Meinjtes and Ulissi set sights on General Classification at Tour de Romandie
Saturday, 22 April 2017, United Arab Emirates: UAE Team Emirates’ duo Louis Meinjtes and Diego Ulissi are focused on achieving strong results at this week’s Tour de Romandie which starts on Tuesday, April 25 with a Prologue time-trial in Aigle (Switzerland), and finishes five days later in Lausanne.
The Tour De Romandie takes place throughout the Romandie region, in the French-speaking part of Switzerland. The race began in 1947 and traditionally starts with an individual time trial Prologue (an individual time trial of usually less than 8 km before a stage race, used to determine which rider wears the leader's jersey on the first stage) in Geneva and ends with another individual time-trial (a stage of the race where riders ......read more
Ulissi finishes 10th at The Walloon Arrow and looks ahead to Liège–Bastogne–Liège
Dubai, UAE, April 22, 2017: UAE Team Emirates’, all-rounder Diego Ulissi finished in top 10 at - La Flèche Wallonne – on Wednesday 18 April 2017 which was won by Alejandro Valverde (Movistar).
The 200.5 kilometers race starting from Binche concluded on the steep Mur de Huy. The dramatic finale saw Bob Jungels (Quick-Step) attempting a solo breakaway that was quickly neutralized by the other teams when they caught up with him in the last kilometer. Ulissi maintained his performance and was consistently in the front of the peloton.
Reflecting on the race, the Italian all-rounder Ulissi said: “I had a feeling today was going to be a good day despite it being cold. In the finale the team did a great job ......read more
Dubai, April 22, 2017: Anjana Kumar from GN Xpress Newspaper went on to win Best Coverage in English Publications, Derek Baldwin of Gulf News won Best Article in an English publication, Prince B. Naiyer from Malyalam Manorama won Best Coverage in Asian Media while Firos Khan won Best Article in the Asian Media category. Christopher Maxwell from Time Out Dubai won the award for Best Coverage of a Global Village Experience and Faisal Bin Ahmed from Asianet News won the Best TV Coverage award. Khaleej Times won the award for Media Innovation in Online Coverage.
“Media plays a big role in communicating our vision and highlighting our achievements to our visiting guests – they are our voice and we recognize that. For this reason, we thank all journalists, photographers, and media publications who have contributed to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 April, 2017: Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate's dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has announced its participation in Arabian Travel Market 2017 (ATM) – the leading global platform for the Middle East inbound and outbound travel industry – as part of Dubai Tourism’s stand at the event. Now in its 24th year, the show will see the Authority shedding light on the Emirate’s cultural, artistic and heritage highlights from 24th to 27th April at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), Hall 3, Stand ME3110.
Moza Suwaidan, Director Projects & Events at Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, commented: “Arabian Travel Market offers us the opportunity to promote Dubai’s flourishing artistic and cultural scene to over 40,000 travel ......read more
20 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: Today concludes F8 2017, our annual two-day event where developers and businesses come together to explore the future of technology.
In the opening keynote, Facebook Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer talked about our goal to develop technology that will help everyone build global community. To do that, we're investing in three foundational technologies over the next 10 years: connectivity, artificial intelligence and virtual reality.
Schroepfer and other keynote speakers — Head of Connectivity Lab Yael Maguire, Director of Applied Machine Learning Joaquin Quiñonero Candela, Chief Scientist at Oculus Research Michael Abrash and Vice President of Building 8 Regina Dugan — shared updates and visions for some of our long-term focus areas.
Read more about the topics ......read more
Sharjah – April 20, 2017: The Conares Golf Society League 17 final held at Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club with the last two golf societies from around the Emirates left to decide who could become the winners of the best amateur tournament in the Middle East (2013-15). KEGS and Sport2Business (2) lined out their best squad of players to compete in this double match play betterball format.
Match one saw Chris Redley & Mike Townsend from the KEGS take on Michael Lennon & Peter Donaldson of Sport2Business (2) in the opening match. This match was led most of the way by the Chris & Mike. After the front nine the KEGS duo had a comfortable 3 hole advantage. Michael and Peter did all they could to get back in the game but evenly suffered a 5&4 loss leaving them in the hands of their team mates to force a playoff should ......read more
Dubai’s youth female champions witness an unforgettable match at Old Trafford as their heroes Manchester United take on league leaders Chelsea in electric atmosphere with over 75,000 fans
Winning girls team recognized for their superior skills and pro-attitude by Manchester United coaches
Dubai, UAE – 19 April 2017 – The duFC’s UAE Girls Challenge winning team from Go Pro Sports were given the trip of a lifetime to Old Trafford over the weekend, where they participated in a exclusive training clinic led by Manchester United coaches and watched live one of the most anticipated matches of the season the Manchester United v. Chelsea match, courtesy of Chevrolet.
