Dubai Culture and Arts Authority announces seventh edition of Dubai Arts Season

Dubai Culture and Arts Authority announces seventh edition of Dubai Arts Season

Dubai, UAE, 17 February 2020: Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) announces the opening of the seventh edition of Dubai Art Season, the annual flagship art initiative hostedunder the patronage of Her Highness SheikhaLatifa Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture.The event aims to celebrate the emirate’s growing creative and cultural landscape internationally, through a two-and-a-half-month citywide activation of colourful and captivating tapestry of arts and cultural events across Dubai, including outdoor art projects, interactive initiatives, workshops, exhibitions, panel discussions, and performances. Dubai Art Season began…

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Lebanese singer Elissa charms adoring crowdon Valentine’s Dayperformanceat Global Village

Lebanese singer Elissa charms adoring crowdon Valentine’s Dayperformanceat Global Village

Dubai, UAE, 16February 2020:Award-winningLebanese superstar and hit maker Elissa put on an unrivalled show for the Global Village Main Stage on Valentine’s Day 2020. Taking place at the world’s leading multicultural Festival Park, and the region’s first family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, the concert was the latest headline booking to take the stage in the park’s impressive line-up of globally-recognised acts. Among the highest-selling female Middle Eastern artists since 2005, Elissa sang a range of favourites from her string ofhighly successfulstudio albums. Repeat winner of the World Music…

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WITH CHARLES AZNAVOUR’S BLESSING, “FORMIDABLE! AZNAVOUR” BECOMES HIS GREATESTEVER MUSICAL TRIBUTE

WITH CHARLES AZNAVOUR’S BLESSING, “FORMIDABLE! AZNAVOUR” BECOMES HIS GREATESTEVER MUSICAL TRIBUTE

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, XX February 2020: “FORMIDABLE! AZNAVOUR”, an award-winning musical tribute to the late, great icon Charles Aznavour will debut at Dubai Opera on 13 and 14 February 2020. This show is the greatest ever musical tribute to Charles Aznavour’s career, and it has already amazed audiences in France and Canada before arriving in the UAE for its Middle East debut. “FORMIDABLE! AZNAVOUR”transports audiences back to the streets of Paris; one of the most romantic settings in the world. The performance is based in the ‘Bohemia’ era, providing…

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Al Hamra kicks-off cool outdoor family movie nights

Al Hamra kicks-off cool outdoor family movie nights

Al Hamra Movie Nights are back by popular demand! Starting February 1 through February 22, families are invited every Saturday to watch blockbuster films on the big screen, by the Bayti big pool at Al Hamra Village. Film buffs, both residents and visitors, can watch an impressive line-up of family-friendly, animated classics including Hotel Transylvania, Open Season, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and, Stuart Little in the open-air cinema setting. All screenings start at 6pm, so gather under the stars every Saturday for a truly memorable experience. Blankets, sweaters,…

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92nd Academy Awards Salma Hayek-Pinault

92nd Academy Awards Salma Hayek-Pinault

On the occasion of the 92nd Edition of the Academy Awards last night at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, actress and producer Salma Hayek-Pinault wore Boucheron’s Feuilles de Laurier Question Mark necklace as a hair piece. This creation set with mother-of-pearl and South Sea cultured pearls, paved with diamonds, in white gold was mixed with the matching earrings from the latest High Jewelry collection Paris, vu du 26. She was also wearing the Feuilles d’Acanthe bracelet paved with diamonds in white gold.

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‘The Poetic Heart’ Promotes Hope through Music and Poetry

‘The Poetic Heart’ Promotes Hope through Music and Poetry

Dubai – UAE: 03 February 2020 –The ninth edition of ‘The Poetic Heart’, an annual poetry symposium hosted by SGI Gulf in association with Dubai Knowledge Village & Dubai International Academic City, concluded yesterday. Proving to be a successful edition, the event witnessed poetry recitations by 10 eminent local and international poets along with 38 students from schools across the UAE as well as an astounding attendance by more than 700 students. Held at the Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) Auditorium from 9:00AM to 5:30PM, the event…

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Pari Sagar Artist, Numerologist and Intuitive Reader

Pari Sagar Artist, Numerologist and Intuitive Reader

Pari Sagar is a well-known surreal artist born in Mumbai, India. She did her schooling from the Young Ladies High School in Mumbai, India. During her childhood, her father and paternal grandfather were a constant source of motivation and encouraged her to pursue an interest in art and maths. After high school, she enrolled in the KPB Hinduja college in Mumbai to earn a bachelor’s degree in commerce. However, she could not complete the three-year course as she got married after completing her second year and moved to Dubai, UAE.…

