Al Nabouda: The competition aims to highlight the values of the Founding Father, which are the foundation of our nation and remain instilled in us today
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 March 2018: Dubai Culture & Arts Authority’s (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has launched a ‘Best Book Cover Design’ competition for a book the Authority is going to publish entitled ‘Zayed the Leader’, which is due to be released during the ‘Year of Zayed 2018’. The book captures the life and values of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Founding Father of the UAE and one of the most inspiring, wise and visionary world leaders of all time.
The competition is open to all designers in the UAE to create a unique ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 24, 2018: Searching for ways to keep your kids active and entertained this spring holiday? Then look no further than Aventura Parks. Dubai’s first adventure park is dedicated to giving children and adults the opportunity to experience the great outdoors, zip-lining through the natural Ghaf forest of Mushrif Park and testing mental and physical agility all whilst having fun!
This Spring holiday, Aventura is offering zip-liners buy one, get one half price on general admission to Aventura. Entry to the park entitles you to three hours of uninterrupted fun, with a series of zip-line circuits designed for different ages, starting from six years of age. So, whilst the weather is cool and the kids have energy to burn, grab the whole family and experience the ultimate thrill at Aventura.
This ......read more
Come and see Elsa, Moana and Simba on the Helipad Cinema
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 March 2018: After proving a huge success to date, Dubai’s first ever Cinema on a Helipad at Dubai Festival City will be screening some of the best Disney films each weekend until 14th April.
Following the comedy film ‘All Nighter’ screened on 22 and 23 March, the unique Camry Helipad Cinema situated on the iconic Festival Bay will screen The Lion King (29-30 March), Frozen (5-7 April), and Moana (12-14 April) for all the family to enjoy.
Shoppers need to simply provide any receipt of purchase from the Mall to get their ticket to the cinema experience.
As part of Dubai Festival City Mall’s redevelopment, the once operational helipad has ......read more
Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, 22 March 2018: Saif Al Ameri not only finished in second and first place in the two races of Round 6 of last weekend’s TRD 86 Cup, but his total points tally means he has won the championship outright.
As the drivers lined up for the final time in the 2017-18 season – the fourth in its history – Saif Al Ameri bravely fought off the challenge from Mohammed Abdul Ghaffar Hussain, but was just pipped to the post in Race 1, making do with second place 10.2 seconds behind his rival, with Jeremy Loisel taking third spot.
His fellow competitors did their best to catch Al Ameri in Race 2, but the Emirati driver proved too fast, and crossed the line in first place two-tenths of a second ahead of Mohammed Abdul Ghaffar Hussain, with Ahmed Al Moosa slotting into a comfortable third ......read more
The new edition of ArtMap provides full information on Dubai Art Season 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 March 2018: Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has launched the 27th edition of ArtMap, which celebrates the Authority’s 10th anniversary. ArtMap is published bi-annually in collaboration with ArtintheCity and provides a comprehensive artistic and cultural guide to major events and exhibitions taking place across the UAE.
The latest edition of ArtMap includes dedicated sections for both ‘Curator in Focus’ and ‘Artists in Focus’, featuring local talents including conceptual artist and designer Zeinab Alhashemi, and painter and photographer Alia Lootah. The guide also provides information about ......read more
Five international artists reveal new artworks this week, created at in5 as part of Art Dubai’s first residency programme
Dubai-UAE: 21 March, 2018 – Throughout March, and in support of propelling the UAE onto the international stage as a leading hub for the arts, in5, an enabling platform for entrepreneurs and start-ups launched by TECOM Group, which seeks to nurture ideas and businesses to their next phase of growth, has opened its doors to five international artists in collaboration with Art Dubai 2018.
Held under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai, Art Dubai today returns for its 12th edition showcasing contemporary and modern art from a record 104 galleries from 48 countries. A fresh highlight of the ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 21 March 2018 – In the final week of the Dubai group stages of duFC’s official UAE Schools & Streets Cups, teams battled it out in their final efforts to top their groups and get one step closer to the du Football Champions Finals.
In the nation’s only international scouting tournament, LaLiga scouts were also on the lookout for the top footballers who will go through a series of trials for the chance to be invited to join the du LaLiga High Performance Centre.
