E-Sports came back in top form in Week 7 of the du UAE FA Academy League with a fierce determination to win back the three points they had conceded last week in their defeat against du LaLiga HPC.
However, their game against FCBEscola was not looking promising with FCBEscola’s Max Foster opening the score line at the 7th minute with a powerful goal. The team continued to dominate the first half which resulted in another goal, this time from Chris Moussa, giving FCBEscola a 2-0 lead at half time.
In the second half, E-sports were undeterred, coming back on the offensive and creating many attempts on goal from outside the box.
FCBescola retaliated with a similar offensive play, striking the ball towards the E-Sports goal from the wings and ......read more
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, March 12, 2017: Global technology leader Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today the call for participants in its year-long Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Payload Design Challenge. Launched in partnership with Mubadala Aerospace and Engineering Services, the program will challenge teams from across UAE universities to design, develop, and integrate payloads onto a Lockheed Martin INDAGO, an UAS with leading endurance, payload options and advanced ground control software.
In-line with the UAE’s strategic human capital development goals, the competition aims to encourage local engagement within the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields by introducing UAE youth to fun, inspiring activities that develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills needed to take ......read more
Innovation-led business communities around the world need to create business-friendly environments to become key enablers and seize industry opportunities, says Majed Al Suwaidi
Dubai-UAE: 12 March, 2017: In the presence of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, Dubai Production City (DPC), the leading business hub enabling the global and local publishing, printing and packaging industries to excel, is set to organize the 12th World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) Middle East Conference between March 13 and14, 2017.
Marking the first time for WAN-IFRA to partner with an external organization to co-host the conference, the feat reaffirms DPC’s role as a dynamic leader that attracts global players in the media production industry, ......read more
Dubai, 12th Mar 2016: Global Village, the region’s first multicultural festival park, has brought back its popular game activation for kids and adults alike ‘Catch the Cash’. The activation involves guests at Global Village catching and winning up to AED 250,000!
Global Village guests can be a part of this instant gratification game and get a chance to win cold, hard cash by simply scanning their regular entry ticket at a big glass dome structure next to the Roman Amphitheatre inside the park. The ticket instantly gets the guest an access to the draw, which gives the participants the chance to test their ‘money grabbing’ skills inside the dome where they have 21 seconds (marking the 21st season) to catch as much banknotes as possible.
With AED 25,000 to be won every day, the activation will ......read more
Dubai Police HQ, Emirates National Oil Company Limited (ENOC), Emirates Global Aluminium and John Crane Middle East, were announced winners at the symposium
Dubai, 04 November 2016, UAE: 12 winners honored by DQG at the 8th Continual Improvement & Innovation Symposium 2016, which organized by DQG’s Continual Improvement Subgroup, where industry experts provided insight into ......read more
Salem Obaid Salem Al Hammadi wins thrilling duel at the finish
Dubai, UAE, December 4, 2016: Fans and racing enthusiasts were treated to a superb exhibition of riding skills during the 2nd National Day Camel Marathon in the UAE, organized by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) in cooperation with the Dubai Camel Racing Club, on Saturday 3rd December 2016 in Dubai International ......read more
HH Sheikha Alyazia Bint Zayed Al Nahyan to judge AFS Documentaries alongside leading Emirati female directors Nahla Al Fahad, Nayla Al Khaja and Nujoom Al Ghanem
Directors Ali Mostafa, Majid Al Ansari and Yasir Al Yasiri, judge AFS Narrative short films alongside
AFS Awards Ceremony will take place in Abu Dhabi on December 5th
Students crowned winners of both programs will win an ......read more
Something for everyone with the latest titles, cinema classics and live performances
Dubai, 03 December 2016: The Dubai International Film Festival’s (DIFF) free-to-attend Beach Screenings in partnership with Meraas, return to THE BEACH, opposite JBR for eight nights of movie magic. Kicking off on the Festival’s opening night, December 7th, the hugely popular open air ......read more
Dubai-based dance institute will bring together the best work produced by leading choreographers across the Emirates
Dubai, UAE, November 30, 2016: Strikers Dance; a Dubai-based dance institute will host a ‘choreographer dance challenge’ for the first time in the UAE next month.
The exciting dance extravaganza will take place on Saturday 10th December, 6pm ......read more
Abu Dhabi, November 30, 2016: The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) announced today its long list for the Translation category, consisting of 8 titles out of 86 nominations received. These nominations came mostly from Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, and France.
