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Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre and National Geographic Release First Film on UAE Space Program

Emirati Astronauts Countdown to ISS Space Mission Take-off on September 25 Film premieres September 19 at 8pm UAE time on National Geographic Abu Dhabi    Abu Dhabi, September 19, 2019 --- National Geographic, in partnership with Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), announced today the release of the first long film documenting the UAE’s extraordinary journey into space.    The brand-new documentary, which is the first of a 4-part film series, premieres on September 19 ahead of the historic International Space Station (ISS) Mission take-off, with Hazzaa AlMansoori as the first Emirati and only Arab aboard. Astronaut Sultan AlNeyadi will also be present at the launch, acting as reserve astronaut for the entire Mission.   The film is accompanied by short vignettes with exclusive coverage ......read more

Beat the heat at Bollywood Parks™ Dubai with rain, music and dance

Dubai, 18 September 2019:  Dreamed of dancing in the rain in Dubai? With BAARISH, you can practice your best Bollywood moves under raindrops at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the first and only theme park in the Middle East showcasing an authentic Bollywood experience. Guests can immerse themselves into music, dance and entertainment at the Mumbai Chowk zone near Victoria Station Café where renowned DJ’s Hani, Madmax, Sib, Jeff and Atul will perform live on September 20th. Cool off as you splash around and enjoy a spell of unusual weather along with full access to rides and attractions as well as free entry for kids up to the age of 12 years. Guests can enjoy special offers on multiple one-day park tickets, starting from just AED 35 per person for a group of six, AED 50 per person for a group of four, AED 75 per ......read more

Celebrating its 10th year, Ice Warrior Challenge promises a bigger and tougher show

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 18, 2019:   Hundreds of adrenaline junkies will trek to Ski Dubai this Friday to challenge one of the toughest commando assault course when the Ice Warrior Challenge returns for its 10th season. Organised by Ski Dubai and supported by Dubai Sports Council, the 2019 Ice Warrior Challenge, which is scheduled for a 6.30am start on September 20, has attracted a record number of entries with participants looking forward to the excitement of taking on different icy obstacles like monkey bar swings, tyre runs and net crawls in sub-zero temperatures. Celebrating their 10th year, organisers have promised a bigger, better and tougher Ice Warrior X, with part of the proceedings going to charity like every year in the past. Participants will be divided into four different categories ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Looking to Do the Italian Job With Three Days of Racing in Southern Europe

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 17, 2019:   As the dust settles on UAE Team Emirates’ success at the Vuelta a Espana, an all Italian squad of five head home to compete in two back-to-back one day races with the 195.5km Giro della Toscana in Lissone (September 18) and the 198.2km Coppa Sabatini in Legnano (19 September).   Sports Director Marco Marzano will lead the following riders:   • Simone Consonni • Nicolas Dalla Valle • Roberto Ferrari • Manuele Mori • Simone Petilli   Marco Marzano, Sports Director said: "The route of the Giro della Toscana is selective, and Petilli is our rider with the best qualities for this type of race. As for the Coppa Sabatini-GP Peccioli, it can suit a lot of different riders, and as it can also suit a ......read more

Al Qemzi Keeps Team Abu Dhabi on Course for Quadruple World Title Success

Emirati driver underlines F2 dominance in Portugal to become world champion with third race victory   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 16 September, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi are half way towards their target of landing four major powerboat racing titles this season following Rashed Al Qemzi’s triumph in the UIM F2 World Championship.   Al Qemzi, who clinched his second F2 crown in three years by winning yesterday’s Grand Prix of Portugal in Ribadouro, was part of the four-man crew who secured the World Endurance Championships in Poland two months ago.   Team Abu Dhabi’s reigning UIM F1H2O world champion Shaun Torrente currently leads this year’s series and also tops the UIM XCAT World Championship standings with his title-winning partner from last season, Faleh Al Mansoori.   It means the ......read more

Nikon ME Launches Film Festival - Cinema Z

The Search for the region’s best Videographers and Filmmakers has begun – Register NOW!   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 16, 2019:   Nikon Middle East FZE is pleased to announce their very own Film Festival, Cinema Z, inviting all professional filmmakers and videography enthusiasts to participate and win over $20,000 worth of exciting prizes.   There are significant changes taking place in the movie making and video industry globally. Innovative approaches both technical and creative are changing and redefining the craft of film making and content creation.   With the objective of strengthening their relationships with the Videography and Filmmaking Community in the region, the Nikon Film Festival offers an ideal platform for professionals, enthusiasts and students to ......read more

