Players raise awareness on breast cancer by wearing pink wrist bands
Dubai. UAE – 20 October, 2018: A few days separate us from the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018, the initiative launched by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council, which aims to attract 1 million participants this year. In support of the initiative, The Foreign Exchange and Remittance Group (FERG), a consortium of businesses engaged in the foreign exchange and remittance industry organized ‘Soccer Fest 2018’, a first of its kind football tournament featuring teams from 16 exchange houses in the UAE.
The tournament, which aimed to encourage employees of exchange houses to take on the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018 and prepare them physically for it, ......read more
HHC adds junior category for the race
Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2018: The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) announced the 4th edition of the National Day Camel Marathon, organized by the Center in cooperation with Dubai Camel Racing Club, will take place on 8 February 2019.
The change in the schedule from December to February was made to coincide with H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Pure-Bred Arabian Camels Races Festival.
HCC also took into consideration giving the riders and their camels more adequate time to prepare for the very competitive and one-of-its-kind heritage marathon.
Ms. Souad Ibrahim Darwish, Director of Championships at HHC, said: “Camel racing season begins in October and we have taken into consideration the requirements of the participants to give ......read more
Humanitarian, spiritual leader and ambassador of peace, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s self development programs have reached an estimated 370 million people worldwide
6,000 participants expected for the two-day meditation masterclass being held for the first time in the Middle East
Several humanitarian projects and service initiatives implemented by Art of Living Foundation and IAHV in the Middle East
15th October 2018; Dubai, UAE: Internationally acclaimed humanitarian leader, ambassador of peace and founder of Art of Living Foundation (AOL) and Interna-tional Association for Human Values (IAHV), Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will visit Dubai to impart a unique two-day meditation masterclass. Announced today by Mr. Vipul, Consul General of India, ‘Unveiling Infinity’ will be held on 16th and ......read more
Daily chances to win an INFINITI QX50 and AED 150,000 in cash, weekly prizes of AED 100,000 for five winners (AED 20,000 each) and a Mega Grand cash prize of AED 500,000 for one winner
Get a chance to win one of seven Nissan models at the Nissan Grand Raffle
Mega raffle promotions start on 15 October at ENOC and EPPCO stations, Zoom stores, Metro stations, and many other locations across the city
Dubai, UAE, 14 October 2018: With the 24th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) promising to provide unforgettable shopping experiences, the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) announced that the DSF Mega Raffles promotions – the INFINITI Mega Raffle and the Nissan Grand Raffle - will begin on 15 October ......read more
Middle East’s travel and tourism leaders come together to discuss untapped opportunities and key challenges facing the industry today
Dubai, UAE, October 14, 2018: Reed Travel Exhibitions, organiser of the annual Arabian Travel Market (ATM) showcase, hosted their inaugural Advisory Board Meeting at the Address Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, bringing together travel and tourism leaders to discuss the untapped opportunities and key challenges facing the industry.
ATM’s Advisory Board was set up to provide counsel on industry themes, challenges, growth opportunities and future strategies in the Middle East travel and tourism sector - as well as to help facilitate current business and marketing plans.
Board attendees included Mohammad Al Bulooki, Chief Operational Officer, Etihad Airways; ......read more
Workshop aimed at enhancing life skills and critical thinking of brownies, aged 7-11 years
Shaikha Al Shamsi: Six powers build leadership in personality
Sharjah, October 11, 2018: In conjunction with the International Day of the Girl Child on October 11, Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG) organised a workshop to inspire the organisation’s young members to recognize their talent and believe in their capabilities. Themed ‘Unleash Your Powers’, the activity highlighted the importance of shaping young minds by involving them in creative projects that will help them realise their potential and explore areas of interest.
