'Arctic Sentinels' in Dubai

11 Oct 2015

Ahead of COP21 in Paris in November 2015, Alliance Française Dubai holds every month a series of cultural events and conferences around the Climate Change theme. Aiming to contribute in raising awareness about the challenging issues of global warning, Alliance Française Dubai invite Dubaians in September and October to watch, listen and debate.


Sept 16 til Oct 31 - Photo Exhibition 'Arctic Sentinels' by French Photographer & Journalist Nicolas Mingasson.

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Affordability takes centrestage at Cityscape Global

31 Aug 2015

Developers at Cityscape Global will showcase cost-effective options for investors

Sixty per cent of investors expect Dubai's real estate market to grow over the next 12 months, says the results of a new survey conducted by global market research company YouGov.

With over half of home buyers (54 per cent) feeling positive about the continuing growth of the Dubai real estate market and a further three-fifths (58 per cent) expecting an increase in sales and rental prices over the next... Read More

UAE launches Cultural Week at Beijing International Book Fair

30 Aug 2015


The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development yesterday launched the UAE Cultural Week as part of the country's participation in the Beijing International Book Fair 2015 (BIBF) as the 'Guest of Honour'.

The ministry said the Cultural Week seeks to introduce the UAE's Arab-rich culture, heritage, development, and progress model to the world, and interact culturally and socially with participating countries.

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UAE pavilion at Beijing International Book Fair draws crowds

30 Aug 2015

Official delegation seeks to strengthen rapport with i

August 28, 2015



Beijing: The UAE pavilion at the 22nd edition of the Beijing International Book Fair, has been attracting many Chinese visitors.

Visitors have shown a particular interest in the Arabic calligraphy and Heritage Village, where many get their names written in Arabic or try on traditional Emirati clothes, besides getting henna designs and taking photographs.

Afra Al Saberi, Under-... Read More

Russian Language Roundtable

07 May 2015

Issues concerning the teaching of Russian language discussed in the UAE

In early April 2015, a roundtable was held in Dubai on “Study Guides for the Russian Language: The Role of Literary Traditions, Trends and Modernity”. Aviamost brings a report

The participants of the event discussed modern methodology guides used for teaching Russian as a foreign language. They also touched upon the issue of introducing cultural components to the study process. Of no small importance, the... Read More

SIHH celebrates 25th anniversary

SIHH celebrates 25th anniversary

04 May 2015

The 25th Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie which took place from January 19th to 23rd 2015 at Palexpo, Geneva has ended on a positive note despite the announcement by the Swiss National Bank that it would detach its currency exchange rate from the Euro. This instantly hiked up the value of the Swiss franc and made watch products abroad 20 per cent more expensive. The economic cloud, which seemed to match Geneva’s sky, however could not dampen the excitement of watch enthusiasts to... Read More

Art Dubai 2015 Largest and Most Global Edition to Date

09 Apr 2015

Art Dubai, the leading international art fair in the Middle East and South Asia, today announced highlights from its ninth edition. Held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the fair preview was inaugurated by the Crown Prince of Dubai, HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Art Dubai 2015 also saw HE Sheikh Nahayan bin Mubarak al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Culture, Youth and Community... Read More

IDEX concludes with deals worth Dh18.328b

09 Mar 2015

The International Defence Exhibition, (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi from 22 to 26 Feb. drew weapons manufacturers and top military officials from across the globe and saw total deals signed come to about Dh18.328 billion. 

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GITEX 2014: World of technological marvels

10 Nov 2014

Этой осенью Дубай вновь привлек внимание профессионалов и любителей IT-технологий, последних разработок в сфере телефонной связи, цифровых изображений, бытовой электроники, мультимедиа, офисной автоматизации, электронных и компьютерных игр, домашней развлекательной и образовательной цифровой техники. Ведущие мировые бренды, профессионалы и потребители этой постоянно развивающейся индустрии собрались в... Read More

Russia has key role in renewable energy says Director of IRENA

10 Nov 2014

The 12th annual POWER-GEN Middle East conference was held 12-14 October 2014 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) with a special event ‘Russia Day’ held as part of the event. it was attended by a high-level Russian energy ministry delegation led by Russia’s deputy energy minister, Yury Sentyurin. During his speech on Russia Day the director of the International Renewable Energy Council... Read More