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This returning festival could be the best one yet

This returning festival could be the best one yet

From Emirati and Polish musical collaborations to an ensemble that sings in 25 different languages, the returning Abu Dhabi Festival showcases the role of the arts in bridging cultures Abu Dhabi Festival stands for everything the capital itself is known …

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This is your guide to an exciting weekend

This is your guide to an exciting weekend

It’s the weekend, let’s not hang about. Here’s a quick look at events taking place over the next few days that you might enjoy! Thursday 1st February  It’s Thursday and no one is more excited than teachers who can let …

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Why criticism is good to boost the Emirati art scene

Why criticism is good to boost the Emirati art scene

Al Ain artist Ahmed Al Faresi aims to open up conversations on what constitutes our shared cultural understandings, see us question our beliefs and force a frank discussion in the Arab art with more constructive criticism In schools around the …

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A returning festival is promoting tolerance through the arts

A returning festival is promoting tolerance through the arts

Fostering tolerance and youth development through culture are the key messages of a returning arts and music festival as it unveils its new programme for 2018. Returning for its 15th year in February, Abu Dhabi Festival, hosted by the Abu …

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How this powerful poet is carrying on a legacy

How this powerful poet is carrying on a legacy

“The only way to change narratives and move forward and shatter misconceptions is through art; it’s the most powerful way to do it.” These are the words from award-winning spoken word artist Afra Atiq, who was recently presented the Gulf …

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VOX Cinemas top boss spills his impression on local films

VOX Cinemas top boss spills his impression on local films

Every year filmmakers and industry heads from the UAE visit film festivals around the world to promote locally produced films and keep up with trends in the movie business. Jacques Kruger, GM of Vox Cinemas is just one such person …

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This amazing art project is breaking the silence on autism

This amazing art project is breaking the silence on autism

“We’re always afraid to ask questions, but we’re all different in our own way.” That’s exactly the statement artist Azza Al Qubaisi wants to make with the launch of a community art initiative that aims to open up a dialogue …

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Art and the city

Art and the city

The Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation (ADMAF) has released the first volume of its new book The Art of the Emirates, which highlights prominent contributors to the Emirati art sector. The book features interviews, portraits and artworks of a …

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