The Longlist for translation ......read more
The latest campaign by Berger Paints celebrates the beauty as well as the unique culture and heritage of the region. At the same time, ‘Colours of Arabia’ is also a CSR initiative with a touching social message
Dubai, UAE, November 29, 2016: Berger Paints, a leading paint manufacturing company with global presence, is launching its new campaign ‘Colours of ......read more
Latest Lasvit and d3 Partnership delivers ‘Pulse’ and ‘Necklace’ creations to adorn atriums of Core 4 and Core 6 at d3
Lasvit Glass Experience Returns to Meet d3
PRAGUE, DUBAI – Lasvit, the Czech manufacturer of bespoke glass installations and award-winning collections will be unveiling their latest bespoke creations at d3 during next Meet d3 event taking ......read more
AVERY awarded 18 students with certificates, trophies and painting kits
Dubai, November 28, 2016: To commemorate the 45th National Day Celebrations, AVERY Products Middle East - the leading manufacturer of printable labels, cards & creative stickers, hosted an art competition for students on Saturday, November 26th at Sharjah.
Ahead of the UAE’s 45th National Day, the ......read more
Historical coins, bank notes and medals tell the tale of the UAE’s glorious road to success
November 28, 2016; Dubai, UAE: Reflecting the UAE’s glorious past and the spirit of the Union, Numisbing, a Dubai based professional Numismatic company, will be hosting a rare and historical collection of the country’s coins, bank notes and medals on the occasion of its 45th ......read more
Dubai – November 28, 2016: With the wide variety of options available in the market, it is difficult for people to choose the best option according to their needs. This is especially true for mothers who are looking for natural means to ensure the safety and protection of their babies who have sensitive skin. Many wipes available for purchase are made of harsh ingredients that are not ......read more
Fans of hit Turkish television series Hareem Al Sultan headed down to Dubai’s City Walk late last week to rub shoulders with two of the shows most popular characters: Ottoman military commander Bali Bey, played by Turkish actor Burak Ozcivit, and Hürrem Sultana, played by award-winning Turkish-German actress Meryem Uzerli. The stars were in town to attend Hareem Al Sultan: The Exhibition, ......read more
Al Maarifa International Private School and Sharjah American International School in Boys U16 Soar to the Top
Al Zuhour School and International School of Choueifat Sharjah in Boys U14 Secure their Spots
Al Maarifa International Private School and Al Shifa Sun School in the Girls Challenge Look Strong
Streets Cup Teams One Step Closer to the Finals
Sharjah, UAE – 27 November ......read more
Screenings of the best films from around the world will also be on display at VOX cinemas, Mall of the Emirates and THE BEACH- Opposite JBR.
Dubai, 27 November 2016: Cinemagoers from around the world will be treated to captivating cinema screenings and lavish Red Carpet Galas at the Dubai International Film Festival’s (DIFF) purpose built state-of-the-art screening venue, the ......read more
Total is now an official sponsor of the Dubai World Superseries Finals in 2016 and 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 November 2016: Energy giant, Total, and the Badminton World Federation (BWF) recently extended their partnership to include another badminton’s premier global event. As a result, Total is now an official sponsor of the Dubai World Superseries Finals – the ......read more
Entrants of all ages encouraged to submit their best photos of the exhibition for #ClickYAA competition
Members of the public urged to vote for their favourite artworks in ‘People’s Choice’ award
Mona Bin Kalli: “This 10th edition of the exhibition has not only attracted hundreds of members of the arts community and art enthusiasts, but also engaged the wider ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 27, 2016: Quint Sport Events Ticketing LLC have been appointed as Exclusive Agents of Match Hospitality in the Gulf Cooperation Council region for the sale of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia official hospitality Programme.
Quint Sport Incorporated, Dubai has been entrusted with the sale of the official hospitality programme for the region that includes Qatar, Saudi ......read more
25 Emirati kids hosted on the ROBOTEC show live from the first Fatima bint Mubarak Motherhood and Childhood Forum in Abu Dhabi
The forum’s first panel discussion moderated by Majid TV presenter Ibrahim Al Khemeiry around challenges, dreams and aspirations of children in the Arab world
Interactive workshops organized by Majid TV with UAE children during Abu Dhabi Science ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 24, 2016: Fun Works, the super-sized family entertainment center in Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi hosted their first partnership event with health and nutrition experts, Slices to bring a morning of food, fun and play to parents and children in the UAE capital.
During the morning, which marks the first in a series of events which are to be hosted by the leisure ......read more
Dubai – November 24, 2016: Eva Longoria Bastón will return to Dubai this December with the support of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) and UAE-based global philanthropic organization Dubai Cares to host an exclusive gala dinner and high-end auction featuring one-of-a-kind prizes to raise funds for Dubai Cares and the Glob al Gift Foundation, the official charity ......read more
Bridging cultures and meeting minds through a selection of 156 films, a comprehensive programme of industry initiatives, community screenings and gala events, reaffirming its position as the region’s leading film festival and poised for another stellar year
Dubai - November 24, 2016: The 13th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh ......read more
Capture ‘Emirates Love’ moments and share it to the biggest album on the planet on Postagain
Dubai, UAE, 24th November 2016: Share your love for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the nation celebrates the 45th National Day. Postagain, the newest engaging platform, is setting out to achieve the biggest online album in the planet for the UAE National Day entitled ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, November 23, 2016: The long-awaited and much anticipated RAK International Marine Sports Club Autumn Dragon Boat Regatta 2016, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah will be held on Friday, 25th November in Ras Al Khaimah.
