Saturday, May 26, 2018

Cultural Observer

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,...

21st of March is celebrated as Mother’s Day in UAE

Mother's Day is a time to get creative and make something special and unique for your mother or at least to present her with...

Dubai Photography Book Receives International Award

Dubai based photographer, Victor Romero, has received a globally recognised award for the front cover image of Impressions Dubai, one of...

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....

Dubai Museum of the Future First of Its Kind

Plans for a new Museum of the Future were announced last week in Dubai. The project is aimed at supporting  UAE’s mission to be...

What is Audible?

As a web-based audio library, Audible is the best source to download and stream online audio books. To help you discover it for yourself, we...

Dubai Public Library Unveils Educational Summer Activities

The Dubai Public Library (DPL), owned and managed by the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate's dedicated Authority for culture, arts,...

‘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...

Qasr Al Hosn Festival Announces Rich Cultural Programme

Qasr Al Hosn Festival will open next month on the site of Abu Dhabi’s oldest structure dating back to the second half of the...

Summer activities for kids at Dubai International Art Centre

Summer is back and so is the fun at Dubai International Art Centre (DIAC) that’s buzzing with cool creative indoor activities. Read more: Summer Camps Summer...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Khor Dubai presents Emarati heritage at its best

As the cultural destination of Dubai this DSF, Khor Dubai presents a fascinating insight into Emarati culture and heritage. Situated along the Bur Dubai...

Dubai Culture takes the arts experience to the city’s outdoors

Public display of works by UAE national artists to adorn outdoor space Ten large billboard-size art pieces on...

Al Dhafra Festival showcases Emirati traditions

Camel beauty shows, traditional souq and local traditions highlight the annual festival The annual Al Dhafra Festival returns to the Madinat Zayed in Al Gharbia...

Call for entries for 2016 Sheikha Manal’s ‘Young Artist Award’

Competition is open to all UAE residents, aged between 18-30 years The Cultural Office of Her Highness Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum...

Sharjah International Book Fair will display 1.5 million books

This year’s Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) - third largest book fair in the world- will see the participation of 1,420 publishing houses from...

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...

Three 2016 Man Booker Prize shortlisted push out of the comfort...

Do you love the art of literature? Do you crave to discover new authors? If you are searching for extraordinary books to grasp your...

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....

‘Young Artist Award’ competition introduces ‘Architecture’ category

The Cultural Office of Her Highness Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s announceed new updates to the ‘Young Artist Award’ competition in...