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    Bangladeshi pride on display as Bangla Tigers join Abu Dhabi T10

    Ownership team promises to add and develop Bangladeshi cricket talent Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 21, 2019:   Abu Dhabi T10, the world’s only ten-over cricket league to be officially sanctioned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and licensed by the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), today welcomed its newest team – Bangla Tigers – who are poised to compete in this year’s event, which opens on 14 November 2019.  The addition of a marquee team representing the strong cricketing tradition of Bangladesh reaffirms the international flavour of the Abu Dhabi T10, and is sure to strike a chord among the 700,000+ Bangladeshi residents who make up the third largest expatriate community in the United Arab Emirates.    Welcoming the new team and its owners, Shaji Ul Mulk, ......read more

    Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre and National Geographic Release First Film on UAE Space Program

    Emirati Astronauts Countdown to ISS Space Mission Take-off on September 25 Film premieres September 19 at 8pm UAE time on National Geographic Abu Dhabi    Abu Dhabi, September 19, 2019 --- National Geographic, in partnership with Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), announced today the release of the first long film documenting the UAE’s extraordinary journey into space.    The brand-new documentary, which is the first of a 4-part film series, premieres on September 19 ahead of the historic International Space Station (ISS) Mission take-off, with Hazzaa AlMansoori as the first Emirati and only Arab aboard. Astronaut Sultan AlNeyadi will also be present at the launch, acting as reserve astronaut for the entire Mission.   The film is accompanied by short vignettes with exclusive coverage ......read more

    Beat the heat at Bollywood Parks™ Dubai with rain, music and dance

    Dubai, 18 September 2019:  Dreamed of dancing in the rain in Dubai? With BAARISH, you can practice your best Bollywood moves under raindrops at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the first and only theme park in the Middle East showcasing an authentic Bollywood experience. Guests can immerse themselves into music, dance and entertainment at the Mumbai Chowk zone near Victoria Station Café where renowned DJ’s Hani, Madmax, Sib, Jeff and Atul will perform live on September 20th. Cool off as you splash around and enjoy a spell of unusual weather along with full access to rides and attractions as well as free entry for kids up to the age of 12 years. Guests can enjoy special offers on multiple one-day park tickets, starting from just AED 35 per person for a group of six, AED 50 per person for a group of four, AED 75 per ......read more

    Celebrating its 10th year, Ice Warrior Challenge promises a bigger and tougher show

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 18, 2019:   Hundreds of adrenaline junkies will trek to Ski Dubai this Friday to challenge one of the toughest commando assault course when the Ice Warrior Challenge returns for its 10th season. Organised by Ski Dubai and supported by Dubai Sports Council, the 2019 Ice Warrior Challenge, which is scheduled for a 6.30am start on September 20, has attracted a record number of entries with participants looking forward to the excitement of taking on different icy obstacles like monkey bar swings, tyre runs and net crawls in sub-zero temperatures. Celebrating their 10th year, organisers have promised a bigger, better and tougher Ice Warrior X, with part of the proceedings going to charity like every year in the past. Participants will be divided into four different categories ......read more

    UAE Team Emirates Looking to Do the Italian Job With Three Days of Racing in Southern Europe

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 17, 2019:   As the dust settles on UAE Team Emirates’ success at the Vuelta a Espana, an all Italian squad of five head home to compete in two back-to-back one day races with the 195.5km Giro della Toscana in Lissone (September 18) and the 198.2km Coppa Sabatini in Legnano (19 September).   Sports Director Marco Marzano will lead the following riders:   • Simone Consonni • Nicolas Dalla Valle • Roberto Ferrari • Manuele Mori • Simone Petilli   Marco Marzano, Sports Director said: "The route of the Giro della Toscana is selective, and Petilli is our rider with the best qualities for this type of race. As for the Coppa Sabatini-GP Peccioli, it can suit a lot of different riders, and as it can also suit a ......read more

    Al Qemzi Keeps Team Abu Dhabi on Course for Quadruple World Title Success

    Emirati driver underlines F2 dominance in Portugal to become world champion with third race victory   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 16 September, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi are half way towards their target of landing four major powerboat racing titles this season following Rashed Al Qemzi’s triumph in the UIM F2 World Championship.   Al Qemzi, who clinched his second F2 crown in three years by winning yesterday’s Grand Prix of Portugal in Ribadouro, was part of the four-man crew who secured the World Endurance Championships in Poland two months ago.   Team Abu Dhabi’s reigning UIM F1H2O world champion Shaun Torrente currently leads this year’s series and also tops the UIM XCAT World Championship standings with his title-winning partner from last season, Faleh Al Mansoori.   It means the ......read more

    Nikon ME Launches Film Festival - Cinema Z

    The Search for the region’s best Videographers and Filmmakers has begun – Register NOW!   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 16, 2019:   Nikon Middle East FZE is pleased to announce their very own Film Festival, Cinema Z, inviting all professional filmmakers and videography enthusiasts to participate and win over $20,000 worth of exciting prizes.   There are significant changes taking place in the movie making and video industry globally. Innovative approaches both technical and creative are changing and redefining the craft of film making and content creation.   With the objective of strengthening their relationships with the Videography and Filmmaking Community in the region, the Nikon Film Festival offers an ideal platform for professionals, enthusiasts and students to ......read more

    A Proud Moment for the UAE as Pogacar Podiums at La Vuelta and Makes History for His Team

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 16, 2019:  History was made for the UAE today, as 20-year-old Tadej Pogacar stepped onto the Vuelta a Espana podium and proudly displayed the country’s flag on his jersey as he celebrated a landmark third place finish at one of the biggest bike races in the world. As he raised his hands in triumph, he became the first rider in UAE colours to ever grace the podium steps in a Grand Tour.    Pogacar’s remarkable performance during the 21-day Tour of Spain will also be remembered for his three spectacular stage wins, along with his winning of the coveted white jersey, which is given to the best young rider in the race.   His achievements marked the first Grand Tour podium for UAE Team Emirates since its inception in 2017 and took the team’s ......read more

    Saxophone night with a view!

