Friday, May 25, 2018

Cultural Observer

GLOBAL GUMBO ALL STARS musical to feature oud player Omar Bashir

Chosen by international artist Quincy Jones, Iraqi Oud player Omar Bashir is just one of the artists in the world to participate with Jones...

Bollywood rising stars impress Dubai with easy charm, quick wit at...

Rising stars of Bollywood, Ranveer Singh and Anushka Sharma charmed Dubai with candour, wit and effortless grace, at 8th Dubai International Film Festival

Dubai Public Library launches Summer initiative with over 130 educational activities

The Dubai Public Library, under the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate's dedicated Authority for heritage, culture and the arts, has...

A Free Ramadan Workshop To Promote Cultural Awareness

A recent survey by 999 Magazine reported 72% of individuals polled had very little knowledge, and over 25% have never or hardly tried learning more about...

Sharjah’s Museums

The cultural capital of the UAE No trip to Sharjah is complete without exploring its many fascinating and interactive museums. Whatever the age or...

Sheikh Sultan Al Qassimi promisses even better Sharjah International Book Fair

If we have been successful in the 30th Edition of Sharjah International Book Fair , we promise you to be much better in the coming year!

Galatea Gallery debuts in Dubai

A new art gallery named Galatea (the name comes from ancient Greek myth about Pygmalion's sculpture that came to life) debuts with an exhibition...

‘Israa and Miraj’ Public Holiday Announced

UAE's Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has declared Thursday, 5th of May, an official 'Israa and Miraj' public holiday for the public sector....

Best Books of 2016 So Far

The best books of of 2016, at least so far in the year, now have been revealed by Amazon's editorial team. This is an...

Kenza Art Gallery and Artchowk to host Exhibition ‘Where Spirits Land’

Event to explore connection between spirituality and reality with works from artists Sumaira Isaacs, Shakira Masood and Ziyyad Gulzar Kenza Art Gallery in collaboration with...

“How to Welcome Ramadan?”

Sharjah Museums Departments (SMD) organized a lecture entitled “How to Welcome Ramadan?” at Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization. The lecture was given by Abdullah...

Best Books of 2015 Revealed

Books retailer giant, Amazon, today revealed its selections for the Best Books of 2015. The company's team of editors reads hundreds of thousands of...

When is Father’s Day 2015

When is Father’s Day celebrated in the UK? Why does the apostrophe go there? Here is everything you wanted to know about the most...

Ramadan Etiquette Workshops to Educate Expats

Ramadan is considered to be the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. A month in which Muslims around the world not only fast but...

Suha Arafat to share insights on life and times of Yasser...

Suha Arafat, the wife of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, will share insights on the life and times of the Nobel Peace Prize winner with the screening of The Price of Kings – Yasser Arafat at the eighth Dubai International Film Festival

Dubai International Film Festival hosts last volunteer recruitment day tomorrow

The last of three volunteer recruitment days for the Dubai International Film Festival 2010 will be held tomorrow, November 27, at the Dubai Knowledge...

Dubai International Film Festival wins two Stevie® awards

The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), organised under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President & Prime...

Richest regional library to open doors in Dubai in 2017

Newly announced massive project in Dubai features the largest and what will soon become the richest regional library. The seven-storey, one million square feet Mohammed...

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority strengthens Emirate’s literary scene

The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated authority for culture, heritage and the arts, recently held a dinner event, in...

Classic horror to be brought to DUCTAC by local drama group

Dubai residents will be sinking their teeth into something new this September as local amateur theatre group, Backstage, launches its latest production of Dracula....

Dubai Marine and Heritage Festival Starts on Sunday

The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority has announced the launch of the first edition of Dubai Marine and Heritage Festival which will be held...

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,...

Dubai Mall marks Ramadan with charity initiatives, cultural events

Visitors to the mall donating to Dubai Cares to receive book-shaped brick bearing donor name Mall to open from 10 am to 1 am and...

Pro Art Gallery to Showcase ‘Prints & Multiples’ Artworks by World...

Exhibition to focus on the impulse of printmaking and features work. Pro Art Gallery, the gallery that celebrates innovative art and collectibles, announced that...