Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Cultural Observer

‘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...

Dubai Opera grand inauguration later this year; Emaar has invested AED...

Emaar Properties has placed Dubai center stage in the fast-growing global arts industry with the pre-opening of its premier cultural destination, the multi-format Dubai...

Gearing up for a long Eid Al Adha holiday

With a few weeks left until Eid Al Adha, most of us already plan short breaks and foreign travels for the middle of September. Let's...

Our Summer is Filled with Culture & Arts Programme Kicks Off

Dubai Public Library Launches Eighth Edition of ‘Our Summer is Filled with Culture & Arts’ Programme · 11 day children’s programme to provide a variety...

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...

First Day of Eid Al Fitr Forecast

The beginning of Eid Al Fitr this year will most likely fall just a couple of days before the weekend in July, giving workers...

First Day of Ramadan Announced

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Ramadan Trends: Generosity, Shorter Working Days and Less Spending

One of the latest Ramadan trends according to consumer behaviour insights observed in the past few years, is that less people are spending more...

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...

‘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....

When is Ramadan in 2016

Ramadan in 2016 will start on Monday, the 6th of June and will continue for 30 days until Tuesday, the 5th of July. Note that in...

Dubai Museum of the Future Foundation launches ‘Mostaqbal Portal’

The launch of ‘Mostaqbal Portal’ is an innovative initiative of Dubai Museum of the Future Foundation to cover the latest findings of the technology...

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...

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...

Art Dubai 2016 opens

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai inaugurated the tenth edition of Art Dubai 2016, officially opening...

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...

Fun activities for all ages at Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

Emirates will be once again actively engaging the visitors of this year’s Emirates Airline Festival of Literature with imaginative on-ground experiences that merge family...

Celebrate 8th of March: International Women’s Day

International Women's Day, 8 March, is a globally celebrated day marking the economic, political and social achievements of women in the past, present and...

World Book Capital City 2016 Elected

Based on the positive experience of World Book and Copyright Day, launched in 1996, UNESCO initiated the concept of World Book Capital City and...

Art Dubai announces programme for The Global Art Forum

Art Dubai announced today the full March 2016 programme and list of contributors for the tenth edition of the Global Art Forum – the...

Dubai Photo Exhibition to take place in March

The Dubai Photo Exhibition is set to take place from March 16th to 19th. The event will present a diverse and exciting range of...

Next Harry Potter book will be published this summer

Considered as the eight installment of Harry Potter, the script of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, parts I and II, will be published...

Take a glimpse of Dubai’s Museum of the Future during the...

The Museum of the Future was inaugurated at the Madinat Jumeirah yesterday as part of the World Government Summit 2016. The Museum focuses on...

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...