    Level 43 to serenade guests with a weekly Saxophone Night   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 15, 2019:  Offering unmatched 360-degree views of Dubai's iconic skyline, Level 43 Sky Lounge is among the popular nightlife spots of the city. The outdoor views at this sky lounge are truly mesmerising post sun-down, and Level 43 is all set to get even more exciting with a special Saxophone Night on September 25th! Every Wednesday, guests at this popular nightlife hub will be serenaded with lilting tunes of the Saxophone followed by DJ Sveta’s groovy tunes. A gifted Saxophonist, Manuel Kev’s expertise extends across Jazz, Classical and Latin music. Passionate about fusing house music with other genres, Manuel’s symphonies are soulful and peppy! Joining Level 43’s musical line-up is DJ ......read more

    Nominate your Nipper to be the face of The Studio Dubai!

    ** Dubai’s premier photography studio are on the hunt for a fresh new face – why not enter your little one today! **  Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 15, 2019:  Is your little nipper aged between 1 and 6 years old? If so, they stand a chance of being chosen as the brand-new face of The Studio, Dubai’s top photography studio located in The Courtyard, Al Quoz, Dubai. Along with being the brand’s very own little mascot, a whole host of other cool prizes are up for grabs too! So if your child loves the camera and you would like to be in with a chance of winning, all you need to do is submit a picture that you think captures them perfectly, along with completing a simple questionnaire. It couldn’t be easier! All you then need to do is keep you and your little nipper’s fingers ......read more

    Al Qemzi Sets Early Pace in Portugal

    Team Abu Dhabi driver in confident mood  as he looks to clinch F2 world title Abu Dhabi, UAE, 15 September, 2019: T eam Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi produced more of the form which has seen him dominate the 2019 UIM F2 World Championship today in the countdown to the Grand Prix of Portugal. The Emirati driver, who is looking to secure his second F2 world title in three years with a third victory of the season in Ribadouro, set the early pace in official practice on the Albufeira da Pala reservoir course. His time of 46.16 was the fastest of the 21 challengers when he retired early from the session, and while Norway’s Tobias Munthe-Kaas produced a late surge to clock a best lap of 46.03, Al Qemzi was in a confident mood as he prepared to chase a fourth successive pole position. He was faster than each of ......read more

    Pogacar Wins His Third Stage and Rides Onto the Podium in the General Classificaton at La Vuelta

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 15, 2019:   UAE Team Emirates’ king of the climbs, Tadej Pogacar, blew away the competition in the mountains today to take his third stage win at La Vuelta and in doing so not only secured a place on the podium in Madrid, but claimed the coveted white jersey as the best young rider in the race.     Pogacar went into stage 20 in 5th position in the GC and needed to do something special to move up the rankings. With 38kms to go, as the main contenders rode the penultimate climb of the day, the 20-year-old Slovenian did just that – attacking with such ferocity that none of his rivals could respond. It was a courageous move by the youngest rider in the race, and it paid dividends, as he soloed away to the line in what will go down in the history books as ......read more

    Top 10 Stage Finish Keeps Pogacar in Gc Contention at the Vuelta a Espana

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 14, 2019:  It was a bittersweet day for UAE Team Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar, after a solid performance earned him a top 10 finish in stage 18 of La Vuelta, but also ended with him handing over the white jersey to Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana). Pogacar now sits in 5th place in the overall classification just 1:18” off a podium spot and 32” behind Lopez in the Youth Classification competition.    The 177.5km mountain stage from Colmenar Viejo to Becerril de la Sierra played out as anticipated, with the main GC contenders waiting until the last climb of the day to animate the race. A series of attacks from Lopez split the pack as they chased down the breakaway rider – and eventual stage winner - Sergio Higuita (EF Education First). Pogacar showed ......read more

    Middle East Startup Wrappup (Voicea) acquired by Cisco

    Wrappup (Voicea) represented the UAE last year at The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) GSEA, which is hosted by Entrepreneurship Organisation (EO) on an annual basis Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11th September 2019: The startup ecosystem in Middle East & North Africa continue to grow. 2018 was big and 2019 has turned out to be bigger with tech and tech-enabled companies in the region maturing rapidly.  In line with the same, Wrappup - a Dubai-based AI voice-to-text note-taking startup, which was acquired by Voicea last year, announced that Cisco, has acquired California-based Voicea. Wrappup (Voicea) represented the UAE last year at The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) GSEA, which is hosted by Entrepreneurship Organisation (EO) on an annual basis. The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is ......read more

    UAE Team Emirates' Pogacar Inches Closer to a Second Place Finish at La Vuelta

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 11, 2019:  UAE Team Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar continued his unbelievable run of form at Stage 16 of this year’s Vuelta a Espana, by digging deep on the final climb of the day to help drop Alejandro Valverde (Movistar). Valverde currently sits above Pogacar in second place in the General Classification with a lead that has now been reduced to 54 seconds.   The stage from Pravia to Alto de la Cubilla Lena featured three classified climbs and the action for the GC men was reserved for the last one. As the breakaway men contested the stage victory, which was eventually taken by Jakob Fuglsang (Astana), the GC riders eyed each other up on the 17.8km climb that led to another summit finish. With 4kms to go Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana) attacked the group in an attempt ......read more

