events

  • ‘Brain Dare’ Theme Announced by Sharjah Girl Guides for Annual Event on 16-17 November

    Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG) will be pushing the boundaries of the UAE’s intellectual and creative capacities at their upcoming annual event, themed ‘Brain Dare’, November 16-17 to be hosted at the SGG premises in Sharjah.

  • ‘Create more’ with Wacom Intuos Pro

    Wacom has launched its first global promotion campaign, ‘Create more,’ aimed at providing both professionals and experienced enthusiasts in the photography and illustration fields a range of tools to inform, inspire and help them create even more. Under the initiative, a range of high quality content and downloads, including free tutorials from professional artists, will be available on a dedicated website. From July 16 to December 31, 2015, artists can also benefit from a special value pack with free software and additional offers upon purchasing an Intuos Pro pen tablet. More information and links to both the detailed offer and the downloadable items are available on Wacom’s ‘Create more’ website http://www.wacom.com/createmore

  • ‘Dubai Culture’ Honours its ‘Gov Games’ Team

    Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has honoured its team that participated in ‘Gov Games’ first edition, in the presence of His Excellency Abdul Rahman bin Mohamed Al Owais, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Dubai Culture & Arts Authority; Saeed Al Nabouda, Acting Director General of Dubai Culture; the Authority’s advisors Dhaen Shahin and Dr. Salah Al Qassim; and a number of employees from the Authority.

  • ‘Dubai Culture’ Invites the Public to Celebrate Eid Al Fitr at Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood

    Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, is inviting the public to participate in a series of events and activities at Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood on the first and second days of Eid Al Fitr, aiming to promote the UAE's culture and national identity.

  • ‘Dubai Culture’ Supports First Edition of ‘Dubai Festival for School Theatre’

    Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, supported the first edition of the ‘Dubai Festival for School Theatre’ in partnership with the Ministry of Education. The event was held on 29th and 30th April at Al Mankhoul Public Library’s theatre in Dubai.

  • ‘E88 Market’ Kicks Off Tomorrow ( Friday) Uniting Lovers of Gourmet Food and Shopping

    The first edition of the “E88 Market’” Food and Shopping Festival will kick off tomorrow (Friday), November 23, at the Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre, where food and shopping lovers can enjoy a unique dining and shopping experience.

  • ‘EARLY BIRD’ ENTRIES SOLD OUT IN TWO WEEKS AS DUBAI GEARS UP FOR du TOUGH MUDDER AND du MINI MUDDER

    Early Bird tickets for ‘du Tough Mudder’ sold out in just two weeks as the UAE prepares to take on the global phenomenon in the ultimate test of physical strength, stamina, mental grit and teamwork.

  • ‘FOOD MANUFACTURERS MUST PRIORITISE CONSUMER CONNECTIONS IN INFORMATION BATTLEFIELD’

    Successful food manufacturers of the future will be the agile innovators who prioritise connections with consumers becoming increasingly overloaded with information on brands and products.

  • ‘Good governance vital for success of regional MSMEs’

    Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC), the UAE’s leading platform for the personal and professional development of women in the emirate and beyond, has partnered with the Pearl Initiative consultancy to raise awareness among regional micro, small and medium size enterprises (MSMEs) on the importance of good governance and accountability.

  • ‘GOSSIP The Brand’ Founder and CEO Dr. Shaymainspires youth participants of Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival with talk on entrepreneurship and the SME segment

    Dr. Shayma Nawaf Al Fawwaz, Founder and CEO of GOSSIP The Brand, a leading company managing the popular GOSSIP Cafe and Desserts and other concepts, played a key role in inspiring youth participants at the recently concluded inaugural edition of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival, the emirate's largest entrepreneurship festival, which ran from November 21 to November 22, 2017 at the Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club. In her speech, Al Fawwaz shared her insight on entrepreneurship and how to succeed across today’s SME industry--encouraging the youth to take an active role and pursue their creative business ideas.

