Media Star Nadim Koteich Joins Sky News Arabia Renowned TV and Social

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Abu Dhabi, June 18th, 2020 – Sky News Arabia has announced that renowned TV and Social Media Star Nadim Koteich will join the organization and deliver compelling and thought-provoking programming to its growing audiences in the Middle East and North Africa, representing a valuable addition to Sky News Arabia. Yousef Tsouri, Head of News at Sky News Arabia, said, “I am confident that Nadim’s expertise will add value to Sky News Arabia’s audiences and followers across all platforms and I am pleased to welcome him to the Sky News Arabia…

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How COVID-19 Rocked MENA Music Streaming Habits Anghami Data Reveals

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 June 2020: Music streaming habits in the MENA region changed significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Elie Abou Saleh, Vice President of Anghami, who joined Dubai Internet City’s digital Fireside speaker series. New data shared by Abou Saleh points to a major shift in online music consumption across the Middle East, as people adopted stay-at-home measures. He also tipped artificial intelligence and machine learning to drive greater personalisation of subscription services. Anghami, the leading music streaming platform in the region, recorded a 20% and…

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Sisters Grimm Announce Release of Global Anthem ‘Together Let Go’ كلنا واحد Featuring Arab Talent

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A Musical Collaboration Celebrating International Talent Across Five Continents; Co-written by Ella Spira, Papon and DB Gad, Featuring Vocals of Papon, Madyan Hamza and Arqam Al Abri Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 2020 – On the 21st June, World Music Day, the globe-trotting production company, Sisters Grimm, will be launching their global anthem ‘Together Let Go’ كلنا واحد The music has been recorded across five continents from the Sisters Grimm global cultural dance musical productions and woven adeptly into the stunning musical tapestry. The song co-written by Ella Spira, Dubai-based…

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MDLBEAST Freqways 12-hr Digital Music Festival

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MDLBEAST Freqways 12-hr Digital Music Festival to Raise Funds for the WHO Foundation Digital music festival takes off in two days, free registration open on https://freqways.mdlbeast.com/ MDLBEAST has decided to support  the WHO Foundation to raise funds in support of individuals, families and communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. 18 June 2020 – MDLBEAST Freqways, the 12-hour digital music festival, is only two days away until it embarks its viewers on a journey to discover the beauty of music around the world. Join MDLBEAST this Saturday the 20th of June…

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VOX Cinemas’ extensive guest research

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VOX Cinemas’ extensive guest research reveals that cinema industry will bounce back as 98% of respondents are eager to return to the big screen experience Three quarters of respondents (75%) are eager to return to the cinema within just four weeks of reopening Physical distancing in queues is the most important health and safety measure for consumers when returning to the cinema Internationally, cinema attendances are growing rapidly in markets that have reopened Dubai, UAE, 16 June 2020: VOX Cinemas, the dedicated cinema arm of Majid Al Futtaim, the leading…

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CN Tubers dials up the excitement on Cartoon Network NEW SHOW ALERT:

CN Tubers dials up the excitement on Cartoon Network

Famous YouTube stars to feature on Cartoon Network Arabic, bringing their fresh and fun takes on their favourite CN characters and shows The CN Tubers show features popular content creators Saudi Reporters, Fasooly, The Datis, Badr Family, Rakan, Maha AJ, T1ggeer and SHFA Dubai, 15 June 2020: Everyone’s favorite destination for fun and entertainment, Cartoon Network, is partnering with the the region’s top YouTube stars – to create a box-fresh, fun-filled show celebrating localized content. Starting Sunday, June 14, CN Tubers will launch on Cartoon Network Arabic to keep its…

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MDLBEAST ANNOUNCES BORDER BREAKING DIGITAL MUSIC FESTIVAL  IN CELEBRATION OF WORLD MUSIC DAY

MDLBEAST ANNOUNCES BORDER BREAKING DIGITAL MUSIC FESTIVAL

15th June 2020 – Game-changing Middle Eastern lifestyle and entertainment brand MDLBEAST announces the launch of MDLBEAST Freqways – an immersive musical adventure and virtual travel experience that takes you around the world via a 12-hour, multi-stage online music festival on 20 June from 7:00pm to 7:00am (GMT+3) ending on World Music Day. This summer, MDLBEAST is coming back with a multi-stage digital music festival from some of the hottest EDM artists around the world. The 12-hour festival will feature a specially curated program where music and culture intersect and…