Speaking about the outpour of interest from youth in Dubai, Abdulwahed Juma, Executive Vice President of Brand and Corporate Communications, du, said, “It is great to see so many young footballers in Dubai pursuing their football aspirations through this platform. Youth development is high on our agenda and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 March 2018: Al-Futtaim Toyota, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, sees around 50% increase in the number of participants in the 4th UAE edition of the 12th global Toyota Dream Car Art Contest.
Over 2,000 children aged 5 to 15 from 45 UAE schools have participated in Toyota’s global initiative, designed to encourage design of future responsible cars, aiming at making the world a better place, through a platform for creative expressions by young artists.
30 finalists will be invited by Al-Futtaim Toyota to the local award ceremony and exhibition in May, where 9 local Gold, Silver and Bronze category winners across three age groups will be announced. The 9 winners’ artwork will be submitted to the global competition held in Japan in the summer, to compete against other ......read more
Mariam Al Zaabi finishes in first place in her division of 1,500 meter race at New York University Abu Dhabi
York University Abu Dhabi
20 March 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE long-distance runner Mariam Al Zaabi brought the crowd to their feet with a heart-warming and gold medal-winning effort in the 1,500-meter race at New York University Abu Dhabi.
Day two of the Special Olympics IX MENA Games Abu Dhabi 2018 got off to a fantastic start at the NYUAD campus on Saadiyat Island with the Emirati long-distance athlete sealing first place in her race.
The 1,500-meter runner paced her way around the track to take the gold, waving her arms to the cheering crowd and soaking up the applause.
Speaking after her run, Mariam said: “I am very happy and not even tired. I was so excited with the crowd cheering me on from the ......read more
Competition organised in collaboration with Dubai Design & Fashion Council
Dubai-UAE: 20 March, 2018 – Home Centre, the region’s leading home retailer, is set to launch a design competition in collaboration with the Dubai Design & Fashion Council (DDFC) for young and emerging talent in the region.
With the aim of promoting art and design, the contest will focus on themes reflecting UAE culture, resonating with the people and heritage of the GCC region.
The best print designs will feature on select Home Centre products and be displayed in the retailer’s flagship store at Mall of the Emirates in Dubai. Furthermore, the winner will benefit from a three-month long internship at the retailer’s head office that involves participating in product development and gaining the ......read more
Athlete’s mother, Umm Saleh, says Special Olympics has helped to boost her son’s self-confidence around others as well as his enthusiasm for sport
20 March 2018, Abu Dhabi: Umm Saleh fills with pride each time her son rolls a bowling ball to record another game-winning strike. Saleh Al Marri dominates the lanes wherever he plays. The 24-year-old Emirati is a bowling sensation with a remarkable record of victories and an impressive tally of strikes.
But what is even more impressive is the change he has undergone since he found his love of the sport and began competing on the world stage at the Special Olympics, says Umm Saleh.
“The Special Olympics has affected various aspects of Saleh’s life and he has become more enthusiastic and self-confident.
"Because the championship is taking place ......read more
The ‘Saudi House’ promotes cultural cooperation and collaboration between the UAE and the KSA in line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 March 2018: SIKKA Art Fair 2018, a flagship event of Dubai Art Season and the first annual initiative of its kind focused on supporting and showcasing Saudi, Emirati, and GCC based artists, features the ‘Saudi House’ by Culture-Focused Tamashee during its eighth edition. SIKKA Art Fair is held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman of Dubai Culture, and runs from 17th to 26th March 2018 at Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood.
In a direct translation of the directives issued by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al ......read more
Formula one champion Lewis Hamilton races to ceremony to deliver trophy
Ceremony hosted by Trevor Noah and included a musical performance by Jennifer Hudson
Dubai, UAE; 19 March 2018: Andria Zafirakou, an art and textiles teacher from Alperton Community School, Brent, London, has been named as the winner of the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2018, awarded under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai.