The girls who played a challenging finals match against Adastra from Dubai where thrilled to spend the weekend in Manchester and walk in the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 19 April 2017: Etihad Rail employees visited the Wahat Al Karama memorial site in commemoration of the sacrifices made by the UAE’s brave martyrs. Wahat Al Karama, which means “the oasis of dignity”, is a permanent tribute to the Emiratis who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving the nation.
A group of staff members toured the national landmark to learn more about the heroes through the Memorial, the Pavilion of Honour and the Memorial Plaza which embody the values of unity, solidarity, and synergy that are deeply embedded into the UAE’s culture.
The tour began at the central memorial piece, comprising of aluminium tablets that lean on one another as a symbolic representation of the bond between citizens and the servicemen and women who protect them. Staff then spent a moment at the ......read more
Day 1 Newsroom Roundup
Today marks the first day of F8 2017, our annual event where developers and businesses come together to explore the future of technology. More than 4,000 people attended the event at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California, and millions watched the keynote via Facebook Live.
Mark Zuckerberg opened the conference to talk about how technology can help us build stronger communities — from the local level, up to the global level. For the past decade, Facebook has focused on connecting friends and families. Now, with that foundation, our next focus will be giving people the power to build community.
Technology gives communities new ways to connect, and one of the most exciting areas for this is augmented reality. Mark talked about how the camera is the first augmented reality platform and ......read more
Rui Costa and Diego Ulissi to tackle notorious climb of the 'Mur de Huy'
19 April 2017 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates: UAE Team Emirates, led by in-form Portuguese rider Rui Costa, is heading to the second Ardennes Classics of the season and first of two Belgian races- La Flèche Wallonne – this Wednesday 18 April 2017 with hopes of a top ten result following the climb of the iconic Mur de Huy (which translates to 'Wall of Huy').
Costa, who has participated in La Flèche Wallonne across the years placed in the top ten in last year’s edition.
Commenting ahead of the race, UAE Team Emirates’ Captain Rui Costa said: “La Flèche Wallonne, is a peculiar race, and usually happens in the middle of the week and is the final rehearsal for the Liège–Bastogne–Liège. The ......read more
• World’s top eight male and female squash players heading to Dubai
• Men’s line up finalized, includes Dubai defending champion Gregory Gaultier and Karim Abdel Gawad who will be world number one next month
April 18 2017, DUBAI UAE – After a thrilling finish in the last qualifying event for the 2017 PSA Dubai World Series Finals at El Gouna, Egypt, 2016 defending champion Gregory Gaultier of France is on track to take his fourth PSA World Series Finals title in a row when he heads to Dubai in June.
Gaultier, known as “The General”, defeated Karim Abdel Gawad to take his 38th career PSA World Tour title in El Gouna, and became the first non-Egyptian winner of the tournament. Gaultier is among a star studded line up of players who are now packing their bags ......read more
El Abdia clinches the Tour Du Maroc Yellow Jersey as Overall Race Winner
18 April 2017, Dubai - United Arab Emirates: UAE Team Emirates’ rider and Moroccan National Champion Anass Ait el Abdia, sealed the General Classification title at the tenth and final stage of the Tour Du Maroc (Rabat-Casablanca, which was won by Galdoune), thanks primarily to his victory in the fourth stage, Houed Laou-El Hoceima.
The victory is the fourth of his career; following on from the 2016 National Championships, Tour du Prince 2015, and the Taghir stage of the Tour du Maroc 2014.
"I'm happy and proud, this victory comes at an important moment in my career,” said the 24 year old Moroccan rider, “I participated in the Tour Du Maroc as part of the Moroccan National Team and I am happy to have been able to finish with ......read more
Week 10 of the du UAE FA Academy League Results
Dubai, UAE - 17 April 2017 – In the final weeks in the nation’s du UAE FA Academy League week 10 saw the top teams battling it out against strong contenders to hold on to their lead. With goals galore scored throughout the weekend it was du LaLiga HPC and EFF who kept their lead at the top of the league table.
