Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Cultural Observer

Four Books for Young Library Lovers

When the weather outside is frightful, families head to the library for fun. Four recent books for young readers ranging from toddlers to teenagers,...

New Year Holiday For Government Sector Announced

The official New Year holiday for the UAE's Federal Ministries and their related entities has been announced as 1st January and 31st December, 2018,...

46th UAE National Day Celebration at City Walk, The Beach, The...

Meraas will be hosting a full schedule of events to commemorate the 46th UAE National Day, at a number of its destinations across Dubai....

72% of UAE Residents Plan Extraordinary UAE National Day

In the lead up to their nation’s 46th National Day, UAE residents claim they plan to do something extraordinary to mark the occasion. The research...

UAE National Day Holiday Announced

This year the 46th UAE National Day falls on Saturday. Sunday, December 3, is a national  day holiday for the public sector, but will...

Best Books of 2017

Online retail giant Amazon.com revealed its selections for the Best Books of 2017. David Grann’s nonfiction Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders...

Dubai Culture Launches Culture & Arts Summer Programme

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate's dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage – has announced the launch of its ‘Our...

Sharjah – A World Book Capital 2019, UNESCO

Signalling a ground-breaking achievement for the UAE and the Arab world, Sharjah has been crowned with the prestigious ‘World Book Capital’ title for 2019...

Best Books of 2017 So Far

A selection of the Best Books of 2017 so far was revealed today by Amazon. Arundhati Roy’s novel The Ministry of Utmost Happiness is the top...

Etihad Museum Offers an Exclusive Experience to Visitors

Etihad Museum is offering visitors an exclusive experience that will allow them to discover Union House, which served as the birthplace of the United...

Ramadan Can Boost Productivity and Well-being

Many business leaders believe that Ramadan is associated with a slowing down of operations, fewer hours worked and general loss of effectiveness. Yet research...

Ramadan Working Hours Announced in UAE

The Ramadan working hours in the UAE will be reduced to five, the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources announced. Employees in the public sector...

First Day of Ramadan 2017 Announced

Saudi astronomer Doctor Khalid Al-Zaaq said today that the first day of Ramadan will likely fall on Saturday and end also on a Saturday....

When is Ramadan in 2017

People living and working in the Arab world might be wondering when is Ramadan in 2017. The Internet offers approximate answers as the precise...

‘Reading Box’ Opens in City Walk

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has announced the launch of the second edition...

UAE to celebrate International Day of Happiness

The UAE, along with the entire world, celebrates International Happiness Day on 20th March every year. The UAE has accomplished many achievements in all areas,...

What is Pi Day?

Celebrate Mathematics on March 14th Celebrated in countries that follow the month/day (m/dd) date format, because the digits in the date, March 14 or 3/14,...

Fourth Edition of Dubai Art Season Announced

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and, will mark the fourth edition of Dubai Art Season...

Materialism and Commerce Have ‘taken Christmas hostage’

This year, Pope Francis warned that the holiday season has been taken hostage by the “lights of commerce.” During his annual Christmas Eve mass at...

The Perfect Last Minute Gift – Magazine Digital Subscription

Magazine digital subscriptions and any other type of subscriptions make the perfect Christmas or year end gift, because the receiver gets a little something...

Popular Kindle Books Under $2 Each

During the holiday season, Amazon has marked down a large number of Kindle books under $2 each. You can find ebooks from different genres,...

Books by Donald Trump Now Bestsellers

Firmly on the top of Google News during the past few years, Donald Trump also gained popularity on lists seemingly not related to politics...

Best Books of 2016: The Underground Railroad the #1 Book of...

Amazon announced its selections for the Best Books of 2016, naming Colson Whitehead’s novel The Underground Railroad the Best Book of the Year. The...

Three Best Selling Biography Books in 2016

The curiosity people exhibit towards the lifestyle of celebrities is quite normal as they often search for reflections of themselves in the "rich and...