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This new reading campaign is perfect for schoolchildren

This new reading campaign is perfect for schoolchildren

A new campaign has been launched to encourage children in Abu Dhabi to read.  The Back to School programme 2018, organised by the The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) and the National Library, will include …

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All you need to know about nightlife in the city

All you need to know about nightlife in the city

Abu Dhabi’s reputation as a quiet, sleepy town is a thing of the past. As the sun goes down, the emirate comes alive with a slew of exciting things to do. Activities  Navigate the tranquil Corniche waters with a nighttime …

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Anxiety is real and it needs to be talked out

Anxiety is real and it needs to be talked out

We’ve all felt anxious at various points in our lives, whether it’s anticipating the result of an exam, waiting at the altar or when making an important decision. These feelings are usually temporary but that’s not the case for those …

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Could this kitchen tech change your life?

Could this kitchen tech change your life?

When life gets busy, cooking is one of the first things that falls by the wayside. Although Amazon Alexa can’t whip us up a meal – yet (just you wait) – the future of cooking is now with these smart …

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It’s time to make some exciting weekend plans

It’s time to make some exciting weekend plans

Leave your stress in the office and let the weekend feeling wash over you because it’s time to have some fun.  With concerts, dance performances, fitness classes, movie screenings and more, there’s plenty to tempt you to get out of …

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This award-winning comedian is coming to the capital

This award-winning comedian is coming to the capital

South African comedian Trevor Noah will return to Abu Dhabi later this year.  The award-winning stand-up, who performed in the same venue last year, will perform at du Forum on 21st December for comedy fans in the capital. Set to …

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Why Al Ain Book Fair is extra special this year

Why Al Ain Book Fair is extra special this year

Book enthusiasts are set to gather in the Garden City to mark the tenth edition of an annual cultural event. Taking place from 23rd September to 2nd October at Al Ain Convention Centre, Al Ain Book Fair will celebrate a …

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You have to wait a little longer to see this masterpiece

You have to wait a little longer to see this masterpiece

One of the last remaining works by Leonardo Da Vinci will be put on display in Abu Dhabi – but its unveiling has been delayed.  Originally scheduled to be made public this month at Louvre Abu Dhabi, ‘Salvator Mundi’ will now be …

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How a simple act can help save the planet

How a simple act can help save the planet

Every second, it’s estimated that 160,000 plastic bags are used around the world. Visitors at an Abu Dhabi mall are being asked to help fight this problem and do their part for the planet with the launch of a new …

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It’s the weekend and here’s how to make the most of it

It’s the weekend and here’s how to make the most of it

The working week has been and gone in the blink of an eye and the weekend is here to sweep you off your feet.  So what’s going on in the city over the next few days to keep you busy? Thursday …

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