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Christie’s Dubai sets 18 new auction records for artists from the region

Christie’s Dubai sets 18 new auction records for artists from the region

20 Mar 2017

Christie’s March auctions realized a total of $13,437,688 /AED49,343,190. The Modern and Contemporary Middle Eastern Art sale held during the evening of the 18 March concluded Dubai Art Week and achieved a total of $8,079,375 /AED29,667,465; setting new world auction records for 18 artists, including Marwan Sahmarani (Lebanese, b. 1970), Nazir Nabaa (Syrian, 1941-2016), Mahmoud Sabri (Iraqi, 1927-2012) and Koorosh Shishegaran (Iranian, b. 1945). The Important Watches auction realized $5,358,... Read More

DIFC Movie Nights kicks off at 7pm on 22nd March with Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol!

DIFC Movie Nights kicks off at 7pm on 22nd March with Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol!

20 Mar 2017

Dubai International Financial Centre, the leading international financial hub and destination for lifestyle, arts and culture, has announced a new outdoor movie night, in partnership with ICD Brookfield, aimed at bringing the community together for an evening of entertainment.

Film fans will be able to enjoy a variety of Hollywood blockbusters throughout the Movie Nights series, which will take place in March and April. The first edition of the free of charge DIFC Movie Nights will... Read More

UAE joins world in marking Earth Hour on 25th March at 8.30pm

UAE joins world in marking Earth Hour on 25th March at 8.30pm

20 Mar 2017

WAM -- Ten years after the world’s first Earth Hour in Sydney put the spotlight on climate change, the landmark movement of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is set to once again unite millions of people around the globe. The world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment, which mobilises individuals, communities and organisations globally to do their part to help check climate change, will take place on 25th March and is being led locally by Emirates Wildlife Society-WWF (EWS-... Read More

Good economic ties create good diplomatic relations points out Sultan bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO of DP World at PDGCF

Good economic ties create good diplomatic relations points out Sultan bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO of DP World at PDGCF

16 Mar 2017

Speaking at the one-day Public Diplomacy and Government Communication Forum (PDGCF) in Dubai, Sulayem pointed out that diplomacy in the past was confined to political relations among countries.

“But today it is different thanks to the efforts of H.H.  Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, who is building bridges, connecting our country to the world and raising the importance of good economic relations,” Sulayem said.

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Collaborate and co-exist because diplomacy is about co-existence expert tells PDGCF

Collaborate and co-exist because diplomacy is about co-existence expert tells PDGCF

16 Mar 2017

The digital revolution is transforming diplomacy in an era where diplomacy is either dead or disrupted, said Tom Fletcher, Advisor at Emirates Diplomatic Academy and former UK Ambassador to Lebanon.

“Everyone is doing better than diplomats,” he told delegates at the Public Diplomacy and Government Communication Forum (PDGCF) in Dubai.

Participating in an interactive session titled Digital Diplomacy, Tom Fletcher, who campaigns for global education and the power of social media... Read More

Daniel Craig joins OMEGA event in NY celebrating the history of the Seamaster collection

Daniel Craig joins OMEGA event in NY celebrating the history of the Seamaster collection

13 Mar 2017

The renowned British actor, Daniel Craig, joined VIP guests at The Beekman Hotel in New York City on March 9, 2017 for a private dinner and on-stage discussion to celebrate the history of the brand’s Seamaster collection.

Daniel, an avid watch collector, wore an OMEGA Seamaster 300 for this exclusive event. As well as hearing from the actor himself, guests were taken on a fascinating journey through time which highlighted vintage and current collection Seamasters as well as some of... Read More

Halle Berry wows in Versace at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party!

Halle Berry wows in Versace at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party!

27 Feb 2017

It was a clearly a big hair day for Halle Berry who was a vision in a look from the Atelier Versace Spring 2017 collection. She wore a chainmail cocktail dress in gradient colours adorned with Swarovski crystals, featuring a low draped back and elegant draping detail.

Jennifer Aniston looked breath-taking in a look from the Fall 2016 Atelier Versace collection. She wore a fully beaded black gown with Swarovski crystal accents, plunging neckline and daring thigh-high slit.

Rosie... Read More

Ryan Gosling is dapper in Gucci at the 89th Academy Awards!

Ryan Gosling is dapper in Gucci at the 89th Academy Awards!

27 Feb 2017

Gucci dressed select nominees and presenters for the 89th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

Presenter Dakota Johnson wore a Gucci Fall Winter 2017-2018 champagne satin long sleeve high neck gown with front plisse detail, dramatic cascading bow at the waist and tulip slit worn with metallic gold high heel shoes and metallic gold clutch with feline head closure.

Nominee for Best Actor for his performance in the musical ‘La La Land’ with 14 nominations and... Read More

Dakota Johnson flaunts Cartier jewels at the 89th Academy Awards

Dakota Johnson flaunts Cartier jewels at the 89th Academy Awards

27 Feb 2017

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ actress Dakota Johnson flaunted Parisian luxury icon Cartier’s jewels at last evening’s 89th Annual Academy Awards which held last evening at the Dolby Theatre in LA. A Presenter at the ceremony, she wore a champagne coloured Gucci Fall Winter 2017-2018 gown.

Her choice was a strikingly attractive Cartier vintage necklace, 1958 fashioned in yellow gold and set with diamonds which matched the colour of her gown. She matched it with not one but two rings on her... Read More

Alexandrian master Mahmoud Saïd’s works to be offered at Christie’s Dubai auction in March

Alexandrian master Mahmoud Saïd’s works to be offered at Christie’s Dubai auction in March

22 Feb 2017

Christie’s will put a strong focus on the Egyptian master Mahmoud Saïd (1897-1964) in March, for its spring sale season by including six exceptional works into the auction, launching the catalogue raisonné of Mahmoud Said, the first ever published catalogue raisonné for any Middle Eastern artist and holding a loan exhibition, welcoming back some of the top works by the Alexandrian master offered in our Dubai sale room over the past years.

The six works in the auction have been... Read More

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