The event reaffirmed SGG’s belief in the goals of the International Day of the Girl Child to promote girls’ rights, education opportunities, healthcare and saftey, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 10, October 2018 : The Mall at World Trade Center (The Mall at WTCAD) the mixed-use urban centre located in the heart of downtown Abu Dhabi, is bringing the community together to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, with a month of traditional Indian entertainment and spectacular gold giveaways, every day from 11th October – 10th November.
Bringing back the popular Spend &Win competition, anyone who spends AED 200 at The Mall at WTCAD will be entered into a draw to win 10 grams of gold daily, What’s more, to get everyone into the celebratory mood, there will also be themed dancing and entertainment, encouraging families and friends to mark this special festive occasion by spending quality time together.
Commenting, Yasser Al Marzouqi, General Manager of The Mall at WTCAD Abu ......read more
Ramona Smith, a 31-year-old high-school teacher from Houston, who outlasted more than 30,000 other speakers from around the globe in a six-month long ‘Olympics of Oratory’.
Dubai, UAE, October 10, 2018: Ramona Smith, a 31-year-old high-school teacher from Houston, who became the World Champion of Public Speaking (WCPS) 2018, will address the UAE Toastmasters community to inspire the members with her brilliant story of Toastmasters journey.
Smith was named the 2018 Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking in August this year, from more than 30,000 other speakers from around the globe in a six-month long competition, which is also known as the ‘Olympics of Oratory’. Smith and nine other finalists delivered speeches to a crowd of 2,000 in Chicago during the world’s ......read more
934 children’s activities curated over the 11-day event
Sharjah, 10 October, 2018: Running from October 31st to November 10th, 2018, the 37th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) will offer a blend of cultural, educational and entertainment activities. The fair will curate 934 children’s activities, with 44 guests from 12 countries, namely; the UAE, Japan, Belarus, Ukraine, Kuwait, UK, Jordan, Syria, Italy, Australia, Singapore, and Lebanon.
The audience will enjoy a selection of children’s theatrical performances, plays, and shows that are inspired by fairytales and classics that appeals to all. The event will also curate a series of workshops and engaging sessions conducted by a host of artists and designers.
Children’s plays include ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ and the ......read more
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Her Excellency addressed students at the start of the two-day event
The second edition of the Majlis will involve over 300 interactive sessions over October 8 and 9
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 9 October 2018: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the second edition of the Mohamed Bin Zayed Majlis for Future Generations opened today with an address from Her Excellency Shamma bint Sohail Al Mazrouei. Al Mazrouei, the UAE’s Minister of State for Youth Affairs, addressed attendees at the Abu Dhabi National Education Centre (ADNEC) to kick-off two days of future-focused activities.
More than 300 interactive ......read more
New Inspiration Zone to provide key regional speakers with platform to address evolving travel trends in the Middle East & North Africa as well as an update about
Expo 2020’s sustainability plans
Dubai, UAE, October 08, 2018: With Expo 2020 on the horizon and the Middle East representing high growth potential for the travel industry, WTM London 2018 which takes place on 5-7 November and is placing a spotlight on the region with a host of key speakers lined up for the show’s new regionally-focused Inspiration Zones.
As Dubai gears up for Expo 2020, one of the first sessions in Middle East & North Africa Zone, ‘Expo 2020 Taking Responsibility for Environmental Impacts – Water and Energy’ will take place Monday 5th November, with Gillian Hamburger, Senior Vice President ......read more
October 4, 2018: As businesses in Saudi Arabia work towards supporting the country’s Saudi Vision 2030, Ashridge Executive Education is organizing an insightful programme for leaders to explore new leadership styles that will help them to achieve higher growth for their companies.
To be held from 14 to 18 October 2018, in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, the programme can also be customized for individual companies and held at their Saudi offices.
“Our Management Development programme encourages Saudi managers to develop skills that will enable them to take on new responsibilities, improve their leadership style and motivate their team. Understanding your own style is very important. Equally important is the ability to understand others and adapt your approach in order to influence, motivate and get the best out ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4 October 2018: Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) will be back for its 24th edition from 26 December 2018 to 26 January 2019, attracting shoppers from all over the world featuring exciting events, promotions and opportunities for enjoyable shopping experiences, coupled with fun and entertainment for all families.
Organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), DSF will kick off with innovative initiatives and memorable experiences built around the three pillars of the festival – shopping, winning and entertainment.
Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) said: “As Dubai gears up to host yet another successful edition of Dubai Shopping Festival, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 02, 2018: German conglomerate Siemens and Scientechnic, the flagship company of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group (ESAG), celebrated 45 years of exclusive partnership in Dubai and the Northern Emirates at a gala event held at the Armani Ballroom on September 26. The gathering included ESAG shareholders, key team members along with a number of customers and clients, all of whom have played a pivotal role in their joint history.
Over four decades ago, H.E Easa Saleh Al Gurg, KCVO, CBE signed an exclusive agreement with Siemens AG to distribute power engineering products and services to a growing city. In a short period, this relationship grew to include the entire range of Siemens’ electrical industry portfolio of products. Today, teams from Siemens and Scientechnic work together towards shaping the ......read more
Union Coop is organizing a ‘meet n’ greet’ tour with veteran cricket legends ‘Mr. Wasim Akram’ and ‘Mr. Mohammad Azharuddin’ on September 27th 2018, Thursday, as a part of consumer happiness initiative
Dubai, UAE, September 26, 2018: Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ is organizing a unique ‘meet n’ greet’ tour for their consumers in their ‘Etihad Mall’ and ‘Al Barsha’ Mall, Dubai respectively. Veteran cricket legends ‘Mr. Wasim Akram’ and ‘Mr. Mohammad Azharuddin’ Shall Welcome their fans during the visit and attending a press conference, wherein they will be answering press questions.
The event will be held on September 27th 2018, Thursday at Etihad Mall (4:00 pm to 6:00 pm), Meet n’ Greet ......read more
Dubai, UAE: 24 September 2018: Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) hosted its inaugural Dubai China Conference on 19 and 20 September at Atlantis, The Palm. The two-day event, which welcomed over 900 attendees, featured integrated workshops and informative guest speakers offering valuable insights from both Chinese and local industry experts. With panel discussions strongly attended throughout the event, guests were invited to deep dive into Dubai’s China Readiness Strategy plus engage with presentations led by industry partners.
Breakout periods were also built into the two-day schedule to allow industry players to share knowledge during networking opportunities alongside partners such as Huawei, Ctrip and Tencent. There was also a series of engaging workshops hosted by ......read more
Dubai, September 24, 2018: The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) will have a unique pavilion featuring smart technology showcasing its various championships at the upcoming Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) 2018, in line with the celebration of the Year of Zayed.
ADIHEX, under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Dhafra, will run from September 25-29 this year at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (Adnec) Halls 12-5.
HHC’s pavilion, which carries the theme ‘Year of Zayed’, is designed to reflect the wisdom of the UAE’s Founding Father and aimed at connecting his legacy to the younger generation
“Our pavilion connects the past with the present via smart technology to deliver ......read more
The region’s largest creative festival returns this year from 12-17 November 2018
The free-to-attend programme will comprise of more than 230 events throughout Dubai Design District (d3) and across the city
With +120 institutions participating, the 2018 edition will see a 20% growth since last year’s event
Dubai, UAE, 18 September 2018: Held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-Chairman of the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, and in partnership with Dubai Design District (d3) and supported by Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, Dubai Design Week will be returning for its fourth edition from 12-17 November, 2018.
Taking place at locations across the city, this year’s programme will be the most comprehensive to date, with ......read more
September 18, 2018 – Abu Dhabi, UAE: Yas Island, the UAE’s premier leisure and entertainment destination, is set to light up its skies in celebration of the Saudi national day with a special fireworks show on Sunday September 23 at Yas Marina.