Over in Abu Dhabi, in a surprise turn of events Al Jazira Club overwhelmed Dubai’s E-Sports playing the beautiful game with focus and determination. The team worked like a well-oiled machine every pass made with precision and intention to enable Saeed Al Maamri to score a super hat-trick in a record breaking 13 minutes from kick-off.
Mohammed Khalid scored another two for Al Jazira before the half-time whistle. Al Jazira played a ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: April 16, 2017 - Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate's commercial and community ports as well as Khalifa Industrial Zone, announced the kick off of their annual Stakeholders & Partners Football Tournament 2017. The tournament, which is the second to take place, has become known to attract highly competitive teams from different partners and stakeholders of the ports.
The tournament, held on the grounds of Zayed Port, will take place from April 10th to May 2nd and includes teams from Abu Dhabi Terminals, The General Authority for the Security of Ports Borders and Free Zones, Critical Infrastructure and Coastal Protection Authority (CICPA), Abu Dhabi Ports, The General Directorate of Civil Defence Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Sports Council, ADNOC, Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, ......read more
In Support of The Year of Giving 2017 in the UAE
Dubai, UAE; 16 April 2017: In line with its commitment to ‘The Year of Giving’, as declared the by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Abu Dhabi. The Dubai Film and TV Commission (DFTC) launched the first of many initiatives that it’s planning to run throughout the year to contribute to giving back to the community and spreading the good will spirit across the Emirate.
This month, DFTC partnered with Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWAC), and Reel Cinemas – the dynamic cinema brand under Emaar Entertainment, to host children’s film screenings under the theme ‘A Smile for Every Child’. The initiative aims to offer children an opportunity to experience the joy of watching ......read more
April 15, 2017 – Dubai, UAE – duFC, a partnership with LaLiga, which created the only international scouting platform in the Middle East and featuring the UAE’s Schools and Streets Cups, received a Gold award for the Best Sport Marketing Campaign of the year at the 2017 SPIA awards last night.
This latest award follows earlier awards which recognized the platform for quality execution winning the 5-star event under Dubai’s official Sports Events Ranking System a few months ago, one of only 4 other events and winning the gold SPIA award for best youth development.
This latest award recognizes the impact of duFC’s marketing campaign, whose creative execution enabled it to reach the largest number of male and female football enthusiasts to partake in their favorite sport and fulfill their ......read more
The first Emirati in 25 years to create history at the FIA calendar-marked challenge
Dubai, April 15, 2017 – The PEUGEOT 3008DKR scorched the best time on the fifth and final stage of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, with UAE’s celebrated racing driver on the wheel, Sheikh Khalid bin Faisal Al Qassimi, who claimed an historic overall victory on the third round of 2017 FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup.
PEUGEOT SPORT’s official driver Sheikh Khalid proved to be very strong in racing the dunes of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge aboard his PEUGEOT 3008DKR – run by PH Sport. Scoring an epic last stage win with a steady pace, he went over the 5 days of intense action and 1 324km of timed sections with the overall best chrono (19h16min24,8).
The victory is history-making as no Emirati has won the Abu ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 13 April 2017: A delegation from Abu Dhabi Film Commission (ADFC) and twofour54 has been in Los Angeles drumming up business for Abu Dhabi’s growing film and television production industry.
Manager of Abu Dhabi Film Commission, Jassim Al Nowais and twofour54’s Head of Production Mick Flannigan were among the team who attended the AFCI Locations Show and Global Production & Finance Conference in Los Angeles, the world's largest production centre. The event acts as a marketplace, connecting commercial, film and television professionals to global production locations and film funding resources.
ADFC was a Gold Sponsor of the event and took part in two panel discussions. Mr Al Nowais gave a talk on the benefits of Abu Dhabi as a filming destination; while Mr Flannigan participated in a panel ......read more
DUBAI’S PREMIER ART FAIR MAKES ART ACCESSIBLE TO ALL
Four-day art fair offers new opportunities for aspiring collectors to connect with affordable works of art by more than 150 artists and galleries
Global art sales valued at USD45 billion with half of all affordable art transactions concluded below the USD1,200 mark
Dubai, UAE, April 13, 2017: His Highness Sheikh Hasher bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, Director-General of Dubai’s Department of Information, officially opened the third season of World Art Dubai, the region’s premier platform for affordable and accessible art, at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) today.