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Staying home just got livelier with TCM : Turner Classic Movies (TCM) unveils a stellar line-up of modern film classics

Staying home just got livelier with TCM

From Thelma and Louise and City Slickers to Babel and Capote: everyone’s favourite blockbusters are coming to the small screen this summer The curated list of modern classics spans diverse genres and includes some of the finest comedy, suspense and romance films made in modern time Dubai, June 11, 2020: Turner Classic Movies (TCM) has unveiled a slate of modern classics to kick off a sizzling summer on the small screen. Starting June 1, 2020, TCM will be bringing must-watch blockbusters to your home, to brighten up days spent under…

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Turner Classic Movies unveils a stellar line-up of modern film Staying home just got livelier:

Turner Classic Movies unveils a stellar line-up of modern film

From Thelma and Louise and City Slickers to Babel and Capote: everyone’s favourite blockbusters are coming to the small screen this summer The curated list of modern classics spans diverse genres and includes some of the finest comedy, suspense and romance films made in modern times Dubai, June 8, 2020: Turner Classic Movies (TCM) has unveiled a slate of modern classics to kick off a sizzling summer on the small screen. Starting June 1, 2020, TCM will be bringing must-watch blockbusters to your home, to brighten up days spent under…

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Nadine Chammas hits the No. 1 Charts with the launches of two successful singles

Nadine Chammas  hits the No. 1 Charts

Nadine Chammas, a Lebanese singer, and a female entrepreneur celebrates being the number one on the music charts within the region of her two singles “Mesh Bas Hek” and “Khaleek Ijabi”; launched in March and April in 2020. Both the songs aimed at spreading positivity and happiness through the lyrics and video clips. The imprint she is aiming to create within the Arabic Music Industry is to spread positivity and happiness to people through fun and upbeat music. Mesh Bas Hek; written by Nadine and composed by her husband Serge…

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Rosemin Manji, photographed carrying a mintsa clutch

Rosemin Manji, photographed carrying a mintsa clutch

UAE-based presenter, Rosemin Manji, has been spotted carrying the Coral clutch from mintsa’s latest range, Earth Generation. In the aim to support small businesses, Rosemin has beautifully styled her clutch and supported the brand through her social media platform with her “Designer Spotlight” posts. Rosemin Manji mintsa, Coral Clutch, AED 750   Paired perfectly with the best summer hue, yellow, the ivory Coral clutch is made with resin and incorporates delicate pieces of coloured shells finished with a glittery gold border and natural stone tip. The clutch, Coral, bears similarity…

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Jameel Arts Centre re-opens to the public

Jameel Arts Centre re-opens to the public

Dubai’s contemporary art institution Jameel Arts Centre re-opens to the public Jameel Arts Centre re-opens this week, welcoming visitors with new health and safety measures from Wednesday, June 3, 2020; attractions include three floors of exhibitions and installations, Art Jameel Shop, the Artist’s Garden, seven desert gardens, and more Jaddaf Waterfront Sculpture Park is now open again to the public for groups of five people or less Renowned Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz’s first major solo exhibition in Asia and the Middle East is extended through November 22, 2020 New: Jameel…

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Dubai Culture welcomes more than 2,300 students in virtual guided tours at Etihad Museum in the first month of its launch

Dubai Culture welcomes more than 2,300 students

More than 65 virtual guided tours for school students from all over the Emirates Overall satisfaction from the tours is at 96% The addition to Al Shindagha Museum and other museums to the virtual guided tours The experience consolidated Etihad Museum’s premier position among the Ministry of Education’s approved destinations for trips for the year 2020. More than 2,300 students from 6 public schools and 8 private schools in UAE took part in the virtual guided tours of Etihad Museum that were organised by Dubai Culture and Arts Authority via…

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Concluding concert of #letsmajaz’s special programme for Eid Al-Fitr More than a 110k fans view online Yara's live performance at Al Majaz Amphitheatre

Concluding concert of #letsmajaz’s special programme for Eid Al-Fitr

Clocks a massive 75,000 views on the destination’s Facebook account, 10,000 hits on Instagram and 26,000 on YouTube The special programme of #letsmajaz for Eid Al-Fitr celebration, which was held remotely at Al Majaz Amphitheatre, Sharjah’s world-class destination for prestigious cultural events and concerts, was an unprecedented success, with the concluding live concert by Lebanese pop star Yara yesterday (Wednesday) drawing a huge number of viewers online. The concert at which the Lebanese superstar enthralled her fans with a selection of her hits numbers, was broadcast live on Al Majaz…

