Augmented Reality (AR) powered filter, hosted on Egyptian Food Bank Instagram page, aims to combat food wastage during the Holy Month
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 18, 2020: Instagram has teamed up with regional creative agency TBWA/Raad for its new campaign, #Stopfoodwaste, that aims to address the problem of food wastage during Ramadan. Using the brand’s latest AR technology, TBWA/RAAD created a filter that allows people to create Ramadan meals with minimal leftovers.
Hosted on the Egyptian Food Bank’s social channels, the new filter offers users multiple recipes with the option to size up or down based on how many people will be sharing a meal. Egyptian Food Bank is a non-profit organization that specializes in fighting hunger through innovation and diversity. The new filter will be ......read more
● أبطال_الخير# (Heroes Of Good) to launch during the last week of the holy month
● Campaign highlights individuals who have positively impacted the community during Ramadan amidst an unprecedented time
17th May 2020: In the lead up to Eid Al Fitr, Twitter has launched أبطال_الخير# (Heroes of Good), a Ramadan campaign centred around celebrating people who have spread hope through their acts of kindness. Launched yesterday, the campaign which will run until the 20th of May encourages people to either nominate their Ramadan hero, an individual who has gone the extra mile during this month or reshare positive stories that have made this Ramadan memorable, especially given the circumstances.
This year, 17 million Tweets were monitored about Ramadan in the month leading into ......read more
• An initiative to enhance the imagination and artistic creativity of emerging talent
• Spreading the values of beauty and entertainment among the UAE community
• Giving upcoming generations new experiences and life skills
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 May 2020: As part of an initiative that aspires to develop the capabilities of emerging generations in the field of making puppets using various materials and employing them theatrically as well as consolidate the horizons of imagination and artistic creativity, Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) is organising puppet making and animating workshops using the ‘Zoom’ programme and under the supervision of narrator and puppet director Ilham Al Hajj. This comes as part of the Dubai Performing Arts Programme that ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 12, 2020: Dubai Sports Council convened a virtual forum for female players of Dubai clubs this week, under the leadership of Rawda Al Mahrazi, Chairwomen of the Council’s Women’s Sports Committee, and more than 40 players from different clubs participated in the forum.
HH Sheikha Shamsa Bint Hasher Al Maktoum, member of the Board of UAE Volleyball Association, attended the forum and thanked Dubai Sports Council for the initiative.
She said: “The entire world is currently passing through a tough stage, and we need to unite our efforts and comply with the instructions of the Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management. At the same time, we need to keep encouraging our females to continue exercising at home.
“Exercising regularly is important, even if ......read more
TV Series - Twitter data
Second week of Ramadan (2nd - 8th May)
Peak in conversation
Here is the peak in Arabic conversations around TV series:
● People Tweeted most on Tuesdays
● People Tweeted most at 10pm local time
● People Tweeted most on Tuesdays
● People Tweeted most at 11pm local time
● People Tweeted most on Thursdays
● People Tweeted most at 8pm local time
Top Ramadan series related topics
1. #البرنس (Al-Prince)
2. #مخرج_7 (Makhraj 7)
3. #قلبي_اطمأن (Qalby Etmaan)
4. #رامز_مجنون_رسمي (Ramez Majnun Rasmi)
5. #ام_هارون (Umm Harun)
6. #خيانة_عهد (Khiyanit Ahid)
7. #الاختيار (Al Ekhteyar)
Most active celebrities on Twitter
1. Egyptian actor @AsserYassin
2. ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 11, 2020:
We are really excited to announce that the #StayHomeWithTishTash sessions have officially kicked off and we are already receiving great feedback.
#StayHomeWithTishTash is a unique series of over 100 virtual masterclasses, activities and workshops to help stem the boredom of lockdown and inspire you to learn and enjoy the comfort of your own homes.
They’re all FREE to attend, held on the Zoom, you can do as many as you like and they’re open to all wherever in the world they may be, so share with your friends and families too!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 11, 2020: UAE Team Emirates is pleased to announce that young Slovenian talent Tadej Pogačar has extended his contract which will keep him at the Emirati team until the end of 2024.
