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Mother of the Nation Festival Returns to Abu Dhabi on March 12

Mother of the Nation Festival Returns to Abu Dhabi on March 12

03 Feb 2019

The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced that the fourth edition of the Mother of the Nation Festival (MOTN) will return to the UAE capital from 12th to 23th March 2019, in conjunction with the Special Olympics World Games, which is taking place from 14 to 21 March. More than 7,500 athletes from 192 countries are set to participate in the Games, which are being held in the Middle East and North Africa region for the first time.

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Khalifa confers Zayed II Order on ambassador of Kazakhstan

Khalifa confers Zayed II Order on ambassador of Kazakhstan

02 Feb 2019

WAM -- President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has bestowed the First Class Order of Zayed II on Kairat Lama Sharif, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the UAE, in recognition of his efforts during his tenure and his contribution to the development and strengthening of friendly relations and co-operation between the two friendly countries.

Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, presented the Order to the ambassador... Read More

 10 selected places to visit for celebrating Chinese New Year in UAE

10 selected places to visit for celebrating Chinese New Year in UAE

31 Jan 2019

Dubai Mall

Discovering authentic China Art with exciting arts & crafts workshops, traditional games and live performances is a good choice in Dubai Mall. The series of activities will continue till February 10.

Mall of Emirates

Mall of Emirates will hold four 15-minute shows daily till February 14. Amazing performances will... Read More

RTA launches daily bus service to Muscat from Dubai

RTA launches daily bus service to Muscat from Dubai

31 Jan 2019

You can now hop on to a Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) bus for a trip to Muscat for as little as Dh55.

On Monday, the RTA in partnership with Mwasalat, Oman’s national transport company, launched three daily trips to Muscat.

The one way journey lasts six hours and costs Dh55, while the return ticket costs just Dh90.

Passengers can embark on the trip from three locations in Dubai, starting from, Abu Hail Metro Station, Dubai Airport Terminal 2 and Rashidiya Metro... Read More

Dubai Food Festival returns on February 21

Dubai Food Festival returns on February 21

31 Jan 2019

The annual Dubai Food Festival (DFF), featuring 17 days of food-related activities across the city, will kick off on February 21.

The festival, which runs until March 9th, will celebrate and enhance Dubai’s position as the food capital not only in the region, but also on the international gastronomy scene, promoting the diversity and creativity of the city’s culinary offering drawn from the UAE and the cultures of over 200 nationalities in the city. It will also celebrate the essence... Read More

Go Asian for Valentine’s Day dinner

Go Asian for Valentine’s Day dinner

30 Jan 2019

On Valentine’s Day, treat your special someone to a hearty dinner at Toshi, the signature Pan Asian restaurant at Grand Millennium Dubai Barsha Heights.

 

Toshi will offer a Valentine- themed Asian buffet spread of specialty dishes from Japan, China, Singapore, Indonesia, Myanmar, Korea and Vietnam from 7:00pm until 11:00pm on 14th February for AED199 per person with water and soft beverages and AED299 per person with three hours of free-flowing drinks.

Couples will... Read More

Millennium Atria Business Bay to open on February 14

Millennium Atria Business Bay to open on February 14

30 Jan 2019

The Millennium Atria Business Bay will open its door on 14 February 2019.

General Manager Christian Palacin made the announcement during a media tour last week when several members of the UAE media had a sneak peek of the 347-room hotel apartments and were given a preview of the rooms, dining outlets and facilities including the infinity pool and gym located on the 25th Floor.

Millennium Atria Business Bay will offer studio, one-, two- and three-bedrooms, and duplex apartments... Read More

UAE to host Days of Belarusian Culture on 29 January-2 February (Video)

UAE to host Days of Belarusian Culture on 29 January-2 February (Video)

30 Jan 2019

The United Arab Emirates will host the Days of Belarusian Culture on 29 January-2 February, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Culture Ministry. Belarus' official delegation will be led by Culture Minister Yuri Bondar. The cultural program features performances of the chamber orchestra of the Belarusian State Philharmonic Society, an exhibition Cornflower Bridge by artists Natalia Ivanova and Grigory Ivanov, a folk music concert and a presentation of Belarus' tourism industry by the National... Read More

Celebrating 125 years of the OMEGA name

Celebrating 125 years of the OMEGA name

29 Jan 2019

With the invention of the revolutionary 19-ligne “OMEGA” Calibre in 1894, one of watchmaking’s most famous names was born. 125 years later, the company has proudly marked the anniversary with an intimate celebration event at its home in Bienne, Switzerland.

The occasion was hosted at the OMEGA Museum, where the brand’s iconic heritage is displayed. To bring this to life, guests were given an exclusive insight into the OMEGA journey, covering 125 years of key moments, including the... Read More

Abu Dhabi TV crew member, 2 children amongst people killed in Houthi bomb attack

Abu Dhabi TV crew member, 2 children amongst people killed in Houthi bomb attack

29 Jan 2019

HODEIDAH, 29th January, 2019 (WAM) -- Six civilians, including Ziad Al-Sharabi, a cameraman with Abu Dhabi TV, and two children were killed by a Houthi bomb attack at a busy market in Mocha, Yemen on Monday evening, while 20 more were injured.

Amongst the injured civilians was Abu Dhabi TV reporter Faisal Al-Dhahbani.  The Houthi militia continues to carry out its crimes against Yemenis by planting improvised explosive devices, mines and mortar shells, with media personnel subjected... Read More

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