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The latest on the Pope’s visit next year

The latest on the Pope’s visit next year

A large public mass has been announced to mark Pop Francis’ visit to Abu Dhabi in February. Due to take place on 5th February at Zayed Sports City from 10.30am, around 100,000 people are expected to attend the act of …

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Creative talent will flourish with this new initiative

Creative talent will flourish with this new initiative

Gifted art students in the capital will have the opportunity to develop their skills with a returning training platform. A total of 120 students will be enrolled in the 2019 Talent Development Programme for Visual and Performing Arts, organised by …

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What inspired these youngsters to go green?

What inspired these youngsters to go green?

Reducing our dependence on single use plastic is the focus of a returning environmental initiative. The second Drop It Youth (DIY) campaign, launched by social enterprise Goumbook, is aiming to inspire young people in the capital to fight plastic pollution …

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Returning festival to offer exciting new events

Returning festival to offer exciting new events

Fostering integration through the arts and encouraging cultural exchange are the key messages of a returning arts and music festival as it unveils its new programme for 2019. Back for its 16th year, Abu Dhabi Festival will bring together musicians, …

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This sporting feat has to be seen to be believed

This sporting feat has to be seen to be believed

Celebrating an international affinity and fostering awareness of healthy lifestyles will be one local man’s goal as he prepares to attempt an ultramarathon of epic proportions. Dr Khaled Al Suwaidi is training to run 2,000km from Abu Dhabi to Mecca, …

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How does online shopping in the UAE measure up?

How does online shopping in the UAE measure up?

The UAE is one of the global leaders for e-commerce, according to a new report. The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Business-to-Consumer E-Commerce Index listed the UAE as the fourth most prepared developing economy for online shopping. Only …

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How the UAE is helping light up the world

How the UAE is helping light up the world

In Abu Dhabi campaign to recognise sustainable solutions and help communities in need has launched a new initiative. The Zayed Sustainability Prize, a platform for global innovators to develop sustainable solutions, has introduced the Guiding Light campaign to bring solar …

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Want exclusive access to world-class performances?

Want exclusive access to world-class performances?

As The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi prepares to move into the second half of its performing arts programme, the university has launched half season memberships. Running from January to May 2019, the remainder of the season will see …

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You might be surprised by what this new survey claims

You might be surprised by what this new survey claims

According to a new report by market research company YouGov, men are more likely to check calories when eating out than women.  A survey of 1,000 people in the UAE found that men eat out more often than women and are more …

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Is your little one a future photographer?

Is your little one a future photographer?

A new creative initiative is calling on young photographers to hone their skills. The United Photography Workshops are open to children aged seven to 12 years old and are aimed at uniting children through a love of creativity, learning new …

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