A Proud Moment for the UAE as Pogacar Podiums at La Vuelta and Makes History for His Team

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 16, 2019:  History was made for the UAE today, as 20-year-old Tadej Pogacar stepped onto the Vuelta a Espana podium and proudly displayed the country’s flag on his jersey as he celebrated a landmark third place finish at one of the biggest bike races in the world. As he raised his hands in triumph, he became the first rider in UAE colours to ever grace the podium steps in a Grand Tour.    Pogacar’s remarkable performance during the 21-day Tour of Spain will also be remembered for his three spectacular stage wins, along with his winning of the coveted white jersey, which is given to the best young rider in the race.   His achievements marked the first Grand Tour podium for UAE Team Emirates since its inception in 2017 and took the team’s ......read more

Saxophone night with a view!

Level 43 to serenade guests with a weekly Saxophone Night   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 15, 2019:  Offering unmatched 360-degree views of Dubai's iconic skyline, Level 43 Sky Lounge is among the popular nightlife spots of the city. The outdoor views at this sky lounge are truly mesmerising post sun-down, and Level 43 is all set to get even more exciting with a special Saxophone Night on September 25th! Every Wednesday, guests at this popular nightlife hub will be serenaded with lilting tunes of the Saxophone followed by DJ Sveta’s groovy tunes. A gifted Saxophonist, Manuel Kev’s expertise extends across Jazz, Classical and Latin music. Passionate about fusing house music with other genres, Manuel’s symphonies are soulful and peppy! Joining Level 43’s musical line-up is DJ ......read more

Nominate your Nipper to be the face of The Studio Dubai!

** Dubai’s premier photography studio are on the hunt for a fresh new face – why not enter your little one today! **  Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 15, 2019:  Is your little nipper aged between 1 and 6 years old? If so, they stand a chance of being chosen as the brand-new face of The Studio, Dubai’s top photography studio located in The Courtyard, Al Quoz, Dubai. Along with being the brand’s very own little mascot, a whole host of other cool prizes are up for grabs too! So if your child loves the camera and you would like to be in with a chance of winning, all you need to do is submit a picture that you think captures them perfectly, along with completing a simple questionnaire. It couldn’t be easier! All you then need to do is keep you and your little nipper’s fingers ......read more

Al Qemzi Sets Early Pace in Portugal

Team Abu Dhabi driver in confident mood  as he looks to clinch F2 world title Abu Dhabi, UAE, 15 September, 2019: T eam Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi produced more of the form which has seen him dominate the 2019 UIM F2 World Championship today in the countdown to the Grand Prix of Portugal. The Emirati driver, who is looking to secure his second F2 world title in three years with a third victory of the season in Ribadouro, set the early pace in official practice on the Albufeira da Pala reservoir course. His time of 46.16 was the fastest of the 21 challengers when he retired early from the session, and while Norway’s Tobias Munthe-Kaas produced a late surge to clock a best lap of 46.03, Al Qemzi was in a confident mood as he prepared to chase a fourth successive pole position. He was faster than each of ......read more

Pogacar Wins His Third Stage and Rides Onto the Podium in the General Classificaton at La Vuelta

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 15, 2019:   UAE Team Emirates’ king of the climbs, Tadej Pogacar, blew away the competition in the mountains today to take his third stage win at La Vuelta and in doing so not only secured a place on the podium in Madrid, but claimed the coveted white jersey as the best young rider in the race.     Pogacar went into stage 20 in 5th position in the GC and needed to do something special to move up the rankings. With 38kms to go, as the main contenders rode the penultimate climb of the day, the 20-year-old Slovenian did just that – attacking with such ferocity that none of his rivals could respond. It was a courageous move by the youngest rider in the race, and it paid dividends, as he soloed away to the line in what will go down in the history books as ......read more