Kicking off at 8:00 pm, the dazzling display will feature a selection of green hued fireworks in homage to the Saudi Arabian flag. The festivities will be free to attend for all.
Note to Listings editors
Event title: Saudi National Day fireworks on Yas Island
Date: Sunday September 23, 2018
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Yas Marina
Free parking is available at Yas Marina
Trek will take place on January 16 – 25, 2019
Dubai, 15 September 2018: The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) has announced that registration for the 5th edition of the annual Camel Trek, which will take place from January 16 – 25, 2019, is now open.
“The trek which is open to all nationalities will cover a total distance of around 500km, traversing through the vast expanse of UAE desert, giving the participants a perfect opportunity to learn the rich Emirati culture and old ways of the Bedouins,” said Hind bin Demaithan Al Qemzi, HHC Director of Events, during a briefing held recently at the Youth Hub at Boulevard Jumeirah Emirates Towers.
Ms. Al Qemzi explained that the HHC will provide all the necessary logistics for the entire trek, including the camels, tents, food and other ......read more
United Arab Emirates, September 11, 2018: The Supreme Organising Committee is going full steam on the inaugural UAE Tour race date after a meeting at the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) on Sunday.
The UAE Tour was established after the merger of the Abu Dhabi Tour and the Dubai Tour following a Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council and the Dubai Sports Council.
The 2019 UAE Tour while retaining the UCI World Tour status and will be flagged off in Abu Dhabi and conclude in Dubai.
HE Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of the Dubai Sports Council (DSC), Chairman of the Supreme Organising Committee headed the meeting with HE Aref Hamad Al Awani, Secretary General of ADSC and Vice President of the Supreme Committee.
The committee members present were; Osama Al Safar, President of the UAE and ......read more
- Mobile photo exhibition of Sheikh Zayed jointly organized by the Department of Abu Dhabi Customs and the National Archive
9 September 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Airports and the Department of Abu Dhabi Customs, in collaboration with the National Archive, are hosting a mobile photo exhibition of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The exhibition runs from the 6th to the 11th of September and is taking place in Terminal 1 Landside of the Abu Dhabi International Airport.
The photo exhibition falls within the framework of Abu Dhabi Airports’ ongoing Year of Zayed program. Abu Dhabi Airports is committed to organizing various social initiatives and working together with relevant entities to celebrate Sheikh Zayed’s legacy and honor his role as the Founding Father of ......read more
du Tough Mudder and du Mini Mudder return to UAE from 7-8 December 2018 with more obstacles than ever before
In partnership with Official Training Partner, The Warehouse Gym, du Tough Mudder launch a five-day competition giveaway for five annual gym memberships when tickets are purchased
Line-up of epic signature obstacles revealed including ‘Everest 2.0’, ‘Electroshock Therapy’ and ‘Blockness Monster’
Tuesday 4th September 2018 – Dubai (UAE): du Tough Mudder, the world-renowned obstacle course challenge, is gearing up for its return to the UAE from 7-8 December 2018 At Hamdan Sports Complex. Following the success and high demand from its previous two annual events, du Tough Mudder and du Mini Mudder are back once again for the third year for thousands of new and ......read more
Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ Celebrates Emirati Women’s Day under the slogan ‘Women on the Course of Zayed’
Dubai, UAE, August 29, 2018: ‘Union Coop’ celebrates the fourth annual Emirati Women's Day as a tribute to their accomplishments and hard work that they have carried out in promoting the development of this great nation across many different sectors.
The ceremony, held at ‘InterContinental Dubai’ – Festival City, was moderated by Amal Ali Al-Muaini, News Presenter at Sharjah Radio, with HE Dr. Azza Suleiman Bin Sulaiman, Member of the Federal National Council. The chief guest of honour included Dr. Nabila Al Awadhi, the first Emirati aviation medicine physician in the UAE, Ms. Jawaher Salim Bilal Al Muhairi, UAE Youth Ambassador and Youth ......read more
Two days of workshops designed to educate and participants in real estate and enhance their experiences
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 August 2018: Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), the educational arm of Dubai Land Department (DLD), announced the launch of the ‘Harvard Happy Cities’ programme, which will be held for two full days on 11th and 12th November at the Institute's headquarters in DLD.
