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What goes on behind the scenes at the city’s biggest iftar?

What goes on behind the scenes at the city’s biggest iftar?

“We run like a German watch,” jokes executive chef Karsten Gottschalk. And so they have to. Because the team at the Armed Forces Officers Club and Hotel, with chef Karsten at the helm, is responsible for providing iftar for between …

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Sustainability is the key focus for this education centre

Sustainability is the key focus for this education centre

The award-winning Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Centre is leading the way in sustainability, while sharing its heritage with future generations “What the Eiffel Tower is to Paris, the Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Centre is to Al Ain and Abu Dhabi,” …

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Why should you learn a new language? Find out here

Why should you learn a new language? Find out here

Communication is so important in all aspects of life, but could you benefit from branching out and learning the basics of another language? Parlez-vous français? Hablas español? Sprichst du deutsch? Well, do you speak any other languages? The UAE is …

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It’s music, but not as you know it

It’s music, but not as you know it

This Japanese-Emirati music movement is changing the score for cultural exchange It has been said that music is the great unifier, and that no matter your nationality, gender or age, if there’s one thing that can bring us together, it’s …

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Modest style is on trend – find out how to get the look

Modest style is on trend – find out how to get the look

As the concept of modest fashion gains more traction in the UAE, we find out why it’s not just about religion and why the style is here to stay It’s not a trend, it’s a movement – that’s what the …

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You need to try this awesome creative team building art class

You need to try this awesome creative team building art class

We break out of the office to try to foster deeper colleague connections through art The concept of team building always conjures up a particular image, and it’s not often a flattering one. It’s the image of a group of …

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Why great art is flourishing in the Garden City

Why great art is flourishing in the Garden City

Artists, students, teachers, audiences, the government – we all have a role to play in developing the local arts scene, according to these Al Ain professors From family festivals to pop-up exhibitions in historical sites, Al Ain is certainly heeding …

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This returning festival could be the best one yet

This returning festival could be the best one yet

From Emirati and Polish musical collaborations to an ensemble that sings in 25 different languages, the returning Abu Dhabi Festival showcases the role of the arts in bridging cultures Abu Dhabi Festival stands for everything the capital itself is known …

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Celebrate Chinese New Year in style

Celebrate Chinese New Year in style

  Gong xi fa cai! It’s Chinese New Year on 16th February, and here’s all you need to know about celebrating the Year of the Dog in the capital As legend goes, the tradition of Chinese New Year began centuries …

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What can this performance tell us about the refugee crisis?

What can this performance tell us about the refugee crisis?

As an explosive new contemporary dance performance is set to premiere in the capital, we talk to choreographer Aakash Odedra about exploring conflict and misinterpretation through movement   Conflict, violence and oppression: these are a daily occurrence in the world …

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