Top 10 Stage Finish Keeps Pogacar in Gc Contention at the Vuelta a Espana

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 14, 2019:  It was a bittersweet day for UAE Team Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar, after a solid performance earned him a top 10 finish in stage 18 of La Vuelta, but also ended with him handing over the white jersey to Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana). Pogacar now sits in 5th place in the overall classification just 1:18” off a podium spot and 32” behind Lopez in the Youth Classification competition.    The 177.5km mountain stage from Colmenar Viejo to Becerril de la Sierra played out as anticipated, with the main GC contenders waiting until the last climb of the day to animate the race. A series of attacks from Lopez split the pack as they chased down the breakaway rider – and eventual stage winner - Sergio Higuita (EF Education First). Pogacar showed ......read more

Middle East Startup Wrappup (Voicea) acquired by Cisco

Wrappup (Voicea) represented the UAE last year at The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) GSEA, which is hosted by Entrepreneurship Organisation (EO) on an annual basis Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11th September 2019: The startup ecosystem in Middle East & North Africa continue to grow. 2018 was big and 2019 has turned out to be bigger with tech and tech-enabled companies in the region maturing rapidly.  In line with the same, Wrappup - a Dubai-based AI voice-to-text note-taking startup, which was acquired by Voicea last year, announced that Cisco, has acquired California-based Voicea. Wrappup (Voicea) represented the UAE last year at The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) GSEA, which is hosted by Entrepreneurship Organisation (EO) on an annual basis. The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is ......read more

UAE Team Emirates' Pogacar Inches Closer to a Second Place Finish at La Vuelta

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 11, 2019:  UAE Team Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar continued his unbelievable run of form at Stage 16 of this year’s Vuelta a Espana, by digging deep on the final climb of the day to help drop Alejandro Valverde (Movistar). Valverde currently sits above Pogacar in second place in the General Classification with a lead that has now been reduced to 54 seconds.   The stage from Pravia to Alto de la Cubilla Lena featured three classified climbs and the action for the GC men was reserved for the last one. As the breakaway men contested the stage victory, which was eventually taken by Jakob Fuglsang (Astana), the GC riders eyed each other up on the 17.8km climb that led to another summit finish. With 4kms to go Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana) attacked the group in an attempt ......read more

Colourful Onam Festivities to Kick-start at Arabian Center

The annual festivities will take place at Arabian Center on 13th September  Dubai, September 10th 2019:  Arabian Center will host the annual Onam – harvest festival of Kerala, celebrations for the sixth time at the mall on 13th September, Friday. Expected to be brighter and bigger, the Onam festival will be marked with traditional art and cultural entertainment events including dances as Theyyam thira, Kathakali, Thiruvathirakali, Mohiniyattam and Singari melan. Commenting on the event, Mr. Tim Jones, COO, Arabian Center said, “Onam has taken on such cultural significance that all different sections of people from Kerala now celebrate it. This year, Arabian Center will be lit up with festivities including extravagant decorations, as well as traditional song and dance.” Onam is the largest ......read more

Diego Ulissi to Lead UAE Team Emirates as They Take on a Double Bill of Racing in Canada

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 09, 2019:  UAE Team Emirates’ Diego Ulissi will be looking to replicate his 2017 win at the GP Montreal, as he leads a seven man squad to North America for a double bill of racing in the French Quarter of Canada. The team will take on both the 201.6km Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec (13 September) and the 219.6km Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal (15 September), two challenging WorldTour races that are played out on street circuits around the respective host cities.    The team will be guided by Sports Director Neil Stephens:   – Diego Ulissi (Ita)   – Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor)   – Rui Costa (Por)   – Daniel Martin (Ire)   – Rui Oliveira (Por)   – Jasper ......read more

A Resiliant Ride From UAE Team Emirates' Pogacar Keeps the Young Talent in White at La Vuelta

UAE Team Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar moved another step closer to taking a podium finish at his first ever Grand Tour, after matching his main GC and Youth Classification rival, Miguel Angel Lopez (Team Astana), pedal stroke for pedal stroke during stage 15 of the Vuelta a Espana.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 09, 2019:   It was a stage that saw the breakaway riders have their day, with Sepp Kuss (Jumbo Visma) crossing the line first after battling 154.4kms of mountainous terrain from Tieno to Santuario del Acebo. The race came to life for the GC contenders on the final climb of the day, with a select group of riders fracturing as the gradients got tougher. Pogacar rode the perfect race, letting Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) and Primoz Roglic (Jumbo Visma) ride away with 7km to go as they went ......read more

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi unveils Al Ain Cultural Programme agenda for September