    Colourful Onam Festivities to Kick-start at Arabian Center

    The annual festivities will take place at Arabian Center on 13th September  Dubai, September 10th 2019:  Arabian Center will host the annual Onam – harvest festival of Kerala, celebrations for the sixth time at the mall on 13th September, Friday. Expected to be brighter and bigger, the Onam festival will be marked with traditional art and cultural entertainment events including dances as Theyyam thira, Kathakali, Thiruvathirakali, Mohiniyattam and Singari melan. Commenting on the event, Mr. Tim Jones, COO, Arabian Center said, “Onam has taken on such cultural significance that all different sections of people from Kerala now celebrate it. This year, Arabian Center will be lit up with festivities including extravagant decorations, as well as traditional song and dance.” Onam is the largest ......read more

    Diego Ulissi to Lead UAE Team Emirates as They Take on a Double Bill of Racing in Canada

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 09, 2019:  UAE Team Emirates’ Diego Ulissi will be looking to replicate his 2017 win at the GP Montreal, as he leads a seven man squad to North America for a double bill of racing in the French Quarter of Canada. The team will take on both the 201.6km Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec (13 September) and the 219.6km Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal (15 September), two challenging WorldTour races that are played out on street circuits around the respective host cities.    The team will be guided by Sports Director Neil Stephens:   – Diego Ulissi (Ita)   – Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor)   – Rui Costa (Por)   – Daniel Martin (Ire)   – Rui Oliveira (Por)   – Jasper ......read more

    A Resiliant Ride From UAE Team Emirates' Pogacar Keeps the Young Talent in White at La Vuelta

    UAE Team Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar moved another step closer to taking a podium finish at his first ever Grand Tour, after matching his main GC and Youth Classification rival, Miguel Angel Lopez (Team Astana), pedal stroke for pedal stroke during stage 15 of the Vuelta a Espana.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 09, 2019:   It was a stage that saw the breakaway riders have their day, with Sepp Kuss (Jumbo Visma) crossing the line first after battling 154.4kms of mountainous terrain from Tieno to Santuario del Acebo. The race came to life for the GC contenders on the final climb of the day, with a select group of riders fracturing as the gradients got tougher. Pogacar rode the perfect race, letting Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) and Primoz Roglic (Jumbo Visma) ride away with 7km to go as they went ......read more

    Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi unveils Al Ain Cultural Programme agenda for September

    Events will be held at Al Qattara Arts Centre and Qasr Al Muwaiji Abu Dhabi, 8 September 2019:  As part of Al Ain Cultural Programme, the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) is organising a series of cultural events and workshops at the Al Qattara Arts Centre and Qasr Al Muwaiji throughout the month of September.  Al Qattara Arts Centre will host several events, including "The Microphone Programme", offering a variety of exciting topics and subjects of interest to the community. On Thursday, 12 September, a session will be held under title “Your Inner Giant”, in which Life Skills Coach Shaima Al Jaberi will speak about the importance of having a purpose in life and unleashing one’s inner giant to progress in life. This session will be moderated by the media ......read more

    Khabib Crowned Lightweight King at Epic Ufc 242 Showdown

    Huge wins for Felder, Makhachev, Blaydes and Ferreira at The Arena on Yas Island History made as Calderwood and Moras claim wins in Abu Dhabi’s first UFC women’s bouts  Inaugural Abu Dhabi Showdown Week ends with epic UFC 242 finale as UAE capital cements status as the “undisputed home of MMA in the Arab world.” Abu Dhabi, UAE – Sunday 8th September, 2019:  UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov underlined his standing as the division’s best-ever fighter with a dominant victory over interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 on Saturday night. Held in front of a sold-out crowd of nearly 14,000 at The Arena, on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island, as part of the emirate’s week-long Abu Dhabi Showdown Week, the Russian survived a Poirier ......read more

    A Pure Class Performance From Pogacar as He Earns His Second Stage Win at La Vuelta

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 07, 2019:   UAE Team Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar put on another display of sheer brilliance during stage 13 of La Vuelta, and in doing so took his second stage win in just five days. The unbelievable result also launched the 20-year-old star into third place in the overall classification and into the white ‘Youth Classification’ jersey.   The day didn’t start out well for the Emirati formation, with news that Fabio Aru would retire from La Vuelta after experiencing muscular damage in his leg that was worsening as the race went on. However, all that was forgotten as the stage reached the business end and a select group of 29 GC riders hit the bottom of Las Machucos – the seventh categorized climb of the afternoon. With 6.5km of constant climbing - ......read more

    Dubai Knights Eagles To Host Open Day Ahead Of Upcoming Season on 6th September

    Newly merged club also unveiled inaugural Head Coach Josh Ives    Dubai, 04 September 2019:  Dubai Knights Eagles the new premier rugby club, following this summer’s merger between Dubai Eagles and fellow club Arabian Knights, will be hosting an Open Day this Friday 6th September.  Dubai Knights Eagles club culture ensures everyone is welcome, whether they have experience in rugby or not, with registrations taking place at The Dome, in Dubai Sports City, ahead of the official start of the upcoming rugby season. There will be plenty of entertainment taking place, with rugby games planned and a selection of food and beverage stands on offer. All those visiting will have the chance to meet with members of the club and see the facilities first-hand. Vijay Sajjanhar, Chief Financial Officer of Dubai ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Media and National Geographic Document Historic Pope Visit to the UAE