Tadej Pogačar: “I am happy to continue my relationship with UAE Team Emirates. I turned professional here and I feel very comfortable with everyone. I believe in the team and I want to be part of this ambitious project. The next five years will be fundamental for the team and for my career, with the hope that they will be fruitful years for both parties ”.
Matar Suhail Al Yabhouni Al Dhaheri, president of the Emirati squad: “Our team has a long-term plan and we are happy that such a talented young man like Tadej has committed to our ......read more
The “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program seeks to engage and inspire its global brand community with activities, classes and entertaining content.
PARIS, FRANCE (March 31, 2020) – KARL LAGERFELD announces the launch of the “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program on its social media platforms. Each week, the brand will introduce engaging content on the @KARLLAGERFELD Instagram channel, such as activities or classes that viewers can join themselves. Created in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the initiative seeks to help entertain people during this challenging period — hopefully bringing a smile to their faces while they are requested to remain inside their homes.
Celebrating a sense of community, upcoming performances will be hosted by various members of the #TEAMKARL brand family. Examples ......read more
The “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program seeks to engage and inspire its global brand community with activities, classes and entertaining content.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 04, 2020: KARL LAGERFELD announces the launch of the “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program on its social media platforms. Each week, the brand will introduce engaging content on the @KARLLAGERFELD Instagram channel, such as activities or classes that viewers can join themselves. Created in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the initiative seeks to help entertain people during this challenging period — hopefully bringing a smile to their faces while they are requested to remain inside their homes.
Celebrating a sense of community, upcoming performances will be hosted by various members of the #TEAMKARL brand ......read more
Young Spaniard joins on a long-term contract
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 30, 2020: UAE Team Emirates will continue their commitment to developing young talent by signing 17-year old Spanish rider Juan Ayuso on a five year deal with the team.
The promising youngster is the current Spanish Junior National Champion and holds 6 victories to his name so far in 2020.
As part of his development, Ayuso will spend his first contract year with a development team with the objective of gaining experience and making a gradual transition to the professional ranks.
Ayuso, who hails from the Spanish province of Alicante, has taken the domestic junior ranks by storm and was quickly picked up on the radar of UAE Team manager Matxin Fernandez.
Joxean ......read more
©My Salah Mat، سجادة صلاة تفاعلية فريدة لتعليم الأطفال الصلاة، أصبحت متاحة الآن أيضًا في دول مجلس التعاون الخليجي.
امنح هداية الصلاة وساعد الأطفال من عمر 3 سنوات ليتعلموا الصلاة بشغف ويحبون كيفية أدائها.
من منا لا يرغب برؤية أطفاله وقد أصبحوا راشدين صالحين يتمتعون بالصحة والسعادة؟! ولتحقيق ذلك، هناك الكثير الذي يجب أن نعلمهم إياه، ونتيح لهم أن بكونوا على دراية به وتجربته. تعليم أطفالنا كيفية الصلاة واجب على كل مسلم ومساعدة طول حياتهم يمكننا منحها لهم ليعيشوا حياة مفيدة وسعيدة.
يعد اللعب تجربة تعلم أساسية يحتاجها الأطفال لنموهم الجسدي والعقلي والروحي. ولذلك سيتم طرح سجادة صلاتي، وهي سجادة صلاة تعليمية تفاعلية في دول مجلس التعاون الخليجي في شهر رمضان المبارك.
سجادة صلاتي هي سجادة صلاة تفاعلية صُمّمت لتعليم الأطفال كيفية أداء صلاة المسلمين بطريقة ممتعة من خلال اللعب والتكنولوجيا. تحتوي سجادة صلاتي على أزرار لمس ......read more
• A community-based initiative that supports the ‘10 Million Meals’ campaign, the largest national campaign to support vulnerable families
• Meals Delivery to workers safely while adhering to social distancing
• The humane face of culture in an image that embodies the values of tolerance and social cohesion inherent in Dubai
• This move is part of Dubai Culture’s vision to support talent and provide them with an opportunity to communicate their creativity to the public.