Running until Saturday, 15 April, World Art Dubai 2017 features an impressive collection of more than 3,000 paintings, prints, sculptures and photographs starting at just USD100. The ......read more
The event partners with Sing & Swing Training Center to celebrate young musical talents
Dubai - April 12, 2017: The Children’s Musical Evenings, hosted at Zabeel Park as part of Dubai Garden Glow, the city’s leading family entertainment destination with a first unique glow theme park in the Middle East, comes back with exciting performances every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from the following weekends.
The first round of the musical fest was performed on April 6 and 7, 2017. The Children’s Musical Evenings event is an effort to promote music amongst children and engage the young visitors creatively at the Zabeel Park. The event provides a great platform for the young talent at Sing & Swing Training Centre, a member of Thomsun Group.
The children performing at the Musical Evenings are aged ......read more
For the first time in the region, BurJuman presents the exciting ‘60 seconds to BurJuman’ adventure game for the whole family
Test your skills for a chance to win fantastic prizes
Dubai, UAE, April 12, 2017: These school holidays, shoppers at BurJuman are in for a treat! Between March 26 and April 15, for the first time in the region, the mall is hosting the ‘60 Seconds to BurJuman’ adventure game, and everyone is invited to take part. With games of skill and dexterity located in fun-filled arenas throughout the mall, shoppers can take on challenges and see if they can come out triumphant!
Open daily from 4pm to 10pm, customers can pit their wits against an array of challenges, which they have just 60 seconds to complete! Discover the action-packed game zones at Main Atrium on Level S1, ......read more
Popular comedians Sunil Grover aka Dr. Mashoor Gulati and Kiku Sharda alias Nurse Bumper from the Kapil Sharma Show to charm the audience with their laughter riot
Dubai, UAE, April 11, 2017: Donning his white quote and armed with doses of hilarious laughter, Sunil Grover - aka Dr. Mashoor Gulati - of the Kapil Sharma Show fame is all set to enthrall his audience in Dubai soon. The popular actor, known for his slapstick comedy and witty dialogues will be entertaining us on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Sheikh Rashid Auditorium, Indian High School, Oud Metha. Assisting the good doctor on the stage will be the feisty nurse Bumper (Kiku Sharda) and together the performance promises to be a complete laughter therapy.
Dr. Mashoor Gulati’s Comedy Clinic is being jointly organized by Maruti Entertainment and Milestone ......read more
Gulf’s only accessible and affordable art fair aims to banish elitism from art with buyer-friendly prices starting at only USD100
Dubai, UAE, April 11, 2017: The third season of World Art Dubai opens at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) tomorrow (12 April, 2017), providing a professionally curated platform dedicated to the UAE’s passionate art collectors and first-time buyers, displaying masterpieces created to suit all budgets .
Running April 12 – 15, World Art Dubai will collect more than 150 local, regional and global artists and galleries showcasing over 3,000 one-of-a-kind artworks.
In addition to filling a regional market gap for an accessible and affordable art fair offering original, quality pieces to suit all budgets, World Art Dubai will feature an expansive programme of interactive Create a ......read more
Kumaran tops SWS Junior Cup
Dubai, UAE, 11 April 2017: Fuelled by a narrow defeat in the preceding round of the Sodi World Series (SWS) Sprint Series, Saeed Al Mehairi bounced back to take a commanding SWS Senior Cup win at the Dubai Kartdrome on Monday night (10 April).
With a best lap time of 1:11.188, Rami Azzam opened the contest as the top qualifier, 0.127 seconds ahead of Al Mehairi and 0.193 seconds ahead of Ahmed Al Hammadi in third position.
The three drivers began Race One fighting for the lead with Al Hammadi dropping back to sixth position after spinning out. The other two karts carried on and Al Mehairi took control of the race and held on for the win. Azzam harassed the Emirati on every turn but was still 0.598 seconds behind at the finish line.
In the opening lap of Race Two, Azzam managed ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 10 April 2017: The 27th Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF), which will take place from 26 April to 2 May 2017 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), will feature a unique cultural programme that will discuss several aspects of the changes and transformations that have influenced the Arab cultural landscape in recent years.
Through several specialised seminars, the cultural programme will address aspects of the UAE’s cultural landscape including sessions on ‘The UAE’s Generations of Creative Writing between Arabic and English’, ‘Narration in the UAE - the Brilliance of the Female Voice’ and a seminar entitled ‘Emirati Poetry and Displaying the Emirati Song’, which recounts the experiences of many great Emirati poets whose poems were ......read more
Combining sport with safety education at OZEE Soccer Sevens tournament
Qatar 9 April 2017 – GAC Qatar, part of global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC, combined sports with safety awareness by bringing a Seatbelt Convincer to the Sri Lankan OZEE Soccer Sevens tournament held in Qatar, for which GAC Qatar was one of the sponsors.
