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These lucky youngsters trained with a gold medallist

These lucky youngsters trained with a gold medallist

As part of national health insurance company Daman’s ActiveLife initiative, British Olympic gold medallist and youth fitness advocate Dame Kelly Holmes recently came to Abu Dhabi to run an exclusive training session with young Abu Dhabi World competition winners. Kelly spoke with …

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This new community group wants to talk about mental health

This new community group wants to talk about mental health

A new mental health group recently launched in a bid to create a support network and engage with people in the community around the concept of mental health. Comprised of a team of students, healthcare professionals and event organisers, the …

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See how this community-focussed school celebrated an amazing festival

See how this community-focussed school celebrated an amazing festival

A local school recently celebrated a festival dedicated to understanding, love and compassion. The Global Indian International School (GIIS) in Abu Dhabi recently celebrated the Al Tasamuh festival which promotes peace and harmony in the community by practising tolerance, compassion and …

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Culture and heritage come alive at the annual equestrian and hunting exhibition

Culture and heritage come alive at the annual equestrian and hunting exhibition

Fans of local heritage and outdoor living recently flocked to Adnec for the annual Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX). The five-day show featured exhibitors such as the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi and the International Fund for …

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Summer camp at Warehouse 421

Summer camp at Warehouse 421

Community art hub Warehouse421 recently wrapped up its inaugural Summer Camp series. Featuring a slew of events and activities for children, teens, adults and families, the camp included a full day of options from ceramic workshops and board game nights …

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CACHÉE Night Pool Party

CACHÉE Night Pool Party

Saadiyat Beach Club welcomed revellers recently for a fun night on the coast. The CACHÉE pool party, hosted on the club’s beautiful infinity pool, featured entertainment in the form of gogo dancers, fireshows and water drumming, with RnB and hip-hop …

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Why were Bollywood superstars in the UAE capital?

Why were Bollywood superstars in the UAE capital?

A slew of Bollywood celebrities were in Abu Dhabi recently for the sixth annual South Indian Movie Awards (SIIMA), hosted by Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif. The two actors – who were promoting their latest flick, Jagga Jasoos, joined fellow …

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See the capital like you have never seen before

See the capital like you have never seen before

An Abu Dhabi World photo study and new video series reveal hidden gems and unique perspectives For many, this time of year is a time for introspection. It is a time for looking at our actions and our lives and …

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Special needs students express their future dreams

Special needs students express their future dreams

Nearly 140 children with special needs showcased their flair for dance, drama and song at the recent Future Dreams musical concert. Students from the Future Rehabilitation Centre performed in nine scenes where they were able to express their dreams to …

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This musical bonanza is helping spread smiles around the world

This musical bonanza is helping spread smiles around the world

Children and parents recently came together for a music class with a difference. Hosted by children’s play group Music Monkeys, the event raised funds for Operation Smile UAE, a non-profit organisation that conducts free surgeries for children with cleft lip …

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