The glittering award ceremony was hosted by comedian and actor Trevor Noah and included a special musical performance by Oscar-winning actress and Grammy award winning singer Jennifer Hudson. Over 4,000 children gathered to announce this year’s winner ......read more
Top shooters touted as future Olympians
2500 contestants competed for 4 days
Dubai, 18th March 2018: An Emirati woman grabbed first place at the 18th Fazza Open Championship for Shooting (Saktoun Rifle) after seeing tough competition from veteran rifle shooters in the region and overcoming windy condition on Saturday at the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Shooting Range in Ruwayyah, Dubai.
The competition, organized and supervised by the Hamdan bin Mohammed Heritage Centre (HHC) for locals, residents and GCC nationals, was held for four consecutive days and saw the participation of around 2,500 contestants vying for big prizes, including 4X4 cars and huge cash incentives, plus the privilege of bringing honour to their respective countries.
Maj. Gen. Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Chairman of the Planning ......read more
Dubai, March 18, 2018: Curtin University Dubai has announced the winners of their inaugural Curtin Urban Arts Festival, a creative event with workshops, masterclasses, and competitions that challenged the artistic abilities of students in the UAE. Winners were selected from more than 300 entries from leading schools and colleges across the UAE.
In the Photography Competition, Donell Gumiran was declared winner in the General Category and emerged as Curtin Dubai’s Photographer of the Year. Sumiksha Chakraborty from St Mary’s Catholic High School won the School Category Photography Competition. In the University Category, Kate Roska from Curtin University Dubai won first place. Al Diyafah High School students Akshita Bhatia, Alesha Saldhana, Diya Sanjeev, Roshni Kukreja won the graffiti competition that let ......read more
In celebration of the UAE’s Year of Zayed 2018, the eighth edition of SIKKA Art Fair upholds the values of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
The Saudi House, a SIKKA Art Fair 2018 highlight, will promote cultural cooperation and collaboration between the UAE and the KSA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 March 2018: Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman of Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has today inaugurated the eighth edition of SIKKA Art Fair, which will run from 17th to 26th March 2018 at Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood as a flagship event of Dubai Art Season 2018, strengthening the culture, heritage, arts and literature sectors with a rich series of new ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2018: UAE Team Emirates has announced a super-seven line up for Friday’s Milan-San Remo race, with Abu Dhabi Tour stage winner and reigning European Champion, Alexander Kristoff leading the team as they look to secure their first race win of the 2018 UCI World Tour season.
Kristoff, who is aiming to add to his 2014 Milan-San Remo victory, will be supported by an experienced team including; Diego Ulissi, Marco Marcato and Ben Swift, the latter of whom has finished on the podium twice in this race – 3rd in 2014 and 2nd in 2016. Joining them will be the promising young trio of Oliviero Troia, Simone Consonni and Sven Erik Bystrøm. The riders will be guided along the 300km route by Sports Director Mario Scirea and his ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 15, 2018: Etihad Airways and the UAE Special Olympics team last night welcomed the Kuwait Special Olympics team and supporters at Abu Dhabi Airport. Etihad had provided the Kuwait team with flights as a symbol of support to the UAE’s sister country.
The Kuwaiti delegation of 84 visitors includes 54 athletes representing seven sporting disciplines.
In addition to athletes, the airline flew Kuwait’s equipment, coaches, dignitaries and the media for the occasion.
Etihad is supported by Hala Abu Dhabi, who are providing tours & excursions to visitors attending the event
Key facts about the Special Olympics:
The Special Olympics IX MENA Games 2018 take place in Abu Dhabi between 14 and 22 March 2018.
More than 1,000 athletes from 33 countries will be competing in ......read more
Dubai, UAE; March 15, 2018: 2XL, a home-grown luxury furnishings brand, has launched Caspar, a grey coloured sophisticated living room collection which conforms to a variety of interiors. It can easily blend in with warm wall colours for a laid-back look or one can spruce it up with pops of colour for a stylish upgrade. Caspar comes as a set of four-seater and two single-seater sofas.
Made of soft fabric, Caspar is perfect for one to relax after a busy day. The rims of the seater and its legs are in a matching light wooden colour, making it easy to pair with any colour of coffee tables available in the 2XL store.