    • The captivating 22-minute Arabic documentary ‘The Peace Visit’ captures the Pope’s first visit to the region in February 2019 • Premieres on September 5 at 8pm UAE Time/ 7pm KSA time    Abu Dhabi, September 4 2019:  National Geographic Abu Dhabi, a partnership between National Geographic and Abu Dhabi Media, announced today its latest documentary titled ‘The Peace Visit’ highlighting Pope Francis’ three-day historic visit to Abu Dhabi in February 2019, as part of the UAE’s Year of Tolerance.   The documentary, which premieres on September 5, 2019, at 8pm UAE time and 7pm KSA time, serves as a journal of the Pope’s first-ever visit to the Gulf region. It chronicles the trip, over three parts, highlighting the extraordinary events and ......read more

    Registrations open for 7th Sheikha Hind Women's Sports Tournament

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 03, 2019:   Dubai Sports Council has announced the opening of registrations for the 7th Sheikha Hind Women’s Sports Tournament and this year, participants will have two new events to choose from – crossfit and an obstacle challenge. Organised under the guidance of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, and HH Sheikha Hind Bint Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, the tournament is open to ladies from the government, semi-government and private sectors, and will be held from October 12 to 26. Details about the registration process were revealed at a workshop organised by the Women’s Sports Committee of Dubai Sports Council. Representatives from different government, semi-government and ......read more

    Fabyland launches ‘Spin and Win' campaign for families

    The ‘futuristic’ entertainment destination offers a variety of fun activity packages with scratch and win vouchers for families across its centres in the UAE.     Dubai – September 3, 2019: Fabyland, a diversified and ‘futuristic’ family entertainment centre, has launched ‘Spin and Win’ campaign for families across its centres in the UAE. The campaign will run until September 15, 2019 at Fabyland outlets located at Deerfield’s Mall in Abu Dhabi, Dubai Festival City and Dragon Mart 2 in Dubai. Fabyland is owned by Fun World International, a part of Saudi Arabia’s major business conglomerate Al-Othaim Holdings.  As part of the ‘Spin and Win’ campaign, families can participate in special fun activities with scratch and win vouchers up on purchase ......read more

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    “SHARED by Facebook” – the first Ramadan hub for local insights and inspiring community initiatives launches in the MENA region

    Dubai, UAE, 30 April 2019:   Ramadan is an important time of the year for billions of people around the world who come together to spend quality time with family. Bringing the world closer together, Facebook’s online community continues to grow with its user base reaching 183M in the MENA region – 86 percent of whom celebrate Ramadan. This surge in consumption provides communities and businesses an opportunity to engage more meaningfully with their audiences. Home to locally-relevant and data driven insights, as well as inspiring community stories during Ramadan, ......read more

    Celebrate Ramadan with unique leisure and dining offers at Dubai Parks and Resorts

    Dubai, 30 April 2019:   Break your fast at a unique venue this Ramadan with Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest theme park destination in the Middle East, which will come alive with family-friendly activities and sumptuous Iftar buffets at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, MOTIONGATE™ Dubai and LEGOLAND® Dubai.   The destination will be open all through the Holy Month with special hours and will bring together families and friends in a wonderful ambience, with favourite movie characters, fun activities, lavish food and much more.   At LEGOLAND® ......read more

    Enjoy Iftar with Your Favourite Cartoon Characters and Super Heroes at IMG this Ramadan with special offers

    Dubai, UAE, April 30, 2019:  IMG Worlds of Adventure, owned by the Ilyas and Mustafa Galadari Group has announced promotional packages today to celebrate the Holy month of fasting.  To honour this special month of fasting, IMG has designed various customized packages which include an Iftar and cinema tickets for the guest hoping to experience something, a little more traditional over the celebratory period. The park opening hours will be from 3pm to 9pm throughout the month of Ramadan and IMG Boulevard zone will be open till 10pm.   The Park entry ticket prices is at AED ......read more

    Eighth edition of the Emirates Longines Show Jumping League successfully concludes with Longines Final

    Anita Sande wins the Division 1 category and Sharjah riders continue their winning streak Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2019:  The 2018/ 2019 Show Jumping season came to a successful end on Saturday evening with the finals being held across 10 classes over a span of three days. All competitions were held in the indoor sand arena of the Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club (SERC) under the sponsorship of Longines - the Official Time Keeper and presenting partner of the Emirates Longines Show Jumping League competitions - and the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF), ......read more

    Ikristoff Aims to Retain His Frankfurt Crown, Whilst Costa Leads Team to Battle in Romandie

    Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2019:  UAE Team Emirates’ Alexander Kristoff will look to retain his Eschborn Frankfurt title this week as he heads to Germany, captaining a strong line-up of riders hoping to continue the team’s fine run of form.    Kristoff has been one of the team’s best performers over the past two seasons and will be looking to build on his top spot at Gent-Wevelgem and podium place at the Tour of Flanders when he arrives in Germany this week. Tasked with supporting Kristoff are teammates Roberto Ferrari, Rui Oliveira, Oliviero Troia, Rory ......read more

    Second Endurance Victory for Emirates Racing

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    Almarzooqi Bags Third Victory in UAE Flyboarding Championship