• A free campaign based on creating a virtual restaurant that allows community members to contribute Ramadan meals
• In this campaign embodeis our societal and cultural responsibility towards stimulating the spirit of good and giving in the UAE society
• The initiative ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 28, 2020: Complementing modest fashion with classy statement shoes and accessories, Steve Madden Ramadan Capsule Collection, showcases designs to match the revelry of the occasion.
The collection boasts of some eclectic uppers on varied soles to carry you from your work desk to Iftar table in equal ease.
Annual contest is in its tenth edition
Dubai, UAE, 27 April 2020: wasl properties, one of the largest real estate development and management companies in Dubai, has announced its celebration of the spirit of the holy month by launching its Ramadan competition that seeks to reward artistic flair with exceptional prizes. The annual competition, which is in its tenth edition this year, aims to highlight the creativity of wasl tenants by encouraging them to draw inspiration from the beautiful Ramadan atmosphere.
The annual competitions welcome participation from all ages, with a painting challenge for wasl tenants’ children and a photography contest for adults.
wasl’s Ramadan Painting Competition is designed for younger tenants of up to 13 years old, and participants will be required to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 26, 2020: With the support of the wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Her Highness Sheikha Hind Bint Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, Dubai Holy Quran (91.4FM), a radio station of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC), has launched a set of new programs for the holy month of Ramadan 1441 AH.
Dubai Holy Quran (91.4FM) has introduced four new programs aside from the regular hourly reading of the Holy Quran and the teachings of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH). Renowned readers, throughout the day at different times, will recite the Holy Quran.
H.E. Abdullah Hamdan Bin Dalmook, CEO of HHC, pointed out the uniqueness of Dubai Radio for Quran for its choice of programs, supplications ......read more
- Presented in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development and
Al Burda, a platform for Islamic arts and culture, Reconnect. encourages the community to #StayHome during the Holy Month
- Four unique events have been specially curated for Ramadan, featuring contemplative works to suit quiet evenings at home
Abu Dhabi, April 26, 2020: The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has announced its virtual Reconnect. for Ramadan program, presented in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development’s Al Burda platform for Islamic arts and culture. As part of The Arts Center’s fifth anniversary season, which has now moved online, a series of four outstanding performances from the Center’s archive have been curated to embrace the spirit of ......read more
Instagram invites the global community to share acts of kindness during the Holy Month
Huda Kattan kicks off the initiative globally tonight on @Instagram
Popular Egyptian Actor Ahmed Helmy to call on his followers to start a movement of kindness
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 23, 2020: Instagram is marking Ramadan by bringing back its global initiative – ‘Month of Good’ – for a second year, inviting its community to come together and spread kindness on the platform. In recognition of the new realities that are keeping loved ones apart during the Holy Month, Instagram is encouraging people to inspire each other to do and share good deeds during the month.
Ramadan is one of the key moments on Instagram with over 16 million uses of the word ‘Ramadan’ on ......read more
While in-person gathering is expected to decrease amidst COVID-19, socializing online is likely to increase as residents ready themselves for Ramadan at home
April 23, 2020: As is the case in most of the world at present, Covid-19 response in most countries globally has included restrictions on movement of residents with calls to stay at home and practice social distancing. This has extended to full day or partial lockdowns in many of these countries and KSA and UAE are no different.
What will differ this year is how residents in these countries experience Ramadan in 2020. Group gatherings like early morning sahour (pre-dawn meal) and iftars (post-sunset fast-breaking meals) as well as daily Taraweh (night prayers) are not possible this year due to the Covid-19 related restrictions on movement.