Mahmoud El Burai, CEO of DREI, said: “We are pleased to work with the American-based Harvard School of Executive Education in organising this programme under a happy cities theme. Increasingly, happiness and prosperity have become a measure of social progress and urban prosperity, and those responsible for community planning and development are expected to establish a new definition of growth and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 13, 2018: Visitors to Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, is set to have a memorable make Eid Al Fitr as the destination offers a variety of entertainment, deals and offers across the Mall and Hotels.
Dubai Festival City Mall
Dubai Festival City Mall (DFCM) is celebrating the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 13, 2018: It’s that time of the year when festivity is in full swing, families celebrate, feast and children look forward to the excitement of receiving Eidiya. This Eid Al-Fitr, Emaar Entertainment is bringing a host of exciting activities and entertainment for the whole family starting from June 14.
Each Emaar Entertainment leisure attraction has something ......read more
24-hour Mega Sale held in association with the Department of Economic Development of Abu Dhabi
Exciting programme of celebrations taking place across Yas Island during Eid Al Fitr
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 12 June 2018: The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) in association with the Department of Economic Development of Abu Dhabi (DED) has ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 10, 2018: In the esteemed presence of His Excellency Sheikh Fahim Al Qasimi, the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) showcased its newest cohort in front of leading investors, key opinion leaders and heads of government entities, and announced the winner of the $50,000 Accelerator Program Grant at a Ramadan majlis, earlier this week.
The grant was awarded to ......read more
Citywide shopping experience will give shoppers discounts for 24-hours of up to 90% across seven malls to mark the first day of Eid
Abu Dhabi Summer Season to take place from June 21- August 18,
ADSS offers unique line-up of promotions across malls, attractions and hotels as well as entertainment for all the family
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 5 June 2018: The ......read more
June 4, 2018, Dubai, UAE: The elite of world squash are back in Dubai this week to battle it out for one of the most prestigious and fiercely contested titles in the sport, the season-ending PSA Dubai World Series Finals, which will take place at the Emirates Golf Club from 5-9 June.
Only the eight top-ranked players from the PSA Road to Dubai Standings have earned a place at the ......read more
UAE, May 31, 2018 –Following the huge success of the Sharjah Summer Campaign last year, the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has officially announced the details of the first edition of the Sharjah Summer Festival, an exciting event that will bring families together to participate in a host of fun events. Set to kick off on July 11, 2018 and will end in August ......read more
Abu Dhabi, May 31, 2018/ADNEC/ The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) has revealed plans to develop its Hall 4, one of the spaces being offered for conferences and similar events. The move is aimed at addressing the growing demand for its award-winning venue, the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, as a host for regional and global conferences and corporate events. The planned ......read more
17th edition of International Conference on Space Operations (SpaceOps) 2022 in Dubai will gather leading technologists, scientists, research institutions and operators from the worldwide space industry
MBRSC currently participating in 15th SpaceOps taking place in Marseille, France
Dubai Attracts Premier Global Space Conference Events – both International Aeronautical Congress (IAC) ......read more
Abu Dhabi, May 14, 2018/ADNEC/ Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) has announced that it will participate in IMEX 2018, the worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events, which will be held from May 15 to May 17, 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany. ADNEC will be participating as part of a delegation representing the tourism sector in Abu Dhabi. The event will attract thousands ......read more
Our wise leadership has always been keen to support several national institutions and constantly aiming to drive the development of various economic and social sectors for the benefit of the country and its citizens, which is reflected in enhancing the emirate’s position globally and making it an ideal destination for hosting international conferences, exhibitions and events.
