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90s legends headline returning music festival

90s legends headline returning music festival

Grammy-winning troupe Blackstreet and RnB legend Dru Hill are coming to the capital to headline the second edition of the Sunset Music Festival on 16th February. Hosted at Zayed Sports City, the festival will feature six hours of non-stop music from four …

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A local conservation fund is helping protect globally threatened species

A local conservation fund is helping protect globally threatened species

An Abu Dhabi-based philanthropic fund has made a landmark commitment to furthering global conservation goals with two new pledges to protect endangered flora and fauna in countries around the world.  The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund announced its support …

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Why there’s no place like Ho Ho Home this Christmas

Why there’s no place like Ho Ho Home this Christmas

If your idea of the perfect Christmas involves staying in and making memories with family, then here are some great ideas to ignite the festive feeling at home Christmas: a time for having fun with family, eating much more than …

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It’s another fun-packed weekend in the capital

It’s another fun-packed weekend in the capital

Oh yes, that’s right, the weekend is here to offer you a world of opportunities.  So forget about work, it can wait. There’s plenty going on in the capital to keep you busy from live sport and cultural festivals to …

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Did you know a new type of bird has been spotted in the UAE?

Did you know a new type of bird has been spotted in the UAE?

A previously unsighted owl species has been spotted in the UAE. The Emirates Wildlife Society – World Wide Fund for Nature (EWS-WWF) announced the discovery following an owl survey in the Hajar Mountains in the country’s Eastern Region. Named the …

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This free festival will capture your imagination

This free festival will capture your imagination

A returning festival is aiming to inspire a new generation to embrace traditional Bedouin practices. The fourth International Festival of Falconry (IFF), being held from 4th to 9th December, will bring falconers and academics from around the world together to …

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Can you name these awesome UAE animals by heart?

Can you name these awesome UAE animals by heart?

Hey, kids! Did you know Abu Dhabi is teeming with wildlife? Take a walk on the wild side and find out some of the furry, friendly and flying creatures that live here Dugongs Dugongs are large grey mammals that live …

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The organisation fighting for vulnerable species survival

The organisation fighting for vulnerable species survival

A local environmental organisation has been recognised as a leader in global conservation efforts for migratory species with two key awards. Presented at the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, …

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We’re ready to race as amateur sports season kicks off

We’re ready to race as amateur sports season kicks off

Whether it’s cycling, running, swimming or all of the above, amateur race season offers plenty of opportunities to set new fitness goals When it comes to sporting events, Abu Dhabi’s amateur athletes are being treated to more and more opportunities …

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It’s game on at the capital’s first dedicated convention

It’s game on at the capital’s first dedicated convention

If you love video games, table top RPGs or just gaming culture in general, you’ll be excited to hear that the first ever Middle East Games Con is landing in Abu Dhabi. Hosted from 23rd to 25th November, the convention …

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