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First Movie On Coronavirus By Indian Director 

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No one knows which country makes the first vaccine for Covid 19, but the world’s first movie on Coronavirus is already shot by an Indian director. While a large part of the world is in complete lockdown with no work in hand, RGV (Ram Gopal Varma), a popular Indian film maker has produced and directed the film with the title “Coronavirus”. He declared that the film was completely shot indoor. The trailer of the film, released a couple of days ago,  has reached the mobiles of not only the Indians…

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GEMS Innovation Awards 2020 Recognise Young Innovators after Virtual Showdown

GEMS Innovation Awards 2020 Recognise

         Awards mark culmination of annual Global Innovation Challenge, which sees thousands of students develop solutions to world’s biggest problems ·         Winners selected from a shortlist of 150 young innovators, who pitched their ideas and inventions to a panel of industry leaders, experts and investors ·         Participants took part in a first-of-its-kind virtual bootcamp, gaining insights into various aspects of business and .entrepreneurship  The final stages of this year’s Global Innovation Challenge (GIC), which culminated in the annual GEMS Innovation Awards on 21 May, were held in suitably ground-breaking fashion,…

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Hatem Al Iraqi’s live performance in Al Majaz Amphitheatre Hatem Al Iraqi’s live performance in Al Majaz Amphitheatre draws 42K online views overnight

Hatem Al Iraqi’s live performance in Al Majaz Amphitheatre

The concert has been viewed 30,000 times on the destination’s Facebook page; drew 5,000 hits on Instagram; and enjoyed by 7,000 fans on YouTube As part of the new season of #letsmajaz being held remotely this year, Al Majaz Amphitheatre, Sharjah’s world-class destination for prestigious cultural events and concerts, yesterday (Tuesday) hosted the iconic Iraqi singer Hatem Al Iraqi, who entertained his fans with a collection of his most popular hits at the second of the three concert series specially arranged for Eid Al-Fitr. The concert which was broadcast live on Al Majaz Amphitheatre’s…

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New Documentary showcasing the UAE’s first Astronaut Reach for The Stars Episode 2 premieres 25th May 2020 at 10:30pm UAE time/9:30pm KSA time on National Geographic and National Geographic Abu Dhabi

New Documentary showcasing the UAE’s first Astronaut

MBRSC and National Geographic Release New Documentary showcasing the UAE’s first Astronaut Mission National Geographic in partnership with Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) unveil a new film documenting the UAE’s extraordinary journey into space. The 22- minute eye-gripping documentary, the second in a four-part film series, premieres on 25th May 2020 at 10:30pm UAE time/9:30pm KSA time on National Geographic and National Geographic Abu Dhabi. Capturing the journey of UAE Astronauts Hazzaa AlMansoori and Sultan AlNeyadi, the documentary highlights their dreams and aspirations, which inspired them to follow their…

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AED 50 million jackpot still up for grabs in 30 May draw Six winners share AED 1,000,000 in Emirates Loto Eid al-Fitr weekend draw

AED 50 million jackpot still up for grabs in 30 May draw

Emirates Loto, the region’s first, fatwa-approved, fully digital collectables scheme with optional free entry to a weekly draw has announced its winners for its sixth draw. Six very lucky winners who matched five out of six numbers in the live draw last night have walked away with AED 166,666 each, having split the AED 1 million prize. 194 lucky players collected a cash prize of AED 300 each and 3,532 entrants won a free entry to a future draw. The Emirates Loto winning jackpot numbers were 2, 13, 17, 19,…

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FUNN continues its virtual multimedia workshops

FUNN continues its virtual multimedia workshops

FUNN continues its virtual multimedia workshops through May for new-gen creative innovators Experienced media professionals are leading participants on a virtual buffet of learning on @funnshj From specialised photography to video editing, calligraphy, illustration and more, FUNN – Sharjah Media Arts For Youth and Children, is offering a wide spectrum of creative online workshops with a focus on actionable-learning to hone the skills of young media arts enthusiasts who are confined to #StayHome due to the coronavirus pandemic. The highly engaging workshops, offered on FUNN’s social media channels @funnshj are…

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