According to Amit Yadav, Marketing Manager, 2XL, “Grey is a very versatile colour, opening up many possibilities of mix and match to create a breath-taking effect. The arms and legs of Caspar ......read more
Celebrating athletes of determination, from 14 to 22 March
15, March 2018 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Twenty-three students from the Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA), the UAE’s leading international relations and diplomatic institution, will volunteer at the Special Olympics IX MENA Games Abu Dhabi.
The upcoming event, set to take place from 14 to 22 March 2018, marks the debut edition of the Special Olympics in the Middle East.
His Excellency Mohamad Abdulla Al Junaibi, Chairman of the Higher Committee for Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, said: “We are grateful to the students of Emirates Diplomatic Academy for their support for the Special Olympics.
Special Olympics volunteers will play a major role in the success of one of the world’s biggest and most ......read more
Exclusive opportunity for Cadillac car buyers to win one of EIGHT luxury packages to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals
The ‘Daring Greatly Gets You to the World Cup’ initiative is running from March alongside other offers
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2018: With the 2018 FIFA World Cup fast approaching, Cadillac Alghanim is giving its customers the chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the finals of the tournament in Russia, offering a five-star experience that matches the luxury standards of a premium brand such as Cadillac.
From the 1st of March, customers will have the opportunity to win either one of three all-inclusive five-star trips to attend the FIFA World Cup Final in Moscow or one of five all-inclusive five-star trips to attend one of the semi-final games, with every purchase of a new Cadillac ......read more
Fourth annual Data Science Bowl Calls on Global Data Science Community to Confront Deadly Diseases through Artificial Intelligence
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2018: Somewhere, buried in one of tens of millions of cell samples, could lie the next great breakthrough in disease prevention or cure. But, one of the great barriers to finding it could be the need for human eyes to evaluate a corresponding mountain of cell images, one by one. In an era when terabytes of data can be analyzed in just a few days, the opportunity to enhance automation of biomedical analysis could help researchers achieve breakthroughs faster in the treatment of almost every disease—from cancer, diabetes and rare disorders to the common cold.
To spur this automation, Booz Allen Hamilton and Kaggle launched the 2018 Data Science ......read more
Przygonski Battles to Dubai International Baja Victory as Emirati Rider Al Balooshi Claims First World Cup Bikes Win
Dubai, UAE, 11 March, 2018: Polish driver Jakub Przygonski battled his way to victory in the Dubai International Baja powered by Nissan and AW Rostamani today as top UAE rider Mohammed Al Balooshi claimed his first World Cup bikes triumph to climax two days of classic cross country rallying.
Partnered by Belgian co-driver Tom Colsoul in a Mini John Cooper, overnight leader Przygonski completed the second leg’s 174 km Nissan special stage to secure the cars title with a winning margin of 4mins 8 secs from Russians Vladimir Vasilyev and Konstantin Zhiltsov in another Mini.
Saudi Arabia’s Yasir Hamed Seaidan with Russian co-driver Aleksei Kuzmich finished third another 1 min 32 ......read more
New art collection to be showcased at Le Patio
Dubai, UAE, March 11, 2018: The St. Regis Dubai, in collaboration with Sulty Events and Entertainment and Alina Hannah, Client Advisory Middle East for Christie’s, will open the sixth installation of the “Perspective: Art Exhibition” featuring a solo exhibition by Russian artist, Alexey Firsov in the surrounding area of ‘Le Patio”, second floor St Regis Hotel Dubai. The exhibition runs from 12th March 2018 until 12th May, 2018.
Alexey Firsov pioneered his own artistic style called Lavism, and he says it’s derived from explosive brush strokes, passionate colours, and bold thick texture. Firsov’s Lavism is inspired by ancient Russian art that can be seen in the 14th century Russian Orthodox Church of the Assumption on Volotovo ......read more
DUBAI, 10th March 2018: Matar Ali Ahmed Rashed Al Habsi hailing from Ras Al Khaimah was crowned as the Youlah champion at a gala ceremony during the 13th and final episode of the 18th edition of the AED 1 million Fazza Championship for Youlah and 13th edition of Al Meydan Program at Al Meydan Fort of Global Village on Friday 9th March.
