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Gulf Film Festival receives over 1300 submissions from 77 countries

Gulf Film Festival (GFF), the annual event celebrating Gulf cinema, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed Bin...

25 powerful films to be screened at Gulf Film Festival...

An array of short films that capture the multi-faceted identity of the Gulf region forms the ‘Lights’ segment at the third edition of the...

Kalima and UPP team up to bring Arabic Readers the World...

Kalima, a major new translation initiative by the Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH), which funds the translation, publication and distribution of...

Top Events in Dubai This Weekend

The weekend is approaching fast with lots of exciting events and shows planned across Dubai. Whether you are spending your free time with the...

Best Books of 2013

It’s that time of the year when we start seeing in the press and on the net lists of the best and worst things...

UAE declares 2016 as Year of Reading

The year 2016 has been declared the year of reading in the UAE to create a generation of book lovers and consolidate the UAE’s...

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 Empty Quarter Fine Art Photography Gallery presents ‘Still Alive’ by...

•    The Empty Quarter Fine Art Photography Gallery proudly presents ‘Still Alive’ by Scarlett Coten; •    The exhibition opening reception will take place on April...

Dubai March Scene: Art Dubai 2013

During the Art Week this March, Dubai residents and visitors will be able to experience contemporary art, museum shows and gallery and artists’ exhibitions...

SIKKA 2012: Call for submissions for contemporary art fair

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority calls for submissions for SIKKA 2012: An artist-led fair of commissioned work in the cultural nerve-centre of Dubai

Bridget Jones to return this November in a new installment

The third novel about Bridget Jones and her unsuccessful attempts in love life will be released this November, Sonny Mehta, publisher’s Chairman and Editor...

Submission opens for Etisalat Prize for Arabic Children’s Literature

The UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY) has invited entries from Arab and international publishing houses to participate in the ...
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