Redefining the sounds and steps of the Middle East at Expo 2020’s Jubilee Beats

Redefining the sounds and steps of the Middle East at Expo 2020’s Jubilee Beats DUBAI, 15 November 2021 – Following last month’s hugely successful Expo Beats presents World Beats, the Jubilee Stage is set to host the monthly festival’s second edition with Expo Beats presents Jubilee Beats on 18 November. The line-up is largely Middle Eastern, with a mix of UAE, Syrian, Saudi and Iraqi artists, plus a few artists from further afield thrown into the mix. Award-winning UAE-born Lebanese DJ, radio personality and producer Dany Neville will set the…

A.R. Rahman’s all-women Firdaus Orchestra add two more performances to Expo 2020 Dubai calendar

A.R. Rahman’s all-women Firdaus Orchestra add two more performances to Expo 2020 Dubai calendar

A.R. Rahman’s all-women Firdaus Orchestra add two more performances to Expo 2020 Dubai calendar DUBAI, 15 November 2021 – Firdaus Orchestra, the pioneering all-women musical ensemble led by Academy and Grammy Award-winning composer A.R. Rahman, has added two more performances to its schedule at Expo 2020 Dubai. To honour International Day of Tolerance on Tuesday, 16 November and World Children’s Day on Saturday, 20 November, Firdaus Orchestra, led by conductor Yasmina Sabbah, will bring its magical repertoire to Expo 2020’s Jubilee Park. Starting at 1900, songs from the world of…

Four Down, One to Go As Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge Heads for Big Finish

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Four Down, One to Go As Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge Heads for Big Finish Fourth stage win keeps Al Attiyah in control as Walkner grows bikes lead and Emirati rider takes charge in quads Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates With four legs completed and one remaining, the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge is poised to conclude its 30th anniversary journey with a tense grand finale, offering starring roles to one new world champion, and another in waiting. Fastest on the 251 km Abu Dhabi Aviation stage for a fourth win in a row, Nasser…

UPS makes maiden delivery using prototype advanced solar-powered vehicle

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 UPS makes maiden delivery using prototype advanced solar-powered vehicl DUBAI, 15 November 2021 – UPS, the Official Logistics Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, has made its first delivery using a next-generation, clean-energy electric vehicle, with an off-grid charging system that makes use of solar power. The new vehicle eliminates the need to charge electric vehicles within the Expo site, and is part of UPS’s goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2050. Its first shipment was delivered to the France Pavilion on Monday morning. UPS is working with DP World, the…

NielsenIQ Helps Businesses Navigate Turbulent Times

NielsenIQ Helps Businesses Navigate Turbulent Times

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)— Recently, many countries have experienced massive global disruptions in supply chain due to an uptick in global demand, increases to shipping costs (+300% YoY) and commodity prices (+33% YoY), increases to energy costs (+20% YoY) due to low supply from gas and petrol and other renewable sources and even weather pattern disruptions. In an unprecedented competitive environment, the FMCG industry is facing inevitable price increases and is urged to take actions and reevaluate pricing strategies. The way manufacturers can successfully navigate these turbulent times together with…

Expo 2020 Dubai announces over 3.5 million visits up to mid-November

Expo 2020 Dubai announces over 3.5 million visits up to mid-November DUBAI, 15 November 2021 – Expo 2020 Dubai has announced its latest visitor numbers, with an incredible 3,578,653 individual visits achieved by November’s half-way point, only six weeks into Expo’s six-month run. The announcement comes after a packed weekend at the site, with stellar music, sport and cultural performances taking place. K-pop stars Highlight and Punch took to the stage on Friday night for the KITE (or K-pop in the Emirates) showcase, along with Fela and the Kalakuta Queens…

Eight Out of Ten Richest People in The World Do Business in Technology

Eight Out of Ten Richest People in The World Do Business in Technology

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): The technology sector rules world business. Gulf Brokers updated its review of the world’s richest people investing in technologies. Since first publishing the list, based on data from Forbes Real Time Billionaires in April 2021, there is another billionaire among the world’s 10 richest people. It is Steve Ballmer moving from 14th to the 10th place in the Forbes ranking as of October 29, 2021. The trend of accelerating technologies is thus confirmed even in month-on-month movements in the billionaires’ wealth. While five years ago,…

Exclusive Almowafir™ Noon Code Will Benefit GCC Shoppers

Exclusive Almowafir™ Noon Code Will Benefit GCC Shoppers

DUBAI–(BUSINESS WIRE /AETOSWire)— E-commerce and online shopping has been growing exponentially within Mid-East markets over the last few years. The region’s online sales revenues have been increasing consistently since the onset of the Coronavirus outbreak, as bricks and mortar shopping became difficult to access. Throughout 2020 and over 2021 the emerging online shopping trends have not waned and are now reflected by a new generation of GCC online shoppers who are young, savvy and looking for the best in discounted deals and online coupon codes. Among notable new online ecommerce…

Indigenous Canadian band breaking stereotypes at Expo 2020

DUBAI, 14 November 2021 – ‘Digging Roots’, an indigenous Canadian band that plays traditional tunes with a bluesy, folk-rock sound, is performing gigs at various locations at Expo 2020 this week, to spread the word about sustainability, with their opening act kicking off on Sunday, 14 November at the Mobility District’s Sea Stage. “Our songs are about the land, the people and our traditional value system. We sing about what’s going on in our community back home,” said 45-year-old Raven Kanatakta, the band’s lead singer, who performed jaw-dropping riffs with…

Algeria celebrates its Expo 2020 Dubai National Day,  highlighting its heritage and culture

DUBAI, 14 November 2021 – Algeria celebrated its National Day at Expo 2020 Dubai on Sunday, 14 November, with a series of performances that highlighted the rich artistic and cultural heritage of the ‘Country of a Million Martyrs’, as Africa’s largest country is known. The festivities included a flag-raising ceremony in Al Wasl Plaza. Algeria’s Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Ayman Benabderrahmane, led a high-profile delegation and was welcomed by Najeeb Mohammed Al-Ali, Executive Director, Commissioner General Office, Expo 2020 Dubai. Najeeb Mohammed Al-Ali praised the presence of Algeria at…