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  • YAS RACING SERIES RETURNS TO OPEN AN EXHILIRATING NEW SEASON OF NON-STOP MOTORSPORT

    This weekend, the wait for local motorsport fans in the UAE is over as the first in a series of weekends featuring grassroots and professional racing action returns to the home of the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX.

  • Yas Waterworld Announces Ladies Day Every Sunday

    Following the sweeping success of the recent Ladies Day event at Yas Waterworld, the Abu Dhabi waterpark has proclaimed every Sunday for weeks to come ‘Ladies Day.’   Acclaimed by guests as the region’s favourite, the award-winning waterpark will invite ladies to start the week off right with hours of fun starting July 15th.

  • Yas Waterworld brings smiles to children at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City and Al Mafraq Hospital during Eid Al Fitr

    It was a delightful Eid Al Fitr for children at two hospitals of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) - Sheikh Khalifa Medical City and Al Mafraq Hospital, as the iconic characters from Yas Waterworld stopped by to celebrate with them on the joyous occasion. Dana and Sultan, the main characters of the Emirati-themed waterpark’s ‘Legend of the Lost Pearl’, spread laughter and happiness among the hospital’s youngest patients while surprising them with presents on behalf of the Yas Waterworld team during the visit.

  • Yas Waterworld releases the first ever Symphony of Screams

    To celebrate another summer of fun, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi has released the world’s first ever ‘SCREAMphony’ – a collection of visitor screams and shrieks captured on the park’s 45 rides, slides and attractions.

  • Yas Waterworld to Host World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™ for the 5th Year!

    The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson, dedicated to spreading awareness about the ways swimming can save lives, is coming to Yas Waterworld for the fifth year in a row. On Thursday, June 21st families from across the UAE will join thousands of global participants from hundreds of locations around the world, as they take part in the annual event.

  • Year of Giving Initiatives, Emirate by Emirate

    The government of Abu Dhabi prepared 247 initiatives that effectively fall under the six major pillars of the Year of Giving, covering various aspects of humanitarian work in several sectors of the local community.

  • Yogafest returns to Dubai Internet City this November 2018

    The Middle East’s most loved and well attended wellness festival Yogafest Dubai is ready to return this November 15-17, 2018. Taking place on the lake side grasses of the Dubai Internet City Amphitheatre, the 7th year of this festival will see more than 5,000 enthusiasts from around the region coming together to explore free-of-charge sessions centered around yoga, wellness and as always, sustainability.

  • YOU’RE IN FOR A TREAT AT DUBAI SPORTS CITY’S ‘FEEL THE FETE’ HALLOWEEN EXTRAVAGANZA

    Dubai Sports City’s ‘Feel the Fete’ is back for 2016 with a Halloween extravaganza not to be missed! On Friday 21st October, enjoy a FREE fun-filled, family day out at Dubai Sports City’s Canal Residence West’s Retail Promenade as they host an action packed, Halloween themed, afternoon. 

  • Young dubai football team compete at swedish tournament

    The Football Academy (TFA) has returned from an exhilarating week at the Gothia Cup in Sweden. The tournament took place between 17th – 24th July, and Coach Ali El Jishi has shared his thoughts on his team’s successes and struggles throughout the matches.

  • Young Emiratis inspired by UAE leaders drive community initiative to help Expo 2020 say ‘hayyakum’ to the world

    Three young UAE nationals are driving a community initiative to help Expo 2020 Dubai showcase traditional Emirati hospitality on a global scale through the ‘Hayyakum’ movement, which aims to extend a warm welcome to millions of international visitors and hundreds of participants ahead of the next World Expo.

  • YOUNG FOOTBALLERS ENCOURAGED TO SHOW OFF THEIR FREESTYLE SKILLS AT FC DUBAI

    After the success of the Football Center Dubai (FC Dubai) and Street Style Society (S3) freestyle football video, which went viral around the world with over 1 million views online, FC Dubai hopes to continue inspiring young footballers by giving them the opportunity learn freestyle tricks of their own as well as sign up for a new season of coaching sessions. 

  • YOUR CHANCE TO MEET TENNIS’ BRAND NEW WORLD NUMBER ONE!

    FLASH Entertainment is delighted to announce that the newly crowned world number one, Novak Djokovic, is not only going to be competing in the Mubadala World Tennis Championship (MWTC), but fans will also have the opportunity to meet him in person at the tournament, which takes place from 27th to 29th December 2018 at the International Tennis Center at Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi.

  • YOUR SUNDAY SORTED: HAVE YOU SAVED THE DATE FOR THIS UNMISSABLE MENU COLLABORATION?

    Temperatures are set to rise in the kitchen of La Mer staple, SLAB, on the 3rd of February 2019! Renowned Dubai-based Chef, Reif Othman, is teaming up with SLAB’s resident culinary creative, Omar Rodriguez, to offer patrons an unparalleled dining experience with a 5-course menu offered for one night only.

  • YOUR TIME TO JOIN THE EXPERIENCE! FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP UAE 2018 BEGINS SEARCH FOR THE ULTIMATE HERO

    Calling all heroes. Have you got the football fire to become an ‘Ultimate Hero’? The FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018, which takes place in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain from December 12 - 22, is launching a mega fan engagement campaign to find the country’s top football supporters. Get ready for the ultimate challenge with ultimate rewards!

  • Youth discuss sustainability at Youth Circle hosted by DEWA

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has today hosted a Youth Circle session entitled Youth and Sustainability. The session is part of the Youth Circles initiative organised under the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to listen to the next generation and learn their ideas, views and solutions for challenges. This will help the government to provide a better environment to realise their dreams and aspirations, and enable them to play a key role in the UAE’s development.

  • Youth to Play Vital Role in Dubai’s Development

    Dubai Science Park (DSP), a holistic science-focused business community, hosted the 10th Green Leadership Series under the theme ‘Youth Engagement: The Future is Now and it’s Green’. The panel discussions focused on the crucial role of engaging youth in achieving a sustainable economy in Dubai.

  • Youths discuss ways to fight obesity at the My Health 7th Regional Conference

    The Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah announced that it will hold a Youth Plenary Session entitled “Bright Future,” as part of the My Health 7th Regional Conference held during November 26-28 at the University of Sharjah.

  • Zainab Mohammed wins ‘Emirates Women Award’ for the second time

    Zainab Mohammed, Chief Property Management and Marketing Officer at wasl properties, has won the ‘Emirates Women Award’ for the second time during the 15th edition of the programme under the slogan ‘Wisdom, Goodness and Tenderness’.  

  • Zayed Sustainability Prize Jury selects 10 winners from 2,101 submissions

    The Jury for the Zayed Sustainability Prize met on Sunday to select the 10 winners of the 2019 awards, across its five categories. The winners will be announced at the Prize’s annual award ceremony, on 14th January 2019, during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW).

  • Zayed Sustainability Prize launches submissions for 2020 edition

    The Zayed Sustainability Prize submissions for the 2020 edition are open. The UAE’s pioneering global award for rewarding innovation, impact and inspiration in sustainable development solutions has announced that, from 30th January to 30th May, it will be inviting organisations and schools to submit their entries in one of its five categories: Health, Food, Energy, Water and Global High Schools.