Taking to the waters of the RAK Corniche will be in ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 23, 2016: The classic Gruffalo story loved by everyone has introduced their new range of good looking products that make for the perfect Christmas gifts. With cool lunch boxes and tumblers, this range is set to please your little ones and get them excited for school, post holiday season.
Height Chart– AED 80
Height chart with easy-to-use magnetic ......read more
In support of UAE Innovation Week
Third TEDxDubai Salon provides an evening of thought-provoking talks, audience participation and an art innovation hub
Shamsa Saleh: It was inspiring to be in an environment where the audience discussed a number of creative ideas and solutions to address future challenges – particularly during UAE Innovation Week, which is an important strategic ......read more
Informative guide on the latest art and culture events, dates and news for the UAE
Dubai – UAE, 22 November 2016: Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate's dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has announced its partnership with ArtintheCity for the 24th edition launch of ArtMap. This year’s comprehensive cultural and artistic ......read more
Bollywood Parks™ Dubai officially opens today
Opening hours on opening day will be from 6:00pm- 1:00am
Bollywood Parks™ Dubai is the world’s first Bollywood inspired theme park
Dubai, UAE – November 22, 2016: Dubai Parks and Resorts, the Middle East’s largest integrated theme park destination, today celebrates the opening of Bollywood Parks™ ......read more
Featuring magic shows, underwater mermaids, live entertainment and fire shows, Splash ‘n’ Party’s National Day offers are sure to get the little ones celebrating
Dubai, UAE, November 22, 2016: Treat kids to some soaking wet play at Splash ‘n’ Party - Dubai’s latest must visit Kids waterpark. With UAE National Day and a long weekend coming along, ......read more
" Quelle heure est-il chez vous? " is a novel that has a special significance. From its title, the book evokes the notion of one’s self, individual opinion and relativism. Throughout this book, which consists of 24 short stories symbolizing the 24 hours of the day, the author introduces the reader to 24 touching and endearing characters. Each character is more or less attached to ......read more
Exhibition for 100 shortlisted artworks to conclude on November 27, 2016
HH Sheikh Mansoor: “The tireless work of Her Highness Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and The Cultural Office to support and encourage the arts movement in the UAE through various initiatives and projects such as the Sheikha Manal ‘Young Artist Award’ has contributed significantly to ......read more
Winning DNA experiment will be performed aboard the International Space Station
21 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Five finalist teams have been announced in the first UAE Genes in Space™ challenge – an initiative by The UAE Space Agency, The National and Boeing. The finalists were congratulated on their achievements during a special gala dinner, held in their honor during UAE ......read more
Activities and workshops enjoy high attendance from students at Dubai Mall
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 November, 2016: Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, announced that it has wrapped up its ‘Reading Box’ initiative at Dubai Mall.
This interactive public programme, which was held ......read more
Activities to Celebrate 900 Publications, Ninth Anniversary and ‘Year of Reading’
Cultural activities at Yas Mall and 80% discount on all Kalima's books
Abu Dhabi, UAE. 20 November, 2016: The Kalima Project for translation, a programme of Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), is set to stage ‘A Celebration of 900 Books’ to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2016: Dubai Miracle Garden which is the world’s largest natural flower garden is all set to delight visitors when it reopens this winter on 27th November, 2016. Located in Al Barsha South, Miracle Garden which has attracted more than 1.5 million guests last year will display its breathtaking array of flowers- all 60 million of them- in addition to unveiling a ......read more
duFC UAE Schools and Streets Cups Wins 5-Star Ranking for Best Sports Events
November 19, 2016 – Dubai, UAE: duFC, the only international scouting platform in partnership with LaLiga, the world’s strongest league, and featuring the UAE’s Schools and Streets Cups, was officially ranked as a 5-star event for 2015/2016 under the Sports Events Ranking System.
His ......read more
UAE INNOVATION WEEK OPENS AT EXPO CENTRE SHARJAH ON SUNDAY; FEATURING MORE THAN 110 ACTIVITIES, WORKSHOPS AND EXHIBITIONS
Dubai, UAE, November 19, 2016: His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, has reaffirmed the Emirate’s keenness to promote and support the culture of innovation and new ideas in Sharjah by ......read more
#67 Ford GT just two points behind GTE Pro teams’ championship leaders
Dubai, UAE, November 17, 2016: The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team is in the Kingdom of Bahrain this week for the final round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship.