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Multi-Oscar Nominated ‘Little Women’ Hits Cinemas Across the Middle East on January 30th

Multi-Oscar Nominated ‘Little Women’ Hits Cinemas Across the Middle East on January 30th

Dubai (January 27th, 2020):Following this month’s bignews that Little Women has been nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, at the upcoming Oscars 2020, Empire Entertainment has announced thatthe filmis set for its long-awaited release in cinemas across the Middle East on January 30th.Directed by Greta Gerwig, the filmimmerses the audience in the memories, moments, accidents of fate and acts of will that form the March sisters – ink-stained, defiantly independent writer Jo; nurturing, principled, would-be actor Meg; fragile, open-hearted musician Beth; clever, aspirational painter Amy – into their…

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FAMILY ADVENTURE MOVIE “THE CALL OF THE WILD” STARRING HARRISON FORDRELEASES THROUGHOUT THE UAE ON 20TH FEBRUARY

FAMILY ADVENTURE MOVIE “THE CALL OF THE WILD” STARRING HARRISON FORDRELEASES THROUGHOUT THE UAE ON 20TH FEBRUARY

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,January 2020 –American adventure movie “The Call of the Wild” starring Harrison Ford (Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope and Indiana Jones – Raiders of the Lost Ark), Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb), Omar Sy (Jurassic World), Karen Gillan (Jumanji: The Next Level and Avengers: Infinity War) and Bradley Whitford (The West Wing and The Good Guys).alongside a clever digitally animated canine friend Buck releases throughout the UAE 20th February. Directed by renowned animation director Chris Sanders…

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Ramy Sabry to headline Global Village’s final weekly concert for 2019

Ramy Sabry to headline Global Village’s final weekly concert for 2019

Dubai, UAE, 26December 2019:Egyptian singer RamySabry will help guests at Global Village, the world’s leading multicultural festival park, and the region’s first family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment,bid farewell to 2019 with a spectacular live performance from 9 pm on Friday, 27thDecember. Global Village guests can dance the night away to a number of RamySabry’s popular compositions, including the likes of ‘AmerMounib’, ‘Fadl Shaker’, and singles such as ‘HawelTensany’ and ‘W B’abelNas’. Entry to see RamySabryperform live is included in Global Village’s AED 15 admission ticket. Global Village hosts…

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Dubai Culture launches first edition of Hatta Cultural Nights

Dubai Culture launches first edition of Hatta Cultural Nights

Dubai – United Arab Emirates, December 23, 2019: In line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has announced thelaunch of the first edition of ‘Hatta Cultural Nights’. The cultural programme will feature festive events and activities that are designed to introduce the community tothe cultural fabric of the Emirate and highlight the richness and values it embodies. The event will be held at Wadi Hatta…

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Waleed El Shami delights Global Village guests with powerful live show

Waleed El Shami delights Global Village guests with powerful live show

Dubai, UAE, 22December 2019:Arabic singing icon Waleed El Shamiserenaded crowds at Global Village, the world’s leading multicultural festival park, and the region’s first family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, as he took to the Main Stage with a stunninglive performance on Friday, 20thDecember. Rising to the occasion, Waleed El Shami belted out a beautiful chorus of hits across the open-air venue as part of Global Village’s weekly free concert series. The crowd was treated to a memorable live encounter, which included Waleed El Shami performing the fan-favourite tune‘HalaHala’. Global…

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Singing sensation Waleed El Shamito deliver one of the best concerts this season at Global Village

Singing sensation Waleed El Shamito deliver one of the best concerts this season at Global Village

Dubai, UAE, 17December 2019:Prominent Arabic superstarsinger and composer Waleed El Shami will stun fans at Global Village, the world’s leading multicultural festival park, and the region’s first family destination for culture, shopping, and entertainment, as he takes to the Main Stagefrom 9 pm on Friday, 20thDecember. Highly regarded for his sensational voice and pulsating top hits,Waleed El Shami will bring songs like ‘Sadmah’, ‘Majnouni’, ‘AhebahKolesh’, and the popular ‘Hala Hala’ to his epic Global Village live performance. Entry to see Waleed El Shamiperform live is included in Global Village’s AED…

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The LEGO® Grouppartners with Al-Futtaim Mall Dubai Festival City to launch exclusive ‘LEGO Festival &IMAGINE Show’

The LEGO® Grouppartners with Al-Futtaim Mall Dubai Festival City to launch exclusive ‘LEGO Festival &IMAGINE Show’