    Abu Dhabi, UAE, 27 April, 2019:  Manea Habeeb Almarzooqi completed a hat-trick of victories in the third round of the UAE Fly Board Championship in Abu Dhabi.   Adding to his successes in the first two rounds Almarzooqi won from Ali Saeed Al Hemeiri in second and Saud Hassan Alhammadi in third, in the event hosted by Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club at the weekend (ADIMSC).   The third and final round of the 2018-2019 Flyboard Championship saw competitors battle it out for the top spot and marked the final event in the ADIMSC’s racing ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Providing ‘Perfect Stage to Keep Cultural Traditions Alive' at 2nd Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Festival

    Storytellers and Palestinian embroidery experts use festival platform to share knowledge and heritage and demonstrate importance of age-old art forms in spreading global message of tolerance Four-day celebration of Islamic cultures poised to enter final day Abu Dhabi, April 27, 2019:   The 2nd Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Festival (OIC), held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance, at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) until Saturday, April 27, is serving as a vital vehicle to keep age-old ......read more

    Musical brothers Salim-Sulaiman to dazzle guests at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai

    Dubai, 27 April 2019:   BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the premier Bollywood-themed park, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, is hosting sensational Indian musical duo Salim-Sulaiman on May 3rd in front of Rajmahal Theatre.   Salim-Sulaiman are among India's most respected composers and have produced award-winning music in numerous hit films such as Kurbaan, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Aja  Nachle, Fashion and many more.   The duo will entertain guests with a fusion performance with talented ......read more

    Ulissi Takes a Podium Place at La Fleche Wallone

    Dubai, UAE - April 25, 2019:  UAE Team Emirates’ Diego Ulissi recorded his highest ever finish at the Ardennes Classics, picking up a spot on the podium at La Flèche Wallonne. The Italian proved he is in fine condition and was rewarded for his aggressive riding style, finishing third behind winner Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quick Step) and second place, Jakob Fuglsang (Team Astana). The race was an extremely fast one, with riders going full gas from the start. The unrelenting pace split the peloton and as they approached the final climb – the Mur de Huy – there ......read more

    du LaLiga HPC Players at Levante UD for Professional Trials

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    Experience the ‘How To Train Your Dragon' Egg Hunt at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai this Easter

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    Abu Dhabi Primed to Show Diversity of Islam at 2nd Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Festival

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    Spectacular Show Jumping Season to Come to an End with Emirates Longines Final in Sharjah

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    Young Horses Finals held at Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club's Indoor Sand Arena

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    Team Thunderstorm Triumph in the Formula Ethara National Finals at Yas Conference Centre

    Dubai, UAE, April 22, 2019:  This year, Formula Ethara included the first schools from Oman, underlining the impressive year-on-year growth of this inspirational STEAM initiative Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, April 22, 2019: Yas Conference Centre at Yas Marina Circuit welcomed the fifth edition of Formula Ethara National Finals – a STEAM-based competition for schools from the UAE and, for the first time ever, Oman. Having established a reputation for scholastic excellence since the inaugural event in 2014, the Formula Ethara National Finals 2019 welcomed 47 teams from 23 ......read more

    Brothers Claim Double Triumph in UAE Wakeboarding Championship

    Abu Dhabi, UAE, 20 April, 2019:   Emirati star Omeir Saeed added another title to his growing collection with victory in the UAE Wakeboard Championship in Abu Dhabi. The 21-year-old Red Bull athlete lived up to his reputation as the country’s top performer with another impressive display to top the Freeride category for professional riders. Making it a perfect day for the family, his 11 year old brother Ahmed won the junior category in the event which was hosted by Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club. Shaikh Abdulla Suood Faisal Salem Al Qasimi topped the novice ......read more

    Agricultural startup, Agrownet, wins Beyond the Pitch; a youth program aimed at building the UAE entrepreneurial ecosystem

    In partnership with the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Winning team was awarded $3,000 in recognition of their concept for improving rural agricultural systems Abu Dhabi, April 18, 2019:   startAD, the Abu Dhabi-based global accelerator anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) and powered by Tamkeen, held its annual Startup Showcase event for the Beyond the Pitch Program on Tuesday (April 16). The event was attended by UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, and CEO of Tamkeen, John Tate. Supported by the UAE ......read more

    16th Week of Show Jumping Season Sees Young Horses Final Hosted in Sharjah

    Under the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF), the two-day event will be held at the Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club Dubai, UAE, April 18, 2019:  This week’s Show Jumping National sees the Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club host the Young Horses Final from Friday, April 19th to Saturday, April 20th. Young horses (5 – 7 years old) will be tested on their skill to determine who the most talented up-and-coming jumpers are.  Held under the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF), this two-day event will be the ......read more

    World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and Ministry of Economy representatives visit Dubai Parks and Resorts

    Dubai, UAE, April 18, 2019:   Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, hosted senior dignitaries HE Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General, World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and HE Mohammed Al Mheiri – Undersecretary, Minister Advisor for Tourism Affairs, greeted by Ahmed AlRayyes, Chief Retail and Hospitality Officer, DXB Entertainments to showcase the varied attractions at the destination.    ...read more

    UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation Crowned Number One by UAE's General Authority for Sports

    Ali Hamad Al Kirbi recognised for winning most medals and Omar Abdul Aziz Al Marzooqi commended for ‘best sports achievement’ Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 17, 2019:   At the awards ceremony held yesterday by the General Authority for Sports at Mubadala Arena, 515 individuals were recognised for their significant contributions to the sporting world. With the generosity of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, more than AED 23 million was distributed amongst the winners. The event was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin ......read more

