The Kindergarten Starters to become GEMS Legacy School   offering all-through K-12 provision

“الروضة الابتدائية” تتحول إلى مدرسة شاملة لجميع المراحل

The Kindergarten Starters to become GEMS Legacy School offering all-through K-12 provision  ·      Grade 6 to be introduced from April 2021 with further grades added year-on-year ·      Robotics, AI, space and financial literacy among exciting new programmes offered ·      Collaborative, project-based learning at centre of students’ educational experience The Kindergarten Starters has been approved to become an all-through school from the beginning of the 2021-22 academic year, serving students from kindergarten all the way up to Grade 12. As a result, the school will be renamed GEMS Legacy School, reflecting…

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation  with the 18th edition of its flagship

الإعلان عن برنامج فعاليات مهرجان أبوظبي 2021

Abu Dhabi Festival  Abu Dhabi Festival returns in 2021 with a strong line-up of local and international artists More than 500 artists from over 50 countries, 16 exciting world premieres, 12 festival productions, eight global co-productions and four creative commissions Abu Dhabi’s leading festival of arts and culture announces a year-long programme Diverse array of community and education events to engage and inspire emerging talent The Future Starts Now, the 2021 edition’s theme Abu Dhabi, UAE — 7th December, 2020: Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts…

High Jewelry Collection 2020 Grasp a piece of sky. Follow the movement of a cloud. Watch a raindrop fall. Be mesmerized by a feather’s swirling flight. Contemplate.

مجموعة المجوهرات الراقية 2020

With her new High Jewelry collection, Claire Choisne, Creative Director of Maison Boucheron, aimed to seize the intangible by revealing the fleeting beauty of the natural world. “For years, I have wanted to capture the ephemeral, to convey the poetry of present moments, the purity of the sky, light effects. The jeweler’s art is about stopping time in its tracks, making instants eternal when, by their very essence, they are not”. Comprising sixty-seven pieces, Contemplation represents the most personal and intimate collection of High Jewelry ever created by Claire Choisne.…

OMEGA, Snoopy and Apollo 13. What’s the Story?

ما هي قصة  أوميغا وسنوبي وأوبولو 13؟

The special connection between Snoopy and NASA first started in the 1960s, when Charles M. Schulz began creating comic strips depicting the lovable dog on the moon. Those animations captured public excitement about America’s adventures into space, and established Snoopy as a symbol of exploration. In 1968, when NASA went in search of a “face” for its safety programme, Snoopy was the obvious choice. Not only would he act as a safety “watchdog”, but he represented total mission success, while also keeping things light in serious situations. In fact, Snoopy…

OMEGA launches the Speedmaster Silver Snoopy Award 50 Anniversary The Beagle is Back!

In 1970, OMEGA received the coveted “Silver Snoopy Award” from the astronauts at NASA, recognising the brand’s unique contributions to space exploration, as well as the Speedmaster’s vital support during the rescue of Apollo 13. Exactly 50 years later, a special timepiece has been created in the occasion’s honour. Combining animation with watchmaking art, this incredible Snoopy tribute has taken the OMEGA Speedmaster to new realms of design. Our favourite beagle plays a prominent role within the timepiece, first appearing as an embossed silver medallion on the blue subdial at…

Memories from the Astronauts

ذكريات رواد الفضاء

On the 50th anniversary of Apollo 13 and OMEGA’s “Silver Snoopy Award”, we spoke with two of the astronauts who remember those moments best. Captain James Lovell, Commander of Apollo 13; and Lieutenant General Thomas Stafford, who flew on four NASA missions and presented OMEGA with its prestigious prize in 1970. This year marks 50 years since the safe return of Apollo 13. What emotions or memories has the milestone brought back? James Lovell: Over the years, I’ve kept on thinking about Apollo 13 as a great example of teamwork,…

Resilient Digital Transformation:Schneider Electric

Dubai, UAE, 1 June 2020: Schneider Electric, a leader in digital transformation, energy management, and automation, is holding its annual Innovation Day on June 10, 2020. Under the theme Resilient Digital Transformation, the event will bring together experts in IT, data centre and built environment technology industries as well as establish innovative partnerships geared towards unlocking new opportunities in the MEA region. Through a series of interactive, digital webinars and panel discussions with a range of industry experts, attendees will gain insights into what companies can expect from taking action.…