With these ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 21, 2020: Hala Badri, Director General of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, “Dubai Culture” noted today, innovation and creativity have become a lifestyle and a national hub in the UAE due to their importance in supporting the creative economy and achieving a prosperous and sustainable future,
She said: "Our leaders in the UAE have instilled the strong belief in us that innovation and creativity, as values, are true wealth of the future and they have positioned them in the main pillars of Dubai Plan 2021 vision. In line with this vision and Dubai's endeavour to consolidate innovation and creativity in society, we at Dubai Culture are putting in deliberate efforts to foster a culture of innovation and creativity in society, by preparing a generation of innovators and ......read more
An uplifting community initiative to get the UAE painting with purpose
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 19, 2020: #UnitedArtEmirates is a grass-roots art initiative created to unite, inspire and encourage the UAE’s community during a tumultuous time in the world. The initiative is asking everyone; artists and amateurs alike, to create and share a piece of visual art with Art Painting Lab, whose mission is to paint one or more public murals, using the artworks they receive from the public. These murals will commemorate this time in history; they will tell the story of how the UAE’s residents came together to create something inspiring in uncertain times.
A group of resident artists at Art Painting Lab, an art consultancy and service provider, wanted create opportunities for ......read more
● Taking place on Wednesday, April 22, In Light of COVID-19: What Looks Different Now? will be moderated by Executive Director of The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery Maya Allison
● The public talk ties into the larger questions of Amar Kanwar’s exhibition at The NYUAD Art Gallery, The Sovereign Forest, which makes visible our interconnectedness, from the sovereignty of a forest, to how we understand the health of a nation
United Arab Emirates - April 15, 2020: The NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Art Gallery will host its first ever virtual roundtable, entitled In Light of COVID-19: What Looks Different Now, featuring artist Amar Kanwar, in dialogue with NYUAD scientists, scholars, and cultural-sector professionals.
Taking place on Wednesday, April 22 at 6pm UAE time, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 011, 2020: We wanted to give you a heads up on Thank You Hour, launching today at 7pm on Instagram. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, people around the world have stepped up in unprecedented ways to support friends, family and their communities – and with everyone at home, people are finding renewed appreciation for the things that help get them through the day. Now, we’re introducing Thank You Hour, a new sticker and shared story that you can use to show gratitude for whatever is helping you through this time.
Few quick notes:
• The Thank You Hour sticker can be added to any Instagram story from your sticker tray -- it should be the second sticker in the tray, right after Stay Home.
• This week, starting at 7pm (your local time) ......read more
Campaign aims to raise awareness of physical and mental wellness in the gaming community amidst the global pandemic
United Arab Emirates, 6 April 2019: Twitter has launched the ?????_??????_??# (Always play it right) , an awareness campaign centered around wellness in gaming in the region. The campaign aims to highlight the importance of physical and mental wellness within the gaming community during a period when many are spending the vast majority of their time at home. Moreover discussing the significance of maintaining a healthy and balanced lifestyle amongst gaming enthusiasts in the MENA region.
Gaming continues to be a key topic on the platform, in 2019 there were over 1.2 billion Tweets about gaming, up nearly 20% year on year. In fact, last year gaming hashtags were amongst the ......read more
The “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program seeks to engage and inspire its global brand community with activities, classes and entertaining content.
KARL LAGERFELD announces the launch of the “TOGETHER WITH TEAM KARL” program on its social media platforms.
Each week, the brand will introduce engaging content on the @KARLLAGERFELD Instagram channel, such as activities or classes that viewers can join themselves. Created in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the initiative seeks to help entertain people during this challenging period — hopefully bringing a smile to their faces while they are requested to remain inside their homes.
Celebrating a sense of community, upcoming performances will be hosted by various members of the #TEAMKARL brand family. Examples include a drawing class from ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 31, 2020: Today we’ve officially launched the new “Stay Home” sticker on Instagram in the UAE! The sticker is intended to help people show how they’re social distancing safely and encourage others to do the same.
It’s also a great hub for curated tips and entertainment initiatives during self-quarantining.
