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Get set for Liwa Date Festival with these tidbits

Get set for Liwa Date Festival with these tidbits

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Houbara conservation efforts in the UAE reach new heights

Houbara conservation efforts in the UAE reach new heights

Once pushed to the brink of extinction, the Houbara bustard has been the focus of conservation efforts in the UAE since the 1970s. Through new initiatives and programmes designed to engage future generations, this nearly extinct species continues to soar …

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UAE’s oldest Christian site reopens on Sir Bani Yas Island

UAE’s oldest Christian site reopens on Sir Bani Yas Island

Following extensive conservation efforts, the Church and Monastery on Sir Bani Yas Island has reopened to visitors. The first Christian site discovered in the UAE dates to the 7th and 8th centuries CE and has undergone several excavations since the …

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Perfect your moves at Abu Dhabi’s K-Pop Academy

Perfect your moves at Abu Dhabi’s K-Pop Academy

Want to bust out moves like BTS? If you’ve ever dreamt of dancing like your favourite K-Pop star, now’s your chance. K-Pop Academy returns to Abu Dhabi for 2019 with a six-week choreography course that will perfect your moves to …

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Dates set for Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition

Dates set for Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition

Dates for the 17th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition have been announced. The 2019 showcase, held under the theme of Sustainable Hunting, will take place from 27th to 31st August at Adnec and will feature …

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A festival of Korean film is coming to Abu Dhabi

A festival of Korean film is coming to Abu Dhabi

Tickets are AED 21

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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque a meeting place of cultures

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque a meeting place of cultures

Throughout the holy month, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque became a meeting place of cultures with its Jusoor programme. Four days during Ramadan, guests were invited to learn more about local culture and Islam through a guided tour, witnessing the old …

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Five books to broaden your knowledge on Islam

Five books to broaden your knowledge on Islam

Ramadan is the perfect time to learn more about local culture and religion. Here’s a list of books to help you and your children understand the second largest religion in the world. While Ramadan is a month of reflection for …

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Ramadan traditions at home and away

Ramadan traditions at home and away

Muslims commemorate the holy month through cultural celebrations that are unique to their region. Here, ADW shares some of the most vibrant traditions from across the globe. While fasting is a prevalent part of the holy month, Ramadan is about …

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These Ramadan activities will keep you engaged

These Ramadan activities will keep you engaged

Whether you want to have fun with friends or improve your fitness, here are some great events and activities to join in throughout Ramadan. Project Warehouse Festember is back with its unique Ramadan festival dubbed Project Warehouse. The event brings …

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