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Meet the duo inspiring others to raise their voices

Meet the duo inspiring others to raise their voices

Since kicking off their own open mic poetry night in January, Filipinos Angel Cruz and Belle Ramos have been providing a platform for residents to unleash their creative side and grow in confidence. Here we talk to the ladies about resonating voices …

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The latest single from Abu Dhabi’s own Happy Voice

The latest single from Abu Dhabi’s own Happy Voice

Dubbed Happy Voice, Egyptian singer-songwriter Sarah El Gohary recently signed to Universal Music MENA, before releasing a new single, ‘High’, with an accompanying video that highlights music’s ability to unite people from all walks of life, cultures and languages. Here, …

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Get to know the driving force behind the city’s dynamic art and cultural hub

Get to know the driving force behind the city’s dynamic art and cultural hub

For Faisal Al Hassan, it’s all about balance. As the public programmes manager at art hub Warehouse421, he’s behind the on-going exhibitions, pop-up events and hands-on summer workshops that have kept art lovers yearning for more ever since the warehouse …

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This artist makes a story out of her amazing carpets

This artist makes a story out of her amazing carpets

Ahead of her Abu Dhabi debut at Park Hyatt’s Art and Design Exhibition, we sit with this award-winning designer who turns memories into works of art How did you get into rug design? My background is interior design in hospitality. …

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Life in the kitchen is no piece of cake

Life in the kitchen is no piece of cake

Working behind the scenes under intense pressure, life as a chef takes passion and determination, as one experienced chef tells us As legendary magician David Copperfield once said, “Passion will keep you going when the going gets tough”. The backbone …

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Meet the amazing man who refuses to be defined by MS

Meet the amazing man who refuses to be defined by MS

Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) at 27 years old, Mahmood El Belushi now uses his condition to inspire others. Following his recent speech at a talk by Salama Bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation, we sit with Mahmood to find out …

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Did you know you already have your new favourite outfit?

Did you know you already have your new favourite outfit?

As a former personal stylist, Filipina Elie Robinson came to see the fashion world as wasteful. Now she’s using her talent to inspire residents to upcycle their clothes to create one-of-a-kind pieces with her concept, Unwasted. Q – How did …

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Meet the young poet who keeps local poetry culture burning

Meet the young poet who keeps local poetry culture burning

Afra Atiq thinks back, she’s always had a way with words, she says, but she didn’t necessarily know it. A former suit in an increasingly colourless corporate world, Afra left it all behind to pursue her passion for poetry, and …

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Find out why you should follow your dreams

Find out why you should follow your dreams

The UAE’s first Down syndrome Zumba coach on why inclusion in the workplace is easier than you think and expressing herself through dance At 26 years old, Clari Lehmkuhl is full of energy, confidence and, like many fitness fans, loves …

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How is this man working to make the exciting hyperloop work?

How is this man working to make the exciting hyperloop work?

Abu Dhabi World sits down with the chairman of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies ahead of the release of the results of the Californian company’s feasibility study into a futuristic Hyperloop link between Abu Dhabi and Al Ain… s anyone who has …

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