The sticker was launched last week in a couple of countries and garnered adoption rates that crossed a 100M usage in the first week alone!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 14, 2020: Individual Emirati falconers have demonstrated their skills in breeding champion falcons in the General Public category of the ongoing Fazza Championship for Falconry-Telwah. The competitions have witnessed the participation of GCC falconers as well as teams from the Sheikhs categories.
Hundreds of birds have competed in ......read more
Dubai, UAE; January 12, 2020: OSN, the region’s leading entertainment network has seen an impressive 13 wins and 46 nominations for 22 of its shows at this years Golden Globe awards.
Honouring the best in entertainment from 2019’s television and movies, the 77th Golden Globes recognised outstanding content. OSN shows dominated the nominations with hit shows like Killing ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 12th January 2020 – Season 5 of the award-winning du Football Champions, the only international scouting platform in partnership with LaLiga and home of the official UAE Schools and Streets Cups and UAE Girls Challenge, successfully kicked off its Abu Dhabi leg at Zayed Sports City.
Saturday kicked off for the UAE Streets Cup U14 category, with over 360 players ......read more
Saturday - January 11, 2020 - Due to prevailing weather conditions and in the interest of comfort of guests and all partners working on site, Global Village management has decided that the park will remain closed today, Saturday, January 11, 2020. The world’s leading multicultural Festival Park and the region’s first family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, will ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 09, 2020: The UAE Team Emirates team were joined by eight new riders during the off season as they modelled the new 2020 jersey during their training camp in Spain.
Davide Formolo, Brandon McNulty and Joseph Dombrowski three of the high-profile riders joined a team that already includes Fabio Aru, Alexander Kristoff, Fernando Gaviria ......read more
2019 was a breakthrough year for Mansoor, who secured impressive victories at both Super Showdown and Crown Jewel
WWE star Mansoor says his personal highlight of what was an incredible 2019 was beating Cesaro at Crown Jewel in Riyadh with his friends and family watching on from ringside.
There is no doubt 2019 was a year to remember for the Saudi-born wrestler, who as well as ......read more
By Monika Bickert, Vice President, Global Policy Management
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 08, 2020: People share millions of photos and videos on Facebook every day, creating some of the most compelling and creative visuals on our platform. Some of that content is manipulated, often for benign reasons, like making a video sharper or audio more clear. But there are ......read more
Dubai, 5 January 2020: The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) has announced the complete list of quarterfinalists for the 20th Fazza Championship for Youlah.
Eissa Al Ahbabi and Obaid Salem Al Nuaimi were the last two qualifiers who were announced during the fifth episode of the championship held at Global Village’s Meydan Fort over the ......read more
Cristiano Ronaldo bags his sixth Best Men’s Player of the Year award
Lucy Bronze wins the first-ever Best Women's Player of the Year award
UAE, Dubai, 30 December 2019: the 11th edition of the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards draws to a conclusion with great success, at the culmination of a two-day session that saw the most influencial ......read more
Dubai, 29 December 2019: The new season of the Fazza Championship for Falconry-Telwah, organised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC), starts on Monday (December 30) at Al Ruwayyah, Dubai.
Held under the generous directives of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, the falconry championship, which is one of the oldest and largest tournaments of ......read more
• New survey conducted by INFINITI Middle East as part of major new road safety awareness campaign
• More than half (55%) of parents in the UAE do not feel that children should be wearing seat belts at all ages
• According to UAE law, everybody in the vehicle has to wear a seat belt at all times, and children up to four years of age must be provided with a child safety ......read more
13 works longlisted out of 438 nominations
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 29 December 2019: The Sheikh Zayed Book Award has announced the longlist for the ‘Literature’ category of the Award’s 14th edition (2019/2020), selecting 13 works out of 438 nominations. The majority of longlisted authors hail from UAE, Iraq, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Palestine, Egypt and ......read more
Pledge to Enhance Female Representation in Gaming
DUBAI – December 23, 2019: As part of its continuous engagement of the gaming community in the Middle East, Lenovo hosted it’s first-ever tournament for female gamers in the region – the Girl Legion Cup. Held in collaboration with Gamers Hub Middle East at Warehouse Four, Dubai, the event drew ......read more
We have great drivers, but fantastic team spirit is key to success, says powerboat racing legend
Abu Dhabi, 23rd December, 2019: Guido Cappellini has quickly set his sights on more world titles for Team Abu Dhabi after a spectacular season which brought an unprecedented quadruple success.