“GAC Qatar is part of the Qatari community, and wants to stay involved in sports, well-being and safety awareness,” said General Manager Daniel Nordberg. “The company started operations in Qatar in 1979, and since then ......read more
Abu Dhabi to Convene World Leaders from Government, Arts, Media and Tech
Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 9, 2017 — The organisers of CultureSummit 2017 Abu Dhabi, which begins today in the Capital, have announced the cultural diplomat award-winners to be honored at the April 9-13 gathering in the UAE (United Arab Emirates). CultureSummit 2017 Abu Dhabi is a global cultural leadership forum that is due to welcome over 300 participants from more than 80 countries worldwide.
The five-day event will bring together leaders from the worlds of government, arts and ......read more
دبي 9 أبريل 2017: تصدّرت الفنانة الأولى سوزان نجم الدين، المركز الأول من المتابعين والمعجبين عبر وسائل التواصل الاجتماعي في مسلسل "شوق" الذي يحاكي الأوضاع والمعاناة السورية، حيث حصدت أعلى نسبة من الأصوات من خلال استطلاع أجري عبر موقع التواصل الاجتماعي الشهير "فيسبوك"، حيث حقّقت أكثر من 1500 صوت في صفحة تضمّ أكثر من 15,000 عضو متابع للمسلسل.
ورغم أن ظهورها ليس الأكبر في العمل إلا أن نجم الدين استطاعت أن تسرق الأضواء فيه من خلال شخصية "روز" التي لعبتها بإتقان وحرفية كبيرين لما أضافته من أحاسيس صادقة وتفاصيل حياتية هامة جعلت المشاهد يعيش معها ويصدق ......read more
Premiere on Monday, April 10, 9PM KSA and 10PM UAE; Trailer now online
Exclusive screening at Middle East Film and Comic Con, 6th April 2017 at 8.15 PM
Dubai/ Doha, April 06, 2017 – FOX, the world’s leading international entertainment brand, and a unit of Fox Network Group, has set Monday 10th April, at 9pm KSA and 10 PM UAE, as the date and time for the Middle East TV premiere for Season 2 of Robert Kirkman’s OUTCAST. Airing of the 10-episode second season coincides with the global premiere date in more than 125 countries and can be viewed in the region on FOX, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 9, 2017: Following the completion of a landmark three-year partnership, Total and the Badminton World Federation (BWF) recently announced a three-year extension of the partnership until 2021.
Through the extended partnership, brokered by Infront Sports & Media, Total will continue as the Title Sponsor and the Official Energy Partner for all BWF Major Events (TOTAL BWF Sudirman Cup, TOTAL BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals, TOTAL BWF World Championships).
“We are extremely proud of the success we have had with BWF in the last three years. BWF has been ......read more
IFJ HOSTS BRIEFED ABOUT INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATION FORUM HOSTED BY SHARJAH GOVERNMENT MEDIA BUREAU; STRESS ON BUILDING BRIDGES OF COOPERATION
Sharjah, UAE, April 8, 2017 – As part of its efforts to bolster relations with the global media community and build bridges of cooperation and understanding with media organisations and journalists from around the world, a Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB) delegation, led by HE Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Council (SMC), is taking part in the International Journalism Festival (IJF), being ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 8, 2017: Bollywood megastar Akshay Kumar has been proclaimed the Best Actor for his magnanimous role as Naval Commander Rustom Pavri in the 2016 crime thriller Rustom.
Inspired by the 1959 Nanavati case, this Akshay Kumar starrer was a critically acclaimed and equally successful film.
The megastar took to twitter to express gratitude and posted a video. He wrote, “Best Actor for Rustom, countless emotions, very hard to express my gratitude right now but I still tried, a big THANK YOU”.
After delivering a high profile roster of successful films in ......read more
UAE Team Emirates will ride at the renowned Paris-Roubaix to mark the end of the Cobbled Classics
Dubai, UAE, April 8, 2017: Taking part in Paris-Roubaix on Sunday, 9th April UAE Team Emirates are set to battle the pavé at the last race of the Cobbled Classics. Paris-Roubaix, also known as the Hell of the North, is the third monument of the cycling season and considered by some to be the most exciting race in cycling calendar and is the climactic end of a series of Cobbled Classics races including the Tour of Flanders, E3 Harelbeke and Gent-Wevelgem.