The ......read more
Zenofer Fathima champions special needs kids to build high self-esteem, took them to the runway for ‘Walk of Confidence’ show
Dubai, UAE, May 13, 2018: With the Holy Month of Ramadan just around the corner, the true spirit of compassion came alive at the just concluded Sambhavana festival, a week-long series of events in Dubai aimed at promoting inclusion for children ......read more
Al Ain, May 12, 20018- The UAE Shooting and Archery Federation will inaugurate on Friday morning the “Year of Zayed Shotgun Championship 2018 Championship”. The official training of the clay pigeon shooters from towers (Skeet) will be held in Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting and Golf Club, while the tournament that is attracting 40 competitors, and is representing various clubs and sports ......read more
Bride Abu Dhabi, supported by Danat Al Emarat Hospital, will provide shoppers and fashionistas with the ultimate shopping experience before the beginning of the Holy month of Ramadan. The event will showcase its extensive collection of the latest Ramadan fashion products like abaya, shiela, kandora, kaftan, jalabeya and hennas and add glitz and glamor to the celebrations.
Bride Abu Dhabi is a ......read more
Exhibition centre to be operated by Dubai World Trade Centre
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 2, 2018: Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC], the leading, diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary and leading district cooling service provider Emirates District Cooling [Emicool] has been awarded the contract for ......read more
April 30, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: The holistic events agency, Plan b achieves the Guinness World Records title for creating the Most People In A Photo Cut-out Board Picture which was unveiled and showcased at the Middle East Special Event and Exhibition 2018: Awards(MESE) that puts a spotlight and sets it centre-stage in the Events and Exhibition industry.
The Guinness World Records certificate was ......read more
Positive outlook for German tourism
Dubai, 30 April 2018: The German National Tourist Board (GNTB), together with over 20 leading German tourism partners concluded a successful appearance at the Arabian Travel Market 2018, the key travel trade exhibition in the region held at the Dubai World Trade Center from 22-25 April.
For four days, visitors to the German National Tourist ......read more
Dubai, UAE; April 29, 2018: Aligning with the spirit of ‘World Day for Safety and Health at Work’ which falls every April 28, the Tristar Group held its annual Global Safety Day event to create awareness on truck driver safety and daily safety practices at work. The event was celebrated across Tristar’s offices in various countries including the UAE, Oman, Kuwait, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, April 26, 2018/ADNEC/ Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) has won the ‘Best Venue’ award for the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre at the 2018 Middle East Special Events and Exhibitions (MESE) Awards, which was held recently at Madinat Jumeirah Hotel in Dubai. The award was given to exhibition centres which have permanent venue structure dedicated to events, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 25, 2018: The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature has been named the Best Arts and Cultural Event at the 2018 Middle East Special Event Awards (MESE) which were announced on the 23 April at a glittering ceremony at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.
The Festival, which has just celebrated its 10th anniversary (1-10 March), is one of the leading international literary ......read more
Under the patronage of H.H. Shiekh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) will host the BETT MEA Leadership Summit, the region’s leading gathering of senior education leaders and international experts, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from April 23rd to 24th 2018. BETT MEA will continue to ......read more
Sharjah, 19 April 2018: Young mechanics attending a workshop on the first day of the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival, running until April 28 at Expo Centre Sharjah, have been learning the ropes – literally – of engineering basics.
The session, part of the ‘Engineering for Kids’ strand of the festival, explained the concepts of mechanics and its ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 19 April 2018: The Art Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi is pleased to announce a series of upcoming events for all ages as part of the public program of its current exhibition, Permanent Temporariness.
Taking place throughout the duration of the exhibition, all events are free and open to the public.