Team manager Cappellini has now delivered 11 world championships to Abu Dhabi ......read more
• World No.1 secures record fifth Mubadala World Tennis Championship title with 6-7, 7-5, 7-6 victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas
• More than 15,000 fans cheered on eight high-octane matches across three days
• Championship once again brings the best in sports and entertainment to UAE capital
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 22 December, 2019: Rafael Nadal ......read more
• World No.1 to challenge for record fifth Abu Dhabi title after roaring to semi-final victory over Karen Khachanov
• Final at Abu Dhabi’s International Tennis Centre, not before 7pm on Saturday
• Khachanov to face World No. 2 Djokovic in third-place play-off at 5pm
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 21 December, 2019: Rafael Nadal ......read more
14 Years-old Day Handpicked to Race for Lennox Racing Team
Dubai, UAE, 19 December 2019: Last month Scuderia Ferrari Formula One driver Charles Leclerc launched his own kart brand in association with Birel ART, and local Dubai Kartdrome racer Jamie Day, who has already tested and raced on the chassis, has been officially selected to be a factory driver running under the ......read more
Team Abu Dhabi’s Al Mulla still on course for another freestyle crown despite engine problems in qualifying
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 18th December, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Tayer refused to accept that his hopes of a first world aquabikes title are over after his challenge was damaged by mechanical problems at the Grand Prix of Sharjah ......read more
New Immersive VR Destination Backed by Hollywood’s Biggest Hitters Set to Open in the Mall of the Emirates on 19 December 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 December 2019: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and Dreamscape Immersive, the location-based VR entertainment company, ......read more
Sharjah Commerce & Tourism Development Authority reveals details of exciting sporting event
December 16, 2019: The Sharjah World Championship Week, the one of a kind annual water sports event hosted by the emirate of Sharjah, is returning with yet another thrilling edition, much to the delight of adrenaline junkies and outdoor sports enthusiasts in the region. The announcement was made by ......read more
Penalty lap proves decisive as Torrente, Al Mansoori miss out to Maritimo in spectacular grand finale
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 14 December, 2019: Australians Tom Barry-Cotter and Ross Willaton clinched the 2019 UIM XCAT World Championship with victory in the Dubai Grand Prix today as Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente and Faleh Al Mansoori saw their hopes of ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 14, 2019: Her Excellency Hessa Bint Essa Buhumaid, UAE’s Minister of Community Development, crowned the winners of the 3rd Dubai Women’s Triathlon, which is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the UAE National Olympic Committee and Chairman of Mohammed bin Rashid Al ......read more
Team Abu Dhabi duo survive early scare to grab crucial victory on day of dramatic racing
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 14 December, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente and Faleh Al Mansoori took a major step towards retaining their title in the UIM XCAT World Championship with victory in a dramatic Dubai Grand Prix today.
The defending ......read more
Battle of the Best – International Short Film Fest, a unique cinematic experience created by Socialciti is back in Dubai on popular demand of filmmakers and UAE cinema lovers. In its 5th season BOTB Short Film Fest presents a unique opportunity to experience world cinema through 10 Short movies in one show.
Supported by the UAE film community and entertainment network like Zee & ......read more
Torrente, Al Mansoori head into final round with focus on double race victory
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 11th December, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente and Faleh Al Mansoori will blank out off-race matters in the 2019 UIM XCAT World Championship and focus on securing a double race victory in this weekend’s decisive Dubai Grand Prix.
