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The Origin of Halloween

The origin of Halloween is most probably not known to many people. Until a few years back, October 31 actually marked the observation of...

Dubai Festival for Youth Theatre honours finest Emirati talent at...

The best of youth theatre talent in the UAE was honoured at the closing ceremony of the fourth edition of the Dubai Festival for...

Exciting Events in Dubai This Weekend

The weekend is almost here and if you haven’t planned anything special, don’t worry, there’s still much to do in Dubai. Do you know...

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...

10 Best Books for Christmas Gift in 2015

The best books for Christmas gift are usually the most popular new releases during the season. You know, these books that everyone is really...

Close the Season with Shows This Weekend in Dubai

Temperatures in Dubai are rising and people are preparing for Ramadan start next week. While the night clubs are closing doors one by one,...

‘Sing like a star with AR Rahman’ contest

The exceptional contest titled: “Sing like a star with AR Rahman,” to be held on December 9, 2011.

Vogel’s shorts, Bulgarian selection and Oscar winning ‘Logorama’ take centrestage at...

The third edition of the Gulf Film Festival, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman...

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,...

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...

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...

Sharjah Museums Department celebrates International Museum Day with seminars and tours

1. Celebrations include seminars, family workshops and museum tours 2. Theme for the year  is ‘Museums and Tourism’ Sharjah Museums Department (SMD) is organizing a host...

Eid al-Adha on the sunset of 7th of December

In the Muslim calander, a holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day, so observing Muslims will celebrate Eid al-Adha on the sunset...

Dubai International Film Festival’s Muhr Arab Shorts competition shortlists 15 compelling,...

Fifteen short films from the Arab world on subjects ranging from rebellion to abortion have been shortlisted for the Muhr Arab Shorts competition at...

Groundbreaking Initiative for children at Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization

Enthusiastic Museum Guides at the Islamic Museum of Civilization have devised a pioneering workshop for 15 children and young adults which were launched this July

Dubai Culture hosts over 70 youngsters at fine arts workshops

The inaugural series of fine arts workshops organised by the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated Authority for culture, arts,...

The Oscar Nominations 2016 Are Out

The 88th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will...

Flagship sponsors renew support to seventh edition of DIFF

The four flagship sponsors of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) have renewed their support for the seventh edition of the leading film festival...