Sharjah Book Authority promotes Arab and Emirati culture to Library of Congress

“الشارقة للكتاب” تستعرض أبرز ملامح الثقافة العربية والإماراتية

Sharjah Book Authority promotes Arab and Emirati culture to Library of Congress Sharjah Book Authority delegation headed by HE Ahmed Al Ameri tours LOC’s facilities, divisions, and research and educational centres In line with its efforts to promote Arabic and Emirati literature around the world, and support research and knowledge development across communities, a Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) delegation headed by HE Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri, Chairman, SBA, recently visited the Library of Congress (LOC), the world’s largest library located in Washington DC, USA. The visit allowed SBA officials…

KSA LEADS BY EXAMPLE IN CSR ADOPTION AND INTEGRATION

KSA LEADS BY EXAMPLE IN CSR ADOPTION AND INTEGRATION

Cicero & Bernay Public Relations and YouGov publish the first regional CSR survey report, ranking KSA second in adoption and integration of CSR in businesses The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has emerged as one of the foremost countries in adoption and integration of corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices, as per the findings of the first annual MENA CSR Survey Report 2020, conducted by Cicero & Bernay Public Relations (C&B), a leading regional communication agency, in partnership with YouGov, an international research and data analytics group. The C&B YouGov report…

AUDEMARS PIGUET PAYS TRIBUTE TO MARVEL’S INSPIRATIONAL HEROES

AUDEMARS PIGUET PAYS TRIBUTE TO MARVEL’S INSPIRATIONAL HEROES

marks the dawn of a new era and the start of a collaboration between Swiss Haute Horlogerie manufacturer Audemars Piguet and Marvel, one of the most prominent character-based entertainment companies. Inspired by historical character watches, including some of Gérald Genta’s timepieces from the 1980s, Audemars Piguet wanted to pay tribute to the next generation of inspirational Super Heroes and chose to focus on the powerful Marvel Universe. A STRONG LEGACY OF CROSS-DISCIPLINARY COLLABORATIONS Chief Executive Officer François-Henry Bennahmias’ long-lasting friendship with Marvel Cinematic Universe Avenger Don Cheadle, who portrays Marvel’s…

Henry Jacques’ ode to the Middle East A spotlight on OUD and the Haute Parfumerie’s regional exclusives

عطر العود في بقعة الضوء وتركيبات من العطور الراقية حصرية للمنطقة

Oud has been part of Middle Eastern culture for centuries, its rich and soothing aroma a rare delicacy, certainly a staple during Ramadan. In the lead up to the Holy month, French Haute Parfumerie Henry Jacques shines a spotlight on several of its Oud fragrances – an ode to the region, and a nod to its deep-rooted ties in the Arab world.   Three of the Maison’s Ouds are exclusive to the Dubai boutique: Dar Abu Dhabi, Mandala and Deep Forest. Handcrafted to adorn both men and women like all…

Dubai Culture its public libraries contain array of diverse content and programme of activities and events

“دبي للثقافة” تؤكد على احتضان مكتباتها العامة

During a virtual workshop on the experience of reading in public libraries, held during National Reading Month Dubai Culture affirms its public libraries contain array of diverse, rich content and programme of activities and events Discussing the role of public libraries in promoting reading and Presenting rich platforms to discover, nurture and hone literary and artistic talents. Emphasising the keenness of Dubai Public Libraries’ team to prepare rich cultural and knowledge content for the public. Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) participated in a virtual workshop organised by Abu…

Microsoft unveils new Employee Experience Platform  — Microsoft Viva — to empower people to thrive at work

Microsoft unveils new Employee Experience Platform

Company reimagines fragmented $300 billion market to bring tools for employee communications, wellbeing, learning and knowledge discovery into the flow of work Microsoft has announced the launch of Microsoft Viva, the first employee experience platform that brings tools for employee engagement, learning, wellbeing and knowledge discovery, directly into the flow of people’s work. Viva is designed to help employees learn, grow, and thrive, with new experiences that integrate with the productivity and collaboration capabilities in Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams. “We have participated in the largest at-scale remote work experiment…

Dubai Culture completes inventory of knowledge assets at Dubai Public Library branches

“دبي للثقافة” تنجز جرد الأوعية المعرفية في فروع مكتبة دبي العامة

Investing modern technologies to raise the efficiency of corporate performance and enhance customer satisfaction. Inventoried around 600 thousand knowledge items in record time using RFID technology. Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) inventoried the knowledge assets at all branches of Dubai Public Library and the Hatta region using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), which is considered the latest management and protection systems for groups in the current era. The Authority is keen to employ advanced technologies that would enhance its corporate agility and achieve a speedy completion of the tasks…

House of Wisdom is a Model for Future Communities

House of Wisdom is a Model for Future Communities

Jawaher Al Qasimi: House of Wisdom is a Model for Future Communities Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi hails Sharjah’s new cultural edifice during her visit to the newly opened House of Wisdom Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, said that the newly inaugurated House of Wisdom (HoW) – an iconic architectural marvel and Sharjah’s new cultural edifice, marks the opening of a new chapter that contributes to strengthening links between…

Breastfeeding Friends Association takes part in Regional Forum for People of Determination

The Friends of Breastfeeding Association of the Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah participated in the Regional Forum for People of Determination, themed ‘our happiness among you’, which was organized, on Tuesday, by the Read & Enjoy Library to mark the International Day of People of Determination. Held under the patronage of Sheikha Shamsa bint Hasher Al Maktoum, Honorary President of the library, board member of the UAE Volleyball Association, and President of the National Teams Committee, the event was attended by Widad bu…

Anghami chooses Ding to keep the music playing for customers

Dubai, 9th December2020 – Anghami, the number 1 music streaming platform in the MENA region is joining forces with Ding, the largest mobile top-up platform, to enable their usersto stay topped up directly from their Anghami account. This means they no longer need to lose connectivity and the music neverneeds to stop. Under the new partnership, Anghami will become the first music streaming app to give usersthe ability to buyairtime top-up and mobile datadirectly from within the Anghami mobile app. Commenting on the new partnership, ChoucriKhairallah, Vice President of Business…