Paris-Roubaix, known as ......read more
Beijing, China – On April 6th 2017, in a joint press conference held with FIFA, Hisense announced its status as an official sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, becoming the first-ever Chinese consumer electronics brand to sponsor the tournament.
As an Official FIFA World Cup Sponsor, Hisense will engage in an array of global marketing and advertising activities for both the 2017 Confederations Cup and 2018 FIFA World Cup, reaching more than 200 territories in the process and greatly enhancing international exposure for the brand. Hisense will be able to associate its logo with the ......read more
Submissions are now open for Enjaaz, the Dubai Film Market’s production support program with a 250,000 AED fund to bring Gulf Filmmakers short films to the screen
Dubai, UAE, April 6, 2017: The Dubai Film Market (DFM), the leading industry platform in the region and the business counterpart of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), together with Image Nation Abu Dhabi, one of the leading media and entertainment companies in the Middle East, today reinforced its support of regional talent by partnering for the fifth year to award 250,000 AED to five Gulf filmmakers ......read more
Mawaheb talent with special needs will feature artworks, conduct talks and lead creative workshops in fusion of art, entertainment and education
Dubai, UAE, April 6, 2017: As part of its goals to bring affordable and accessible art to the Dubai masses, World Art Dubai 2017, which returns to Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) for a third season from 12-15 April, has teamed up with Dubai-based Mawaheb for Beautiful People, a progressive art studio for adults with special needs.
The partnership will see Mawaheb and its associated artists exhibit numerous works and host daily workshops ......read more
If you are keen to invest in art, it is important to understand few basic points before you actually start buying the artworks. I have written this article references relating to Indian art market . Indian art market is divided into two segments – Modern and Contemporary. Modern segment comprises of masters like M F Husain, S H Raza, F N Souza, VS Gaitonde, Amrita Sher Gill and more. Contemporary segment is comparatively young, around last 30 years. Alternately, Painters who were born after 1930.
1. Do your own research.
One of the first things to do before buying art is to ......read more
Nissan and NISMO aim to retake SUPER GT title with new 2017 spec Nissan GT-R NISMO GT500
Nissan and NISMO to strengthen Customer Racing programs with the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3, racing engines for Daytona Prototype International (DPi), LMP1 (privateers), and LMP3
To greatly enhance its competitiveness NISMO to begin development on a newly evolved Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 (R35)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: April 5, 2017 – The 2017 motorsport season is about to start, and on behalf of Nissan, Takao Katagiri, CEO and president of NISMO, has now officially announced ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 05 April 2017 – The Sheikh Zayed Book Award has announced the Moroccan historian and scholar, Abdallah Laroui, is to be celebrated as the Cultural Personality of the Year for the award’s eleventh session 2016-2017. The title honours prominent figures for their unique contributions to the advancement of Arabic culture, and for works that portray tolerance and promote peaceful coexistence.
Speaking on the decision of the board of trustees and scientific committee, Dr Ali Bin Tamim, Award’s Secretary General, said: “The choice of the prominent historian and ......read more
HSI Events Management partners with singer in a bid to attempt a world first record
Dubai. April 5, 2017: Award winning singer Swapna Abraham today officially launched the 1000 Songs in 1000 Days Challenge running up to EXPO2020. The challenge will begin on April 8, 2017 and run until January 1, 2020 for a total of 1000 days.
HSI Events Management, a Dubai based company has partnered with Ms. Abraham in her world record attempt to write, compose, produce and publish a song a day for 1000 days.
Commenting on her musical marathon, Swapna Abraham said, ......read more
April 05, 2017: Wacom, the world’s leader in pen tablets, interactive pen displays and digital interface technologies, has announced its latest initiative designed to unleash creativity in the region using technology through a poster competition in partnership with Utalenta.com, the first online marketplace for the creative community in the Middle East. Creative professionals such as graphics, web and motion designers and video animators as well as aspiring individuals with natural talents for design can enter the competition.