    International Prize for Arabic Winner Announcement

    Dubai, UAE, April 17, 2019:  The winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2019 will be announced at a ceremony at the Fairmount Bab Al Bahr in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday 23 April 2019, from 7pm (GST). The ceremony will be followed by a press conference with the 2019 winner from 8.30pm (GST) at the same venue.    The 2019 shortlist, with author names in alphabetical order, is as follows:   Author Title  Country of origin Publisher Hoda Barakat  The Night Mail Lebanon   Dar ......read more

    16th Week of Show Jumping Seasons Sees Young Horses Final Hosted in Sharjah

    Under the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF), the two-day event will be held at the Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club What: The Emirates Longines Show Jumping League  When: Friday, April 19th from 1:30pm onward and Saturday, April 20th from 11:30am onwards Where: Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club Cost: FREE Parking: Free parking available within walking distance to main arena Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2019:  This week’s Show Jumping National will prove to be a real treat for spectators as it sees the Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club ......read more

    Emirati music icon Balqees Fathi to perform live at Dubai Parks and Resorts on April 19th

    Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2019:   Get ready for a fun, family day out at Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, on April 19th! Renowned Emirati singer Balqees Fathi will dazzle audiences with her melodious voice at 8.30pm in front of the Rajmahal Theater. The celebration marks the launch of the Emirati annual pass for AED 595 which will provide UAE nationals access to all four of Dubai Parks and Resorts’ amazing theme parks. This includes MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, the region’s largest immersive Hollywood-inspired theme ......read more

    Basque in Glory: Martin Makes Podium Whilst Pogacar Takes Youth Classification

    Dubai, UAE, April 15, 2019:  It continues to be a mesmeric month for UAE Team Emirates, with the team picking up honours at the Tour of the Basque Country.   This time it was the turn of Irishman Dan Martin, who finished second in the General Classification (GC), 29 seconds behind eventual winner Ion Izagirre (Astana Pro Team). It was a great overall performance from Martin and his teammate, Tadej Pogacar who also found himself in the top 10 of the GC standings (finishing 6th). But it was in the Youth Classification where the young Slovenian really impressed, topping the ......read more

    Sharjah's riders continue their winning streak

    Anita Annika Sande wins first place during the 15th Week of the Emirates Longines Show Jumping League, held in Sharjah Dubai, UAE, April 15, 2019:  Anita Annika Sande and her horse ‘For Cash 2’ from Elite Stable was the victor in the closing competition of the 15th week of the Emirates Longines Show Jumping League that was held on Thursday and Friday at the Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club. Riders of all categories participated in the competitions as they strove to acquire more points in order to improve their overall ranking. This National was the final competition ......read more

    IIHF Women's Challenge Cup of Asia 2019 kicks off this week

    FBMA and UAE Ice Sport Federation organise the international ice hockey event Abu Dhabi, UAE; 14 April 2019:   The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) along with the UAE Ice Sport Federation announced they are jointly organising the IIHF Women’s Challenge Cup of Asia 2019. Kicking off in Abu Dhabi today (Sunday 14 April), the event will gather players from both the UAE and across the world to compete in this six-day tournament from 14-19 April at the Abu Dhabi Ice Rink, Zayed Sports City. During a press conference today held at Abu Dhabi Sports Council, ......read more

    Dubai Theme parks industry estimated to generate $ 5 billion in annual revenue by 2020

    The 5th edition of the Theme Parks & Entertainment Development Forum to focus on upcoming projects in the multi-billion dollar industry  The event will be attended by visionaries who will address the industry challenges and discuss their solution   April 14th, 2019; Dubai, UAE:   Eminent speakers across the Middle East’s entertainment and retail industry will converge at the 5th edition of Theme Parks & Entertainment Development Forum to highlight the UAE’s tremendous growth in the sectors and discuss the way forward. The two-day event ......read more

    Dubai Sports City Celebrates Kickers 4th Anniversary

    Enjoy food, drinks, and entertainment on Friday May 3rd to celebrate Kickers 4th Anniversary Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 April 2019:  Celebrate the 4th anniversary of Kickers, one of the key restaurants and bars located at Dubai Sports Village, with a spectacular anniversary event scheduled for Friday, May 3rd 2019. The celebrations will take place for a marathon 14 hours from 12:00pm until 2:00AM, with drinks starting from AED10, unlimited food and beverage, as well as an event-long happy hour! Entertainment will take place throughout with DJ Trina playing a set from ......read more

    Defending champs Flamengo through to the semis of Dubai International Football Championship

    Al Nasr and Atletico to battle for second semi-final spot from Group B Dubai, UAE, April 14, 2019:  Defending champions Flamengo are through to the semi-final of the 9th Dubai International Football Championship U16 following a 3-0 win over Al Nasr on a rainy evening at the Maktoum Bin Rashid Stadium in Al Mamzar. The Brazilians, who blanked Atletico 4-0 in their opening match, scored all three of their goals inside the first 34 minutes of the game on Saturday, with Joao Pedro Da Cruz giving them an early 6th minute lead. Pedro Henrique Fonseca Martins then made it 2-0 in the 22nd ......read more

    Stand Proud and Be Part of Building Lasting Jiu-jitsu Legacy

    UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation continues community outreach activities ahead of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2019 Jiu-Jitsu Hub roadshow has toured several public locations spreading the jiu-jitsu message, with Yas Mall the next stop from 12-13 April Outreach underlines Abu Dhabi’s position as the home of jiu-jitsu Abu Dhabi, UAE – Thursday 11th April 2019:   The UAE public has come out in force to embrace the sport of jiu-jitsu and its values as part of an expansive community outreach programme launched by the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation ......read more