The packed arena went delirious with excitement when it was announced that the 22-year-old policeman was the popular winner having received more votes from the public than Hamdan bin Musleh Al Ahbabi who earned second place and was the first to congratulate the new champion.
It brought the curtain down on weeks of brilliant entertainment by the 16 Yuweel finalists who showcased the unique Emirati culture of Youlah which was telecast live on Sama Dubai television channel every ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018: LAURIE SEGALL, CNN SENIOR TECHNOLOGY CORRESPONDENT: I want to start with just a basic question, Mark. What happened? What went wrong?
MARK ZUCKERERG, FACEBOOK CEO: So this was a major breach of trust, and I’m really sorry that this happened. You know, we have a basic responsibility to protect people's data. And if we can't do that, then we don't deserve to have the opportunity to serve people.
So, our responsibility now is to make sure that this doesn't happen ......read more
UAE - March 21, 2018: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, Honorary Chairman of the University Leadership Consortium and BUNYAN Initiative for the Capacity-Building of the Youth, the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development successfully signed a strategic agreement with the University Leadership Consortium (ULC), a capacity-building and entrepreneurship hub, today at the Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Palace in Abu Dhabi.
The agreement is aimed at reinforcing efforts by both parties in the areas of academic education, capacity ......read more
All Black belts made weight ahead of their final appearance in season three
The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam® in London will begin tomorrow Saturday 10th March at 11am
Dubai, UAE, March 10, 2018: The UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation®, the official authority for the sport of Jiu-Jitsu in the United Arab Emirates, conducted the official Weigh-ins today at the Copper Box Arena, London, ahead of the final leg of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam® Jiu-Jitsu World Tour season three.
Black belt world champions; Mayssa Caldas, Amanda Nogueira, Larissa Paes, Charlotte Von Baumgarten, ......read more
Another Triumphant Year for the Chevron Readers’ Cup Concludes
Dubai, 10 March 2018: Winners of the UAE’s annual book battle, the Chevron Readers’ Cup, were declared at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature today. The reading quiz concluded its most successful year since its inception with almost 3000 students from schools across the GCC participating.
67 teams competed in the finals, which were held in Arabic and English in two age groups – Primary and Secondary. Teams answered questions from a list of books by Festival authors and the ......read more
Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding hosts for SIKKA Art Fair 2018
Dubai, UAE, March 08, 2018: If you are heading to the SIKKA Art Fair this year and want a taste of genuine Emirati culture in the historical neighbourhood of Al Fahidi, be sure to visit SMCCU. The centre is hosting various activities and an exhibition from 17th - 26th March. Details and timings as follows:
The sikka/alleyway of House 47 will be transformed into an Emirati vintage coffee shop taking guests back in time with traditional coffee and tea and old-style board ......read more
DUBAI, 8th March 2018: The Fazza Championship for Shooting - Saktoun Rifle which is open to locals, residents and GCC nationals will kick-off with training beginning on Sunday 11th March from 8am to 4pm at the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Shooting Range in Ruwayyah, Dubai.
Shooters will continue training for three consecutive days in preparation for the Fazza Championship for Shooting - Saktoun Rifle (Open) for both men and women which will be held from March 14th to 17th, while the Fazza Open Championship for Shooting - Saktoun Rifle (Locals) will be held on Sunday March 18th at the ......read more
Dubai, 8 March 2018: The annual Emirates Airline Festival of Literature poetry performance competition concluded today following an intense final round of the Emirates NBD Poetry for All competition. Winners were crowned by Festival 2018 poets Khalid AlBudoor, Nujoom Nasser Alghanem, Afra Atiq and Harry Baker.
An unprecedented number of performers entered the competition this year, with 700 students competing in the semi-finals before the top performers in each age group progressed to the finals at the Festival. Participants were evaluated on their ......read more
JOHNSON’S® Baby tent at JBR to showcase new HEAD-TO-TOE® range on 8th and 9th March, 2018
Dubai, UAE, 8 March, 2018: JOHNSON’S® Baby, today officially launched its first semi-therapeutic product line, JOHNSON’S® Baby HEAD-TO-TOE®, at Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) over a panel discussion, which brought together brand representatives, an independent doctor, media and influential mothers from the local community. The JOHNSON’S® Baby tent at JBR will welcome visitors for two days, over 8th and 9th March.