With the aim of bringing people and technology closer and ......read more
UAE Team Emirates’ Sacha Modolo places sixth at legendary Tour of Flanders
Monday, 03 April 2017, United Arab Emirates: Italian Sacha Modolo, UAE Team Emirates, crossed the finish line at the 101st Tour of Flanders amongst the top ten alongside Filippo Pozzato (Wilier Triestina), Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain Merida), John Degenkolb (Trek-Segafredo) and Sylvain Chavanel (Direct Energie). Modolo was in great form, garnering a significant sixth place as Philip Gilbert (Quick-Step Floors) was victorious.
“For me it is as if I had won; I am very pleased with my ......read more
Dubai, UAE - 3 April 2017: Financial institutions are working together to combat tax evasion, bribery and corruption through ISO certifications and the Common Reporting Standard. These are among the topics discussed in the spring 2017 issue of Deloitte’s quarterly publication, the Middle East Point of View (ME PoV).
The spring 2017 issue tackles several hot topics: from the construction market outlook in 2017 and the merits of an asset-based approach to valuing businesses, to ethical tax, ISO 37001, technology and schedule management, family businesses in the Middle East, ......read more
2016-2017 season finale at Dubai Autodrome
Dubai, UAE, April 3, 2017: Championships were on the line for two UAE race series during the National Race Day (NRD) finale of the 2016-2017 season at Dubai Autodrome on Friday (31 March).
The penultimate round of the TRD 86 Cup featured alongside the conclusive rounds of the NGK Racing Series and the UAE Sportbike Championship for a full day of track action on the 3.56 kilometre National Circuit.
NGK Racing Series
Highlighting a diverse mix of GT Class, Touring Car and other four wheel racing machines, the NGK Racing Series has ......read more
Dubai, April 3, 2017: Every season Global Village, the region’s leading multicultural festival park, showcases the extraordinary history and culture of major civilisations from around the world. This season, Egypt Pavilion is a must for guests visiting the popular destination, as it takes them on a cultural journey across centuries exhibiting the many varied and diverse cultures of the country during different points in the rich history of Egypt.
The pavilion’s façade of the current season resembles three of the most prominent landmarks of ancient Egypt. The ......read more
Sacha Modolo clinches podium win in stage 3 at the Three Days of De Panne as Yousif Mirza successfully defends title at the Gulf Cooperation Council Games
Sunday, 02 April 2017, United Arab Emirates: Italian rider Sacha Modolo, UAE Team Emirates, secured a podium place at stage 3a of Three Days of De Panne (De Panne-De Panne, 118.5 km) finishing in third place. The Italian rider has previously won two stages of the race in 2014 and will be heading to compete at the Tour of Flanders on Sunday, 2nd April. While in the UAE, Yousif Mirza won first place at the Gulf Cooperation Council games ......read more
91% of respondents prefer a job where they can communicate freely and frequently, according to Bayt.com ’Communication at Work in the Middle East’ poll
Dubai, UAE, 2 April 2017: A new poll by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s #1 job site, entitled ‘Communication at Work in the Middle East,’ revealed that almost all respondents (91.4%) from the Middle East prefer having a job where they can communicate “freely and frequently.” For respondents who are currently looking for a new job opportunity, the vast majority (79.7%) believe that online job sites make ......read more
Two UAE-based designers will join Dubai Culture to gain insights into the worldwide design sector and bring home new ideas to develop Dubai’s own design scene
The Authority’s participation is aligned with the Dubai Plan 2021 to make Dubai a city of happy, creative and empowered people
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 01 April 2017: Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has announced that it will be attending Milan Design Week 2017 – the world-leading design industry event that will ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, April 1, 2017: In line with the National Agenda, the government of UAE aims to transform the country as one of the best in promoting competitive knowledge economy. Hence, the International Conference Committee of Skyline University College has organized the 4th International Conference on Business and Management (ICBM) with the theme: “Fin-Tech Driven Age” on March 26-27, 2017 at SUC Campus in University City, Sharjah. The conference committee this year was led by Dr. Manuel Fernandez and Dr. J. Shanmugan.
The keynote speakers of the conference were Dr. ......read more
Dubai based street artists Fats, Myneandyours and Sya One to leave their mark on the Boxpark as Dubai Walls expands its footprint in a new Meraas destination
Dubai, April 1, 2017: Boxpark, the offbeat destination by Meraas, welcomes three renowned local artists as part of Dubai Walls, the ground-breaking initiative that brings life into Dubai’s street art scene, as part of its contribution to Art Season.
As the perfect urban canvas for artists to share their creativity, Dubai-based globally-acclaimed artists, Fats, Myneandyours and Sya One, will take over walls at ......read more