Events will be held at Al Qattara Arts Centre and Qasr Al Muwaiji Abu Dhabi, 8 September 2019:  As part of Al Ain Cultural Programme, the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) is organising a series of cultural events and workshops at the Al Qattara Arts Centre and Qasr Al Muwaiji throughout the month of September.  Al Qattara Arts Centre will host several events, including "The Microphone Programme", offering a variety of exciting topics and subjects of interest to the community. On Thursday, 12 September, a session will be held under title “Your Inner Giant”, in which Life Skills Coach Shaima Al Jaberi will speak about the importance of having a purpose in life and unleashing one’s inner giant to progress in life. This session will be moderated by the media ......read more

Khabib Crowned Lightweight King at Epic Ufc 242 Showdown

Huge wins for Felder, Makhachev, Blaydes and Ferreira at The Arena on Yas Island History made as Calderwood and Moras claim wins in Abu Dhabi’s first UFC women’s bouts  Inaugural Abu Dhabi Showdown Week ends with epic UFC 242 finale as UAE capital cements status as the “undisputed home of MMA in the Arab world.” Abu Dhabi, UAE – Sunday 8th September, 2019:  UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov underlined his standing as the division’s best-ever fighter with a dominant victory over interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 on Saturday night. Held in front of a sold-out crowd of nearly 14,000 at The Arena, on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island, as part of the emirate’s week-long Abu Dhabi Showdown Week, the Russian survived a Poirier ......read more

A Pure Class Performance From Pogacar as He Earns His Second Stage Win at La Vuelta

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 07, 2019:   UAE Team Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar put on another display of sheer brilliance during stage 13 of La Vuelta, and in doing so took his second stage win in just five days. The unbelievable result also launched the 20-year-old star into third place in the overall classification and into the white ‘Youth Classification’ jersey.   The day didn’t start out well for the Emirati formation, with news that Fabio Aru would retire from La Vuelta after experiencing muscular damage in his leg that was worsening as the race went on. However, all that was forgotten as the stage reached the business end and a select group of 29 GC riders hit the bottom of Las Machucos – the seventh categorized climb of the afternoon. With 6.5km of constant climbing - ......read more

Dubai Knights Eagles To Host Open Day Ahead Of Upcoming Season on 6th September

Newly merged club also unveiled inaugural Head Coach Josh Ives    Dubai, 04 September 2019:  Dubai Knights Eagles the new premier rugby club, following this summer’s merger between Dubai Eagles and fellow club Arabian Knights, will be hosting an Open Day this Friday 6th September.  Dubai Knights Eagles club culture ensures everyone is welcome, whether they have experience in rugby or not, with registrations taking place at The Dome, in Dubai Sports City, ahead of the official start of the upcoming rugby season. There will be plenty of entertainment taking place, with rugby games planned and a selection of food and beverage stands on offer. All those visiting will have the chance to meet with members of the club and see the facilities first-hand. Vijay Sajjanhar, Chief Financial Officer of Dubai ......read more

Abu Dhabi Media and National Geographic Document Historic Pope Visit to the UAE

• The captivating 22-minute Arabic documentary ‘The Peace Visit’ captures the Pope’s first visit to the region in February 2019 • Premieres on September 5 at 8pm UAE Time/ 7pm KSA time    Abu Dhabi, September 4 2019:  National Geographic Abu Dhabi, a partnership between National Geographic and Abu Dhabi Media, announced today its latest documentary titled ‘The Peace Visit’ highlighting Pope Francis’ three-day historic visit to Abu Dhabi in February 2019, as part of the UAE’s Year of Tolerance.   The documentary, which premieres on September 5, 2019, at 8pm UAE time and 7pm KSA time, serves as a journal of the Pope’s first-ever visit to the Gulf region. It chronicles the trip, over three parts, highlighting the extraordinary events and ......read more

Registrations open for 7th Sheikha Hind Women's Sports Tournament

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 03, 2019:   Dubai Sports Council has announced the opening of registrations for the 7th Sheikha Hind Women’s Sports Tournament and this year, participants will have two new events to choose from – crossfit and an obstacle challenge. Organised under the guidance of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, and HH Sheikha Hind Bint Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, the tournament is open to ladies from the government, semi-government and private sectors, and will be held from October 12 to 26. Details about the registration process were revealed at a workshop organised by the Women’s Sports Committee of Dubai Sports Council. Representatives from different government, semi-government and ......read more