Sana Naweel, Shopper ......read more
March 8, 2018, Dubai, UAE:- Emirates Post organized a variety of sports activities for its employees as part of UAE National Sports Day aimed at emphasizing the importance of leading an active and healthy lifestyle. The various activities witnessed employees participate in running and stair-climbing competitions, as well as table tennis, mini-basketball and football tournaments. Departments challenged each other at a tug of war as well as mind sports such as chess and puzzle-solving in active and lively sports environments across its branches throughout the Emirates.
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In a live concert on the evening of 9 March
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6/3/2018: The Kuwait Business Council in Dubai and the Northern Emirates (KuwaitBC) revealed the hosting of the young Kuwaiti artist " Daffy " and his famous band in #CelebrateKuwait. The concert comes as part of the first event of the Kuwaiti youth talents in Dubai, to be held in cooperation with Emaar Properties, The "Slider Station” a leading Kuwaiti restaurant chain in the GCC. The concert will be held as part of Rise - Dubai Creek Harbor activities held at 8:00 pm on the evening of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 06, 2018: UAE Team Emirates will head to their second Italian race of the season, Tirreno-Adricatico, with two riders vying for the overall General Classification (GC).
The side will be led by Italian duo Fabio Aru and Diego Ulissi, the latter finishing in the top 10 of the recent Abu Dhabi Tour. Joining the riders will be team-mates; Jan Polanc, Filippo Ganna, Marco Marcato, Valerio Conti and Simone Consonni, with Sports Directors Mario Scirea, Marco Marzano and Paolo Tiralongo guiding the team through the seven stages.
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Balooshi pursues victory in Dubai International Baja as team-mate Jaffar chases podium place in bid to inspire new wave of young Arab riders
Dubai, UAE, 5 March, 2018: Top Emirati rider Mohammed Al Balooshi has set his sights firmly on a World Cup breakthrough next weekend as he looks to lead his team of Arab challengers to collective success in the Dubai International Baja powered by Nissan and AW Rostamani.
The multiple Arab motocross champion finished third in the event last year, but is relishing the chance to justify his No.1 seeding in the opening round of the 2018 FIM ......read more
Dubai – 05 March 2018: The Service Innovation Department of Dubai Customs (DC) honoured the winners of Innovator Award, an innovation-centred internal competition among DC employees and business units. The winners were congratulated and recognized by Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, DC Director, in presence of executive directors, heads of departments and a number of staff.
The event was held in line with the UAE Innovation Month and as part of Dubai Customs continuous effort to innovate its services and promote the culture of innovation.
This “Innovator” ......read more
Worked ceaselessly for 70 days to complete the 11ft x 5.5ft painting, representing the unique vision of the founding father of the nation
March 4, 2018; Dubai, UAE: Converting the founding father of the UAE’s vision and mission into a visual delight, UAE-based artist Akbar Saheb creates a work of art that pays apt tribute to HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan and his deep-rooted influence on today’s UAE. The 11ft x 5.5ft acrylic painting was completed within a span of just 70 days, the artist working ceaselessly to give it the last finishing strokes at the dawn of ......read more
Winners of Annual Emirates Airline Festival of Literature Writing Competition Announced
Dubai, UAE, 4 March 2018: Five aspiring writers from the GCC were recognised at the annual Montegrappa Writing Prize award ceremony, held by the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. The Prize is considered one of the most successful writing competitions in the region, with eight past winners and runners-up already becoming internationally published writers.
Winners received their awards from top UK literary agent at Luigi Bonomi Associates (LBA), Luigi ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: SP Jain School of Global Management has bagged the 1st Place of the recently concluded 17th Crossfire Inter-University Debating Competition organized by Skyline University College on February 28, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. A total of 12 teams consisting of 24 speakers from 8 universities in the UAE has participated in the competition.
