Tags : culture

“Tolerance is Knowledge”, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, launching the

ABU DHABI: Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, confirmed that launching the global festival “Eshraqat” under the slogan “Tolerance is Knowledge” on September 20, organised by the Ministry of Tolerance and Coexistence, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and the Department of Education and Knowledge in Abu Dhabi, represents […]...Read More

Sharjah enriches culture with art titles

SHARJAH: H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah has donated 12,000 titles comprising rare and valuable publications specialised in the history of Arab and Islamic art and architecture, to the House of Wisdom (HoW), an iconic architectural marvel and the emirate’s new cultural edifice that celebrates the […]...Read More

It’s a different kind of bag!

Balenciaga’s big Barbes East-West Shopper Bags that eerily look like carrying bags are priced between a whopping $1950 (AED 7,162) to $2090 (AED 7,676). The luxury fashion house that deals with haute couture have made waves across the internet with their new bags that could be seen to look like designer ones but could be […]...Read More

Gaming celebration comes to Dubai

DUBAI: Entertainment company Waverider today announced that it has joined forces with Galaxy Racer (GXR), a Dubai-based eSports organisation, to organise the inaugural edition of POPC Live! in Dubai. To be held in March 2022, the Middle East’s biggest eSports, comics, and YouTubers’ pop culture festival will feature five days of experiences and unique activities […]...Read More

Cultural ties strengthened via the academic route

NEW DELHI: Breaking new ground in the establishment of stronger academic and cultural ties between the UAE and India, faculty members from Indian universities will spend six to ten months every year undertaking research and teaching social sciences in Abu Dhabi. An agreement to facilitate this was signed today between the Indian Council for Cultural […]...Read More

Sharjah Department of Culture adds 60 titles to National and

SHARJAH: The Sharjah Department of Culture (SDC) announced that it has issued more than 60 titles in creativity and knowledge during the first 8 months of 2021. Abdullah Al Owais, Chairman of the SDC, stressed that these publications contribute to enriching national and Arab libraries with arts and knowledge, in addition to benefiting scholars and […]...Read More

Five new sites in Arab, European regions inscribed on UNESCO’s

VIENNA – The World Heritage Committee inscribed five cultural sites, including one transnational property, in Saudi Arabia, Austria, Belgium, Czechia, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on UNESCO’s World Heritage List during its 44th session held online and chaired from Fuzhou (China). The first site is Ḥimā Cultural Area in […]...Read More

How about ‘bulalo’ for Eid: Filipino community celebrating Eid Al-Adha

Philippine community joins Eid celebrations with food festival across 12 Filipino-owned restaurants and enterprises. The event will showcase traditional Filipino cuisine that locals as well as expats have grown to love, living in Dubai’s multi-cultural set-up. The food festival, dubbed “PINASarap sa UAE” began on July 1 and will run until Aug. 31, 2021 – […]...Read More

Mleiha Archaeological Centre launches ‘Mobile Stargazing Experience’

SHARJAH – Mleiha Archaeological Centre, a tourism and leisure destination from Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), has launched a new on-the-move sky watching experience that allows people to organise and enjoy exclusive stargazing sessions at their preferred location. The new “Mobile Stargazing Experience” from Mleiha will bring the unique stargazing experience, which includes the […]...Read More

Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed named winner of First Arab Lady

The award recognises the role played by Her Highness in the resurgence of Dubai’s cultural and creative sector The First Arab Lady of the Year award also acknowledges Sheikha Latifa’s leadership in launching initiatives aimed at strengthening the region’s cultural landscape The Arab Women Authority announced today that Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin […]...Read More