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American European Medical Center conducts blood drive

American European Medical Center conducts blood drive

The American European Medical Center recently organised a blood donation campaign in association with Abu Dhabi Blood Bank, supported by TAS-HEEL. “The donation of blood is a national, humanitarian and societal duty that achieves humanitarian goals in saving the lives …

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Indian flavours take centre stage at this tasty event

Indian flavours take centre stage at this tasty event

Lulu Hypermarket recently hosted its Flavours of India campaign in the Al Wahda Mall branch. Inaugurated by HE Smita Pant, the Embassy of India, Abu Dhabi’s deputy chief of mission, the launch event kicked off promotions on select Indian products …

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Want to learn more about Emirati heritage?

Want to learn more about Emirati heritage?

Celebrating local and international culture and heritage, the Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival is back to preserve traditions and values. Dedicated areas showcase various aspects of culture from historic monuments to local crafts. The festival runs until 26th January in Al …

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Filipino residents celebrate Noche Buena

Filipino residents celebrate Noche Buena

Celebrating the season, expats in Abu Dhabi recently gathered together for Noche Buena, traditionally marked on Christmas Eve. Hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines at Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, the event featured traditional food and a …

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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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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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Community shows support for children with disabilities

Community shows support for children with disabilities

“We shall spare no effort to realize the hopes and ambitions of all of our people.” HH President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has always encouraged others to celebrate everyone as a unique individual. This was the focus of …

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