The ......read more
DUBAI – Five star Olympians brought the curtains down on the 4th Dubai International Rhythmic Gymnastics DuGymCup with a Masterclass at the Sheikha Hind Bint Maktoum Al Maktoum Sports Hall on Sunday.
Cheered on by more than 250 gymnasts and coaches from around the world, Marina Durunda of Azerbaijan, Melitina Staniouta of Belarus, Ukraine’s Natalia Godunko, Spaniard Carolina ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 8 December, 2019: Rashed Al Qemzi crowned his brilliant season in the 2019 UIM F2 World Championship today with an emphatic home victory in the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi.
The Team Abu Dhabi driver, already installed as F2 world champion for the second time in three years, led from start to finish to record his fourth Grand Prix triumph of the year with ......read more
Dubai, 7 December 2019: The first episode of the 20th Fazza Championship for Youlah, organised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC), kicked off to a rousing start at Global Village’s Meydan Fort on Friday.
The event also marked the 15th year that the annual heritage sport became a popular live show entitled Al Meydan and broadcasted weekly on Sama ......read more
• Men’s first place awarded to Kenya’s Rueben Kiprop Kipyego with a personal best time of 2:04:40
• Kipyego marks his place in the history books achieving the rare feat of winning as the pacemaker
• Kenya’s Vivian Kiplagat crossed the finish line in 2:21:11 to take first place in the women’s elite race and set new PB
• Over 16,500 participants ......read more
• Participants from across the UAE praise capital for providing a very special running experience
• Thousands visit all-new event village to enjoy family-friendly entertainment and cheer on runners
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – December 7, 2019: With a brand-new course and all-new event village, the 2019 ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon, organised ......read more
Team Abu Dhabi’s F2 world champion lines up home victory as series reaches grand finale in UAE capital
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 7 December, 2019: Rashed Al Qemzi underlined his dominance of the 2019 UIM F2 World Championship today with another sparkling display to claim pole position for tomorrow’s Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi.
The Team Abu Dhabi ......read more
UAE, 5th December, 2019: Herman Miller partnered with the students and faculty of DIDI (Dubai Institute of Design), to bring you ‘Ergo Chair—Student Designs for Wellbeing’, a creative project to rethink and reimagine ergonomic seating with wellbeing in mind.
At the end of the 6 week design challenge, the top 5 thoughtfully designed chairs ......read more
By Mahmoud Mounir, Regional Director, Secureworks MEA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 05, 2019: Malicious online criminals prey on unsuspecting victims, exploiting the convenience of our online lives.
Common email scams target unsuspecting online users anywhere and everywhere – at home, at work, in the airport, at your local coffee shop – ......read more
Al Qemzi is tough, cool F2 champion says Sundsdal who aims for strong finish 20 years on from UAE debut
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 4 December, 2019: Frode Sundsdal returns to action in this weekend’s Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi after breaking his neck earlier this season, and the Norwegian powerboat racing legend says it is no surprise that the UAE capital has ......read more
UAE, 27th November, 2019: Herman Miller partnered with the students and faculty of DIDI (Dubai Institute of Design), to bring you ‘Ergo Chair—Student Designs for Wellbeing’, a creative project to rethink and reimagine ergonomic seating with wellbeing in mind.
At the end of the 6 week design challenge, the top 5 thoughtfully designed chairs were: a ......read more
The art competition was an effort to inspire, foster and encourage students to reflect on the importance of saving water.
United Arab Emirates, Sharjah, 25th November 2019: AVERY Products Middle East, one of the leading providers of pressure-sensitive technology and innovative self-adhesive solutions, awarded certificates, and AVERY painting kits to students who won at an ......read more
Crowning glory for Aussies with five titles at IWWF World Wakeboard Championships
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 24 November, 2019: Nic Rapa produced a masterful display to round off a golden day for Australia at the 2019 IWWF World Wakeboard Championships in Abu Dhabi as Alice Virag crowned a brilliant week with her own grand finale.