After two wins in a row for the #67 Ford GT, the GTE Pro teams’ title is within reach, although the latest Balance of ......read more
Culinary show engages on social and cultural change
Filmmaster MEA, together with Publicis and Nestlé, goes beyond borders to make a difference in real life.
Maggi Diaries Season 3 new format to be aired on television.
Dubai, UAE, November 17, 2016: Filmmaster MEA, a market leader in events and content creation, has announced the opening of the first Jordanian ......read more
Second day of Abu Dhabi Art 2016 promises a unique array of fair highlights
Abu Dhabi, 17 November 2016: Abu Dhabi Art 2016 will continue to present a variety of offerings to the public at Manarat Al Saadiyat tomorrow (Thursday), inspiring visitors with intellectual discussions and live performances as part of a diverse arts programme taking place from 16-19 ......read more
Emirates Airline Festival of Literature will team up with DIFF to bring the popular event ‘Great Adaptations: From Novel to Screen’ to film fans
Dubai – November 16, 2016: The enchanting new take on the beloved novel by Arthur Ransome, ‘Swallows and Amazons’ will be the red carpet gala at the Madinat Arena on Friday, 9th December at 2pm for the 13th ......read more
Think it, move it, believe it! Learn to control objects and challenge your concentration skills using mind over matter
Dubai, UAE; November 16, 2016: Want to harness the power of your own mind? No longer just science fiction, mind control has be-come a reality and is coming to Dubai! Join in the Mind Games at BurJuman from November 10 to 19, where shoppers of all ages can test out ......read more
KIDS DESIGN FOR KIDS
Kids designing for kids – for every child’s right to play and develop
For the second year in a row we invited children to create this year’s limited edition collection SAGOSKATT. Children from around the world have participated by drawing their own imaginary creature, with the chance of getting our help turning it into a real soft ......read more
An impressive lineup of films with a focus on the Arab world created by groundbreaking Emirati filmmakers
Dubai, 15 November 2016: UAE filmmakers will relish the opportunity to showcase their films at the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) as part of the Muhr Emirati category. Thirteen films, including a selection of world premieres, will be competing at the 13th edition of the ......read more
Al Ain – Abu Dhabi, November 15th 2016: His Excellency Sheikh Saeed bin Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan awarded trophy to Future Private School, winner of Al Jimi Mall Sports Festival.
The month-long sports festival, held in collaboration with United Sports Academy, brought together under-15 teams from as many as 12 Al Ain schools to participate in popular sports, including ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2016: Opening in December 2016, Build A Bear Workshop will open its 6th UAE store and its 10th in the GCC unveiling a brand new look which in the words of General Manager, Paul Marks, “…takes our unique experience to the next level with new opportunities for family fun and excitement” he added ”At Build A Bear, our mission is to add a little ......read more
Ghost Racing Team top in ESKC Senior Nomad Cup
Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2016: Reigning champion Jumeirah English Speaking School (JESS) Arabian Ranches defends its crown with a Round One victory, as experience paid big dividends for veteran teams.
The second season of the Emirates Schools Karting Championship (ESKC) got underway at the Dubai Kartdrome on Sunday evening (13 ......read more
Abu Dhabi welcomes the biggest names on the global art scene in Abu Dhabi’s flagship art event
Abu Dhabi, 14 November 2016: The eighth edition of Abu Dhabi Art opens its doors to the public at Manarat Al Saadiyat from 16-19 November, bringing together a combination of exhibitions, stimulating discussions and creative forms of artistic expressions presented as part of a dynamic ......read more
First and second place winners announced and celebrated in ceremony at Yas Mall
ABU DHABI, UAE, 14 November 2016: His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, honoured the winners of the National Day Calligraphy Competition, launched by Aldar Properties PJSC (Aldar), Abu Dhabi’s leading listed property development, ......read more
Opera Gallery Dubai Proudly Presents One of the Most Distinguished Modern Calligraffiti Artists in the World in an Exclusive Exhibition
Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2016: Opera Gallery Dubai, part of the internationally renowned Opera Gallery network, presents the exclusive “Calligrafuturism - Chapter 1.0” gallery show by Pokras Lampas. Commencing with an opening night not to be ......read more
Popular Jungle Book experience to be extended until 2nd January, 2017 with new offerings for the whole family
Dubai, 13 November, 2016: CITY WALK, the urban living destination by Meraas, continues to entertain families over the cooler months with the opening of 3 new gaming zones at their hugely popular “The Jungle Book” experience, located by Multaqa Al Adwa beside Hub ......read more