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 December 2019:TheLEGO®Groupand Dubai Festival City Mall are joining forces to deliver a first-of-its-kind experience to the Middle East:‘The LEGO Festival& IMAGINE Show’.Set to launch in 2020, the LEGO Festival& Showis the largest event organized in a shopping mall by LEGO to date. The partnership will see the launch of Festival City’s newest IMAGINE Show: ‘LEGO®Ninjago Show’, which will be IMAGINE’s first branded content experience. Steven Cleaver, Director, Shopping Centers Dubai, Al-Futtaim Malls said: “The LEGO Group was our first choice to work with.The brand is…

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Broader outreach for Dubai Culture’s 2019 winter camp in the public libraries

Broader outreach for Dubai Culture’s 2019 winter camp in the public libraries

Dubai – UAE, 11 December 2019:Thanks to its previous success, the Public Libraries Department at Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) announced the expansion of its winter camp 2019 to include five libraries. The camp, comprising a series of fun-filled and mental activities to activate children’s imaginations will run from 15 to 26 December 2019. It will be hosted across two timing sessions: 10am to 1:30 pm at Umm Suqeim Library, and 4pm to 7:30pm at Al Twar, Al Rashidiya, Al Mankhool, and Al Safa Arts and Design Library.…

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TWO ARAB LEGENDS CELEBRATE ALULA

TWO ARAB LEGENDS CELEBRATE ALULA

AlUla, Saudi Arabia; 09December 2019: Winter at Tantora is back for its second season with twice the grandeur. The international arts, culture, music and heritage festival, running from 19th December to 7th March, will host two Arab legends over the course one phenomenal weekend. Aziza Jalal, the iconic singer whose voice defined the golden-era of Arabic classical and pop music, returns to the stage after a 30-year hiatus. Fans of the singer, who have waited for her return, can finally catch her on 26th December, kicking off this season’s roster…

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Strong early bookings for Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s EveConcert & Dinner Gala as preparations enter final stage

Strong early bookings for Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s EveConcert & Dinner Gala as preparations enter final stage

With preparations ongoing at full swing to host the Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve celebration, this year, there is more reason for residents and visitors to be delighted with the spectacular event that is set to create two new Guinness World Records. To ensure that the hundreds of thousands of visitors can enjoy the festivities effortlessly, the authorities are adding more public viewing areas located strategically along Al Marjan Island, the flagship development by Marjan, the main location of the event as well as in Al Hamra. A wide…

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Mohammed Saeed Harib designs special social media filters for National Day

Mohammed Saeed Harib designs special social media filters for National Day

Dubai, UAE, 28 November 2019 – Prominent animation director Mohammed Saeed Harib’s cartoon creations are favourites with all members of the Emirati society. His computer animated TV series Freej, which launched in 2006, tells the tale of four old Emirati women living in a neighbourhood in modern Dubai. Fusing tradition, heritage and with a good dose of comedy and fun, Freej’s popularity established Harib as a creative genius with a powerful imagination. His success was not only at home in the UAE, Freej reached international acclaim and this year, it…

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OUD NIGHTS AT SHABABEEK

OUD NIGHTS AT SHABABEEK

Your weekend just got better.As we leave the summer heat behind, modern Lebanese restaurant Shababeek launches their Oud nights on the outdoor terrace, exclusively on November 28 and 29th. UAE based Oud player and Egyptian singer Mahmoud Sadeq will be serenading guests throughout the night in a relaxed and refined atmosphere. Celebrity Chef MarounChedid’s menu fuses flavours from Lebanon and the Mediterranean with an exclusive modern touch.Guests can enjoy a range of gastronomic delights in an authentic but modern Arabic setting. Opened since 2007, Shababeek has excelled on being the…

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The Art Collection: exclusive Idriss B exhibition brings life-sizeanimal sculptures to The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah

The Art Collection: exclusive Idriss B exhibition brings life-sizeanimal sculptures to The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah

Dubai,26November 2019:French-Tunisian sculptor, Idriss B, is exhibiting atThe Pointe at Palm Jumeirah with an impressive art showcase of life-sizeproportions on display until March 2020. ‘The Art Collection’, an immersive 15-piece exhibition,presentslimited edition Idriss B sculptures,available for purchase, including a huge shimmering chrome-gold falcon,“OSI”, which weighs almost aton and is nearly six meters tall. The philosophy behind Idriss B’s The Art Collection is to creatingpieces that reflect the time at which they were made. His unique sculptures are made exclusively for renowned locations such as The Pointe, in a drive to…

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