Fabyland launches ‘Spin and Win' campaign for families

The ‘futuristic’ entertainment destination offers a variety of fun activity packages with scratch and win vouchers for families across its centres in the UAE.     Dubai – September 3, 2019: Fabyland, a diversified and ‘futuristic’ family entertainment centre, has launched ‘Spin and Win’ campaign for families across its centres in the UAE. The campaign will run until September 15, 2019 at Fabyland outlets located at Deerfield’s Mall in Abu Dhabi, Dubai Festival City and Dragon Mart 2 in Dubai. Fabyland is owned by Fun World International, a part of Saudi Arabia’s major business conglomerate Al-Othaim Holdings.  As part of the ‘Spin and Win’ campaign, families can participate in special fun activities with scratch and win vouchers up on purchase ......read more

Perfect Pogacar Takes Extraordinary Stage Win for Uae Team Emirates at the Vuelta a Espana

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 02, 2019:   20-year-old Tadej Pogacar put in the ride of his life on stage 9 at the Vuelta a Espana today, to take the win for UAE Team Emirates in his first ever Grand Tour, during his first ever season on the World Tour.    Despite being the youngest rider in the race, Pogacar was able to outwit and outclimb some of the most experienced and decorated professional cyclists in the world, including World Champion Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) who came 4th, race favourite Primoz Roglic (Jumbo Visma) who finished 3rd and the current Green Jersey, Nairo Quintana (Movistar) who finished 2nd.   Pogacar’s explosive attack in the final part of the race helped him jump up the GC standings to 5th place where he now sits just 1:42” behind Quintana who ......read more

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Celebrate the festival of colours with a live musical concert at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™…

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Dubai Culture reveals an exciting list of activities for Dubai Art Season 2019…

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Dubai Parks and Resorts to host over 4,000 Special Olympics heroes at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai…

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Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) to provide healthcare services to Special Olympics World ...…

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12th Week of Show Jumping Competitions Hosted in Al Ain This Weekend…

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Al Wasl secure Challenge Cup playoff spot in Dubai Sports Council Football Academies Championship…

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Taste of Dubai to host exclusive first sample of Masterchef, the TV Experience…

MasterChef Australia star Matt Preston to judge public competition: The Mystery Box Cooking Challenge  Dubai, UAE – Monday 4th March 2019: As anticipation builds ahead of the April opening of MasterChef, the TV Experience, fans of the international TV sensation can sample an exclusive taste of what’s in store at the new restaurant during Taste of Dubai, which runs March 7-9 at ......read more

Sky News Arabia champions inclusion ahead of opening of Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi…

Comprehensive coverage of the World Games across all Sky News Arabia platforms Live broadcasts from the Flame of Hope torch run and coverage of all the sporting action Free media training at ADNEC and commitment to new internship program for people of determination   Abu Dhabi, 4 March 2019: Sky News Arabia are putting people of determination at the heart of their coverage of Special ......read more

Week 11 of Emirates Longines Show Jumping League Has Eventful Finish at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club…

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Omega Nations Golf Tour is back with a second series…

March 04, 2019 - Dubai, UAE After the success of the inaugural tournament in 2018, Rivoli Group has announced that it will   host the second series of the OMEGA Nations Golf Tour 2019.  The 2 ball Tournament and Net Stableford aggregate score format will be open once again to all adult amateur Golfers in the City. The tour will consist of 3 qualifier rounds beginning with the ......read more

Yas Marina circuit will host incredible line up of sport and entertainment for world rallycross Abu ...…

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The Beach qualify for NAS Futsal main draw with an all-win record…

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ArtBAB 2019 to feature strong selection of international galleries and artists…

Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Center Wednesday 6th – Sunday 10th March 2019 March 03, 2019 - Dubai, UAE The fourth edition of Bahrain’s leading art fair, ArtBAB, will see 16 international galleries from Buenos Aires to Kuala Lumpur, showcase works alongside local artists. Strengthening ties with the Gulf and galleries across the world, ArtBAB seeks to ......read more

Winner of Montegrappa Writing Prize is announced at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature…

Dubai, 3 March 2019: The winners of the Montegrappa Writing Prize, the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature’s prestigious competition to discover unpublished novelists, have been announced today. Recognised as one of the most successful writing competitions in the region, the competition has a proven track record in finding new writing talent, producing eight published authors in the ......read more

