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Your quick guide to a wonderful weekend

Your quick guide to a wonderful weekend

You know what time it is and so do we: It’s the weekend and there’s plenty going on in Abu Dhabi. Take your pick from international sport, live comedy, community fitness events, film screenings, returning festivals and so much more. …

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You can win big at this esports tournament

You can win big at this esports tournament

The largest multi-game e-sports tournament in the region will be held at the Mother of the Nation Festival. The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT) announced the multi-platform esports tournament offers winners a total prize money of …

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Why prices have dropped for hotels in the capital

Why prices have dropped for hotels in the capital

Staycations in the capital just became cheaper as tourism fees have been reduced in Abu Dhabi. The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT) announced that the fees charged to hotel guests, including the tourism fee and municipality …

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Your first look inside the stunning Qasr Al Watan

Your first look inside the stunning Qasr Al Watan

Qasr Al Watan is now open to residents for a public tour every day from 8am-10pm. Here’s what you can expect inside. For more information on the tour, visit: adwonline.ae/this-stunning-landmark-will-open-to-the-public/

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How you can hear the Special Olympics anthem

How you can hear the Special Olympics anthem

The official anthem for the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 will be revealed at the opening ceremony for the games on 14th March.  The song, ‘Right Where I’m Supposed To Be’, has been created by a host of …

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This is what gets forgotten in cars in the capital

This is what gets forgotten in cars in the capital

Abu Dhabi has been named as the second most forgetful city when it comes to leaving items behind in an Uber. The on-demand transport service has released its recent Lost and Found Index and named the UAE capital as the …

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What’s on the shelf for the Month of Reading?

What’s on the shelf for the Month of Reading?

March is the Month of Reading in Abu Dhabi and it’s no secret that the Abu Dhabi World team loves to read.  When you all aren’t busy picking up our latest issue of Abu Dhabi World every Thursday or checking out …

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Here’s why you need to ditch disposable cups

Here’s why you need to ditch disposable cups

Coffee lovers can now benefit from being more responsible when getting their favourite drink. Costa Coffee UAE has launched a new initiative to reduce waste in the UAE and to reward customers who bring reusable cups by giving them a …

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These big bands will be performing on Yas Beach

These big bands will be performing on Yas Beach

A returning beach festival has announced two huge concerts to be headlined by international acts. Club Social 2019, taking place on Yas Beach, will host two concerts headlined by British band Bastille and Egyptian duo Oka Wi Ortega, on 29th …

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Who’s performing at the Special Olympics opening ceremony?

Who’s performing at the Special Olympics opening ceremony?

International musicians will perform for the crowd at the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. Canadian pop star Avril Lavigne will take to the stage alongside ‘Despacito’ singer Luis Fonsi, British DJ Paul Oakenfold, Egyptian …

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