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Abu Dhabi’s first Russian school welcomes its first pupils

Abu Dhabi’s first Russian school welcomes its first pupils

16 Sep 2022

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 NYU Abu Dhabi sign agreement to extend collaboration in key areas

Louvre Abu Dhabi and NYU Abu Dhabi sign agreement to extend collaboration in key areas

16 Sep 2022

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

Countdown is on to the Future Hospitality Summit in Dubai

Countdown is on to the Future Hospitality Summit in Dubai

15 Sep 2022

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

Four Archaeological research papers shed new light on Abu Dhabi’s past

Four Archaeological research papers shed new light on Abu Dhabi’s past

13 Sep 2022

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

Weslodge Saloon Launches New Double Weekend Brunch

Weslodge Saloon Launches New Double Weekend Brunch

12 Sep 2022

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

UAE launches National Air Quality Agenda 2031 to tackle pollution

UAE launches National Air Quality Agenda 2031 to tackle pollution

12 Sep 2022

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

Death of Queen Elizabeth II: The moment history stops

Death of Queen Elizabeth II: The moment history stops

09 Sep 2022

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.

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The international exhibition «Oasis of the Soul: New Sincerity» opens in Dubai

The international exhibition «Oasis of the Soul: New Sincerity» opens in Dubai

08 Sep 2022

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

Emirates serves exceptionally rare champagne on board

Emirates serves exceptionally rare champagne on board

07 Sep 2022

As the only airline with an exclusive agreement to offer luxury champagne brand Dom Pérignon on-board, Emirates is currently presenting First Class passengers with the unique opportunity to enjoy a very special vintage -Dom Pérignon Plénitude 2, on board select routes until the end of October.

The exceptionally rare 2003 vintage in its second plénitude is a limited release, forming part of Emirates' award-winning portfolio of exclusive wines, champagne, and spirits.

Dom... Read More

The Mohammed Bin Rashid Aerospace Hub to Participate in Dubai Helishow 2022

The Mohammed Bin Rashid Aerospace Hub to Participate in Dubai Helishow 2022

06 Sep 2022

Dubai Helishow 2022, the only international exhibition dedicated to the helicopter and aviation industry in the Middle East set to take place from 24th to 26th October will be crowned with the participation and support of the Mohammed bin Rashid Aerospace Hub (MBRAH). The exhibition highlights the latest technologies, aircraft operations, and trends in the industry along with the support of vertical aviation sectors at Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai South.

The Dubai... Read More

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