The esteemed panel of judges of the event were: Mr. Sushil Maratha, General Manager at Maax Solutions FZ LLC and Toast Master; Mr. Mandar Agshikar, General Manager At Ajhinkkya FZE and Toast Master; and Mr. Ahmad ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: The 19th Skyline Cup Cricket Tournament and 5th Skyline Inter-University Sports Festival 2018 organized by Skyline University College Sports Department headed by Mr. Sanjay Benjamin have concluded with new set of champions in five sports categories: cricket, football, basketball, table tennis, and throw ball. Skyline housed a total of 16 universities in this year’s tournaments with a collective number of more than 600 participants from February 11-22, 2018.
This year, SUC Football Team has won the football category against City University College ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 4, March, 2018 – Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) is set to participate in the 15th edition of the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference & Exhibition (DIHAD 2018), marking its fourth consecutive outing at the pioneering humanitarian and development event in the MENA region.
Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the event will run from March 5 to 7 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition ......read more
March 4, 2018 – DUBAI, UAE: Roberto Bautista Agut defeated second seeded Lucas Pouille 6-3 6-4 on Saturday to win the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. He is the fourth Spaniard to win the tournament after Alex Corretja, Juan Carlos Ferrero and Rafael Nadal.
The number three seed was rarely threatened in the one hour 21 minute tournament finale, earning his first break of serve to lead 3-1 when his opponent double-faulted on Bautista Agut's fourth break point. Pouille held a break point in the next game but Bautista Agut held off the challenge and went on to hold ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 03, 2018: UAE Team Emirates will be aiming for stage wins and the overall General Classification (GC) when they take on the iconic Paris - Nice race this week (Sunday 4 – Sunday 11 March). The team has announced one of its strongest line ups of the season and includes former World Champion and Abu Dhabi Tour 2017 winner Rui Costa, Tour de France stage winner Dan Martin and Abu Dhabi Tour 2018 stage winner, Alexander Kristoff.
The riders will be supported by seasoned pros Rory Sutherland and Ben Swift, with the young duo of Sven Erik Bystrøm and ......read more
March 3, 2018 – DUBAI, UAE: Second seed Lucas Pouille and third seeded Roberto Bautista Agut will face each other in the final of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Saturday.
Pouille was stretched to the limit before overcoming an opponent he also had a fierce battle with in the Marseille quarter-finals last week, needing two hours 19 minutes to beat seventh seed Filip Krajinovic 6-3 6-7 (4) 7-6 (5). Bautista Agut ended the brave run of unseeded wild card Malek Jaziri, winning 6-3 6-4.
Jaziri's performances have lit up Centre Court this week, and although he ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 03, 2018: UAE Team Emirates has announced a solid line-up of riders that will tackle the first Italian race of the 2018 season – Strade Bianche (Saturday 3 March). The race, held in the beautiful Tuscany hills in Central Italy, will feature UAE Team Emirates’ riders; Valerio Conti, Manuele Mori, Marco Marcato, Przemyslaw Niemiec, Jan Polanc, Aleksandr Riabushenko and Diego Ulissi, who recently competed in the Abu Dhabi Tour, securing a top 10 finish in the General Classification (GC). Guiding the riders will be Sports Director Daniele Righi, assisted by his ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 01, 2018: Tournament third seed Roberto Bautista Agut and wild card Marcos Baghdatis had a quick history lesson earlier in the week when they visited the Dubai International Financial Centre Gate and viewed the impressive images of the Founding Father of the UAE, the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Alya Al Zarouni, Executive Vice President - Operations of the Dubai International Financial Centre Authority, said “The Gate represents Dubai ......read more
More than 7,400 people downloaded the Dubai Cares Scavenger Hunt application on their smartphones
106 participants rewarded with exciting prizes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 28, 2018: Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, announced today the winners of the ‘“Dubai Cares Scavenger Hunt’, a three3-week initiative which ran between 8th and 29th January in partnership with Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2018: It was a case of Vorsprung durch technik meets Vorsprung durch tennis today as Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber surveyed the Audi sport models TTRS, RS3, RS 5 and SQ5 on display in the Tennis Village at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
And in a test of his skill Kohlschreiber accepted the challenge of hitting tennis balls into the boots of each of the cars.
Kohlschreiber said “Well it was a fun thing, I was allowed to shoot at the great Audis behind me, trying to get the balls into the boot, it was fun but ......read more