Federer beats Tsitsipas to win 100th title and Eighth Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships crown…

March 3, 2019 – DUBAI, UAE: Roger Federer defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 6-4 on Saturday to earn the 100th singles title of his career, as well as his eighth title at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. The consolation for his opponent, who sensationally defeated Federer last month at the Australian Open and was contesting his second final in two weeks, is that when the new rankings ......read more

Roger Federer to play Stefanos Tsitsipas in Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Final…

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Nishikori upset, Federer wins at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships…

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First-ever Euro Souvenir Banknotes launched to celebrate Gandhi's 150th birth year…

Paying tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, the commemorative 12-notes series to be unveiled in phases from now until Oct 2, 2019 Limited-edition of 5000 commemorative notes of each design will be issued worldwide Designed by noted Dubai-based Indian artist, Akbar Saheb, each note is inspired by a famous incident from Gandhi’s life 27th February, 2019; Dubai, UAE: Mahatma Gandhi’s fans ......read more

2019 Sony World Photography Awards celebrates United Arab Emirates photographic talent…

Photographer Paul-Vlad Epure revealed as winner of United Arab Emirates National Award All winners of Awards’ Open competition and National Awards announced today   Dubai, UAE; 27 February 2019: Supporting the local photographic communities in 62 countries across the globe, the World Photography Organisation and Sony today announced the winners of the 2019 National Awards. ......read more

Nadia Christidi announced as winner of Art Jameel Commissions: Arts Writing and Research…

Art Jameel’s inaugural Arts Writing and Research award supports the development of innovative research, original writing and arts publishing  The highly competitive process saw writers and artists from across the Middle East and the world apply with proposals, which were debated by a stellar jury Winner Nadia Christidi receives a three-month residency at Jameel Arts Centre, ......read more

Kei Nishikori and The Flying Cup…

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Young UAE Karting Star Rashid Al Dhaheri Delivers Resounding Victory in WSK Super Master Series…

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National Show Jumping Competitions Start Back up in Abu Dhabi…

Under the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF), the two-day event will be held at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club February 26, 2019 - Dubai, UAE What: The Emirates Longines Show Jumping League  When: Thursday, February 28th, 2019 from 3:00pm onwards and Friday, March 1st, 2019 from 8:30am onwards Where: Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club Cost: FREE Parking: Free ......read more

There have been 1.6 million Tweets about @ItsRamiMalek since the release of Bohemian Rhapsody…

25.02.2019 - Dubai, UAE: Born to Egyptian parents, American rising star Rami Malek (@ItsRamiMalek) has been a hot topic on Twitter during this award season. And the Oscars season has been no different. There have been 1.6 million Tweets about Malek worldwide since the movie came out in November 2018.   Here is how the conversation around the Oscars and @ItsRamiMalek unfolded on ......read more

The highly anticipated event has confirmed their incredible music acts…

February 25, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Global Corona Sunsets Series are preparing for their first ever special Island Edition; Corona Sunset Island, and along with pristine white sandy beaches, magnificent blue waters and entertaining activities for all to enjoy, they are bringing with them multiple credible international and local music acts to perform.   DJ Jerry Ropero (from Spain), DJ Paul ......read more

Enter Tashkeel's House of Failure this Sikka edition (March 16-24)…

February 25, 2019 - Dubai UAE Step into Tashkeel – Al Fahidi  ‘House of Failure’, a exhibition of spectacular artworks sparked by taking risks, experimenting, failing and enduring during SIKKA from March 16 until 24.   In the arts, failure is often seen as a dirty word. Yet without pushing boundaries, taking risk, and learning from mistakes, practice becomes ......read more

On Top of the World with Roger Federer | Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships…

February 24, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Roger Federer is getting ready to bid for his eighth Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships title this week. He told Tournament Director, Salah Talak that eight is his lucky number when they met at The Lounge – in the Burj Kahlifa – the tallest lounge in the world with panoramic views of Dubai.  Salah and Roger spent time reminiscing as they ......read more

IMG Worlds of Adventures celebrates First Mardi Gras Festival in Dubai…

Dubai- 24th Feb, 2019 IMG Worlds of Adventure is presenting a spectacular Mardi Gras party with an entertaining carnival theme on 28th February 2019, offering all guest a special ticket price of AED 98.  The night is lined up with great live musical performances, contortionist, saxophonist and drummers till midnight. DJ Abhijeet & DJ Saif from Channel 4, will set the mood ......read more

