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Sheikha Hoor Al Qasimi to take over brother Khalid Al Qasimi’s London fashion label

Sheikha Hoor Al Qasimi to take over brother Khalid Al Qasimi’s London fashion label

08 Oct 2019

Sheikha Hoor Al Qasimi has been named the creative director of London menswear label Qasimi. She will take over the reigns following the death of her twin brother Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi, the fashion designer behind London menswear label Qasimi and son of the Ruler of Sharjah, who died on July 1 at the age of 39.

Sheikha Hoor is the woman who can be credited with breathing life into the arts scene in Sharjah, first by overseeing the Sharjah Biennial and then by establishing... Read More

UAE nationals to be allowed to travel to Lebanon from Tuesday

UAE nationals to be allowed to travel to Lebanon from Tuesday

08 Oct 2019

UAE nationals will be allowed to travel to Lebanon from Tuesday, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation has announced today.

Khalid Belhoul, undersecretary at the ministry, said the decision was reached after the ministry followed up with the Lebanese government about the security of country’s entry ports.

The Lebanese government also made guarantees about the security of the ports.

The recent move is expected to strengthen relations between... Read More

Hamdan bin Mohammed opens GITEX Technology Week 2019

Hamdan bin Mohammed opens GITEX Technology Week 2019

07 Oct 2019

(WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, on 6th October officially inaugurated the 39th GITEX Technology Week and the 4th edition of GITEX Future Stars at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Taking place from 6th-10th October, the event features 4,500 companies representing 100 countries.

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan expressed his appreciation for the steady growth of the event, which is the largest IT... Read More

Putin celebrates his birthday

Putin celebrates his birthday

07 Oct 2019

The Russian president, who turns 67 on 7 October, is going to celebrate the date with his family and close ones in the countryside, his spokesman Dmitry Peskov revealed. Prior to this, Vladimir Putin went to Russia’s pristine forests.

Peskov pointed out that the Russian commander-in-chief, who is turning 67, will spend the day "with relatives and friends outdoors”.

This is in contrast with his previous birthdays, which he has preferred to spend with his former or acting... Read More

Grammy Award-Winning Russian National Orchestra to open Abu Dhabi Classics 2019/2020

Grammy Award-Winning Russian National Orchestra to open Abu Dhabi Classics 2019/2020

07 Oct 2019

The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi is delighted to announce the return of Abu Dhabi Classics, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, United Arab Emirates Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

The Abu Dhabi Classics 2019/2020 season will celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of composer Ludwig van Beethoven, offering a range of classical delights that includes world-renowned orchestras and soloists,... Read More

Bvlgari’s one-of-a-kind pieces featured in Mary Katrantzou’s Spring/Summer 2020 show

Bvlgari’s one-of-a-kind pieces featured in Mary Katrantzou’s Spring/Summer 2020 show

07 Oct 2019

The show took place with breathtaking backdrop of the ancient Temple of Poseidon on Cape Sounion. This is the first time a fashion show has ever been staged around this heritage site.

Designer Mary Katrantzou and Bvlgari Jewelry’s Creative Director Lucia Silvestri worked together on defining the looks in the show. One BVLGARI necklace was specially created for the occasion featuring an ancient greek coin

Thanks to the deep connection with the Mediterranean origins, BVLGARI and... Read More

Dubai Land Department organises real estate developer gathering in preparation for MIPIM France 2020

Dubai Land Department organises real estate developer gathering in preparation for MIPIM France 2020

06 Oct 2019

Dubai Land Department (DLD), organised a gathering of real estate developers, in collaboration with Reed MIDEM SAS, to participate in the 31st edition of MIPIM France on 10 – 13 March 2020 under the theme ‘The Future is MIPIM.’ The meetup was held under the theme ‘Dubai at MIPIM,’ and encourages real estate developers to join Dubai’s delegation at the world-renowned real estate exhibition under the umbrella of DLD to represent the Emirate and provide a bright picture of its real estate... Read More

Grand Millennium Al Wahda partners with Al Jalila Foundation to raise breast cancer awareness

Grand Millennium Al Wahda partners with Al Jalila Foundation to raise breast cancer awareness

06 Oct 2019

With the Breast Cancer Awareness month right around the corner, Grand Millennium Al Wahda Hotel has partnered with Al Jalila Foundation to support the treatment of breast cancer patients.

Grand Millennium Al Wahda, the luxury five-star hotel located in the centre of Abu Dhabi, adjacent to Al Wahda Mall, will be hosting a Yoga class during the second week of October to raise funds for this noble cause.

Enad Tannous, General Manager at Grand Millennium Al Wahda Hotel, said, “... Read More

39th GITEX kicks off today, Fourth Huawei Middle East Innovation Day to take place

39th GITEX kicks off today, Fourth Huawei Middle East Innovation Day to take place

06 Oct 2019

Government, Telecom and enterprise technology pioneers to gather to discuss 5G expansion, AI innovation, and supporting local ICT developers

GITEX is the biggest technology show in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia (MENASA). It gives international vendors access to a fast-growing market, predicted to reach $168.8 billion by 2020. The weeklong exhibition is the ultimate place to target new business opportunities, engage country delegations for public sector partnerships and... Read More

Abu Dhabi Art reveals guest curators and commissioned artists for 11th edition

Abu Dhabi Art reveals guest curators and commissioned artists for 11th edition

06 Oct 2019

Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of the Executive Committee, Abu Dhabi Art announced details of its 11th edition, which will run from 21– 23 November 2019 at Manarat Al Saadiyat.

Presenting Modern and Contemporary art from more than 40 leading and emerging galleries, the Abu Dhabi Art fair will also feature a curatorially driven programme of exhibitions, commissions, performances and talks... Read More

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