  • ‘Humaid Bin Rashed Al Nouimi Foundation’ cooperates with ‘Emirates Auction’ to support humanitarian, charitable and social issues

    Humaid Bin Rashed Al Nouimi Foundation has electronically auctioned the distinct car plate number (7), group (D), of the emirate of Ajman, in a quality initiative that emanates from the joint cooperation with "Emirates Auction" in order to embody the ambitious aspirations to promote the march of philanthropy led by the UAE. The charity auction, which is being held till May 20th, 2016, is of special importance as it holds strategic dimensions represented in supporting community, humanitarian and developmental issues that affect the future of humanity as a whole.

  • ‘Hyundai World Football Heritage’ Contest Gives Football Fans the Chance to Attend the Final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

    Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea’s largest automaker and proud Official Partner of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, is pleased to announce the launch of the “Hyundai World Football Heritage” contest in the lead up to world’s most prestigious football event.

  • ‘International Innovative Platform for Islamic Economy Products 2015’ to kick off on Sunday

    The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) and the International Centre of Islamic Economy (ICIE) have finished preparations for the kickoff of the ‘International Innovative Platform for Islamic Economy Products 2015’ (IIPIEP 2015) which will take place from November 22 to 23, 2015. The event is supported by the platform’s strategic partner Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), and a number of prominent sponsors and are presented by National Commercial Bank (NCB), National Bonds Corporation, and the Saudi diversified manufacturing company SABIC. The two-day event will be held in conjunction with UAE Innovation Week that comes as a celebration of innovation in the UAE, in line with the directives of the President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to mark 2015 as the “Year of Innovation.” The UAE Innovation Week which was launched by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, will be organised from 22-28 November, and will serve as a definitive platform and destination for innovation and innovators in the region.

  • ‘Jeans for Refugees’ initiative comes to GCC

    Jeans For Refugees by Johny Dar is being exhibited in the Moda Mall, Bahrain and sold to raise funds for the International Rescue Committee.
    Dar’s historic collection of hand-painted jeans, donated by celebrities including Jad Choueiri, Randeep Hooda, Hrithik Roshan, Cyrine Abdel Nour and Samira Said, will be available for purchase online throughout the holy month of Ramadan and the Eid holidays.

  • ‘KIDULTING’ TREND DRIVES ‘BACK TO THE FUTURE’ CONFECTIONERY FOCUS AT YUMMEX MIDDLE EAST

    Adult consumers keen to relive their early years are driving a new nostalgic buying trend, which is making inroads into the global confectionery industry. Known as ‘Kidulting’, the emerging confectionery trend will be on display at yummex Middle East, the region’s dedicated event for sweets and snacks professionals, organised by Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) in partnership with Koelnmesse GmbH.

  • ‘Kowar’ is a cross-cultural artwork spreading concepts of tolerance at Art Dubai Fair

    Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) took part in an artistic activity, ‘Kowar’ during Art Dubai under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, as part of Dubai Art Season, organised by Dubai Culture, the Strategic Partner of Art Dubai.

  • ‘Masha and the Bear’ comes to Marina Mall Abu Dhabi

    The UAE’s favourite adventurous little girl Masha and her retired circus bear sidekick are coming to Marina Mall Abu Dhabi from August 21 to 23 to entertain kids and families alike.

  • ‘One Thousand Nights and Awakening’: Capture Your Favorite Place in Words and Pictures

    Project “Arabian Stories”, the social initiative behind pioneering website “arabianstories.com” has announced the launch of a literary contest titled “One Thousand Nights and Awakening”. The contest is open to talents from the Arab World wishing to document places that influenced their lives in words and pictures, in a uniquely crafted approach joining the art of photography and short story writing. Interested authors should submit their stories and pictures on arabianstories.com before June 30th, 2015.

  • ‘Ramadan Lights Fest’ at Dubai Ice Rink

    Celebrate the spirit of togetherness with the ‘Ramadan Lights Fest’ at Dubai Ice Rink this Holy Month. From Tuesday, May 22 to Tuesday June 12, 2018, the festival offers various family activities from games, crafts, food & beverage choices and many more.

  • ‘Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah’ Delves Into the World of Conceptual Art

    The fourth edition of the Art Project, organized by Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah, a subsidiary of Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Leaders and Innovators, will be conducted from 19th until 26th November. This year’s theme is ‘Conceptual Art’ and will be conducted by artist, Eva Vevere.