Al Mouj Muscat welcomes elite cyclists on the final stage of Tour of Oman 2019…

Dubai,UAE - 24 February 2019 - This is the fourth time Al Mouj Muscat has hosted the annual professional road bicycle racing stage race. Over the past years, Tour of Oman has attracted the world's most prestigious athletes and is a key event in the global sporting calendar. Tour of Oman, together with its partners, has also been successful in positioning Oman as a diverse and hospitable ......read more

Five-star President of the UAE Showjumping Cup presented by Longines Comes to Spectacular Close ...…

UAE team Finishes Third and is One out of Two Middle East Countries to Qualify Abu Dhabi, UAE – 24th February 2019: Germany were crowned champions of the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ at Al Forsan International Sports Resort in Abu Dhabi on Saturday evening, accumulating six faults across two rounds and beating Ireland into second place. But the biggest cheers on the night ......read more

Belinda Bencic upsets Petra Kvitova to win Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Title…

February 24 2019 – DUBAI, UAE : Belinda Bencic fought her way to an upset 6-3 1-6 6-2 victory over Petra Kvitova on Saturday to win the 2019 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships title. She is only the third unseeded player to win the title, following Venus Williams in 2014 and Sara Errani in 2016.   She beat an incredible four top 10 opponents during a fantastic week, saving six ......read more

Ireland Claims CSI2* Longines Grand Prix Win on Day 3 of President's Cup…

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 23rd February 2019: Team Z7 rider, Shane Breen and his horse, Laith combined claim victory in the AED127,000 two-star Longines Grand Prix at the President of the UAE Showjumping Cup presented by Longines on Friday evening. Breen and Laith cut a swathe through the UAE’s Grand Prix classes in 2018, claiming the four-star Longines Al Shira’aa Grand Prix and the ......read more

Super Six as Pogacar picks up top spot in Portugal…

February 23, 2019 - Dubai, UAE UAE Team Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar has wasted no time in putting his stamp on the UCI World Tour after picking up the team’s sixth stage victory of the season – this time at the Volta ao Algarve.  The 20-year-old battled hard on the 7.8km summit finish, seeing off competition from Enric Mas, Wout Poels and his Team Sky teammates who set a ......read more

Lucky Number Five for UAE In FEI Longines Jumping Nations Cup™ Draw…

February 21, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Team UAE will be the fifth of seven nations to jump in Saturday’s FEI Longines Jumping Nations Cup™ following the draw the which took place on Thursday as part of the four-day President of the UAE Showjumping Cup, presented by Longines. Germany will be the first to go in the final class at Al Forsan International Sports Resort, followed by Ireland, ......read more

World's youngest pilot, 7-year-old Nasser, will represent UAE at Dubai Masters…

Supported by Dubai Sports Council, the Dubai Masters RC Championship is the first event of its kind to be held in the emirate February 21, 2019 - DUBAI, UAE -- Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, Dubai will host its first International Master Competition for RC Aircraft from February ......read more

Ayushmann Khurrana receives the ‘Best Actor Critics' award from Arjun Dhanak at the Asiavision ...…

February 21, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Arjun Dhanak, Director, Kanz Jewels presented the ‘Best Actor Critics’ award to Ayushmann Khurrana at the recently hosted Asiavision movie awards in Dubai. Arjun Dhanak also presented the award for the most popular movie for ‘Kayamkulam Kochunni’to Director Rosshan Andrrews during the glittering event attended by stars from the Indian film ......read more

Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 Torch run to visit iconic locations across all seven ...…

Dubai UAE, 20 February 2019: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyank, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Lt General, the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 Law Enforcement Torch Run will tour all seven emirates for ten days from 4 – 13 March.  It was announced at a special event today that the Torch will begin its journey in Fujairah ......read more

Elina Svitolina Begins Her Bid To Make History At Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships…

February 19 2019 – DUBAI, UAE  Defending champion Elina Svitolina was given a helping hand as she began her bid to make tournament history at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, when Tunisian star Ons Jabeur was forced to retire during their second round match on Tuesday. Sixth seeded Svitolina had struggled to gain the upper hand against a determined opponent, but towards the ......read more