    Young UAE Karting Star Rashid Al Dhaheri Achieves Podium Success at Prestigious Andrea Margutti Trophy Event

    Rashid’s third-place finish with Parolin Racing see him as the first Emirati to achieve a podium finish at this karting event with great pedigree  Dubai, UAE, April 10, 2019:   Young Emirati racing star Rashid Al Dhaheri added another excellent result to a super race season at the 30th Andrea Margutti Trophy Event, as he finished third in the Mini Category for Parolin Racing Kart. The race was against some of the best racing talent in the world, with 45 drivers from 20 different nationalities in the 8-12 category.  The racing weekend, over 4th-7th April at ......read more

    BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai gets ready for grand Vishu celebrations on April 12th

    Enjoy live performances and acts by famous Indian artists Experience a family-friendly celebration during the day Dubai, 9 April 2019:   BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the premier Bollywood-themed park, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, is hosting Vishu celebrations on April 12th.   The festival at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai will feature live performances and acts by famous artists from India, traditional food and much more. The celebrations will begin with a classical dance performance by popular ......read more

    Dubai Parks and Resorts launches personalized annual pass for UAE nationals available exclusively for purchase on April 19th

    Live performance by renowned Emirati singer, Balqees Fathi, to celebrate the launch of Dubai Parks and Resorts’ new Emirati Pass! Dubai Parks and Resorts is welcoming UAE nationals for a fun-filled day of music, food and entertainment for the whole family Dubai, 9 April 2019:   Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, is introducing a brand new annual pass exclusively for UAE nationals, priced at AED 595, which will be available to purchase on-site only on April 19th.    The Emirati annual pass will be ......read more

    Show Jumping Nationals Continue in Sharjah

    Under the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF), the two-day event will be held at the Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club What: The Emirates Longines Show Jumping League  When: Thursday, April 11th from 2:30pm onward and Friday, April 12th from 1:30pm onwards Where: Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club Cost: FREE Parking: Free parking available within walking distance to main arena Dubai, UAE, April 09, 2019:  As we head into the final three weeks of the show jumping season with the weather majorly heating up, you’ll be able to find a ......read more

    Luca Valentini Presents Turn on the Light at Sconci Exhibition

    Dubai, UAE, April 09, 2019:    Luca Valentini is pleased to present his latest exhibition, "Turn on the Light",  at Sconci Gallery, DIFC, launching on 8th April 2019 and running for three weeks. Within the collection, Valentini willo showcase 24 unique works, split into two series. The first series focuses on the reinterpretation of newspaper covers, movie posters and advertisements, while the second is inspired by Valentini's origins and reinterpreted in a modern way, placing the theme of social acceptance at the centre of his work. Valentini says his ......read more

    Prucha Claims Victory as Abu Dhabi Launches Motosurf World Cup Season in Style

    Former NHL star says UAE capital gives series new dimension Abu Dhabi, UAE, 7 April, 2019:  Petr Prucha, the former Czech professional ice hockey player whose NHL career was cut short by injury, believes Abu Dhabi is a perfect fit for the latest addition to its international water sport calendar. Prucha, the ex-New York Rangers and Phoenix Coyotes forward, was in sparkling form as he won the opening round of this year’s UIM MotoSurf World Cup as the UAE capital welcomed the series into the Middle East for the first time at the weekend. After eclipsing defending World Cup ......read more

    UAE children contest to solve 200 arithmetic sums in 8 minutes

    Emiratis shine at the competition winning several awards The 16th UCMAS National Abacus Mental & Arithmetic Competition 2019 drew more than 30 nationalities across the UAE to test their math skills   Dubai, UAE, April 07, 2019:  Almost 1000 children from across the UAE took up the mighty challenge to test their mental math skills, racing their minds against time to calculate 200 arithmetic sums in a matter of 8 minutes in a highly charged, competitive environment. At the recently held 16th UCMAS National Abacus Mental & Arithmetic Competition 2019, more than 30 ......read more

    Dubai Sports Council uses French Football Federation experts to evaluate academies

     Dubai, UAE, April 07, 2019:  As part of the cooperation agreement between Dubai Sports Council and the French Football Federation (FFF), a team of experts from the FFF were in Dubai to evaluate football academies at Dubai clubs. The FFF team evaluated the academies’ training modules, technical programs and medical units, starting with Al Nasr club on April 1 and then travelling to Hatta club and Al Shabab Al Ahli Dubai before finishing at Al Wasl on April 7. “This program is one of the most important programs organised by Dubai Sports Council under our cooperation ......read more

    From the UAE to China – World Art Dubai Debutants From Near & Far

    World Art Dubai features 150 artists and galleries from over 30 countries, with a number making their Dubai debuts Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 06  April, 2019:   World Art Dubai has underlined its status as a magnet for emerging artists from the UAE and beyond, with dozens of international emerging solo artists debuting work at the fifth annual edition of the region’s leading accessible and affordable art fair. With emerging artists from more than 30 countries descending on the fair, the World Art Dubai line-up represents a fascinating look at up-and-coming ......read more

    H.H. Sheikh Hasher Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum Opens World Art Dubai

