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Dubai Watch Week Returns in 2021 as a pivotal platform of the Horology Industry

Dubai Watch Week Returns in 2021 as a pivotal platform of the Horology Industry

21 Nov 2021

Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), Dubai Watch Week will see the global watch industry reunite for the fifth edition of the event from 24th to 28th November 2021.

Founded by Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons in 2015, the largest and most prominent non-commercial watch event in the Middle East has confirmed the presence of over 45 leading watch brands — the highest number... Read More

Dubai Land Department signed a memorandum of understanding with EMCT

Dubai Land Department signed a memorandum of understanding with EMCT

20 Nov 2021

In line with 'Principles of the 50,' and its keenness to emphasise the human element as the main engine for future growth, as well as based on its continuous efforts to enhance the high professional and administrative capabilities of its human cadres, Dubai Land Department (DLD) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Emirates Association for Management Consultants and Trainers (EMCT) to set the general framework for joint cooperation in the field of exchanging information,... Read More

Abu Dhabi on its way to becoming a world-class tourism destination

Abu Dhabi on its way to becoming a world-class tourism destination

15 Nov 2021

Executive Director of Tourism and Marketing, DCT Abu Dhabi H.E. Ali Hassan Al Shaiba shared his insight on how do they keep on developing the Emirate to impress foreigners.

Abu Dhabi is a truly extraordinary tourism destination. What makes it so unique for travellers?

Abu Dhabi is truly one of a kind: we offer a multitude of experiences in one emirate. In other countries, you may be able to enjoy top-notch cultural institutions, but you’ll need to travel some distance to get to... Read More

UAE residency visa for retired expats

UAE residency visa for retired expats

13 Nov 2021

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, chaired the Cabinet meeting at Expo 2020 Dubai.

“Today, we approved the conditions for granting residency to an expat retiree… We welcome everyone to our country,” Sheikh Mohammed said in a tweet.

As per the amendment, if the retiree fulfils one of the following criteria, he/she will be eligible for retirement residency. The criteria are: a single property or... Read More

Open Flame Kitchen leads the way in Dubai’s experiential dining scene

Open Flame Kitchen leads the way in Dubai’s experiential dining scene

13 Nov 2021

Enjoy internationally inspired grilled dishes from around the world in a contemporary-chic Burj Khalifa ambience with a spectacular outdoor terrace.

As we move into the post-pandemic era and cooler winter months, restaurants in Dubai are upping their game for the new season, exploring new ideas and innovations to continue to provide evocative experiences for each and every guest. OFK, an immersive upscale dining restaurant located in the iconic Fashion Avenue of The Dubai Mall, is... Read More

Abu Dhabi Awarded Official ‘City of Music’ Status by the UNESCO Creative Cities Network

Abu Dhabi Awarded Official ‘City of Music’ Status by the UNESCO Creative Cities Network

10 Nov 2021

Abu Dhabi is being officially designated as a ‘City of Music’ by the UNESCO Creative Cities Network.

The designation was announced on 8 November by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s Creative City Network, an initiative launched in 2004 to promote cooperation among cities which recognise creativity as a major factor in their sustainable urban development plans.

Abu Dhabi has long prioritised culture and creativity as essential drivers of... Read More

Russia Pavilion hosted "Russia: Mindful Brain" Forum at EXPO 2020 Dubai

Russia Pavilion hosted "Russia: Mindful Brain" Forum at EXPO 2020 Dubai

07 Nov 2021

Russia: mindful brain forum has gathered the leading neuroscientists and contemporary  philosophers to discuss the future of neuroscience and the development of neurotechnologies. The conversation has extended the theme of the Russia Pavilion main exposition “Mechanics of Wonder” created by Simpateka Entertainment Group and dedicated to the human brain.

Moderated by famous Russian journalist Vladimir Pozner, the discussion touched those ideas that were once believed to be impossible... Read More

LEGOLAND® Dubai celebrates its 5th birthday

LEGOLAND® Dubai celebrates its 5th birthday

28 Oct 2021

LEGOLAND® Dubai’s beloved character ‘Ollie’ invites all families in the UAE, on Saturday 30th of October 2021, to celebrate LEGOLAND Dubai’s 5th birthday. The first 100 families to arrive, will receive a special LEGO gift, which could include LEGOLAND Dubai tickets, LEGOLAND Dubai Annual passes, Pop Badges and more. A fun dance party will mark this special day at the Cobweb stage in LEGOLAND Dubai’s KINGDOMS. Here, ‘Ollie’ and his young fans will dance and sing at the

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Expo 2020 Dubai’s Al Wasl Opera and Welsh National Opera to premiere in December

Expo 2020 Dubai’s Al Wasl Opera and Welsh National Opera to premiere in December

24 Oct 2021

Tickets for Expo 2020 Dubai’s Al Wasl Opera, a cultural milestone that celebrates thousands of years of UAE history, its achievements to date and its aspirations for the future, are now on sale directly from Dubai Opera, where the show will be performed, for its premiere run from 16-19 December.

Produced in collaboration with Welsh National Opera (WNO), the performance features more than 100 artists and musicians, as well as a production team of 70 professionals, to combine the best... Read More

Sukhishvili Georgian National Ballet takes to the stage at Dubai Opera

Sukhishvili Georgian National Ballet takes to the stage at Dubai Opera

14 Oct 2021

One of the most famous ensembles in the world- Sukhishvili Georgian national dance company, also known as «flying georgians», is returning to Dubai Opera with the show from 7 to 9 November after a triumphal tour in January 2020.

Founded in 1945 by legends Iliko Sukhishvili and Nino Ramishvili in Tbilisi, Sukhishvili was the first professional state dance company in Soviet Union. The company rapidly gained a reputation that spread far beyond the borders of Georgia itself, however, they... Read More

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