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Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding launches Cultural Partnerships programme for...

The Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding (SMCCU) is a non‐profit organisation...

Sharjah participates in the 53rd edition of Venice Biennale

Sharjah Museums Department (SMD) is highlighting the rich culture of the emirate of Sharjah with a special focus on various museums at Venice Biennale...

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...

Ramadan Can Boost Productivity and Well-being

Many business leaders believe that Ramadan is associated with a slowing down of operations, fewer hours worked and general loss of effectiveness. Yet research...

Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development (MCYCD) announced a cultural...

Cultural activities by other government departments to come under MCYCD umbrella The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development (MCYCD) has announced a cultural...

France honours DIFF Chairman with ‘Knight of the Order of Arts...

French Government has honoured Abdulhamid Juma, Chairman of the Dubai International Film Festival and the Gulf Film Festival, with the ‘Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters’ award

Dubai Culture New Headquarters in Dubai Design District

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has officially moved into its new headquarters in...

South Asian Ambassadors open ADU’s Desi Cultural Week

As part of the Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) continuing series of cultural weeks, the ADU Desi Club celebrated the ‘Desi Cultural Week’ from 3rd...

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

Emirates and Google to promote reading in Arabic

Emirates Airline and Google are ‘Celebrating Arabic Reading’ all through October in a collaboration to reach millions of smartphone users in the region, and...

Etihad Museum Offers an Exclusive Experience to Visitors

Etihad Museum is offering visitors an exclusive experience that will allow them to discover Union House, which served as the birthplace of the United...

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,...

First Day of Ramadan Announced

The moon sighting committee has announced that tomorrow, Tuesday 9 July 2013, will be the 30th day of the month of Sha'aban. Accordingly, Wednesday...

Dubai Public Library pays tribute to His Highness Sheikh Zayed with...

The Dubai Public Library, owned by the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated Authority for culture, arts, and heritage, marked...

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

Best Books of 2014 (So Far)

From hit biographies and political hot topics to breakthrough novels and trilogies, Amazon Books Editors shared their picks for the best new titles of...

60 Years of Record Breaking – Hardest World Records to Break

Guinness World Records will celebrate its 60th anniversary next year. That is why the next edition of the Guinness World Records book will be...

Ramadan Working Hours Announced in UAE

The Ramadan working hours in the UAE will be reduced to five, the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources announced. Employees in the public sector...