Culture and Community

New Line Cinema’s horror thriller “The Nun” explores another dark corner of the “Conjuring” universe, whose record-setting films have terrified audiences around the globe.

Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan mosque in Abu Dhabi has been selected as one of the most impressive contemporary mosques in the world and featured in “Mosques: Splendors of Islam”, the authoritative book that celebrates iconic mosque architecture and Islamic design and heritage. The book is a culmination of author, Leyla Uluhanli’s continuing efforts to promote and support unique Islamic culture around the world and will also be officially launched in Dubai in November 2018 to commemorate the “Year of Zayed” and 100 years since the birth of the founding father of the UAE – and the namesake of one of the most pivotal mosques of the 21st century: the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan mosque.

Being the biggest financial hub in the region, the Dubai International Financial Centre has not only established itself as the heart of business in Dubai, but as well merges architecture, culinary dining and the arts to create a diverse and buzzing hang-out throughout the busy working week. Opera Gallery called DIFC home since 2008, having built a strong international name and reputation for itself worldwide. Ten years down the line and the gallery brings to Dubai another standout exhibition merging culture and the arts into a single sight of unique and quirky pieces.

Zenofar Fathima’s social awareness short films continue to draw attention and praise from the general public and prominent figures alike in the UAE, and just recently, a well-known Bollywood celebrity has taken notice and lauded the independent film producer’s upcoming project, ‘The Peril 2’.  Sonu Sood, an Indian film actor best known for his work in South Indian cinema, was in Dubai recently and met with Zenofer to extend his support on the latter’s new film initiative.

The Museum of Illusions, the world’s fastest growing museum chain, is heading to Dubai – with its biggest edition yet poised for a September opening at the emirate’s Al Seef development located near the iconic Dubai Creek.