ALULA UNVIELS NEW EXPERIENCES AND OPENS BOOKINGS

ALULA UNVIELS NEW EXPERIENCES AND OPENS BOOKINGS

AlUla heritage sites open for bookings New experiences announced for winter months AlUla Old Town opening in December Adventure Canyon experiences unveiled Old Girls School Artist Workshops AlUla, the historical crossroad of ancient civilisations, has officially reopened for visitors this weekend and The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) has unveiled the full suite of experiences that are being phased in over the coming months. Heritage sites, Hegra, Jabal Ikmah and Dadan are the first to reopen for bookings. The Hegra experience includes full immersion into the Nabataean ways of life…

Sharjah Children learnt the art of participative consultation

أعضاء “شورى أطفال الشارقة” يؤكدون أهمية المجلس

6th Sharjah Children Parliament members learnt the art of participative consultation to solve community issues Sixty members of the Sharjah Children Parliament (SCP), an affiliate of Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Leaders and Innovators’ Sharjah Children, discussed the impact of their participation across the two-year journey of the parliament’s 16th cycle, at a ceremony to announce its conclusion held virtually yesterday (Wednesday). The members, aged 8-11 years, spoke about their exposure to several community issues, particularly those relating to children, and their experience in interacting with leaders and government officials…

SIBF sets strict health and safety protocols for attending publishers, professionals and visitors  

SIBF sets strict health and safety protocols

Walk-through thermal scanners and sanitisation gates at all entry points, free protective supplies for visitors & daily disinfection of Sharjah Expo    The Sharjah International Book Fair has announced a series of internationally recognised Coronavirus (Covid-19) preventive measures, which will be implemented throughout the 39th edition, taking place from November 4 – 14, under the theme ‘The World Reads from Sharjah’. The health and safety protocols to be followed by all parties coming into Expo Centre Sharjah during the 11-day book fair, are in line with the UAE government’s precautionary…

10th SIBF Publishers Conference kicks off tomorrow (Sunday)

الدورة الـ10 من مؤتمر الناشرين تنطلق غداً (الأحد)

Three-day global event organised by the Sharjah Book Authority will convene more than 317 publishing professionals and 33 speakers in the lead up to the 39th Sharjah International Book Fair Sharjah will be the cynosure of all eyes in the global publishing industry tomorrow (Sunday, November 01) as the 10th Publishers Conference is inaugurated at the Expo Centre Sharjah. The 3-day event organised by the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) opens ahead of the official opening of the 39th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) on November 4. More than 317 publishing…

Radisson Hotel Group remains committed and prudently optimistic as it looks towards the future

Radisson Hotel Group remains committed and prudently

Globally, the hospitality sector has faced challenging times due to COVID-19 which has resulted in reduced travel demand and booking cancellations. Moving forward, there will continue to be changes to the hospitality and travel sectors as consumers adapt and review their travel plans. Hospitality industry leaders and experts from across the globe came together virtually for the 2020 Future of Hospitality Summit  to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the global travel and tourism industry. The immersive virtual hybrid summit which took place over two days, was organized by the…

Cross-cultural dialogues in over 30 languages key highlight at SIBF 2020

ثقافات العالم تتحاور بأكثر من 30 لغة في معرض الشارقة الدولي للكتاب

39th Sharjah International Book Fair to host 1,024 publishers from 73 nations bringing in 80,000 new titles Interlinguistic and intercultural exchange of literature and ideas will be a key highlight of the 39th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair to be held from November 4 – 14. In a celebration of literary and cultural diversity, 73 nations represented by 1,024 publishers will be leading cross-cultural dialogues at SIBF 2020 being held under the theme, ‘The World Reads from Sharjah’. Organised by the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), SIBF 2020 which…

OMEGA Dubai Moonlight Classic 2020 Time to shine a light on women’s golf as the tournament returns for a second time

OMEGA Dubai Moonlight Classic 2020

This year’s OMEGA Dubai Moonlight Classic is set to begin on November 4th, welcoming many of the best players from the Ladies European Tour. This pioneering competition was held for the first time in 2019, and is renowned for being the world’s first professional day-night golf tournament. This year, the three-day and 54-hole event will be played under LED floodlights at the iconic Faldo Course at Emirates Golf Club against the iconic Dubai skyline, with 56 players competing for victory.  The OMEGA Dubai Moonlight Classic is the flagship tournament on…

INFINITI teams up with King’s College Hospital Dubai  to raise breast cancer awareness

إنفينيتي من العربية للسيارات تتعاون مع مستشفى “كينغز كوليدج  دبي”

The public webinar witnessed the participation of over 70 viewers Dr Marlain Mubarak, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, took lead of the webinar Dubai, UAE, 28 October 2020: Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, hosted a webinar in collaboration with King’s College Hospital Dubai aiming to reduce the stigma of breast cancer through education on symptoms and early detection and self-examination. Dr Marlain Mubarak, a recognized and distinguished obstetrician and gynecologist, led the webinar,…

Dubai Culture announces winners of ‘Dubai Creativity for Short Films Industry’ competition

“دبي للثقافة” تُعلن عن الفائزين في مسابقة “إبداع دبي في صناعة الأفلام القصيرة”

Within the framework of the Authority’s keenness to promote the talents of new generations and inspire them. Rich and innovative entries heralded a promising future for the short film industry in the region. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 October 2020: Dubai Culture and Arts Authority revealed the winners of the short film industry competition that was launched in July under the title ‘Dubai Creativity for Short Film Industry’ to support promising young talents as well as motivate them to create short movies and employ visual and audio media in storytelling…

Sharjah Girl Guides hone art, craft and advocacy skills at virtual workshops in October

مفوضية مرشدات الشارقة تنمي الخيال الإبداعي

Sharjah Girl Guide (SGG) members learnt the art of watercolour painting, made handicrafts, honed their advocacy and social skills, and picked up on essentials of entrepreneurship in a series of online workshops SGG organised for them in October. Held on October 8, ‘Clay creation’ in which Guides (11 – 14 years) and Senior Guides (15 – 18 years) participated, was a step-by-step tutorial by art teacher Maha Al Sharif who taught the girls the basics of preparing clay to make various objects. As a test piece, the girls combined clay…