Culture and Community

Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that the pressure to make blind business decisions at work is leaving many office workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) stressed and worried that they are unable to do what is asked of them, according to new research.

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Sharaf Media, an Emirati media and advertising agency, and Sony Middle East and Africa FZE have unveiled an ambitious mentorship and skills training program targeting school students across the UAE which will equip and expose their young, creative minds to the exciting world of professional photography.

Aimed at school-going teens aged 15 years and above, ‘Intro into Professional Photography’ is part of the Sharaf Media Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, a series of projects spearheaded by the company to encourage and nurture local talent of the UAE.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates; March 18, 2015:  Tashkeel, the non-profit independent contemporary art organisation in Dubai, is looking for UAE-based designers, makers and artisans to join the third edition of its Design Programme, starting May 2015.

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The Barjeel Art Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of Barjeel Art Foundation Art Project and Archive Exhibition in collaboration with the Google Cultural Institute.

The collection of 430 artworks include works by artists such as Marwan Kassab-Bachi, Dia Azzawi, YtoBarrada and other artist from the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Syria, Palestine and across the Middle-East. The online collection also hosts twelve archived exhibitions.

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Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Urban Planning Council, in presence of Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority “Shurooq” Inaugurated yesterday Zero Exhibition at 1971 Gallery Space, multi-functional design space dedicated to exhibition, display and discussion on all forms of contemporary design ranging from graphic, furniture to interior as well as interactive design and new technologies.

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