Details and registration will be on the Art Gallery website ......read more
Participation to build on steady tourism growth as delegation prepares to make key announcements and ink major agreements during the fair
Abu Dhabi, 17 April 2018: The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) announced today that it will be participating in the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2018, taking place between 22-25 April in the World Trade Center in ......read more
Beat the hot weather and make the most of Aventura’s extended opening hours from now until the end of the season
Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2018: Calling all adrenaline junkies! If you have already experienced the action-packed Aventura Park during the day, why not make the most of the cooler nights and enjoy an exhilarating zip-line in the Ghaf tree-lined forest in Mushrif ......read more
New single release – Out 13th of April World Wide trough Yellow Rhinestone Records
It’s ‘Sold To Perfection’ – a song that combines Therése’s Swedish and Lebanese heritage, and forms a Scandipop/Arabic pop hybrid. So it’s basically got the amazing melody and poptasticness of Scandinavian pop music, paired with the rhythms and flavours ......read more
Attracting a fresh wave of new investors with exceptional property financing and mortgage deals
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10th April 2018: The International Property Show (IPS), which is currently taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre and will run until 11th April, is offering exclusive bank offers via its Mega Property Sale, which features the Dubai Property Festival (DPF) ......read more
Former Miss Russia Victoria Lopyreva, FIFA World Cup Ambassador and face of Matryoshka Festival, announces the event
City Walk to be transformed into Russian fairytale wonderland during three-day cultural fest
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 08 April 2018: City Walk, the lifestyle destination by Meraas, supported by the Russian Government through the Consulate General of ......read more
Photographer Don Ferdinand Tabbun wins United Arab Emirates National Award
All winners of Awards’ Open competition and National Awards announced today
Images available at www.worldphoto.org/press
Dubai, UAE – 5 April 2018: The Sony World Photography Awards today announced Don Ferdinand Tabbun as the winner of the 2018 United Arab Emirates National Award, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 3, 2018: On 28th Feb 2018 Mr. Vijay Samyani, Managing Director & Founder of the group was presented with the Partners Forum Award 2018 for brands4u by HE Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) for its strategic partnership and support. The event took place at Ritz Carlton Dubai, where brands4u received the accolade. The ......read more
Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding hosts public and private Iftars throughout Ramadan
DUBAI, 3rd April 2018: SMCCU’s Iftars are known and loved for their cultural and peaceful setting, and for offering a unique experience for tourists and residents alike. This year, Iftars will start on Saturday 19th May, and will be held throughout Ramadan daily, ......read more
Take the most out of April, along to the tunes of George Michael and to the flavours of the new menu at the golf club
Dubai UAE, April 2, 2018: There is nothing better than a flavoursome spread, complimented by soulful music, set against a backdrop of sweeping views of the Creek, and Dubai Creek Golf Club has an evening of just that planned for its patrons on the 12th of ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, March 31, 2018: Berets MC, a Dubai based bike club will attempt to highlight autism awareness with the help of several cause supporters and exhibitors for the fourth year in a row by hosting an Autism Awareness Ride at the Dubai Investment Park on April 13th. This event invites children and teachers from local autism schools, bike riders, and the public to ......read more
Diverse cultural event kicks off its third edition with a spectacular fireworks display
Vibrant entertainment, food and beverage, retail and arts events on offer
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 22 March 2018: The Mother of the Nation Festival, organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), opens its doors at 4pm today (Thursday), where guests will ......read more
Abu Dhabi, March 21, 2018 /ADNEC/ The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) signed a strategic sponsorship agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports to launch the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show 2018, which will be held from 17 to 20 October 2018 in association with British Marine, the membership organisation for the UK leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry. The agreement aims ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2018: As part of their initiative to empower women in sports, the Dubai Sports Council, in partnership with Aventura Parks, have announced a brand new women-only obstacle race that will be held next month.