Highlight of UAE Showjumping Calendar Set to Kick off in Nation's Capital…

Under the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF), the four-day event will be held at the Al Forsan International Sports Resort February 18, 2019 - Dubai, UAE What: The Emirates Longines Show Jumping League  When: Wednesday, February 20th from 9:00am – 8:30pm; Thursday, February 21st from 8:30am – 6:00pm; Friday, February 22nd from 9:30am – ......read more

Abdullah Al-Sharbatly excels in Sustainable City Horse Jumping Competition 2019 and wins the Cup…

 (The Sustainable City International Horse Jumping Competition 2019 Results ) February 18, 2019 - Dubai UAE KSA’s Abdullah Al-Sharbatly was a star on the grass arena in Sustainable City where the CSI2* Sustainable City Grand Prix was successfully organized. The four day event took place from 13th February to 16th February. Riders from 28 countries participated in the competition ......read more

World champion Sanchez wins her fourth kata gold in Dubai…

February 18, 2019 - DUBAI, UAE –Spain’s Sandra Sanchez – the reigning World and European women’s kata champion – continued her love affair with Dubai, winning her fourth consecutive gold at the Karate 1-Premier League Dubai, the second leg of world karate’s seven-stop series of premier international events. Considered one of the greatest karatekas ever in ......read more

Thrills and upsets on opening day of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships…

February 18 2019 – DUBAI, UAE  Aliaksandra Sasnovich staged a dramatic fightback to defeat Ekaterina Makarova 0-6 7-5 6-4 and reach the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Sunday.   Makarova has been ranked in the top 10 and last year she enjoyed wins over former world No. 1s Caroline Wozniacki, Karolina Pliskova and ninth-ranked Julia Goerges, as well as ......read more

Celta Vigo down Juventus to win Dubai U13 Intercontinental Cup…

Celta Vigo’s Oscar Marcos Santamaria wins Best Player and Top Scorer awards, while Juventus’ Matteo Cabella is named Best Goalkeeper February 17, 2019 - DUBAI UAE// Celta de Vigo, winners of the first edition, clinched the crown for a second time on Saturday night, defeating Juventus 1-0 in the Gold Cup final of the 3rd Dubai Under 13 Intercontinental Cup Football ......read more

Team UAE Set Sights on Nations Cup Qualification at Five Star President of UAE Showjumping Cup ...…

Top Two Middle Eastern Nations to Qualify for Prestigious Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Final   • Date: Wednesday February 20 - Saturday February 23 • Venue: Al Forsan International Sports Resort • FREE ENTRY   Al Forsan Equestrian Centre, Abu Dhabi, Thursday February 14: Abu Dhabi is to host the Middle East qualifier leg of the Longines FEI Jumping ......read more

Caroline Wozniacki chasing more success at Dubai Duty Free tennis championships…

February 12 2019 – DUBAI, UAE   Former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki will be seeking to get back to her usual winning ways as she embarks upon her chase for a second title at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships when play gets underway in just five days from now.   The 2011 champion suffered a stuttering start to the season, losing in the second round in Auckland to a ......read more

HH Sheikh Saeed Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup First Ever 30 Goal Handicap Exhibition Match…

12 February 2019, Dubai, UAE: The HH Sheikh Saeed Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup, a 30 goal handicap Exhibition match, is the newest addition to the Polo Calendar in the UAE. The first edition will feature top-ranking players at the grounds of Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club on the 15th February 2019. Held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Saeed Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum, the Exhibition Match has the ......read more

Pop Star Melissa endorses Talentology 2019…

Musician to attend Grand Finale at Mushrif Mall February 12, 2019 - Dubai UAE Lebanese Pop Star Melissa will be attending the Grand Finale of the third edition of Talentology 2019 at Mushrif Mall Abu Dhabi on 16th February, 2019 at 6pm. Voting for twelve entrants competing for the grand prize in two categories has commenced to support young talent and stimulate growth in the creative ......read more

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists Announced for ‘Young Author' and ‘Children's Literature' ...…

Three titles in each category contend for prizes in the 13th edition of the Award   Abu Dhabi, 11 February 2019: The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) has revealed the shortlisted titles in the ‘Young Author’ and ‘Children’s Literature’ categories for the 13th edition of the Award.    The Young Author shortlist consists of three titles chosen ......read more

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