The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced its line-up of events for the 2022/2023 winter season, which are set to create excitement and elevate the destination experience of the UAE capital.
Revealed during a TV talk show-style launch event, the up-to-date Abu Dhabi Calendar spans 180 days and features extraordinary concerts by regional and international artists, exhilarating sporting and e-sports action, immersive cultural festivals, live... Read More
‘The FITOUT’ is one of the top leading companies in the Middle East, providing ‘total interior solutions’, consistent with the highest standards of quality and services; they are encouraging other fitout firms and designers to go sustainable. The General Manager ‘The FITOUT’ Sherif Nagy shed light on why designers must ensure to maintain sustainability in its construction methods by opting for eco-friendly measures.
Over the years, sustainability has gained immense momentum in the... Read More
Abu Dhabi's first Russian school has this week started welcoming pupils.
The Russian School of Abu Dhabi is operated by The Primakov school, which lies west of Moscow and is often named among the top educational institutions.
It opened with about 50 pupils this term and is continuing to enrol.
"There is great demand for the Russian curriculum because there are many people here from Russian-speaking countries and we are open to any nationality," – said its director Olesia... Read More
Louvre Abu Dhabi and New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) yesterday to celebrate their shared achievements to date and further strengthen collaboration in several key areas ranging from education, research, and talent development to performances and programmes.
The two institutions have collaborated on a number of key projects including Reframing Museums, a live, virtual symposium on the challenges and responsibilities facing museums in... Read More
With just a few days to go before the much-anticipated Future Hospitality Summit debuts in Dubai, the Middle East and Africa’s hotel, travel and tourism industry is gearing up for strong debate, exclusive announcements, unrivalled networking and superb experiences at the region’s most prestigious hospitality investment event.
Kicking off on Monday, 19 September, FHS brings together almost 950 hospitality investment decision makers for three days of discussions, initiatives and... Read More
The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) recently participated in the 55th Seminar for Arabian Studies, where it presented four new research papers detailing archaeological activities and discoveries made by the department’s experts and partners, revealing fresh insights into ancient life in Abu Dhabi and the wider region.
Organised by the International Association for the Study of Arabia, the seminar, which was held from 5 – 7 August 2022 at the Humboldt... Read More
Looking for a double brunch fix? Dubai revellers can beat the summer heat and swing into a buzzy 68th floor brunch at Weslodge Saloon Business Bay on Friday nights as well as every Saturday. Giving gourmands twice the chance to tuck into an award-winning playground of dine, drink and dance. The brand-new Friday evening brunch promises three heady hours of bottomless eating and drinking alongside epic tunes from a rotating roster of guest DJ’s. Perfect for a post-work, start-of-the-weekend... Read More
The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has launched the National Air Quality Agenda 2031, which was first approved by the UAE Cabinet in June 2022.
The agenda provides a general framework to lead and align federal and local government entities, as well as the private sector, to monitor and effectively manage air quality while reducing air pollution.
‘The Air We Share’
The launch took place during a forum the MOCCAE organised under the theme ‘The Air We... Read More
Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years.
She died peacefully on Thursday afternoon at her Scottish estate, where she had spent much of the summer.
The Queen came to the throne in 1952 and witnessed enormous social change.
Her son King Charles III said the death of his beloved mother was a "moment of great sadness" for him and his family and that her loss would be "deeply felt" around the world.... Read More
The international exhibition «Oasis of the Soul: New Sincerity» opened at Masterpiece Fine Art gallery, Dubai on the 8th of September 2022
The philosophy of new sincerity has influenced every aspect of modern life. It empowers the new format of creativity, breaking away from cynicism and postmodern irony. This concept reveals the message of the «Oasis of the Soul: New Sincerity» exhibition that opens at Masterpiece Fine Art gallery on the 8th of September. It brings together the... Read More