The Aventura Women’s Warrior Challenge will be held on April 7 at the Aventura Ziplining Park inside Mushrif Park and organisers are hoping the ......read more
The region’s ultimate events for Arabian thoroughbreds, and the equine industry, kick off today
Families, aspirant riders and equestrian enthusiasts sports flock to experience pony showing jumping activities, trick riding, petting zoo and a dedicated equestrian art gallery
Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2018: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE ......read more
Aventura, Dubai’s first ziplining adventure park, presents the inaugural Women’s Warrior Challenge
Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2018: On the 7th April 2018, in celebration of female empowerment, the Aventura Women’s Warrior Challenge will push you to your limits testing your warrior skills and mental and physical aptitude through a series of fun obstacle challenges. To ......read more
Information on public access, venue locations and competition timings
14 March 2018, Abu Dhabi: On Sunday 18th March, Special Olympics IX MENA Games 2018 Abu Dhabi will begin in earnest with more than 1,000 athletes from 31 countries competing across 16 sports.
The entirety of the Games is open to the public to walk-in across all the eight venues, and UAE residents are ......read more
Horse aficionados, youngsters and families will enjoy a range of attractions from the petting zoo to trick riding, heritage village, art gallery, horse auction and more
The one-of-a-kind Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship is the region’s most anticipated competition that judges the beauty and majesty of Arabian thoroughbreds
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2018: While ......read more
An important scientific research study announced under the title: “Life expectancy and main causes of mortality in the UAE: A systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 1990 – 2016”
Dubai – UAE, 12 March 2018: The second day of Innovation Arabia 11 continued at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, with the active ......read more
Spearheaded by The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, the stand includes a delegation of partners and stakeholders from the emirate’s tourism proposition
Abu Dhabi, 11 March 2018: The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) picked up the award for the ‘Best Stand in Middle East Region’ at ITB Berlin in Germany ......read more
Annual Literary Event Concludes Most Successful Edition with Sold-Out Session
Dubai, 11 March, 2018: Following ten days of literary celebrations, the 10th Emirates Airline Festival of Literature concluded on a high with a sold-out session with renowned comedian and bestselling children’s author David Walliams. The event capped off the Festival’s most successful edition, ......read more
Dubai – 10 March 2018: The Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) in conjunction with the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai on Thursday concluded the Successful Marriage program for the grooms- and brides-to-be amongst their employees who will participate in the 7th Mass Weeding this year.
The aim of the awareness-raising ......read more
– Meeting to be Opened and Immediately Adjourned on March 6, 2018 –
DUBAI, UAE – March 8, 2018: Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) announced that it is delaying the business of its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders pursuant to an Interim Order received on March 4, 2018 from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
To implement this ......read more
Values of Her Highness Shaikha Fatima Bint Mubarak honoured on International Women’s Day
Abu Dhabi, 8 March 2018: Taking place between March 22 to 31 and organised by The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), Mother of the Nation Festival is set to mark International Women’s Day by paying tribute to the values and extensive ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 7 March 2018: His Excellency Sheikh Dr. Majid Sultan Al Qassimi, Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Food Diversity Sector and Director of Animal Development & Health Department at the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, has officially inaugurated AgraME today (6 March), one of the region’s key agribusiness, aquaculture and animal health trade events ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 7 March, 2018 – His Highness Lt General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the UAE, today inaugurated the eighth edition of the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018) that is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of ......read more
Dubai, 6 March, 2018: The winners of the Second annual School Librarian of the Year Award were announced by The General Secretariat of The Executive Council of Dubai and The Emirates Literature Foundation. The Award recognises the creative and innovative efforts by librarians working in Public and Private schools in the UAE to promote reading among ......read more
To Be Held at Rise - Dubai Creek Harbor on March 9-10
Organized in cooperation with Emaar Properties and GASTRONOMICA and featuring exciting Kuwaiti Youth Projects
Dubai, 4 March 2018: The Kuwait Business Council in Dubai and the Northern Emirates (KuwaitBC) announces the launch of its first public event this year under the theme #CelebrateKuwait. The entertainment ......read more