Rapa, ......read more
Virag sisters soar through qualifiers, but Aussie Kell sets the Open Women standard at IWWF World Wakeboard Championships
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 21 November, 2019: Italian twins Alice and Chiara Virag are largely inseparable, and it was hard to tell them apart again as they produced stunning double performance at the 2019 IWWF World Wakeboard Championships in Abu ......read more
The team was made up of 12-year-old boys from City Football Schools’ Talented Player Program
The tournament also featured City Football Group’s Manchester City Academy, along with Inter Milan and Torino
Dubai, UAE - November 20, 2019: A talented group of players from City Football Schools took part in the Oman International Youth Cup last weekend and produced ......read more
Winners were selected from a shortlist of 90 photos and over 50,000 total submissions from across the Arab World
Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 20, 2019: National Geographic Abu Dhabi (NGAD) and Almarai have announced today the winners for the 9th edition of ‘Moments’, the annual regional photography competition to nurture the talents of aspiring regional ......read more
New Survey from BPG Group and YouGov Highlights Consumers’ Views about Social Media Influencers
19 November 2019: The fourth edition of the Social Media Influencers survey by BPG Group and YouGov found that 85 per cent of respondents follow social media influencers in the UAE and KSA, while 79 per cent have unfollowed many social media influencers due to their ......read more
• Al-Futtaim Toyota invites young artists to shape the future of mobility
• 6.2 million children from 100 countries have taken part
Dubai, UAE, November 18, 2019: Ready, set, paint – the 14th annual Toyota Dream Car Art Contest is set to get off to a strong start with entries from children now being accepted across the ......read more
Subaa says host country’s first international team can upgrade as competitors and learn from the best in the sport
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 17th November, 2019: Khaled Subaa, who leads the UAE into this week’s 2019 IWWF World Wakeboard Championships in Abu Dhabi, is relishing the chance to compete against the sport’s best talent.
The ......read more
Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 14, 2019: The third qualifier of the OMEGA Nations Golf Tour 2019 which was hosted by the Rivoli Group on November 6th at the Dubai Hills Golf Club concluded with an exciting finish between the top three qualifying teams.
The Two ball net stableford aggregate scores format tournament saw Carl Zachhau and Brian Stewart from England ......read more
ADIMSC, IWWF work together to give sport major boost, create world-class stage at Eastern Mangroves
Abu Dhabi, UAE,14 November, 2019: Wakeboarding in the UAE will be given a major boost next week when the country’s first ever international team competes against the world’s best on a spectacular stage in Abu Dhabi.
The six-man UAE team, including two ......read more
Master soundtrack carefully crafted by eight distinguished composers with contributions from more than 80 musicians and members of London’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Limited tickets for ‘Legacy of Our Ancestors’ at Zayed Sport City Stadium in Abu Dhabi available at www.uaenationaday.ae
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 12 November, 2019: More ......read more
90 photographs from across the region have been shortlisted over both the adults and kids categories
More than a third of the shortlisted images featured GCC souqs
Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 11, 2019 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi (NGAD) and Almarai have announced today the shortlisted entries for the 9th edition of ‘Moments’ its annual regional ......read more
Sony Music’s child stars Rawan & Rayan release inspirational Arabic song and video to promote inclusion and tolerance for all
Dubai, 11 November 2019: Cartoon Network Middle East has teamed up with Sony Music Entertainment Middle East to release a unique and impactful song featuring YouTube stars; the sisters Rawan and Rayan. The Song entitled “Ya ......read more
For just AED 49, UAE residents can enjoy a full day at Motiongate Dubai and experience exhilarating rides, shows and much more!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 11, 2019: MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, the region’s largest indoor movies-inspired theme park, featuring immersive rides and attractions, marks the ‘Year of Tolerance’ with an ......read more
Blume Dolls Meet & Greet: Coming to a toy store near you this November and December
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 11, 2019: Blume Dolls are one of the hottest toys of 2019 and are on the top of Christmas must have toy lists across the world for girls aged 3 to 8 years. With 22 to collect, each doll has their own ......read more