Rare yellow sapphire sparkles at Sri Lanka Pavilion on country’s National Day at Expo 2020

جناح سريلانكا يعرض ياقوتة صفراء ذهبية نادرة في إكسبو 2020 دبي

DUBAI, 3 January 2022 – A flawless, vivid yellow sapphire was unveiled at the Sri Lanka Pavilion on Monday to coincide with the National Day celebrations of the tropical island republic. The sparkling Mushan Vibrant Golden Yellow Sapphire is a 203-carat, cushion-cut gem, and has been brought to Expo 2020 Dubai by Mushan International, a leading sapphire exporter of Sri Lanka. It was mined in 2016 in Ratnapura, the sapphire capital of the world, and weighed 429 carats as a rough stone. Mushan Salahudeen, Director of Mushan International, said: “We…

Migrants and refugees are an asset to economies, say social enterprise experts

Migrants and refugees are an asset to economies, say social enterprise experts DUBAI, 15 November 2021 – Creating opportunities to integrate migrants and refugees into the workforce are important for their wellbeing, and can enhance and grow the local society and economy, said experts who shared innovative solutions designed to break down barriers to employment during Expo 2020 Dubai’s Tolerance & Inclusivity Week. PichaEats and Meet My Mama are among the grantees supported by Expo Live – Expo 2020’s global innovation and partnership programme – that are making a real…

Abu Dhabi Festival Presents Unique Episode for Oud Enthusiasts on 1 June

مهرجان أبوظبي يعرض حلقة مميزة لمحبي موسيقى آلة العود عبر منصاته الرقمية

Featuring performances by oud players from Egypt, Iraq and Syria as part of the Global Oud Forum Abu Dhabi Festival Presents Unique Episode for Oud Enthusiasts on 1 June As part of a special commission and production, and under the sponsorship of its lead partner, Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), the 18th edition of Abu Dhabi Festival (ADF), held under the theme ‘The Future Starts Now’, streamed the latest episode of the Global Oud Forum across all its digital channels, on 1 June, at 8pm UAE time. The episode featured artists…