    The region’s largest accessible and affordable art fair features more than 3,000 pieces from 30 countries Fair’s fifth season runs at Dubai World Trade Centre until Saturday 6th April Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 04 April, 2019:   His Highness Sheikh Hasher Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, Director General of the Dubai Department of Information formally opened World Art Dubai 2019 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) today, leading a delegation of officials and high-profile members of the local and global art community around the fifth instalment of the region’s ......read more

    HH Sheikh Hamdan Increases Gov Games Prize Money to AED 3 Million After Thrilling First Day

    His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum cheers on teams and adds AED1 million to prize fund to honour 2nd and 3rd place finishers Dubai, UAE - April 4, 2019:   The second annual edition of Gov Games, the Government of Dubai’s high-energy team-building challenge for domestic, regional and international government departments, roared into life today as thousands of spectators joined His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, to cheer on the all-female teams ......read more

    Winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award's Cultural Personality of the Year Announced

    Stetkevych family wins prize at 13th edition of Awards for work in enlightening Western audiences about Arab literature and culture Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 03 April, 2019:   Professors Jaroslav Stetkevych and Suzanne Stetkevych have been named as the winners of the 2019 Cultural Personality of the Year Award at the 13th edition of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award. The husband and wife will receive their award at the prize winners’ ceremony held at Louvre Abu Dhabi Auditorium Plaza on 25 April, which will take place during Abu Dhabi International Book ......read more

    Award winning Soca artist from Trinidad and Tobago breaks a record

    April 03, 2019 - Dubai, UAE   When people speak of big dreams and pushing boundaries, the first one up should be Shurwayne Winchester, a talented artist who is not afraid to go on any adventure musically.   His passion is well represented in his music and his collaborations with various talents.   Shurwayne is back again with another record-breaking duet with the beautiful actress and music artist Sara Khan from India.   This unlikely collaboration was initiated by Sara’s Talent Manager Modupe Omonze who reached out to Lyndon Andrews from LA ......read more

    Fishing Winners Land Big Catch in Abu Dhabi

    Al Marzooqi, Al Mansoori claim top prizes as championship reaches Grand Prix climax at ADIMSC Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2 April, 2019:  Abdul Fattah Al Marzooqi and Tariq Al Mansoori are the outright winners of the Abu Dhabi Fishing Championship which reached its conclusion with more than 170 boats taking to the water for the final Grand Prix event. Hosted by Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club, the three-round competition began last November and ended with Al Marzooqi claiming the overall king fish prize while Al Mansoori was the cobia fish season winner. Both were presented with ......read more

    Mirza Back in Action as Emirati Looks to Capitalise on Stage Win at Tour of Egypt

    Dubai, UAE, April 02, 2019:  UAE National Champion, Yousif Mirza returns to action following a successful ride at the Tour of Egypt where the Emirati picked up an impressive Stage win. Mirza will provide support at the Giro di Sicilia (3-6 April) for General Classification (GC) hopeful Kristijan Durasek. Joining the team will be Jan Polanc, Simone Petilli, Ivo Oliveira, Roberto Ferrari and Juan Sebastian Molano.    The Giro di Sicilia debuts on the UCI calendar in 2019 and provides spectators in Southern Italy a chance to get a taste of road racing ahead of the Giro ......read more

    DP World Unveiled Book to Mark Month of Reading

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 01 April, 2019:   As part of its efforts to support the UAE’s education system DP World, UAE Region unveiled its first book, the “DP World Success Story”, to be used in government and private schools as an introduction to logistics and global trade.  The book was launched by Mohammed Al Muallem, CEO and Managing Director of DP World, UAE Region at a ceremony held at Raffles School International in Dubai.  It includes details of how the global supply chain works and is aimed at students between grades six to ten. ......read more

    21st Emirates Show Jumping Championship 2019 Determines Top Emirati Riders

    Salim Khamis Wins Division 1 category while Al Muhairi comes in first amongst Young Riders, Al Marzooqi tops Juniors’ category and Al Owais ranks top in Children’s division Dubai, UAE, April 01, 2019:  Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club's Salim Khamis Al Suwaidi and his horse 'Espresso' won the 21st Emirates Show Jumping Championship. This competition showcased 15 classes over three days at the Emirates Equestrian Centre in Dubai, under the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF) with Longines as the title sponsor, Official Time ......read more

    Experimental Artwork Al Rabi'a (The Fourth), which explores nature of human sub-consciousness and recollection, to open at Warehouse421

    Created by visual artist Shaikha Al Ketbi, the work will be created whilst visitors are able to engage with and view the space   Abu Dhabi, 1 April 2019:   Warehouse421, Abu Dhabi’s creative hub for regional artists, will be opening an experimental, process-led space for Al Rabi’a, meaning ‘The Fourth’, led by Emirati visual artist, Shaikha Al Ketbi.   Working over the months of April and May, Al Ketbi will be seeking to cover walls with paintings, add furniture pieces and undertake ritualistic performances. While audiences view her ......read more

    Almond Eye in Remarkable Victory to Win DP World Dubai Turf Race

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 31, 2019:  Dubai Turf, the $6 million horse race sponsored by DP World, had a grand ending today at the Meydan Racecourse with Almond Eye ridden by Christophe Lemaire and owned by Silk Racing Co. Ltd. emerging as the winner.  The race is one of the richest in the world and formed an exciting climax to the Dubai World Cup, one of the most anticipated events in the horse racing calendar. Dubai Turf is one of the world’s premier Group 1 grass races and is run on an 1800-meter (1 1/8 mile) track around the turn of the turf ......read more

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